ISRO Research Scientist

Full-Time
Dehradun, India
Posted 1 month ago
  • Organization: Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS), a Unit of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)
  • Location: Dehradun
  • Date of interview: 08-10/07/2024

Job Description (Research Scientist)

Young and motivated candidates (Indian citizens only) are invited for Walk-in-Interview for Sixteen (16) positions of Junior Research Fellow (JRF) and Two (02) positions for Research Scientist (RS)under the following research projects:

Sl. No. 1
POST CODEJRF 106
No. of Position(s)02 (Two)
Project NameRetrieval of Geophysical Parameters using Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) / Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) Signals.
      Essential Qualifications (Also refer Para 3)M.E/ M. Tech. in remote Sensing & GIS/Geoinformatics/Geomatics/ Electronics and Communication Engg./ Computer Science/ Computer Science & Engg., or equivalent subject. (OR) M.Sc in Physics/ Computer Science/ Agriculture (any branch), or equivalent subject. (OR) B.E./ B.Tech. in Electronics & Communication Engg./ Computer Science/ Computer Science Engg./Agriculture Engg. / Civil Engg./ Water Resources Engg./ Geoinformatics/ Remote Sensing & GIS, or equivalent subject.
Desirable QualificationKnowledge on GNSS-Reflectometry, Signal processing, GNSS Signals, Earth Observation Radar, Microwave Remote Sensing, SAR. Knowledge on Soil Moisture /Vegetation Parameters retrieval using microwave remote sensing. Experience on Ground Truth data collection and field work. Programming experience in MATLAB, Python, IDL, GrADS, R, or other. Candidates should have excellent English Writing Skills; ability to work independently and as part of team; creative, critical, analytical and innovative mind-set.
S. No. 2 
POST CODEJRF 107
No. of Position(s)01 (One)
Project NameAerosol Radiative Forcing over India (ARFI), IGBP
Essential Qualifications (Also refer Para 3)M.Sc. from recognised University or Institution in Physics / Atmospheric Science / Meteorology / Environmental Science / Remote Sensing & GIS or equivalent subject.   Candidates must have studied Physics and Mathematics as a subject during Graduate level. (OR) M.Tech. in Atmospheric Science / Meteorology / Remote sensing & GIS, or equivalent.
Desirable QualificationKnowledge of RS & GIS application to Atmospheric Science and Computer programming skills. Experience of atmospheric models like SBDART, WRF, etc. Candidates should have excellent English writing skills; ability to work independently and as a part of team. Candidates should be creative, critical analytical and should have innovative mind-set.
S. No. 3 
POST CODEJRF 108
No. of Position(s)01 (One)
Project NameSpatio-Temporal variation of gaseous air pollutants over the Indian Subcontinent with a special emphasis on foothills of north-western Himalaya
Essential Qualifications (Also refer Para 3)M.Sc/M.Tech in Atmospheric Science/Meteorology/ Physics/ Mathematics/ Remote sensing and GIS or equivalent. Candidate must have studied Physics and Mathematics at graduation level
Desirable QualificationCandidates with Post-Graduate Degree or Diploma in Atmospheric Sciences. Hands on experience of atmospheric models like WRF/ WRF- CHEM/ GEOS-CHEM/GOCART/ CHIMERE etc. Good Knowledge of computer programming (MATLAB/PYTHON) and LINUX.
S. No. 4 
POST CODEJRF 109
No. of Position(s)04 (Four)
Project NameEOAM Project: Integrated use of Active and Passive EO and Ground based data for Archaeological Investigations of Heritage Sites.
        Essential Qualifications (Also refer Para 3)M.Sc from a recognized university or institution in Physics/Applied Physics/Mathematics/ Applied Mathematics/Geomatics/ Geoinformatics/ Remote Sensing/Computer Science/IT or equivalent with Physics or Mathematics as one subject at Graduation Level. (OR) M.Tech/M.E from a recognized university or institution in Civil Engineering/Geomatics/Geoinformatics/ Remote Sensing/Computer Science/Computer Science & Engineering (CSE) or equivalent with (a) B.E/ B.Tech in Civil/ Electronics/ ECE/ Software/ Computer Engineering/ IT/ Geomatics/ Geoinformatics/ Remote Sensing and GIS or equivalent, or (b) M.SC (Physics, Maths, CS/IT, Geology) or equivalent. B.Tech/B.E in computer Science/ IT/software engineering from a recognized university.
Desirable QualificationKnowledge of Remote Sensing, GIS, Databases and surveyingKnowledge of Python, C++, Java Script, php, PostgreSQLExperience in GIS Database creation and management using Open Source and commercial software.
