Advertisement No.: ICTS-Notice-2018/13
Date: 06 June 2018

The International Centre for Theoretical Sciences (ICTS) of the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), a premier research centre (an Autonomous, Grant-in-Aid Institution of the Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India), invites highly motivated and self-driven individuals for a walk-in recruitment for the post of Project Research Assistant to work on a project ‘Indian Monsoon’ at its Bangalore office. The candidates should have the following qualifications and experience:




               Essential qualification


1. Project Research


  • B Tech in Chemical / Mechanical / Civil or related subject or M Sc in Physics or a related subject

  • Research experience in scientific computation is essential

  • In addition to coursework, research experience in solving fluid mechanical problems is essential

  • A very strong academic record

  • Familiarity with nonlinear dynamics and related topics

  • An interest in basic research and ability to commit one year to this project

  • Familiarity with atmosphere and ocean processes

  • Familiarity with probability and stochastic processes


Job Profile: The project offers excellent opportunities for fundamental research. The study will be  computational and theoretical, and will involve the use of Markov Random Fields to obtain patterns in physical quantities relevant to the Indian monsoon. The ideal project assistant will be extremely strong academically, especially in mathematics and scientific computation.

Tenure: One Year

Salary: Salary will be commensurate with the candidate's experience, qualification, potential and according to the Centre’s norms. The selected candidate will be required to join immediately.

How to Apply: Interested candidates should report for the selection process on 13th June 2018 at 10:00 am with a copy of their CV and relevant original certificates stating the educational qualifications, experience along with a photocopy of these documents.

Location:  ICTS campus, Hesaraghatta, Bangalore (please report at the main reception on arrival).

Candidates may use the ICTS shuttles from the IISc or NCBS campus. The bus schedule is available on the ICTS website.

The Centre reserves the right not to fill any post herein advertised or fulfill more vacancies. Canvassing in any form shall disqualify the candidate.


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