December 2019
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[Met-jobs] Scientists (6 positions) in Atmospheric/Space/ Planetary Science at VSSC/ISRO

From Roger Brugge <>
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Date Sat, 28 Dec 2019 09:36:16 +0000

Excellent permanent career opportunities (Scientist/Engineer – SD) to carry out research in the area of Atmospheric/Space/Planetary Sciences at Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, Indian Space Research Organisation, Thiruvananthapuram, India.

Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (

Indian Space Research Organisation (


RMT Advt no: 313 (Number of vacancies: 1+5)

Apply Online: Last Date: 03 January 2020 (1700 IST)

Essential qualification: Ph.D in Physics/Atmospheric Science/ Meteorology / Space Science / Planetary Science (See Advt for further details)

Nature of Job: Research and Development in the area of Atmospheric /Space/Planetary Sciences. The work will focus on theoretical studies/ modelling/ experiment development and exploration (including ground-based and space borne systems)/ development of remote sensing inversion techniques. Specific areas of research cover the following topics: aerosols; atmospheric physics and chemistry; meteorology; atmospheric spectroscopy; radiation transfer; numerical atmospheric modelling; boundary layer physics; clouds; atmospheric dynamics; LIDAR and radar based atmospheric probing; development of inversion techniques for satellite remote sensing in visible, IR and microwave domains for retrieval of atmospheric parameters and constituents; ionospheric and magnetospheric physics; space weather and modelling; plasma physics; energetic particles and radiation; planetary and cometary observations and modelling; development of satellite payloads for direct observations and remote sensing; atmospheric measurement techniques. The activities involve strong inter-disciplinary research.


For submission of online applications, please visit VSSC website from ­­­­­­­­­­­1000 hours on 20.12.2019 to 1700 hours on 03.01.2020.

Applications will be received on-line only and all further communications will be made to the applicants through e-mail / VSSC website only. Therefore, the applicants are advised to check their e-mail and visit the VSSC website from time to time.

 Other Attractions:

The Organisation has a progressive HRD policy which provides an excellent growth potential for the right individual through its periodical merit based performance review system (called Merit Promotion Scheme) de-linked from availability of vacancies at higher post by which the staff are being evaluated for the advancement of their career in the Organisation.

The Organisation provides medical facilities (Contributory Health Service Scheme) for self and dependants, free transport facilities / transport allowance, subsidised canteen facilities, housing accommodation subject to availability, in addition to the facilities available to the other Central Government Staff.  The Centre has a well-maintained Central School and a well-stocked Library that provides an excellent opportunity for professional development.

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