TIFR GMRT Sky Survey (TGSS) positions
The National Centre for Radio Astrophysics (NCRA) at Pune, India, invites applications for post-doctoral fellowships to work on topics related to the TIFR GMRT Sky Survey (TGSS) at 150 MHz using the Giant Metrewave Radio Telescope (GMRT). This survey intends to cover about 32,000 sq. deg of the sky north of declination -30 degrees. More information on the survey can be found at http://tgss.ncra.tifr.res.in . Successful applicants will be expected to work on some of the following areas related to TGSS: software development, radio observations and data analysis and science projects using survey products.
NCRA has built and operates the GMRT, a large interferometric array consisting of thirty 45-m antennas spread over a 25 km region. The GMRT is currently the most sensitive radio interferometer in the world at most of its frequencies of operation. The GMRT operates as a national facility and is open to use by the national and international community. Further information on NCRA and the GMRT can be found at http://www.ncra.tifr.res.in.
Applications should be sent to the Dean (NCRA-TIFR), by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org , with the subject `TGSS post-doctoral fellowship'. Your application should include a CV, a summary of research interests and a list of publications. The applicant should arrange to have two letters of reference sent directly to the Dean at the above e-mail address. Screening of applications will begin on July 1, 2012 and will continue until suitable candidates are selected. The fellowship can begin as early as August 2012.
Post-Doctoral Fellows at NCRA currently get a salary in the range of INR 21,000-24,000 per month, and are also entitled to on-campus housing, health care benefits and travel funds. The postdoctoral position is for a maximum of three years, subject to satisfactory performance.
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