Applications are invited from Indian citizens for faculty positions at the Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA), Pune, India. IUCAA is a premier autonomous research institution set up by the University Grants Commission to promote astronomy and astrophysics in Indian colleges and universities.
This is accomplished through an active associateship program and by conducting schools and workshops across the country. IUCAA is also actively engaged in science popularization.
IUCAA is actively involved in several leading national and international science projects including the Thirty Meter Telescope, the Southern African Large Telescope, India’s space-based multi-wavelength observatory AstroSat, the Aditya-L1 Solar mission and several others.
TLC Summer Internship at ACE IUCAA.
No. of positions
1. The focus of this project will be to develop a data acquisition system (DAQ) using
Arduino and other microcontroller-based programming and electronic circuitry for use in astronomical instruments. These include the Affordable Small Radio Telescope (ASRT) and an optical photometer, which have been developed, and for other similar instruments/experiments to be developed in the future.
2. In this project, the objective will be to design and test an electronic filter operating
at about 1420 MHz for use with the horn antenna which has been fabricated recently. The filter response will need to be optimized to match the system.
Two months. Starting preferably on 10th June.
Third-year and final-year engineering students specializing in electronics/communication engineering/electrical engineering
Arduino programming, circuit designing and testing. An interest in astronomy and astrophysics is preferable.
Rs. 10000/- p.m. (all inclusive).
How to apply
Interested candidates should come with a complete curriculum vitae, including a
statement on why s/he is interested in this internship. For any enquiries please email
ACE IUCAA (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Jameer Manur (email@example.com). In email
enquiries, please mention the subject as ‘TLC Summer Internship 2019 ’.
Date of walk-in interviews: 7th June 2019.
Date of joining: 10th June 2019.