VSSC- Junior Research Fellowship

Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre- Junior Research Fellowship

Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre

Department of Space, Government of India

Thiruvananthapuram - 695 022

Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC), Thiruvananthapuram of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) invites applications for JUNIOR RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP (JRF) tenable at Space Physics Laboratory (SPL) of VSSC from motivated candidates below the age of 28 years as on 2106.2010 possessing First Class M.Sc. Degree in Physics/Applied Physics/Atmospheric Science/Meteoroiogy/Space Science/Astronomy & Astrophysics with a minimum of 60% marks (or CGPA/CPI grading of 6.5 on a 10 point scale or equivalent) as per the details given below, Candidates who are slated to complete the M.Sc. course in the academic year 2009-2010 are also eligible to apply provided final year mark list, certificate (satisfying the eligibility criteria) is produced at the time of joining.

Space Physics Laboratory (SPL) offers excellent opportunities for conducting research in different disciplines of Atmospheric and Space Sciences. The fields include Boundary Layer Physics, Physics and Chemistry of Aerosols, Clouds, Radiation, Atmospheric Dynamics, Upper Atmospheric and lonospheric-Magnetospheric Physics, Planetary sciences etc. Weil-equipped laboratories and major experimental facilities are available exclusively for these studies. The selected students will be working under the guidance of Senior Scientists of SPL on projects, which would lead to a PhD Degree. Selected candidates should be willing to work anywhere in India (including remote places) and on ship cruises to collect the required data,

Applications will be received on-line only. Interested candidates may visit the website:www.vssc.gov.in for necessary information and guidelines. The application format for on-line registration is available in the above website from 1000 hourson07.06.2010to 1700 hours on 21.06.2010.

Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre- Junior Research Fellowship