S. No. 5 
POST CODEJRF 110
No. of Position(s)01 (One)
Project NameIntegration of EO based Gridded Urban Morphology Data in High Resolution Urban Numerical Weather Prediction Model for Extreme Weather events.
  Essential Qualifications (Also refer Para 3))M.Planning            (Urban                 Planning/City                Planning/Regional Planning/Environment Planning or equivalent), or M.Tech (Civil Engg./Computers/Information Technology/ Remote Sensing and GIS/ Geoinformatics/ Geomatics or equivalent ) or Master in Science (any stream)/ Geography or equivalent).
Desirable QualificationCandidates with Post-graduate Degree/Diploma in Remote Sensing/GIS /Geoinformatics/ Geomatics or experience in use of Remote Sensing and GIS/ Linux/ Downscaling / Urban climate modelling will be given preference.
S. No. 6 
POST CODERS 09
No. of Position(s)01 (One)
Project NameDevelopment of a Mobile App for vetting, and attribute and Primary Data collection for master plan formulation (Sankalan 2.0) for the Sub-scheme on Formulation of GIS based Master Plans of Towns with population of 50,000-99,999 under AMRUT 2.0
Essential Qualifications (Also refer Para 4)Master’s Degree in Planning (Urban/ Regional or equivalent specialization) with Bachelor in Architecture/Civil/Planning. OR M.Tech/M.Sc. in Remote Sensing and GIS/ Geoinformatics or equivalent specialization with Bachelor Degree in Planning OR M.Sc. in Geography with Bachelor in Science in any subject.
Desirable QualificationCandidates with Experience in use of Remote Sensing and GIS will be given preference.
S. No. 7 
POST CODEJRF 111
No. of Position(s)01 (One)
Project NameGeo-Ganga: Space Based Mapping and Monitoring of Ganga River
  Essential Qualifications (Also refer Para 3)M.Tech/ M.E. in IT/Comp. Sci./ Geo-informatics/ M.Sc. Geo-Informatics or equivalent.   (OR) B.Tech/ B.E. in IT/ Comp.Sci./Geo-informatics or equivalent.
Desirable QualificationKnowledge of computer programming (Java, Java Script, Python, etc.), Web Development on open- source platforms, remote sensing data processing, geospatial data management.Preference will be given to the candidates having experience in building web portal, ArcGIS enterprise platforms and android based mobile application development.
S. No. 8 
POST CODEJRF 112
No. of Position(s)01 (One)
Project NameApplications of Satellite Data for Numerical Modeling Studies of Tropical Cyclones over the North Indian Ocean (ISRO DMSP- Advance and Capacity Building)
    Essential Qualifications (Also refer Para 3)M.Sc. from recognized university or institution in Physics/ Mathematics/ Atmospheric Science/ Meteorology. Candidates must have studied Physics/Mathematics as a subject during Graduate Level. (OR) M.Tech. in Atmospheric Science/Meteorology/ Remote Sensing & GIS ( with specialization in Atmospheric Sciences or equivalent). Candidates must have studied Physics/Mathematics as a subject at Graduate Level
Desirable QualificationGood Working knowledge of programming languages viz, Python/Fortran/C, etc. Good Knowledge and working experience in data analysis tools viz, GrADS/IDL/MATLAB etc. Work experience on UNIX/LINUX platform. Work experience in atmospheric/ meteorological data analysis and numerical weather prediction models. Candidates should have excellent English writing skills; ability to work independently and as a part of team.
S. No. 9 
POST CODERS 10
No. of Position(s)01 (One)
Project NameDevelopment of a Mobile App for vetting, and attribute and Primary Data collection for master plan formulation (Sankalan 2.0) for the Sub-scheme on Formulation of GIS based Master Plans of Towns with population of 50,000-99,999 under AMRUT 2.0
  Essential Qualifications (Also refer Para 4)B.E/B.Tech. in Comp Sc./Engg or equivalent OR M.Tech/ M.Sc in Remote Sensing and GIS/Geoinformatics or equivalent specialization with B.E./B.Tech. in Comp Sc./Engg. Or equivalent.
  Desirable QualificationCandidates with proven/operational experience in software Development specifically for mobile platform, Android/ Mobile app development will be given preference.
S. No. 10 
POST CODEJRF 113
No. of Position(s)01 (One)
Project NameMulti-Satellite Multi-Sensor Approach to Generate the High Resolution Glacier Related Essential Climate Variables Product in Himalaya
