NESAC JRF positions 2011

North Eastern Space Applications Centre, Umiam a Research & Development Organization functioning under the Department of Space, invites applications for 09 Nos. of Fellowship (`16,000 + HRA) in the areas of Geology, Ecology, Forestry, Agriculture, Civil, Comp. Sc., Remote Sensing &Geographic Information System, Botany, Geography, Environmental Science, Agricultural Statistics, etc.

For details visit http://www.nesac.gov.in .

IIRS Dehradun JRF positions 2011

Indian Institute of Remote Sensing, under the aegis of National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC), Department of Space, Government of India is a premier Institute in the country with a mandate of imparting training and education in the field of remote sensing and geoinformatics for natural resources management. The Institute has emerged as a major centre for training, education and research on Indian subcontinent. The Institute has highly qualified and experienced faculty, who are also involved in research and development. It has state of art, modern infrastructure and working environment to carry out research activities. Those who wish to learn and use modern techniques for higher pursuits in their life; this is one of the most suitable Institutes.

The Institute invites applications for the post of Junior Research Fellow(s) for a period of three years.

Fellowship : Rs. 16,000/- per month for 1st and 2nd year and Rs. 18,000/- per month for 3rd year + HRA @20% + Medical as per rule.

(A) IGBP Project (Code : 896-17) : Sea Level rise and salt water ingress (Climate Change Project):

No. of Post : One No.

Essential Qualification : M.Sc/M.Sc (Tech)/M.Tech in Geology / Applied Geology / Environmental Science / Marine Science (minimum 65% marks).

Desirable Qualification : Knowledge in Remote Sensing and GIS.

Duration : Initially for a period of two years as JRF and then for a period of One year as SRF subject to satisfactory performance before the review committee

(B) Aerosol Radiative Forcing over India under ISRO-GBP(PC:8046) Project.

No. of Post : One No.

Essential Qualification : First class M.Sc/M.Sc(Tech)/M.Tech in Physics /Atmospheric Science / Environmental Science / Geoinformatics (minimum 65% marks).

Desirable Qualification : a) Knowledge of computer programming with

Experience in computer based analysis. b) Knowledge of Remote Sensing and GIS.

Duration : Initially for a period of two years as JRF and then for a period of One year as SRF subject to satisfactory performance before the review committee

(C) ISRO-GBP Project on LULC Dynamics at IIRS Dehradun.

No. of Post : One No.

Essential Qualification : Master Degree in Geoinformatics / Remote Sensing / Remote Sensing & GIS / Geoinformation Science and Earth Observation (minimum 65% marks) with Bachelor Degree in Science / Engineering.

Desirable Qualification : Experience in Geospatial Information Processing and

Knowledge of programming language.

Duration : Initially for a period of two years as JRF and then for a period of One year as SRF subject to satisfactory performance before the review committee.

Completed applications should reach the Administrative Officer, Indian Institute of Remote Sensing, (National Remote Sensing Centre), Govt. of India, Department of Space, Indian Space Research Organization, Post Box No.135, 4- Kalidas Road, Dehradun-248001 (Uttarakhand).

Indo-Argentine Bilateral Scientific Cooperation (DST- MINCYT) Call for Proposals – 2011

Department of Science and Technology of the India, and Ministry of Science, Technology and Productive Innovation, Argentina call for the presentation of joint research projects between Indian and Argentine groups, in the framework of Science and Technology Cooperation Programme.

OBJECTIVES:

· To strengthen and to expand relations between both scientific communities, making possible the exchange between Indian and Argentine I+D groups, in the framework of joint scientific and technological projects, selected by the parties.

· Promote the implementation of joint projects able to bound I+D centres with enterprises from both countries.

Eligibility / Project Participants and Subject Areas:

Faculty, Scientists and Academicians belonging to Universities, Deemed Universities and Research Institutes having permanent positions can apply as Principal Investigator (PI). In order to qualify for such funding, investigators are required to have a concrete and sound research proposal on any of the following areas:

The priority areas for this Call as were mutally agreed are given below:

- Biotechnology applied to Agri-food security and safety

- Oceanography and Polar Research

- Medical and Health

- Agriculture and related technologies

- Information Technologies

- Technology Incubators and Productive innovation

- Science Popularization and communication

FUNDING:

The grants-in-aid/subsidies given by DST & MINCYT will be used/addressed exclusively to cover the trip between India and Argentina of researchers affected to specific tasks of the project. The International Travel cost for the scientists including overseas medical insurance, airport taxes will be borne by the sending side including the transportation from the capital city/arrival city to the place of visiting institute(s).

The local hospitality terms for visiting scientists in each others’ host country are as follows:

For Indian researchers: paid accommodation (by the receiving institution) and a daily allowance of Argentine Peso ($) 340 per day in case of short mission up to 15 days, $ 5,200 for intermediate missions of 21 days and $ 6,000 per month missions of more than 21 days duration.

For Argentine researchers: paid accommodation (in a Guest House/Hotel with reasonable amenities) and a daily allowance of Rs.1,000/- per day in case of short term visit (up to 21 days) and Rs. 25,000/- per month in case of long term visit (more than 21 days) towards food and out of pocket allowances.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Joint research projects in the prescribed format duly forwarded by the Head of the Institutions are to be submitted simultaneously, by the Indian Project Leader to the Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi and, by the Argentinean Project Leader to the Ministry of Science, Technology and Productive Innovation.

Applications received by both the agencies with all necessary documents shall only be considered.

2 copies of the identical project document duly forwarded may be submitted to the respective sides as indicated below:

India side:

Dr. Jagdish Chander

Scientist – F, International Cooperation

Department of Science & Technology

Technology Bhavan

New Mehrauli Road

New Delhi – 110 016

Telephone: 011-26967357

Telefax: 011-26967357

E-mail: jchander@nic.in

Argentine side:

Directorate of Internacional Relations

Ministry for Science, Technology and Productive

Innovation, Av. Córdoba 831, 4th floor of. 402, C.P.

(1054) Capital Federal

Tel: + 54 11 4891-8300 Ext. 6407

Fax/Tel: + 54 11 4891-8460

e-mail: dwilliams@mincyt.gov.ar

The application forms are available trough the server FTP from MINCYT.

The director of the proposal of all documentation (application forms and resume) must send by mail to: megodoy@mincyt.gov.ar and hand personally 1 paper copy of the project with the institutional form signed in original

Applications deadline: 15th May 2011

For details visit http://www.dst.gov.in/whats_new/whats_new11/cop_indo-argentine.pdf