Post doctoral fellowships 2019Applications are open for ARIES Post-Doctoral Fellowship at Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences.

About the Institute:

Situated adjacent to the picturesque hill town of Nainital, ARIES ( an acronym of Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences ) is one of the leading research Institutes which specializes in observational Astronomy & Astrophysics and Atmospheric Sciences.

The main research interests of Astronomy & Astrophysics division are in solar, planetary, stellar, galactic and extra-galactic astronomy including stellar variabilities, X-ray binaries, star clusters, nearby galaxies, quasars, and inherently transient events like supernovae and highly energetic gamma-ray bursts.

Fellowships:
  • Aryabhatta Post-Doctoral Fellowship.
  • Post-Doctoral Fellowship programs.

Aryabhatta Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Applications are invited for two positions of ‘Aryabhatta Post-Doctoral Fellowship (APDF)’.
Applications are received throughout the year and selection will be made four times in a year.

  • Cycle-I: Applications received till January 31 would be considered in Cycle-I.
  • Cycle-II: Applications received till April 30 would be considered in Cycle-II.
  • Cycle-III: Applications received till July 31 would be considered in Cycle-III.
  • Cycle-IV: Applications received till October 31 would be considered in Cycle-IV.
Eligibility:
  • Ph.D. degree awarded from a duly recognized University/Institute in the field of Astronomy & Astrophysics/Atmospheric Sciences.
  • Should not be more than 32 years on the last date of submission of application.
  • Indian citizens including people with NRI/PIO status as well as foreign nationals.
Amount:

Rs. 75000/-per month.

Other details:
  • Duration: Initially for two years, extendable to one more year after the successful review.
  • Research Grant: Rs.5.0 lakhs per year.
  • Travel Grant: Candidates will be provided economy class airfare to join the position. Foreign nationals/NRIs will also be provided return airfare. Additionally, a travel grant of Rs. 2.0 lakhs (for the complete tenure) is available for nationals/International conferences.
How to Apply?

Interested candidates may send their application to directoraries@aries.res.in.

Post-Doctoral Fellowship

ARIES invites applications for the Post-Doctoral Fellowship programs throughout the year and selection will be made twice in a year.

  • PDF-I: Applications received till 31st January would be considered in PDF-I.
  • PDF-II: Applications received till 31st July would be considered in PDF-II.
Eligibility:
  • Ph.D. degree awarded from a duly recognized (UGC) University/Institute in the field of Astronomy & Astrophysics / Atmospheric Sciences.
  • Should not be more than 35 years on the last date of submission of application.
Amount:

Rs. 36000/- per month.

How to Apply?

Interested candidates may send their application to directoraries@aries.res.in.

Contact:

Phone: +91-5942-270700(Reception)

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