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[Met-jobs] Junior Research Fellow (JRF) Position for DST funded project

From Poulomi Ganguli <>
Date Thu, 16 Jan 2020 10:28:01 +0530

Applications are invited for the post of Junior Research Fellow (JRF) for the sponsored research project by the Department of Science and Technology Science and Engineering Research Board (DST-SREB), Govt. of India, to carry out research in the field of hydroclimatology at Agricultural and Food Engineering Department, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, Kharagpur – 721302, India.

Sponsoring Agency: DST Science and Engineering Research Board (DST-SREB)

Principal Investigator: Dr (Er). Poulomi Ganguli (Assistant Professor), Land and Water Resources Engineering, Agricultural and Food Engineering Department, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India

Title of the Project: Hydrological Drought Co-Incidence Risk Analysis over Large River Basins in India.

Duration of the Project: 24 months w.e.f. 03-12-2019

Educational Qualification: ME/MTech and BE/BTech or equivalent with 2 years of experience in the area of Agricultural/Civil Engineering with specialization in Water Resources Engineering. Valid GATE score is required.

Relevant Experience: Knowledge in statistical and data driven methods and its application in hydrologic extremes (for example, droughts, floods), water resources will be an added advantage. Experience in MATLAB/R programming language is also desired. Candidates with a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 8.5/10 or higher would be preferred.

Emoluments: 31000 INR (fixed)

Eligible candidates are encouraged to apply by emailing a cover letter describing their background and curriculum vitae (CV) in a single PDF file to on before xx February, 2020.

Please note that:

·  The appointment is purely based on merit and the JRF position is temporary

·   Interested candidate encouraged to register/enroll for the Institute PhD program


Review of the applications will begin immediately until the position is filled. The position is open for Indian citizens.

Dr. Poulomi Ganguli
Assistant Professor
Department of Agricultural and Food Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, Kharagpur - 721302
West Bengal, India

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