Research Assistants Positions (ISRO Funded) in RRI, Bengaluru
Designation/Position- Research Assistants Positions
Raman Research Institute, Bengaluru, India invites application for Research Assistants Positions from eligible and interested candidates
About- The Raman Research Institute, funded by the Government of India, is a premier institute engaged in research in basic sciences. Research Assistants Positions
Applications are invited for THREE POSTS of RESEARCH ASSISTANT on a temporary basis
for the PRATUSH project in RADIO ASTRONOMY. PRATUSH is a proposed space-based
radio telescope in lunar orbit to carry out precision measurements of the radio sky spectrum. This would enable the much sought-after detection of spectral distortions in the cosmic radio background arising from formation and evolution of the very first stars and galaxies in the Universe. The project is funded by Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) for pre-project activities.
Research/Job Area- Electronics or Electronics & Communication Engineering and Physics
Location- Raman Research Institute, Bengaluru, India
BE/BTech degree in Electronics or Electronics & Communication Engineering, with at least
70% marks or 7.5 CGPA in the qualifying examination
An MSc degree with Physics specialization with at least 70% marks or 7.0 CGPA in the
➢ Demonstrated interest in pursuing a research career is desirable.
➢ Documentary evidence of previous pursuits of interest in astronomy/astrophysics.
➢ Domain knowledge and experience in practical night sky astronomy with telescopes,
analog and digital electronics, programming in C, Python and VHDL scripts, and
project experience pertaining to cubesats and/or other space-based experiments is
desirable. Experience with use of electromagnetic simulation packages like CST,
HFSS, WIPL-D etc, RF design software like Genesys or ADS etc would be an added
advantage. The application may document examples of project work or experience in
these domain areas.
➢ Ability to work in teams and field stations – although the positions and work will be
based at the Raman Research Institute campus at Bangalore, it may be needed to
make field trips with the team members for testing and validation of radio astronomy
receivers and/or system tests and measurements.
Age limit = 28 years
A consolidated remuneration of Rs.23,500/- per month at commencement
+ HRA (24% of consolidated remuneration) will be paid to the selected candidates.
An increment of Rs.1000/- will be provided in the second year.
The appointments would be for a period of one year, extendable to second year, subject to
satisfactory performance and project status.
How to Apply- Interested candidates can apply by filling up an online form, and uploading all the relevant
1. Scanned colour copies of educational certificates and marksheets,
2. Curriculum Vitae (1-2 page),
3. Statement of purpose (1-2 page), as to what motivates the applicant to apply for the
above post and why the applicant is the appropriate choice for the opening,
4. A recent passport size photograph and signature
Each applicant would need to provide references of two individuals whom the Institute could contact for referral letters.
For Contact- In case of any queries/help, please contact [email protected]
Last Date for Apply– 15 October 2019