Research Positions at VSSC Trivandrum
Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre Thiruvananthapuram-695022; Indian Space Research Organisation, Department of Space, Government of India, has invited applications for Junior Research Fellowships (JRF-16 positions), Senior Project Associate [ SPA- 1 position] and Research Associate [ RA- 2 positions]. The positions are temporary and for specific duration.
Eligibility: JRF- Those with M.E/M.Tech or equivalent in Metallurgy/Material Science & Engineering; Chemical Engineering; Embedded Systems/VLSI/Microelectronics/VLSI & Microelectronics; Polymer Engineering/Rubber Technology; Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering; Mechanical Engineering; Propulsion Engineering; Engineering Design/Thermal Engineering/ Structural; M.Sc. Degree in Physics, Chemistry can apply for the different JRF positions depending on the area. There is also specific requirement regarding B.Tech course to be completed in case of M.Tech holders, details of which are available in the Notification at the ‘Recruitment’ link of http://www.vssc.gov.in. Mark requirement is also given in the Notification.
For SRF, applicant should hold Ph.D in Physics/Atmospheric Science with experience in climate / atmospheric modelling Or M.Sc. Degree in Physics/Atmospheric Science in First Class with an aggregate minimum of 65% marks (average of all semesters) or CGPA/CPI grading of 6.84 on a 10 scale or equivalent and 4 year research experience in climate / atmospheric modelling. Experience in aerosol modelling / large-scale data analysis is desirable.
For One Research Associate position, applicant should have Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering. Their Ph.D. work should have been carried out in either of the following areas: Modelling and simulation of fluid / thermal transport or fuel cells or Fuel cell / hydrogen technologies or Design of thermal and fluid systems.
For the second RA position, applicant should have a Ph.D. in Chemistry. Their Ph.D. work should have been carried out in the areas of Proton Exchange Membrane based Electro Catalysts/Fuel Cells /Electrolysers.
Applicants for JRF positions should also have qualified one of the following tests (i) CSIR-UGC National Eligibility Test, including NET-Lectureship (ii) Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) (iii) Joint Admission Test (JAM) conducted by MHRD (iv) Joint Entrance Screening Test (JEST). For all Engineering disciplines, GATE qualification is mandatory. More details are available in the Notification
Applications for JRF and SPA can be submitted online at the link given in the Notification at , http://www.vssc.gov.in by 5 pm on 09.04.2021.
For RA position, applications in prescribed format along with required documents should be sent to email email@example.com