IISER Bhopal | Opening for JRF Position, INR 31,000 pm + HRA; Apply by August 31st, 2021

IISER Bhopal | Opening for JRF Position, INR 31,000 pm + HRA; Apply by August 31st, 2021


Applications are invited for the "Junior Research Fellow" post for a research project, funded by the West Bengal Pollution Control Board.

Project: “Source apportionment, development of emission inventory and carrying capacity determination for Durgapur, Asansol, and Raniganj in West Bengal".



About the Position:

  • Position: Junior Research Fellow (JRF)
  • Monthly Stipend: Rs. 31,000 pm + HRA
  • Duration: Initially for 1 year, extendable upon satisfactory performance.



Essential Qualification:

  • This position requires a post-graduate degree (BS-MS, MSc, M.Tech) in Atmospheric Sciences, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Analytical Chemistry, Civil/Environmental/Chemical Engineering, from a recognized University/Institute.
  • The candidate should preferably have a fundamental knowledge of atmospheric aerosols, specifically aerosol chemistry, its chemical analysis methods, and optical characteristics.



Desirable Skills:

  • This position will be centered on field sampling, chemical analyses, and aerosol source apportionment.
  • Prior experience in operating instruments such as particulate matter air sampler, nephelometer, transmissometer, and weather stations are highly desirable.
  • Experience with factor analysis including chemical mass balance and positive matrix factorization for atmospheric aerosols is valuable. 
  • The position requires excellent English communication (oral and written) skills.


How to Apply?

  • Applications are to be made (electronic copy or hard copy) by submitting curriculum vitae (CV) (in accordance with the appended format) along with a statement of purpose.
  • The application should including a passport-sized photograph and at least two letters of recommendation.



Important Points:

  • No interim correspondence will be entertained.
  • Last date to Apply: August 31, 2021



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