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Scientist C

Indian Institute of Astrophysics
2 Years
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Posted on 30 Jan 19
Job DescriptionLast Date 01 Mar 19

Advt. No. IIA/01/2019

Scientist C  job opportunities in Indian Institute of Astrophysics

No. of Post :  1

Qualification :  Ph.D in any area of astronomy with a demonstrated ability to conduct outreach programs for students and the broader public.

Desirable  : Must be fluent in English with a working knowledge of Kannada. Fluency in Hindi and Tamil desired.

Experience :  The candidate must have been awarded a PhD with good research contributions and two years’ experience, preferably with an outreach focus. Deserving candidates may be considered for a higher position

Scale of Pay :Level-11 (VII CPC) Pay Range: Rs. 67700 to Rs. 208700/ PB-3,GP- Rs. 6600 (VI CPC)

Age Limit :  37 years

Place of Posting :Bengaluru

Selection Process : 1) Selection to post of Scientist C will be on the basis of initial screening and then personal interview. 2) Qualification and experience prescribed is the minimum requirement and the same does not automatically make candidates eligible for personal interview. Initial screening will be conducted based on the academic performance and experience.

Job Type

Interview Type


How to apply

Eligible candidates shall Apply Online through Institute website. Candidates shall take a print of the application after submission and send the printed application along with self attested photocopy of requisite certificates. Online applications not followed by printed copy along with the enclosures will not be considered.

Candidates meeting the above requirements, may forward their application in the format attached to this advertisement together with copies of certificates of educational qualification and experience certificate super scribing “Application for the post of ______________” on the envelope to the Administrative Officer, Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Koramangala II Block, Sarjapur Road, Bangalore – 560 034. Last date for receipt of printed online application along with enclosures is 11.03.2019.

Important Dates

Opening date for on-line registration - 30.01.2019

Closing date for on-line registration - 01.03.2019

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Company Description
The Indian Institute of Astrophysics is a premier institute devoted to research in astronomy, astrophysics and related physics. It traces its origins back to an observatory set up in 1786 at Madras which from the year 1792 began to formally function at its Nungambakkam premises as the Madras Observatory. In 1899, the observatory moved to Kodaikanal. In the year 1971, the Kodaikanal Observatory became an autonomous society, the Indian Institute of Astrophysics.