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    Faculty positions (Technology Development) at NCRA-TIFR

    he National Centre for Radio Astrophysics, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (NCRA-TIFR) invites applications for permanent faculty positions in the area of technology development. Research activities at NCRA-TIFR are centred on radio astronomy, where the Giant Metrewave Radio Telescope is a major international facility.

    Applicants must have a Ph.D. and an excellent track record in developing technology (e.g. instruments/software/algorithms) relevant to radio astronomy. Faculty members in these positions are typically expected to spend about 50% of their time on research and the remaining 50% on support-related activities. The 50% research time could include research in either technological or astronomical areas, guiding of M.Tech. and/or Ph.D. students, etc.It is expected that the support work would involve development of instrumentation, algorithms and/or software for NCRA facilities, teaching of graduate courses, telescope commissioning and debugging activities, etc.

    The monthly salary of entry-level faculty members, i.e. those joining after a few years of post-doctoral research, is roughly (assuming an off campus residence) INR 98300/-. Faculty members are also entitled to on-campus housing (subject to availability; staff staying off campus are entitled to a House Rent Allowance) and health care benefits. Candidates with appropriate experience can be considered for higher levels with a higher salary.

    Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a research plan, proposed contributions to support activities and the names of three or more referees, and should be sent by e-mail to the Centre Director, NCRA-TIFR, at the e-mail address Please specify clearly in the application that it is for a faculty position in the area of technology development. While applications are invited throughout the year, they will be processed two or three times a year. Additional information can be obtained by writing to

    Current benefits include:

    (1) Medical coverage for the staff member and immediate family.

    (2) Retirement and pension benefits.

    (3) Medical leave, vacation leave, maternity and paternity leave.

    (4) On-campus housing, subject to availability, or a house-rent allowance.

    (5) Leave encashment.

    For more information visit:

Last Apply Date: 2019-04-30

Salary: INR The monthly salary of entry-level faculty members, i.e. those joining after a few years of post-doctoral research, is roughly (assuming an off campus residence) INR 98300/-.

Industry: Education / Teaching / Training

Functional Area: Teaching , Education , Training , Counselling

Employment Type: Permanent Job, Full Time

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