National Centre in Geodesy

Advertisement Number: P.Rect./R&D/2019/308

Applications are invited for two positions of Senior Project Associate, initially for a period of one year (extendable depending on the performance) in the DST sponsored project DST/CE/2019123 entitled "National Centre in Geodesy" at IIT Kanpur. Description about these positions is given below:

1. Senior Project Associate

Duration:Initially for one year; may be extended further depending on performance.
Number of Positions:Two
Minimum Academic Qualification:B.Tech. (Civil /Computer Science / Electricals / Electronics / Mining /IT /Geoinformatics) + one year relevant experience


MSc (Mathematics/Physics/Earth Science) + one year relevant experience.
Desirable:Candidate MUST have prior research experience in use of Geodetic science, related instruments and software, good mathematical skills, programming skills in MATLAB, C/C++, FORTRAN/Python and knowledge of geospatial and geodetic packages. In addition, the candidate MUST possess excellent writing and communication skills.
Nature of job:It will involve extensive field work using GNSS receiver, digital level, total station, terrestrial laser scanner, Gravimeter, etc. for ground based geodetic survey in several regions in India. Further, the candidate must hold the responsibility for processing field data, preparing project reports, preparing course contents for short term courses/workshops/conferences.
Salary:Rs. 21600-1800-54000 per month + HRA as per Institute norms

Application procedure:

Send your resume indicating (a) experience in aforementioned areas and (b) your approach/understanding as to how you will be able to contribute in National Centre in Geodesy at IIT Kanpur in 600 words (in one page), to the undersigned on or before October 25, 2019.

Dr. Onkar Dikshit
Principal Investigator and Coordinator
National Centre in Geodesy IIT Kanpurr, Kanpur 208016
Tel: +91-512-259 7937 (O), Fax: +91-512-259 7395