Call for Applications: Project Staff (Research/Project Assistants) in the Energy and Environment
NIAS is recognized as a center for research by the Government of India (GOI) and several universities.
The Energy and Environment Program (EEP) at NIAS is currently implementing the following major
Government-funded research projects:
·“Sustainable Pathways to Energy Utilization,” for the Science and Engineering Research
Board (SERB) in the Department of Science &Technology (DST); ·“An Integrated Approach to
Energy & Environment,” sponsored by DST, and ·“To understand the Interaction between
components of Earth and Human Systems at
various Spatial and Temporal Scales,” sponsored by the Ministry of Earth Sciences.
ProjectAssistants/Research Assistants : Bachelor’s degree in Electrical/Mining Engineering or a Masters’ degree in Development Studies/
Economics/ Geology/ Sociology from a reputed Institution/University with a minimum of 60% marks or
CGPA of 7.0 (10-point scale) or CGPA of 3.5 (5-point scale) at the undergraduate level. Preference will
be given to candidates with the demonstrated survey and language skills (in Kannada/Marathi/Telugu)
required to complete the project field work in select areas of Karnataka/Maharashtra/Telangana as per the
Selected candidates will be entitled to a consolidated stipend of Rs.20,000 -22,000 per month depending
on qualifications, experience, and performance.
Interested applicants should submit their CV, degree certificates along with a one-page cover letter
explaining their capability to carry out research in their area of interest.Please collate all documents in a
single electronic folder and email it to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
NIAS will accept only applications submitted by email. While candidates will be considered for both
positions based on their eligibility and vacancies,all applicants should clearly state:
Project Assistant/ Research Assistant for EEP Projects in the subject line of their email.
This is a rolling advertisement and applications received will be assessed periodically to invite
short-listed candidates for a personal interview.
Short-listed candidates will be invited to NIAS for an interview
The National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS) was conceived and established by the vision and initiative of the late Mr. J. R. D. Tata. He sought to create an institution which would conduct advanced research in multidisciplinary areas, and also serve as a forum that will bring together administrators and managers from industry and government, leaders in public affairs, eminent individuals in different walks of life, and the academic community in the natural & social sciences, and the arts & humanities.