National Centre in Geodesy

Advertisement Number: P.Rect./R&D/2021/44

Applications are invited for one position of Research Associate-I, initially for a period of one year (extendable depending on the performance) in the DST sponsored project DST/CE/2019123 entitled "National Centre in Geodesy" at IIT Kanpur. Description about this position is given below:

Name of the Post: Research Associate-I
Duration: Initially for one year; may be extended further depending on performance.
Number of Positions: One
Minimum Academic Qualification: Ph.D. (Physics / Mathematics / Earth Science/Geoinformatics)
Three years of experience of research after MSc (Mathematics/Physics/Earth Science) with at least one research paper in (SCI) journal
Three years of experience of research after MTech (Civil /Computer Science / Electricals / Electronics / Mining / IT /Geoinformatics) with at least one research paper (in SCI) journal
Desirable: Candidate MUST have prior research experience in broad area of Geodetic science, should be familiar with use of different geodetic instruments and software, good mathematical skills, programming skills in MATLAB, C/C++/ Python/ FORTRAN and knowledge of geospatial and geodetic SW packages. In addition, the candidate MUST possess excellent writing and communication skills.
Nature of job: Extensive field work using GNSS receiver, digital level, total station, terrestrial laser scanner, Gravimeter, etc. for ground based geodetic surveys in different parts of India. Further, the candidate must hold the responsibility for routine processing of datasets from GNSS and other sensors. The candidate would be responsible for preparing project reports, inviting quotations for equipment/software procurement, communicating with national and international domain experts and with participants in various activities of the Centre, preparing course contents for short term courses/workshops/conferences, assisting ongoing research projects and developing new research project proposals.
Salary: Rs. 47,000 per month + HRA as per Institute norms

Send your resume indicating (a) experience in aforementioned areas and (b) your approach/understanding as to how you will be able to contribute in National Centre in Geodesy at IIT Kanpur in 600 words (in one page), to the undersigned on or before March 21, 2021.

Dr. Onkar Dikshit
Coordinator, National Centre for Geodesy
IIT Kanpur, Kanpur 208016
Tel: +91-512-259 7937 (O), Fax: +91-512-259 7395