Faculty & Post-doctoral Positions in Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE), Manipal

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Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE), Manipal, India invites application for Faculty & Post-doctoral Positions from eligible and interested candidates

About- Manipal Academy of Higher Education is synonymous with excellence in higher education. Over 28,000 students from 57 different nations live, learn and play in the sprawling University town, nestled on a plateau in Karnataka’s Udupi district. It also has nearly 2500 faculty and almost 10000 other support and service staff, who cater to the various professional institutions in health sciences, engineering, management, communication and humanities which dot the Wi-Fi-enabled campus. Faculty & Post-doctoral Positions

MAHE has off-campuses in Mangalore and Bangalore, and off-shore campuses in Dubai(UAE) and Melaka (Malaysia). The Mangalore campus offers medical, dental, and nursing programs. The Bangalore Campus offers programs in Regenerative Medicine. The Dubai campus offers programs in engineering, management and architecture, and the Melaka campus offers programs in medicine and dentistry.

Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE), Manipal invites applications from eligible candidates for a limited number of vacancies at the level of Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Assistant Professor and Associate Professor at Manipal Centre for Natural Sciences (MCNS), Centre of Excellence, Manipal, a constituent unit of MAHE, Manipal. Current sub-fields of interest are listed below under each discipline.

Research/Job Area- 

PHYSICS: (1) Nuclear Physics (2) Theoretical Physics (3) Astronomy and Astrophysics (4) Statistical mechanics and non-linear dynamics (5) Accelerator physics and instrumentation (6) Chaos in quantum systems (7) Electronics, design and instrumentation (8) Detector R&D for upcoming multi-national experimental facilities in physics research Gifted researchers with demonstrated capabilities in instrumentation, detector R&D, nuclear and accelerator physics will have the opportunity to be deputed to partner institutions abroad

Deadline: 30 September 2019

PURE AND APPLIED MATHEMATICS: Minimum requirement is a PhD in any branch of pure or applied mathematics with an excellent academic record. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to take the lead in initiating and setting up a group to address contemporary problems in the field of interest.

Deadline: 5 October 2019

EARTH & PLANETARY SCIENCES: (1) Computational and mathematical biology (2) Planetary systems (3) Developmental biology (4) Evolutionary biology and molecular genetics (5) vertebrate and invertebrate palaeontology (6) Isotope geochemistry (6) Botanical study of trees and forests in the Western Ghat ecosystem (7) Quantitative geosciences

Deadline: 25 September 2019

COMPUTATIONAL SCIENCES AND SCIENTIFIC COMPUTING: (1) Quantum computing and cryptography (2) Parallel programming for physical systems

Deadline: 30 October 2019

SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR (HP UNIX CLUSTER): System administrator for a H P Unix cluster with parallel architecture for scientific computing. Candidates with Red Hat certification will be preferred. Eligibility: PhD and Post-doctoral experience and/or industry experience as applicable with skills for solving complex physical and numerical problems.

Deadline: 30 November 2019

Location- Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE), Manipal, India



A minimum of 3 years’ post-doctoral experience at a reputed institution together with an excellent publication record is a pre-requisite for the post of Assistant Professor.

Applications for early career faculty positions are preferred from candidates who apply within 4 years from the date their PhD was awarded.

All appointments are made commensurate with experience.

Applications highlighting teaching experience at the post graduate level within a research environment will be accorded additional weightage.

Post-Doctoral Fellows:

Exceptional candidates who wish to work independently in any of the subject areas listed are invited to apply for Postdoctoral positions.

Highly motivated recent PhD graduates are encouraged to apply.

Applications received within 5 years of graduating with a PhD degree will receive full consideration.

All appointments are made commensurate with experience.

Job/Position Description-  The Manipal Centre for Natural Sciences is dedicated to the pursuit of fundamental research. Only applications reflecting a demonstrated capability in addressing fundamental questions in pure science will be considered.

Weightage will be given to candidates with sound computational and quantitative skills who demonstrate the ability to conduct blue sky research with the potential for generating break-through ideas required for future scientific leadership.

With these appointments MCNS, MAHE plans to become a leading hub for fundamental research in South India and the country.

Recent retirees and foreign nationals are invited to apply and may be considered for suitable posts.

How to Apply- 

1. Applications may be sent by email to [email protected] and must include:

2. In the subject line: “MCNS” followed by the discipline (e.g. Chemistry, Physics etc as applicable) and area of specialisation

3. Photograph

4. A detailed CV highlighting leadership roles in projects undertaken, patents, IP etc.

5. List of publications

6. Names, Designations, email addresses of three internationally distinguished researchers familiar with the candidates’ work who will be prepared to provide a letter of recommendation

7. A brief and conceptually clear description (not exceeding one page) of research plans, interests and goals in the context of fundamental research.

Last Date for Apply–  30 September to 30 November 2019

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