Department Of Earth Sciences

ONE research position is available for Project Scientist 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. Project is sponsored by Ministry Of Earth Sciences (MoES), New Delhi. The period may be extended based on performance and requirement. The position is purely temporary and on contractual basis

Salary: Rs. 22,000-2200-44,000

Duration: Up to March 2021

Essential Qualification: Ph. D in Geology/Earth Sciences with relevant experience

Nature of Job: The project work will involve fieldwork in Central and NW Himalaya 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. The RA will be responsible for preparing the base maps (Geomorphic Maps) and will have responsibility to undertake field visits and mapping individually.

Procedure for Application:
Send your application over email ( in PDF format outlining complete bio-data, professional experience etc. to the undersigned on or before 24 July 2018.


Javed N. Malik
Professor & Principal Investigator
Room No. CC 201, Computer Centre
Department of Earth Sciences
IIT Kanpur, Kanpur - 208016
Tel: +91-512-2598971 (O); +91-512-2598534 (R); Fax: +91-512-2597395 (O)