NCMRWF Recruitment: Project Scientist -II/III (46)

Full-Time
New Delhi
Posted 1 year ago
  • Organization: National Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasting (NCMRWF)
  • Location: NOIDA, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • Last date of online application: October 25, 2021, by 05:00 PM IST

Job Description (Project Scientist):

NCMRWF is looking for eligible candidates to fill up Project Scientist – II & III posts under its two projects (i) Numerical Modelling of Weather and Climate (NMWC) and (ii) BCWC to carry out research and development work on data assimilation and processing, remote sensing data application and utilization, numerical modeling of atmosphere, land, and ocean, coupled modeling, ensemble prediction system, diagnostic and validation of model, development of model-based applications. The posts are purely on contractual basis, extendable maximum up to March 2026, on year-to-year basis, based on satisfactory performance of candidate, at the end of each financial year. All positions are for Indian nationals only.

Post Code: 01

Post Name: Project Scientist – III

Number of Posts: 12 (Twelve) [for NMWC project]

Essential Qualifications:
(i) Master’s degree in Meteorology / Oceanography / Atmospheric Science / Climate Science /
Physics / Geophysics with specialization in Meteorology / Mathematics / Applied
Mathematics / Statistics / Earth System Science and Technology or related discipline from
a recognized university.
OR
Bachelor’s Degree in engineering / Technology in Civil / Mechanical / Computer Science
or related discipline from a recognized university.
AND
(ii) at least 60% marks in Master’s degree or Bachelor’s degree in Engineering / Technology
AND
(iii) Physics or Mathematics as a subject in Bachelor’s degree
AND

(iv) Seven (07) years research experience in the field of Atmospheric Science / Meteorology / Oceanography / Remote Sensing / GIS with familiarity in Data Assimilation / Atmospheric or Oceanic Model / AI, ML techniques in weather & climate science.
Desirable Qualifications:
(i) Ph. D. in any of the above-mentioned subjects.
(ii) Research experiences in numerical modelling of the atmosphere and ocean, data assimilation, climate modelling, statistical analysis of weather and climate data supported by publications in scientific journals and reports.
(iii) Good working knowledge in high-level programming languages viz. FORTRAN / C / Python etc. and work experiences of UNIX / LINUX in High Performance Computing Systems (HPCS).
(iv) Ability to design and conduct numerical experiments in HPCS.
(v) Good knowledge and working experiences of data analysis tools viz, GrADS / IDL / MATLAB / Ferret / R / JAVA / leaflet / CDO / NCO / CDAT etc.
(vi) Ability to conduct and supervise training program on atmospheric/oceanic sciences.
Job Responsibilities:
(i) Research & Development on Meteorological data processing and quality control
techniques, Data Assimilation, Numerical modelling of atmosphere, ocean and land,
Diagnostic tools, Ensemble prediction techniques, Remote Sensing Applications.
(ii) Development of new and novel application using model outputs.
(iii) Organization of trainings on earth system modelling.
(iv) Porting and optimization of numerical models in high performance computing environment.

Emoluments per month: Rs. 78000/- + HRA, increment of 5% for every 2 years of experience
subject to performance review.

Upper Age Limit: Up to 45 years as on closing date of receipt of application


Post Code: 02

Post Name: Project Scientist -II

Number of Posts: 26 (Twenty-six) [for NMWC project]

Essential Qualifications:
(i) Master’s degree in Meteorology / Oceanography / Atmospheric Science / Climate Science / Physics / Geophysics with specialization in Meteorology / Mathematics / Applied Mathematics / Statistics / Earth System Science and Technology or related discipline from
a recognized university.
OR
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering / Technology in Civil / Mechanical / Computer Science or related discipline from a recognized university.
AND
(ii) at least 60% marks in Master’s degree or Bachelor’s degree in Engineering / Technology
AND
(iii) Physics or Mathematics as a subject in Bachelor’s degree
AND
(iv) Three (03) years research experience in the field of Atmospheric Science / Meteorology / Oceanography / Remote Sensing / GIS with familiarity in Data Assimilation / Atmospheric
or Oceanic Model / AI, ML techniques in weather & climate science.
Desirable Qualifications:
(i) Ph. D. in any of the above-mentioned subjects
(ii) Research experiences in numerical modelling of the atmosphere and ocean, data assimilation, climate modelling, statistical analysis of weather and climate data supported by publications in scientific journals and reports
(iii) Good working knowledge in high-level programming languages viz. FORTRAN / C / Python etc. and work experiences of UNIX / LINUX in High Performance Computing Systems (HPCS).
(iv) Ability to design and conduct numerical experiments in HPCS.
(v) Good knowledge and working experiences of data analysis tools viz, GrADS / IDL /
MATLAB / Ferret / R / JAVA / leaflet / CDO / NCO / CDAT etc.
Job Responsibilities:
(i) Research & Development on Meteorological data processing and quality control techniques, Data Assimilation, Numerical modelling of atmosphere and ocean, Diagnostic tools, Ensemble prediction techniques, Remote Sensing Applications
(ii) Development of new and novel application using model outputs

