Research Associates Position 2019 in IGCAR, Kalpakkam, India

Research Associates Position 2019 in IGCAR, Kalpakkam, India

Research Associates Position 2019 in IGCAR, Kalpakkam, India

Designation/Position- Research Associates Position 2019

Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR), Kalpakkam, India invites application for Research Associates Position 2019 from eligible and interested candidates

About- Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR), Kalpakkam is a premier research institute dedicated to the development of robust fast reactor technology based on intense muiti-disciplinary research. IGCAR is empowering young, talented and motivated researcher’s to contribute to R&D in frontier areas of engineering/scientific research and cutting-edge technologies by offering Research Associate Fellowships. Research Associates Position 2019

Research/Job Area- 

Core Disruptive Accident (CDA) Analysis, Dynamic Buckling Investigations, Thermo-mechanical Design Studies, Thermal Hydraulic and Structural Mechanics, CFD Analysis of Sodium-water Reaction, Gas Entrainment Studies, Investigation in Buoyancy Driven Safety Grade Decay Heat Removal System, Seismic Analysis, Power Plant Optimisation for FBR.

Diversified Real Time Computer Development using Compact PCI and Software development for fuel handling systems.

A-TIG Welding Process, End Plug Welding for Clad Tubes, Fracture Studies, Fretting Fatigue, Kinetic Monte Carlo simulation, Creep Studies, Mass Transport of Alloying Elements in materials of interest to Fast Breeder Reactors, Calorimetric & Microscopic Characterization and Structural integrity assessment.

Thin Films, Raman Studies, Microcantilever Based Sensors, Soft Matter, Dielectric Spectroscopy and X-ray Structural Analysis, Crystal growth from melts and characterization, Computational Materials Science, Accelerator based Materials Science, Defect spectroscopy of materials and Holographic optical Tweezer Arrays.

Development of Ultra Light Composite Foams, Enriched Potassium Tetrafluoroborate recovery employing ionic liquids, Electrochemical behavior of Pu(IV), Np(IV) and other actinides in ionic liquid, Extraction-electrodeposition of Pu and other actinides using ionic liquid, Synthesis of nuclear solvents in tonic liquid as medium.

DV cb-Feloyl! Marine Science/Marine Ecology and Environmental Science (Terrestrial ecology including ecology of inland water bodies).

Location- Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR), Kalpakkam, India


  • Doctorates in Science and Engineering (those who have submitted the thesis and with less than two years of Post- Doctoral experience) are eligible to apply.
  • Post-graduates in Engineering with three years research experience in areas that are highly relevant to the Centre’s programme.

Job/Position Description- Applications are invited from interested candidates for the position of 8 (indicative) Research Associates in the Department of Atomic Energy, tenable at IGCAR for a maximum period of three years.

Number of Research Associate Fellowships: 8 (Indicative)

IGCAR offers a unique opportunity to carry out research under the guidance of renowned scientists and possesses ambience of an academic institute coupled with an advanced R&D infrastructure in a mission mode.

It provides the best ambience, motivation and development prospects for young Doctorates/Post Graduates in Engineering, in their professional endeavors. Endowed with scenic beauty and serene surroundings, IGCAR offers the right ambience for the pursuit of academic research.

Accommodation: The Selected candidates will be provided with subsidized bachelor Hostel Accommodation or family accommodation in specially deserving cases during the tenure.

Associateship and Tenure: The selected candidates will be initially taken for a period of two years. On satisfactory performance, the tenure of associateship will be further extended by one more year.

Emoluments: (i) Rs.32,000 – 54,000/- per month (consolidated) depending on qualification and experience (11) contingency grant including book allowance of Rs.32,000/- per year.

How to Apply- The researcher may download application from and send scanned copies of completed Application Form and enclosures to [email protected] with subject of the mail as “Research Associate Position” throughout the year.

The Referee’s report (one report from the thesis supervisor) should be forwarded by the Referee directly to us by e-mail, quoting the name of the candidate.

SELECTION PROCEDURE: Suitable candidates will be selected based on INTERVIEW to be held at Kalpakkam.

Last Date for Apply–  31 May 2019

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