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Date: 18 June 2013

Applications are invited for one EADS Postdoctoral Prize Fellowship in the “dynamical systems and data assimilation” group of the International Centre for Theoretical Sciences - Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (ICTS-TIFR) in Bangalore, India. The fellowship is part of the EADS Corporate Foundation research chair titled 'Mathematics of Complex Systems.' The chair position is jointly hosted by the Centre for Applicable Mathematics (CAM-TIFR) and ICTS-TIFR.

Eligibility
The fellowships is offered in the area of dynamical systems and data assimilation. Candidates are expected to have a PhD in applied mathematics, physics, or atmospheric sciences, with an excellent track record. Candidates from other areas with strong analytical and computational skills will also be considered.

Salary and benefits
The initial appointment will be for two years, with a possibility of extension up to four years. Renewal for the third year will depend on a comprehensive review of the scientific activity of the Fellow. The salary will be comparable to that of an assistant professor in India (Rs. 50,000 per month during the first year, with 10% increase in subsequent years). In addition, a research grant of Rs. 150,000 per annum is also available, apart from relocation allowances and medical benefits. Fellows can also opt for Institute accommodation or a house rent allowance that amounts to 30% of the fellowship.

How to apply
Interested candidates are requested to apply online with their CV, list of publications, a research proposal of not more than two pages, and a covering letter (PDF).  The nominal deadline is 31 July 2013; but applications will be considered until the positions are filled. The nominal starting date of 1 October 2013 is negotiable. Informal queries may be addressed to Amit Apte <apte@math.tifrbng.res.in>.

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