Post-Doctoral Associate at NIAS, Bangalore: Apply by June 25: Expired


The National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS), Bangalore invites applications for the post of Post-Doctoral Associate at the institute.
National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS), Bangalore is a premier institute in India engaged in interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary research in natural sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities. It was founded by J.R.D. Tata for providing an avenue for administrators, managers, and social leaders for interaction and exchange of information with notable academics in the areas of science, arts, and humanities.


Post-Doctoral Associate (01)

Job Role

The candidate would implement a spatial modeling framework for terrestrial carbon dynamics, using a combination of biosphere models, forest growth models, vegetation productivity models, soil C dynamics, and biosphere-atmosphere transport models.
The candidate would run these models with published spatial databases, geophysical parameters derived from remote sensing, and new data sets generated in the project for quantification of terrestrial carbon pools and fluxes.

  1. Degrees: PhD
  2. Research experiences: Published work on Terrestrial Carbon Cycle Models/ Remote Sensing for forest/ crop biomass and productivity
  3. Previous work experience: Quantification of carbon cycle pools and fluxes, remote sensing, GIS, Forestry.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and comparable to other premier institutions in the country.

How to Apply?

Interested applicants should submit their curriculum vitae electronically along with the following documents:-

  1. Covering letter
  2. Statement of Purpose
  3. Copy of degree certificate
  4. PDF copies of minimally 2 publications/writing samples- applicable for the post of PDA only
  5. Name, address, and email ID of four referees – applicable for the post of PDA only

The last date for receiving applications is June 25, 2021. Short-listed candidates will be invited to NIAS for a presentation followed by an interview (These may be conducted online due to the current pandemic).
For full notification, click the link below.

NIAS, Bangalore Post-Doctoral Associate Recruitment Notification


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