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JOB POST: Junior Research Fellow @ IIT Indore [Monthly Stipend Rs. 31K]: Apply by June 21: Expired


Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Indore is inviting applications for the post of Junior Research Fellow (JRF) Position as part of the Max-Planck Partner group at IIT Indore.

Project Title

Simulating AGN jets in the era of multi-messenger astronomy.

Project Objective

The present era of multi-messenger astronomy will have wide-reaching effects in our understanding of various complex astrophysical phenomena. Jets emitted from Active Galactic Nuclei (AGNs) will form an integral part in our pursuit to interpret data obtained from multi-messenger signals.

The primary objective of this project is to develop numerical tools that would be
augmented to existing codes with an aim to study microphysical processes responsible
for particle acceleration in AGN jets. This project requires a strong background of numerical methods, knowledge of astrophysical radiation processes and proficiency in programming languages like C, C++ and Python.

Candidates with a significant background of Astrophysics having previous experience in terms of astrophysical code development, fluid dynamics modeling would be highly desirable.

Essential Qualifications

(i) M.Sc. degree in Physics/Mathematics/Computer Science or in equivalent streams
with valid GATE score.

(ii) B.Tech./B.E. degree in Engineering Physics/Computer Science or in equivalent
streams with a valid GATE score.


The initial appointment will be for one year starting July 01, 2019, which is extendable
up to a maximum of 3 years solely based on performance.

Interested candidates will be encouraged to enrol for the PhD program at IIT Indore.

Monthly Stipend

As per norms INR 31000.0 plus HRA (if the hostel accommodation is not availed)

Age Limit

Upper age limit is 28 years for this position as on 01.01.2019, relaxable
up to 5 years for female/SC/ST/OBC candidates.

How to Apply

Interested candidates are requested to submit a detailed CV to Dr. Bhargav Pradeep
Vaidya (Webpage: http://www.iiti.ac.in/people/~bvaidya/), Discipline of Astronomy,
Astrophysics and Space Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Indore, via email: bvaidya@iiti.ac.in with the subject line “Application for Max Planck Partner group
JRF position 2019” latest by June 21, 2019.

Complete information with respect to GATE score such as year of passing, discipline,
score, marks, All India Rank and number of candidates appeared should be mentioned
in the CV. Incomplete applications will be rejected.

Only shortlisted candidates will be called for interview. Selected candidates will be
intimated by email. No TA/DA will be paid for appearing in the interview.


Email: bvaidya@iiti.ac.in.

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