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5 Research Associateships and 15 Research Fellowships for The Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM), Pune,

Written By Ajit Kumar on Monday, April 20, 2015 | 4:46 AM

Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES), Government of India
Dr. Homi Bhabha Raod, Pashan, Pune-411008
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The Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM), Pune, an autonomous
research organization under ESSO/MoES, fully devoted to cutting edge research in
various aspects of weather and climate science. The activities include training of post
graduates and motivate them to take up research careers in atmospheric and oceanic
sciences required to improve skill of weather and climate forecasts.
The Institute has excellent infrastructural facilities such as High Performance
Computers, observational facilities like RADARS, Radiometers, LIDAR etc., modern
library, workshop and other scientific support. It has a strong link with various
universities and national and international organizations. Major research areas at the
institute are climate modelling, climate change projections, Climate variability and
climate dynamics, extended range and seasonal forecasts, physics and dynamics of
tropical clouds, clouds-aerosol interaction, air pollution monitoring, modelling and
prediction, satellite and radar Meteorology and paleoclimatology.
Applications are invited from young Doctorates/Post-Graduates for selection of
Research Associates and Research Fellows at the Institute respectively.
1) IITM Research Associates: 05 positions;
a) Qualifications :
Essential : A Doctorate degree from a recognized University in Meteorology,
Atmospheric Sciences, Oceanography, Physics, Applied Physics, Mathematics, Applied
Mathematics, Statistics, Geology or Geophysics with Meteorology as main subject. Well
acquainted in computer programming, Linux etc. and having publications in peer
reviewed journals.
Desirable Qualifications: Demonstrated skill in weather and climate modeling/
observational techniques and data analysis etc. supported by peer reviewed
b)Age Limit:35 years as on 31.05.2015;
c) Stipend: Rs. 36,000/-p.m. plus admissible HRA;
d)Tenure:01 year

2) IITM Research Fellows: 15 Fellowships;
a) Qualifications:
A M.Sc./M.S. in Meteorology, Oceanography, Atmospheric Sciences, Physics, Applied
Physics, Mathematics, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Geology or Geophysics with
Meteorology as subject. The students with M.Tech. (Atmospheric Sciences) are also
eligible to apply. Candidates appeared for final year of M.Sc./ M.S./ M.Tech. can apply for
the post and should write their aggregate marks upto 3rd semester but their
appointment is subject to having passed the M.Sc./M.S./ M.Tech. examination as
evidence by mark sheets/provisional degree certificate. Selected candidates are
required to complete Ph.D. under the guidance of research scientists of the Institute.
Candidates should have studied Physics & Mathematics at Bachelors degree.
For General and OBC Category: Minimum 60% aggregate marks in masters degree is
For SC/ST/Physically Handicapped Category: Minimum 55% aggregate marks in
masters degree is essential.
Desirable: Demonstrated computer programming Linux, Unix, Windows/Fortran/C etc.
b) Age Limit: 28 years as on 31.05.2015;
c) Stipend: Rs.25,000/- p.m. plus admissible HRA;
d) Tenure : 04 years. The candidate should register for Ph.D. with any University.
Selected candidates would be required to undergo an in-house training in Atmospheric
and Oceanic Sciences, which is a qualifying test for registering for Ph.D.
Upper age limit is relaxable by 5 years for SC/ST, 3 years for OBC, 10 years for
physically handicapped and as per rule for ex-servicemen.
Shortlisted candidates called for interview will be entitled for reimbursement of to and
fro travelling allowance by the shortest route from the place where interview call letter
has been sent. The reimbursement would be restricted to train fare of sleeper class or
the actual whichever is less.
Interviews for RA/RF would be held during the last week of June 2015.
Aspiring candidates may submit their applications along with their CV online:
http://www.tropmet.res.in/Careers by 31st May 2015.
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