► IIST PDF, Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IISST), IIST Post Doctoral Fellowship Programme - February 2012
Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IISST)
[Declared as deemed to be University under Sec.3 of the UGC Act, 1956]
Valiamala, Thiruvananthapuram 695 547
IIST Post Doctoral Fellowship Programme - February 2012
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Last Date for Receipt of Applications : 15th January 2012.
Applications are invited from highly motivated candidates for admission to the Post Doctoral Fellowship Programme starting in February 2012 in the areas of Avionics.Physics, Chemistry and Earth & Space Sciences.
Minimum Qualifications : PhD in relevant area and first class or equivalent at the Master's Degree level. PhD degree award date should be after 15th January 2007.
The selected candidates will be offered consolidated amount of Rs.40,000/- per month. Refer to the website www.iist.ac.in for details regarding current research areas, eligibility criteria, research fellowship, selection procedure, etc.
Duly filled up application form along with attested copies of documents mentioned in the application form should be sent to The Administrative Officer, IIST, Valiamala Post, Thiruvananthapuram - 695547 with the superscription "Application for IIST Post Doctoral Fellowship Programme."
Last date for receipt of application: 15th January, 2012.
Applications are invited from highly motivated candidates for admission to the Post Doctoral Fellowship (PDF) Programme starting in Febraury 2012 in the areas of Avionics, Physics, Chemistry and Earth and Space Sciences.
Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D in the relevant area and first class or equivalent at the Masters level.
Age Limit: Applicant should be below 32 years as on 15th January 2012. Age relaxation applicable as per Govt. Rules. Ph.D Degree award date should be after 15th January 2007.
Nationality: Applicant should be an Indian citizen.
1.1 Areas of current Post Doctoral Research Opportunity (PDR0)
Ref. No.* ----Area of Research Opportunity--- Advisor
*Click on the respective PDRO for more details.
1.2 Research Fellowship
IIST-PDF Fellowship will be Rs. 40,000/- pm (all inclusive). PDF Scholars will be required to assist the department in research and laboratory related activity. The Fellows are encouraged to publish their research findings in reputed journals jointly with collaborating faculty, following established practices of paper authorship and publications. At the end of the tenure the fellow will make a comprehensive monograph of the total research activity undertaken under the PDF programme. During the tenure at IIST, the Post Doctoral Fellow will be governed by the leave and other administrative norms applicable to full time research scholars of IIST.
1.3 Application Procedure
Applications in the prescribed format will be received until 15th January 2012. Applicants are required to send CV in the specific format and also submit a research proposal within the frame work of the area advertised for the PDF. The research proposal should be of 3 to 5 pages and should contain the following information.
a) brief statement of the problem
b) aim of the research project
c) review of relevant literature
d) preparatory work of the candidate
e) brief outline of the methodology and steps in the execution of the project
f) relevant bibliography
While preparing the research proposal the prospective candidates are advised to go through the specified area of PDRO placed at our website www.iist.ac.in. For any clarification in this regard the applicant may contact the concerned IIST faculty identified in the PDRO.
1.4 How to apply
Application form can be downloaded from IIST website www.iist.ac.in Duly filled application form along with attested copies of documents mentioned in the application form should be sent to The Administrative Officer, IIST, Valiamala Post, Thiruvananthapuram – 695547 with the superscription “Application for IIST PDF Programme”.
Short listed applicants will be invited to present a seminar on the topic of research followed by discussion with a specialist committee. The specialist committee will make their recommendation ranking the PDF applicants in each research area in the order of merit. The PDF is initially awarded for one year and is extendable to a second year based on the review of the progress of the research work by the end of the first year by an expert committee. Outstation candidates will be paid to and fro 3 AC class train fare by shortest route, or actual fare (whichever is lower) for attending the seminar / discussion.
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