TELESCOPE TRAINEE Jobs In IIA, Aug 2012
The Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA) is a premier national Institute in the country dedicated to research in Astronomy, Astrophysics and Allied Sciences & Technology. The Institute has field stations at Kavalur & Kodaikanal in Tamil Nadu, Gauribidanur & Hosakote in Karnataka, and Leh & Hanle in J&K. The Indian Astronomical Observatory (IAO), the high-altitude station
of IIA, situated at Hanle at an altitude of 4500 metres above mean sea level. IAO currently has a
2-M Optical and Infrared Telescope, the Himalayan Chandra Telescope (HCT), that is remotely
operated via a dedicated Satellite link from IIA’s field station, the Centre for Research and
Education in Science and Technology (CREST), located at Hosakote, a suburb of Bangalore,
situated 45 km in East along NH14.
Applications are invited from bright, young and highly motivated individuals for the following position:
Advt.No.IIA/07/2012 dated 27th August, 2012
1. Name of Post: TELESCOPE TRAINEE
Number of Posts: 03
Maximum Age: Below 25 years
Salary: Rs. 18,000/- per month with an annual increment of Rs.1000/-.
Qualification: Candidates with B.Sc. Passed with subjects Physics and Mathematics with minimum 60% marks in both subjects.
Desirable: Knowledge of computer programming.
Tenure of appointment: Initially for one year and extendable by two more years, subject to satisfactory performance.
Place of Posting: CREST Campus, Hosakote, Bangalore
Job requirement: Support to Guest astronomers observing with the Himalayan Chandra Telescope during night time, and other support activities and training.
The last date for receipt of application: 14-Sep-2012
How to Apply:
Candidates meeting the above requirements may submit their application in the format attached to this
advertisement together with copies of certificate, passport size photograph pasted on the top of right
hand corner of the application superscribing “APPLICATION FOR THE POST OF TELESCOPE
TRAINEE” on the envelope to the Administrative officer, Indian Institute of Astrophysics,
Sarjapur Road, 2nd Block, Koramangala, Bangalore – 560 034.
More Details: http://www.iiap.res.in/files/HCT-Advt.pdf