Department of Civil Engineering

ONE research position is available for Project Associate 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 Earth Sciences.

Salary: Rs. 15000-1500-30000 (Salary will be fixed depending upon qualification and experience).

Duration: Total duration of the project 5 years.

Essential Qualification: M. Tech/M. Sc. in Earth Sciences or Geophysics/M. Sc. Applied Geology/M. Sc. Chemistry. + 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.

Desirable: Candidate having experience in Geochemistry and OSL dating lab along with knowledge in Remote Sensing/GIS will be preferred. (Candidates with Ph. D will be preferable)

Procedure for Application:
Send your application on a plain paper outlining complete bio-data, professional experience etc. to the undersigned on or before 26 Feb, 2014.


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 (O)