JOB POST: Faculty Positions at Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bangalore: Applications Open


The Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bangalore invites applications from meritorious and eligible candidates for the positions of Faculty Positions at the institute.

IIA operates major observatories across the country: the Indian Astronomical Observatory, Hanle, Ladakh, the Vainu Bappu Observatory, Kavalur, Kodaikanal Solar Observatory, Kodaikanal, the Gauribidanur Observatory, Gauribidanur. IIA is a key partner in the ultraviolet telescope payload (UVIT) onboard India’s first multi-wavelength space observatory ASTROSAT, and in India’s participation in the next generation mega optical and infrared telescope facility.

Research Areas

Ongoing activities at IIA are in the areas of theoretical astrophysics, sun and solar system object, exoplanets, stars and stellar systems, instrumentation, and facility development.


Applications are invited from candidates with a Ph.D. degree in Physical / Mathematical Sciences from a recognized University/ Institute. The Institute offers challenging opportunities to researchers working in Astronomy and Astrophysics.

How to Apply?

Applications should contain a brief CV, list of publications, research statement, and names of at least five referees who are familiar with the applicant’s work. Applications addressed to Director, IIA may be sent over e-mail to (cc:


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