      Essential Qualifications (Also refer Para 3)M.Tech in Civil Engg./Water Resources Engg./ Hydrology/ Computer Science/ Geoinformatics./ Remote Sensing & GIS ( with dissertation in the field of cryosphere/ glacier dynamics) or equivalent. (OR) B.E/B.Tech in civil Engg./ Water Resources Engg./Hydrology/ Computer Science/ Geoinformatics/ Remote Sensing & GIS or equivalent. (OR) M.Sc in Hydrology/ Geology/ Physics/ Mathematics/ Remote Sensing & GIS/Geoinformatics/ Atmospheric Sciences or equivalent with Mathematics as a subject at Graduation Level.
      Desirable QualificationKnowledge of hydrology, cryosphere/glacier dynamicsExperience in the processing of optical/ microwave remote sensing data, geospatial data management, hydrological modelling and computer programming (Python, Matlab)Preference will be given to the candidates ready to carry out field survey in rugged glaciated high altitude terrain
S. No. 11 
POST CODEJRF 114
No. of Position(s)01 (One)
Project Name“Remote Sensing and Modeling Approach to Generate the High Resolution Snow ECV’s Products in Himalaya”
Essential Qualifications (Also refer Para 3)M.Tech. in Civil Engg/ Water Resources Engg./ Hydrology/ Computer Science/ Geoinformatics / Remote Sensing & GIS ( with dissertation in the field of cryosphere/ hydrology) or equivalent. (OR) B.E./B. Tech B in Civil Engg./ Water Resources Engg./ Agriculture Engg./ Hydrology/ computer Science/ Geoinformatics/ Remote Sensing & GIS or equivalent). (OR) M.Sc. in Hydrology/ Geology/ Physics/ Mathematics/ Remote Sensing & GIS/ Geoinformatics/ Atmospheric Sciences or equivalent with Mathematics as a subject at Graduation Level.
Desirable QualificationKnowledge of hydrology, cryosphere and snow hydrologyExperience in the processing of optical/ microwave remote sensing data, geospatial data management, hydrological modelling and computer programming (Python/Matlab)Preference will be given to the candidates ready to carry out field survey in rugged snow-bound high altitude terrain of Himalaya.
S. No. 12 
POST CODEJRF 115
No. of Position(s)01 (One)
Project NameCarbon Dynamics Assessment in Tropical Forests of Northeast India using Multi-Sensor Data
    Essential Qualifications (Also refer Para 3)M.Sc in Forestry/ Ecology/Environment Management/ Environmental Science/ Botany or equivalent.   (OR) M.Tech in Remote Sensing and GIS or equivalent with dissertation in Forestry/ Ecology/ Environmental Science or M.E/ M.Tech in Environmental Engineering with dissertation in Forestry/ /Ecology/ Environmental Science.
Desirable QualificationKnowledge of remote sensing and GIS in forestry and ecology.
S. No. 13 
POST CODEJRF 116
No. of Position(s)01 (One)
Project NameRiver discharge estimation at virtual stations using hydrodynamic modelling and satellite observations
    Essential Qualifications (Also refer Para 3)M.Tech. in Civil Engg./ Water Resources Engg./ Hydrology/ Remote Sensing & GIS (with dissertation in the field of flood hydrology/ hydrodynamic modeling) or equivalent. (OR) B.E./B. Tech in Civil Engg./ Water Resources Engg./Agriculture Engg./ Hydrology/ or equivalent. (OR) M.Sc. in Hydrology/ Hydrogeology/ Water Resources/ Remote Sensing & GIS/ or equivalent with Mathematics as a subject at Graduation Level.
    Desirable QualificationKnowledge of hydrology, hydrological-hydrodynamic modelingExperience in the processing of optical/ microwave remote sensing data, geospatial data management, hydrological modelling and computer programming (Python/ Matlab)Preference will be given to the candidates ready to carry out rigorous field survey
S. No. 14 
POST CODEJRF 117
No. of Position(s)01 (One)
Project NameLand Surface Modelling and Remote Sensing Based Generation of Evapotranspiration Land Product”
      Essential Qualifications (Also refer Para 3)M.Tech. in Agriculture Engineering/ Civil Engg./ Water Resources Engg./Hydrology/Computer Science/ Remote Sensing & GIS (with dissertation in the field of agriculture/ irrigation) or equivalent.   (OR) B.E/ B.Tech. in Agriculture Engineering/ Civil Engg./ Water Resources Engg./ Hydrology/ Computer Science/ Remote Sensing & GIS or equivalent. (OR) M.Sc in Hydrology/ Physics/ Mathematics/ Remote Sensing & GIS or equivalent with Mathematics as a subject at Graduation Level.
      Desirable QualificationKnowledge of hydrology, agriculture, irrigation water managementExperience in the processing of optical/ microwave remote sensing data, geospatial data management, hydrological modelling and computer programming (GEE/ Python/ Matlab)Preference will be given to the candidates ready to carry out field survey in rugged high altitude terrain

