ONE research position is available
for Senior Project Associate (SPA) in a project
titled "Paleo-seismic and Paleo-tsunami Investigations along South-Middle
Andaman & Car Nicobar Islands towards Earthquake & Tsunami
Hazard Assessment of A & N Islands" for a Period of
One year. The period may be extended based on performance
and requirement. Project is sponsored by Indian National Centre
For Ocean Information Services (INCOIS), Hyderabad, Ministry of
Salary: Rs. 12000-1200-24000 (p.
m.) (Salary will be fixed depending upon qualification and experience).
Essential Qualification: B. Tech
+ 1 Year Research Experience OR M. Sc. (Earth Sciences or Chemistry)
+ 1 Year Research Experience
Nature of Job: The project work
will involve fieldwork in Andaman and Nicobar Islands to undertake
identification and mapping tectonically uplifted landforms along
the coastline - for reconstructing the active tectonic history along
Andaman Islands. To establish the stratigraphy record of paleo-tsunami
deposits, identification of paleo-earthquake evidences preserved
in sediment succession by coring and trenching, to reconstruct the
chronology of the historic/pre-historic tsunami events and to understand
the recurrence of tsunamis/large magnitude earthquakes in the region.
Along with this the responsibilities will be to support in our geochemical
lab for OSL dating.
Procedure for Application:
Send your application on a plain paper outlining complete bio-data,
professional experience etc. to the undersigned on or before
22 Feb, 2014.
Duration: The initial appointment
will be offered for one year. The total duration of the project
is 5 years.
Javed N. Malik
Associate Professor & Principal Investigator
Department of Civil Engineering
IIT Kanpur, Kanpur - 208016
Tel: +91-512-2597723 (O); +91-512-2598534 (R); Fax: +91-512-2597395