INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH & CONSULTANCY CENTRE OFFICE OF THE DEAN(R&D) INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY,BOMBAY.
Circular No. 50/2018
RECRUITMENT FOR PROJECT
Applications are invited from the citizens of India for filling up the following temporary
for the sponsored project
of this Institute. The
temporary initially for a period of
and tenable only for the duration of the project. The requisite qualification & experience etc. are given below:
Project Code, Project Title & Funding Agency
About the project: Applications are invited for one Research Associate position in the area of Gravitational Waves. The position is funded under the CEFIPRA/IFCPAR (Indo-French Center of Promotion of Advanced Research) bilateral grant between Archana Pai, IIT Bombay and Eric Chassande-Mottin, Astro-Particule et Cosmology (APC), Paris.The position is under the project titled: ?Wavelet Graph strategy for the coherent multi-detector search for compact binary coalescence?.
Position & Salary
Research Associate (1 Post
) Consolidated salary Rs.36000/- p.m. + HRA
Ph.D. in Physics, Astrophysics, Gravity, Gravitational Waves or related areas. Candidate with Ph.D. in Engineering faculty with sufficient experience in statistical signal processing, data science or machine learning may be considered. Candidates who have submitted the Thesis may be considered. Strong preference will be given to candidates with sufficient coding experience with C, C++ and Python. The selected candidate will visit APC, Paris and is expected to work closely with the members of APC, Paris.
Candidates with expertise in general relativity, gravitational wave physics, and statistical signal processing are encouraged to apply.
Please specify 2 reference details with email and contact details.
The selected candidate will be involved in the development of time-frequency based clustering scheme for specific class of gravitational wave transients. These transients include compact binaries with black-holes and neutron stars in circular as well as eccentric orbits, exploding stars, accreting systems etc. which will be potential systems for upcoming observational runs of LIGO-Virgo detectors.
The Astronomy, Cosmology and Gravity group at IIT Bombay has experts working in multimessenger astronomy, gravitational wave data analysis as we well as astrophysics, black hole physics as well as cosmology. For more details, please visit
The appointment is for time bound project and the candidate is required to work mainly for the successful completion of the
. The selection committee may offer lower or higher designation and lower or higher salary depending upon the experience and performance of the candidate in the interview.
Candidate possessing the requisite qualification and experience should apply online at
on or before
7th May, 2018
Call letters will be sent through e-mail to the candidates shortlisted for interview and will also be displayed on IRCC website. Candidates called for interview will be
required to attend at their own expenses.
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