3.  Minimum essential qualifying percentage/CGPA common for JRF post.(S. No.1 to 5, 7,8 & 10 to 14).

  • Minimum passing percentage / CGPA/ CPI in qualifying degree.
  • B.Tech. / B.E. degree with an aggregate minimum of 65% (average of all semesters) or CGPA 6.84 on a 10 point scale.
  • M.Sc. degree with an aggregate minimum of 60% (average of all semesters) or CGPA 6.84 on a 10 point scale.
  • M.Tech. degree with an aggregate minimum of 60% or CGPA/CPI grading of 6.5 on a 10 scale or equivalent with pre-eligibility qualification of B.E/ B.Tech or equivalent qualification with an aggregate minimum of 65% or CGPA/CPI grading 6.84 on a 10 point scale.
  • The candidate must be NET/GATE/IIRS-JET or Equivalent*1 qualified in any year in relevant subject. (Required for the post of JRFs only)

Note*1: NET/GATE/IIRS-JET/ Equivalent qualification for JRFs means Scholars who are selected through National Eligibility Tests (i.e. CSIR-UGC NET including lectureship/Assistant Professorship; GATE conducted by MHRD; and IIRS-JET conducted by IIRS/ISRO) or through any national level examination conducted by Central Government Department/ Agencies and institutions such as DST, DBT, DAE, DOS, DRDO, MHRD, ICAR, ICMR, IIT, IISc., IISER etc. for admission to Ph.D. programme. The candidates qualifying the IIRS-JRF Eligibility Test (IIRS-JET) shall be considered as equivalent to NET. The following examinations in relevant discipline can also be equated to NET.

  1. Joint Admission Test (JAM) conducted by MHRD.
    1. Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT) conducted by MHRD.
    1. Biotechnology Eligibility Test & Test conducted in Bio-informatics by Bio-informatics National Consortium.
    1. Joint Entrance Screening Test (JEST), Joint Graduate Entrance Examination for Biology & Interdisciplinary Life Sciences (JGEEBILS) conducted by the Department of Atomic Energy.
    1. JRF Entrance Examination conducted by the Indian Council of Medical Research.
    1. All India Competitive Examination (AICE) conducted by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research.

3.  Minimum Essential Qualifications / conditions common for Research Scientist post (S. No.6 & S. No. 9).

3.1   Minimum passing percentage / CGPA/ CPI in qualifying degree.

  1. B.Tech. / B.E. degree with an aggregate minimum of 65% (average of all semesters) or CGPA 6.84 on a 10 point scale.
  2. M.Sc. degree with an aggregate minimum of 60% (average of all semesters) or CGPA 6.84 on a 10 point scale.
  3. M.Tech. degree with an aggregate minimum of 60% or CGPA/CPI grading of 6.5 on a 10 scale or equivalent with pre-eligibility qualification of B.E/ B.Tech or equivalent qualification with an aggregate minimum of 65% or CGPA/CPI grading 6.84 on a 10 point scale.

4.2  Age Limit

JRF: 28 years as on the date of Walk-in Interview but relaxable for 5 years in case of SC/ST candidates and 3 years in case of OBC candidates.

Research Scientist: 35 years as on the date of Walk-in Interview. Relaxable for 5 years in case of SC/ST candidates and 3 years in case of OBC candidates. Ex- Servicemen, Meritorious Sportspersons & Persons with Benchmark Disability (PWBD) are eligible for age relaxation as per Government of India orders. Candidates claiming age relaxation have to submit valid documentary proof.

