VELLORE INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

Junior Research Fellow for the ISRO-Respond Funded Project

Location
Tamil Nadu, India
Posted
Oct 18, 2019
End of advertisement period
Nov 10, 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Job Description

Applications are invited for the Post of Junior Research Fellow (JRF) for the ISRO-RESPOND Funded Project in Centre for Disaster Mitigation and Management (CDMM), Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), Vellore.

Title of the Project:

Estimation of crop water productivity in the major river basins of Tamil Nadu using geospatial technology.

Qualification:

Post Graduate Degree in geospatial science and technology/ B.E/ M.E / M.Tech in Geo-informatics / Remote Sensing and GIS qualified through GATE / CSIR-UGC NET/ National level examinations conducted by Central Government Departments and their Agencies and institutions such as DST, DBT, DAE, DOS, DRDO, MHRD, ICAR, ICMR, IIT, IISc, IISER etc.

Desirable (if any):

Candidates having knowledge of applications of remote sensing and GIS in crop growth studies, mathematical modelling and experience in technical writing will be preferred.

Stipend : Rs. 31,000/- per month (for two years)
Sponsoring Agency : Department of Space, Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO)
Duration : 2 years

Principal Investigator:

Prof. N. VAANI, Assistant Professor (Sr.), Centre for Disaster Mitigation and Management (CDMM), Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) Vellore - 632 014, Tamil Nadu.

Send your resume along with relevant documents pertaining to the details of qualifications, scientific accomplishments, experience (if any) and latest passport size photo etc. on or before (10/11/2019) through online http://careers.vit.ac.in

No TA and DA will be paid for appearing the interview.

Shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview at a later date which will be intimated by email.

The selected candidate will be expected to join at the earliest.

Salary: Not Disclosed by Recruiter
Industry: Education / Teaching / Training
Functional Area: Teaching, Education, Training, Counselling
Role: Trainee

Keyskills

GIS
Disaster Mitigation
Professor Activities
Project Estimation
Remote Sensing
Technical Writing

Desired Candidate Profile

Please refer to the Job description above

Education-

UG: B.Tech/B.E. - Other Specialization
PG: M.Tech

Company Profile Vellore Institute of Technology

VIT was established with the aim of providing quality higher education on par with international standards. It persistently seeks and adopts innovative methods to improve the quality of higher education on a consistent basis.The campus has a cosmopolitan atmosphere with students from all corners of the globe. Experienced and learned teachers are strongly encouraged to nurture the students.