Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology (WIHG), established in 1968 is an autonomous research Institute of the Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of India. Previously named as the Institute of Himalayan Geology, it was renamed as the Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology in memory of its founder-the late Prof. D.N. Wadia. In the last 40 years the Institute, while continuously striving to unravel the geological truth related to building of the majestic Himalaya, has grown into a centre of excellence and is internationally recognised as an Institute dedicated to research in Himalayan geology with well equipped laboratories and other infrastructural facilities for undertaking advance level of research in the country. The Institute at present has on its roll 64 scientists, several research students along with administration and supporting technical staff
Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology (WIHG) invites applications for the purely temporary tenured position of Junior Research Fellows (JRF) in the Science & Engineering Research Board (SERB), Government of India sponsored Project titled “Exhumation History of the Karakoram Fault Zone, India using Fission Track Thermochronology” under the supervision of Dr. Vikas, Scientist ‘B’. The project tenure is likely to continue for three years.
Junior Research Fellow
No. of Vacancies : 01 Post
Remuneration : Rs. 25,000/- p.m. consolidated for NET qualified candidates and Rs. 12,000/- p.m. consolidated for non-NET qualified candidate plus admissible House Rent Allowance (HRA), which is at present @ 20%, subject to satisfactory performance.
Qualifications : 1st class M.Sc./M.Tech degree in Geology/Applied Geology with Physics and Mathematics in B. Sc. with consistently good academic record
Desirable : Experience/Training in Geochronology, Structural Geology, Numerical Modelling, ArcGIS etc.
Age limit : Not exceeding 28 years
How to apply:
Applications on prescribed application form along with complete enclosures MUST reach the Registrar, Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, 33, General Mahadeo Singh Road, Dehradun – 248001 by 4.00 p.m. on or before May 25, 2015
Advertisement Details : http://www.wihg.res.in/recruitments/jrf-advt-may-2015-1.pdf
Application form : http://www.wihg.res.in/recruitments/documents/advt-jrf-may2015-form.pdf
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