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Research Associate

National Institute of Advanced Studies


12 Aug 2023

25 Aug 2023




Job description

The National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS) is currently implementing two innovative environmental research projects – (i) “Study the interactions between Energy Security, Environment, and Climate Change,” (ii) “Identify emission hot spots and developing high-resolution emission inventory of major air pollutants using drone technology in Bengaluru,”. They seek qualified and enthusiastic candidates for Two Research positions on a contract basis (more than 2 vacancies may be filled if required or fallen vacant)


1. Ph.D. degree Awarded. Fellowship = Rs. 59,690/= (Consolidated)

2. Ph.D. thesis Submitted but yet to be awarded. Fellowship = Rs. 50,000/= (Consolidated)


Ph.D. degree either awarded or Thesis Submitted in the field of Atmospheric Science/ Meteorology/ Environmental Science /Physics/Chemistry /Earth Sciences/ or equivalent) from a reputed University /Institute with demonstrated expertise in at least one of the following areas relevant for interdisciplinary research and policy formulation in air quality domain with at least 2 (1) publications respectively in peer-reviewed SCI journals:

• Emission inventory development or Source apportionment of air pollutants or related work.


• Atmospheric (regional/global) Chemical-transport modelling with proven hands-on experience in running air pollution /climate/weather models like WRF-Chem.

About the organisation

The National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS) was conceived and founded in 1988 by the late Mr. J. R. D. Tata, who sought to create an institution to conduct advanced multidisciplinary research ( located in the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) campus in Bengaluru. The Institute serves as a forum to bring together individuals from diverse intellectual backgrounds.

The Institute is unique in its integrated approach to the study of intersections between science and technology, philosophy, social issues, and leadership.

NIAS has an active program of public lectures, regional, national, and international conferences, symposia, and seminars organized independently or jointly with other institutions that focus on topical areas of research and public concern.

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