Postdoctoral fellowship at the Max Planck Partner Group in IIST

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral fellowship at IIST supported by the Max Planck Partner Group in Galactic Star Formation. The partner group is headed by Dr. Jagadheep D. Pandian in collaboration with the Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy. The fellow will work with the data from the Global View of Star Formation in the Milky Way (GLOSTAR), a blind survey of the Galactic plane with the JVLA in the 4 - 8 GHz band. Complementary data taking and analysis with the GMRT using the new uGMRT system will be required. The fellow will have the opportunity to spend extended periods at the Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy.

Applicants are required to complete the application form enclosed and attach their curriculum vitae and a 3-5 page research proposal within the framework of the area above. The application can be submitted electronically to or by post to Sr. Administrative Officer, Recruitment & Review Section, IIST, Valiamala P.O., Trivandrum 695547. The application review process will begin on July 15, 2018. However, applications will continue to be accepted and reviewed till the position is filled.

For the full notification, please refer to the advertisement enclosed. The advertisement and application are also available at