Emoluments: Rs. 67,000/- + HRA, increment of 5% for every 2 years of experience subject to performance review

Upper Age Limit: Up to 40 years as on closing date of receipt of application


Post Code: 03

Post Name: Project Scientist III

Number of Posts: 2(Two) [for BCWC project]

Essential Qualifications: Same as Post Code 01

Desirable Qualifications:
(i) Ph. D. in any of the above-mentioned subjects
(ii) Research experiences in numerical modelling of the atmosphere and ocean, data assimilation, climate modelling, statistical analysis of weather and climate data supported by publications in journals and reports
(iii) Ability to design and conduct numerical experiments in HPCS
(iv) Good knowledge and working experiences of data analysis tools viz, GrADS /IDL /
MATLAB / Ferret / R / CDAT etc.
(v) Ability to conduct workshop/ training program and preparing related contents.
(vi) Good skill in project/product management and coordination
Job Responsibilities:
(v) Research & Development on Meteorological data processing and quality control techniques, Data Assimilation, Numerical modelling of atmosphere and ocean, Diagnostic tools, Ensemble prediction techniques
(vi) Development of new and novel application of model outputs
(vii) Organization of trainings/workshops and preparation of related contents
(viii) Project/product management and coordination
(ix) Porting and optimization of numerical models in HPC environment.

Emoluments: Same as Post Code 01

Upper Age Limit: Same as Post Code 01


Post Code: 04

Post Name: Project Scientist II

Number of Posts: 6 (Six) [for BCWC project]

Essential Qualifications: Same as Post Code 02
Desirable Qualifications:
(i) Ph. D. in any of the above-mentioned subjects
(ii) Research experiences in numerical modelling of the atmosphere and ocean, data assimilation, climate modelling, statistical analysis of weather and climate data supported by publications in journals and reports
(iii) Working experience in data analysis tools viz, GrADS / IDL / MATLAB / Ferret / R / CDAT
(iv) Ability to conduct workshop/ training program and preparing related contents.
(v) Good skill in project/product management and coordination
Job Responsibilities:
(i) Research & Development on Meteorological data processing and quality control techniques, Data Assimilation, Numerical modeling of atmosphere and ocean, Diagnostic tools, Ensemble prediction techniques
(ii) Organization of trainings/workshops and preparation of related contents
(iii) Project/product management and coordination

Emoluments: Same as Post Code 02

Upper Age Limit: Same as Post Code 02


General conditions:-
(i) The likely date of the starting of the projects will depend on the approval by the competent authorities and availability of fund. The number of posts to be filled may vary. NCMRWF reserves the right to cancel the recruitment without assigning any reason.
(ii) The prescribed essential qualifications are minimum and the mere possession of the same does not entitle candidates to be called for interview. If the number of applications received in response to the Advertisement is large, NCMRWF may restrict the number of candidates
to be called for interview to a reasonable limit, through a screening process.

(iii) Experience will be counted after completion of essential academic qualifications. A completed Ph.D. degree will be counted as three years of experience. In case a candidate has obtained the Ph.D. degree while in service, only her/his service period will be counted towards experience, and she/he will not get any additional weightage in experience for acquiring Ph. D. towards total period of experiences.

(iv) Upper age limit is relaxable for SC, ST, OBC, EWS, PH and Ex-Serviceman as per GOI rule.

(v) Candidates working in Government/Public Sector Undertakings/Autonomous bodies must produce a ‘No Objection Certificate’ from their employer.

(vi) Candidates may apply online (https://incois.gov.in/jobs/ncmrwf0921/home.jsp). Last Date for submission of online application is October 25, 2021, by 05:00 PM IST

(vii) The names of the shortlisted candidates and date of interview will be published at https://www.ncmrwf.gov.in/vacancy.php

(viii) No correspondence will be entertained from candidates who are not called for interview/selected for appointment. CANVASSING IN ANY FORM WILL RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION OF CANDIDATURE.

(ix) No TA/DA will be paid to the candidates for attending the interview.

(x) The selected candidates shall have no claim either implicit or explicit, for their absorption or regularization in NCMRWF.

(xi) Copies of certificates in support of educational qualifications, date of birth, Disability,Community (in case of SC/ST/OBC candidates only), experience and others should be uploaded with the application. Selected applicants are required to produce original certificates/documents for verification at the time of recruitment.

(xii) Applications after the closing date or received incomplete in any respect are liable to be summarily rejected. No representation against such rejection will be entertained.

Note: The posts being scientific posts are in grade above the lowest grade in Group A of the service and are therefore exempt from the purview of the reservation in terms of the DoPT OM No.9/02/73-Estt (SCT) dated 23 June 1975 and DoPT OM No.36012/27/94-Estt (SCT) dated 13th May 1994.

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