Faculty Position

Faculty Position

NISER is one of India’s premier research-driven academic institutes. SEPS/NISER is a unique center in India that has been established to emerge and excel in high quality and interdisciplinary scientific research works in Planetary Sciences, Earth Sciences, and Atmospheric-Ocean Sciences. NISER provides start-up grant and academic freedom for promising candidates.

Current faculty members in SEPS are involved actively in Indian and large international collaborative projects and astronomy/planetary/exoplanetary missions, e.g., SKA, TMT, ALMA, NASA’s JWST, SOFIA and Dawn. Interdisciplinary works on astrochemistry & astrobiology, star & planet formation, radio/sub-mm/infrared astronomy, exoplanets, planetary minerology & morphology, small bodies & meteorites, planetary remote sensing, land-atmosphere coupling, boundary layer dynamics, current challenges in climate change, etc., have been initiated already.

SEPS/NISER seeks applications from the most outstanding candidates for addressing the strategic needs of the school. Candidates must have a doctoral degree in Physics/Chemistry/Planetary Science/Space Science/Earth and Atmospheric Science with appropriate postdoctoral research experience (as per the rolling advertisement) prior to the appointment and are expected to contribute to MSc, Minor and Ph.D. teaching programs while engaging in forefront research.


Applications and positions are subject to rolling basis as per NISER/DAE norms:

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