Faculty Opening

Physical Research Laboratory (PRL), an autonomous Unit of the Department of Space, Govt. of India, invites applications for Scientist/Engineer/Faculty position from exceptionally brilliant and highly motivated young researcher with an established record of high quality research and publications, and two or more years of post-doctoral experience.

Field of research at PRL encompasses Astronomy & Astrophysics, Solar Physics, Planetary Sciences, Space & Atmospheric Sciences, Geosciences, Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics, and Theoretical Physics. Visit PRL website for more details. Opportunities are also available for individuals with technical/engineering qualification and experience in design and development of various sub-systems of space-borne instruments and scientific experiments related to disciplines of PRL. Scientist interested in initiating new science program broadly within the major research areas of PRL, or in significantly strengthening the existing/ongoing program(s), are encouraged to apply.

The position to be offered will be decided based on the research experience of the candidate. Generally, the entry level position with a two (or more) years of post-doctoral experience is Scientist SD (Level 11). Suitable opening for more experienced person with excellent track record are available.

Interested and worthy candidates meeting above expectations may write to the Director, PRL, by email DIRECTOR at PRL dot RES dot IN or at address below, along with a detailed CV giving full academic record, research experience, updated list of publications in refereed journals, awards and honors, a research proposal (3-4 pages) that may be pursued at PRL, and names of at least five referees for seeking professional opinion. Two reference letters from eminent scientists, describing the significance of research work done and its potential, is desirable.