Post Doctoral Fellow at Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bangalore

Applications are invited for Post Doctoral Fellow at Indian Institute of Astrophysics. The last date of application is 15 June 2022.

About IIA

Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA) is an autonomous academic national institution under Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of India dedicated to research in Astronomy, Astrophysics and Allied Sciences & Technology.

The Institute has its main campus in Koramangala, Bangalore and CREST Campus at Hosakote, Bangalore. It operates field stations at Kavalur & Kodaikanal in Tamilnadu, Gauribidanur in Karnataka, and Leh/Hanle in Union Territory of Ladakh.

Position Details


  • Qualification
    • PhD in Physics/Mathematics/Astrophysics.
  • Age
    • 34 years as on 1st June, 2022 (born after June 1, 1988)
  • Job Requirement
    • Candidates should profess experience in theoretical astrophysics and expertise in one or more of the following areas in connection to astrophysics: Gravitational dynamics, plasma physics, general and special relativity, and worked on applications to one or more areas including the Sun, compact objects, galaxies, and extra-galactic astrophysics.


Initially for one year with scope of extension upto two more years based on satisfactory performance and requirement of the Project.


  • Rs. 47,000 + Admissible HRA per month for fresh PhD.
  • Rs. 49,000 + Admissible HRA per month for those with a minimum of 1-2 years of post-doctoral experience.
  • Rs. 54,000 + Admissible HRA per month for those with more than two years experience.


Eligible young, bright and highly motivated individuals are invited to apply online for the following position to work for the DST funded project (duration of 3 years: March 2022 to March 2025 subject to norms) titled “Magnetic, Relativistic and Dynamical Astrophysics ” (File no. CRG/2021/005174, Project PI is Prof A. Mangalam).


The last date for receipt of online application is 15.06.2022 at 17:30 hours.

Notification of Post Doctoral Fellow at Indian Institute of Astrophysics