Research Associate (Earth Sciences) at IIT Gandhinagar

Applications are invited for Research Associate (Earth Sciences) at IIT Gandhinagar. The last date of application is 30 August 2022.

Position Details

Applications are invited for 01 RA positions for the project “Establishing the State Climate Change Centre (SCCC) in the State of Gujarat” under the National Mission On Strategic Knowledge for Climate Change (NMSKCC). The project is funded by Department of Science and Technology (DST) through its Climate Change Programme (CCP).


Ph.D. in Forestry/Wildlife Science/Life Sciences/Ecology/Earth Sciences/Civil Engineering/Environmental Engineering/Hydrology/Climate change or related area with at least one research paper in Science Citation lndexed (SCI) journal.

Candidates who have submitted their PhD thesis or having three years of research experience (equivalent to JRF/SRF) after M.Tech./M.E./M.Sc. and having at least one research paper in Science Citation lndexed (SCI) journal may also apply for the position.

Candidates should have valid GATE/NET card. Candidates selected through National level examinations conducted by Central Government Departments and their Agencies and Institution such as DST, DBT, DAE, DOS, DRDO, MRD, ICAR, ICMR, IIT, IISc, IISER etc will also be considered.


Total project duration is till March, 2024. The positions will be for one-year duration, which may be extended up to a maximum duration of one more year (or till the project completion date) on the basis of satisfactory performance.


RA will overall monitor the project progress and will also contribute at the thematic area of biodiversity & forestry area of the project. JRF will work in their particular focus area of the project.

It is expected that RA will also interact with other project JRFs working in different thematic area and help each other to achieve the desired results in this multidisciplinary project. The project work will provide a good learning opportunity to understand various aspects of climate change impacts.


Rs. 47,000.00 /month + HRA (20% if applicable).


Interested candidates are encouraged to fill this form before 30th Aug 2022.

Notification of Research Associate (Earth Sciences) at IIT Gandhinagar