Department of Earth Sciences

Junior Research Fellow

ONE research position is available for Junior Research Fellow in a project titled “Active fault, Paleoseismic and Crustal deformation in NW and Central Himalaya, India: An integrated approach towards Seismic hazard assessment” for a Period of One year. The period may be extended based on performance and requirement. Project is sponsored by Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES), New Delhi.

Salary: Rs. 25,000/- + HRA

Duration: Total duration of the project up to March 2021.

Essential Qualification: M.Sc. with NET/M.Tech in Earth Sciences with research experience

Nature of Job: The project work will involve fieldwork in Kachchh Region emphasizing towards (a) identification and mapping of Active Fault and related tectonic geomorphic markers, (b) to undertake to Paleoseismic studies to identify paleo-earthquakes, (c) to undertake crustal deformation studies through GPS measurements, and (d) dating of tectonic landforms and reconstruct the chronology of historic/prehistoric earthquake to understand the recurrence of earthquakes in the region. Along with this the responsibilities will be to support in our OSL dating Lab.


Procedure for Application:
Send your application over email (to: or on a plain paper (hard copy to following address) outlining complete bio-data, professional experience etc. to the undersigned on or before 05th Oct 2018.


Javed N. Malik
Professor & Principal Investigator
Department of Earth Sciences
IIT Kanpur, Kanpur - 208016
Tel: +91-512-2598971 (O); +91-512-2598534 (R); Fax: +91-512-2597395 (O)