  • Physical Requirement: Candidates should fulfil the following physical Requirement for the Research Scientist Posts- S=Sitting, ST=Standing, W=Walking, BN=Bending, L=Lifting, KC=Kneeling & Crouching, JU=Jumping, CRL=Crawling, CL=Climbing, MF= Manipulation by Fingers, RW= Reading & Writing, SE=Seeing, H=Hearing, C=Communication, BLA=both legs & Arms, PP=Pulling & Pushing. Persons with Disability are eligible for age relaxation as per rules

4.4  Fellowship & Duration:

JRF: JRFs will be paid an amount of ₹37,000/- (Rupees Thirty-Seven Thousand only) per month as fellowship. Dearness Allowance (DA) is not admissible. However, they will be eligible for House Rent Allowance (HRA) as per the rules of the Government For this purpose, the fellowship amount will be taken as Basic Pay. JRFs will be allowed to avail the CHSS (medical) facility for self only as per the rules of IIRS. As per the DOS / ISRO rules, JRFs are eligible for casual leave only. Maternity leave to female JRFs shall be as per the DOS / ISRO guidelines. Annual increment, LTC, CCA, retirement benefits, etc. are not admissible. The initial appointment shall be for one-year duration (Subject to availability of funds) or till the project duration and further extendable subject to satisfactory performance and availability of funds in the project. All the positions are co-terminus with the project. The maximum period of engagement of JRF shall not exceed FIVE years. The fellowship will not confer any claim or right for regular appointment in any DOS/ISRO Centre.

Research Scientist: The initial appointment shall be for one-year duration (Subject to availability of funds) or till the project duration and further extendible subject to satisfactory performance and availability of funds in the project. All the positions are co-terminus with the project. The Research Scientist(s) will be engaged purely on CONTRACT BASIS. There will be a review of the progress of the work before the renewal every year. Selected candidates will be offered the fellowship as Research Scientist in the Level 10 of the Pay Matrix (₹56100-177500). The fellowship will be fixed in the minimum of Pay Band (i.e. at present ₹56100/-). In addition, DA, HRA and medical benefits for self only will be allowed as per rules. They will be allowed to avail the CHSS (medical) facility for self only. Leave and other service benefits shall be as per the IIRS/ISRO/Department of Space guidelines. Annual increment, CCA, Bonus, LTC, retirement benefits, etc. are not admissible. The fellowship will not confer any claim or right for regular appointment in any DOS/ISRO Centre.

5. The Director, IIRS reserves the right to cancel/postpone the interview without any reason thereof. He also reserves the right to terminate the contract, even before completion of the project for which no appeal thereof shall be made.

6. Selection process: On the date of walk-in interview, the candidates will have to submit the Application Form along with self-attested copies of their Mark sheets / Degrees, Caste certificates, NOC, Declaration etc. The walk-in interview of eligible candidates will be conducted by the selection committee and based on performance in the interview, selection panel will be declared based on merit. The qualification prescribed is the minimum requirement and possessing the same does not automatically make candidate eligible for the interview. In case of large number of candidates appearing for walk-in interview then they may be interviewed on the next day, therefore, candidates are advised to accordingly make their necessary arrangement for accommodation in Dehradun. In case of selection, at the time of joining the selected candidate’s qualifying degree / mark sheets/ NOC / certificates etc. will be verified with the original. In case the candidate is found ineligible his/her candidature shall be summarily rejected. Therefore, candidates are advised to carefully satisfy themselves regarding their meeting of minimum eligibility qualification / conditions before appearing for interview.

! IMPORTANT NOTE!
All the advertised positions are temporary and subject to fund availability, under the budget for the project. Therefore, the candidates who are declared ‘Selected / Waitlisted’ based on their performance in interview does not automatically confer them any right. IIRS/ISRO reserves the right not to fill up all or any of the position, if it so decides.

7. Schedule for walk-in interview:

S. No.Post CodeDay Date of interviewReporting Venue / Time
01.JRF-106 (FN), JRF-107 (FN/AN),08.07.2024  IIRS Security Reception IIRS, ISRO/DOS 4 Kalidas Road, Dehradun-248001 Reporting time : 08:30AM
 JRF-108 (FN/AN), JRF-109 (FN), 08.07.2024
 JRF-110      (FN),      RS-09      (AN), 08.07.2024
 JRF-111 (FN) 08.07.2024
02.JRF-112 (AN), RS-10(FN),09.07.2024
 JRF-113(FN/AN),JRF114(FN/AN) 09.07.2024
03.JRF-115 (FN),   JRF-116   (FN),10.07.2024
 JRF-117 (AN) 10.07.2024

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