Post-doctoral Fellow Position – IIT Indore (Max Planck India Partner Group)

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Post-doctoral Fellow Position – IIT Indore (Max Planck India Partner Group)

Designation/Position-  Post-doctoral Fellow Position – IIT

IIT Indore (Max Planck India Partner Group), India invites application for Post-doctoral Fellow Position – IIT from eligible and interested candidates

About-  The Computational Astrophysics group ( at the Discipline of Astronomy, Astrophysics and Space Engineering (DAASE) invites applications for Post-Doctoral Fellow funded by the Max Planck India Partner Group established at IIT Indore. Post-doctoral Fellow Position – IIT

Research/Job Area- Physics, astronomy, or a related subject

Location- IIT Indore, MP, India


  • Candidates must have a Ph.D. in physics, astronomy, or a related subject, or must be awaiting the award of the Ph.D. degree after submitting the doctoral thesis to a university.
  • The monthly salary of Post-Doctoral Fellow depends on experience after the doctoral degree.
  • Candidates fresh out of their Ph.D. would be desirable for the advertised position.
  • Candidates are required to have at least a provisional Ph.D. degree (viva-voce examination held) when taking up the position.

Job/Position Description- The primary research focus of the group is to study properties of astrophysical and space plasma using state-of-the-art numerical tools. The group is also involved in developing algorithms and numerical framework that bridges micro and macro physical scales in astrophysical systems.

The current research areas are : Multimessenger studies of AGN jets, High Energy Astrophysical processes including particle acceleration at shocks and non-thermal radiation transfer, numerical relativity and magneto-hydrodynamics (MHD), Space Weather Modeling

For candidates who have received their doctoral degrees, consolidated salary will be paid as per rules.

The advertised position is tenable for a maximum of 2 years, with continuations subject to a yearly review.

How to Apply-  Exceptionally talented individual capable of conducting state-of-the-art research in above mentioned areas should apply by sending their curriculum vitae, a comprehensive research plan, and the names and e-mail addresses of three or more referees to Dr. Bhargav Vaidya, at the e-mail address [email protected]

Applicants should also request their referees to send in recommendation letters before the interview. The first round of short-listing would consider applications received on or before November 30, 2019.

Last Date for Apply– 30 November 2019

This is a rolling advertisement and will be open until the position is filled.

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