NCRA-TIFR: Faculty Positions 5601 views1 application

National Centre for Radio Astrophysics – Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (NCRA-TIFR): Applications are accepted throughout the year, but are processed every few months. Three separate categories of faculty positions currently exist. These are:

  • Faculty positions: Astronomy
  • Faculty positions: Observatory Support
  • Faculty positions: Technology Development

Faculty positions in Astronomy

Applicants from areas of astronomy having potential synergies with research activities at NCRA are also encouraged to apply.

Faculty positions (Observatory Support)


  • Applicants must hold Doctorate in physics, astronomy or a related subject
  • Applicant must have good understanding of radio telescopes and instrumentation, and significant experience in handling radio astronomical data.

Faculty positions (Technology Development)


  • Applicants must hold PhD and an excellent track record in developing technology (e.g. instruments/software/algorithms) relevant to radio astronomy.
  • Selected faculty members are expected to spend about 50% of their time on research and the remaining 50% on support-related activities.
  • Candidate is also expected to support in the development of instrumentation, algorithms and/or software for NCRA facilities, teaching of graduate courses, telescope commissioning and debugging activities, etc.


  • Entry-level faculty members (those joining after a few years of postdoc research): INR 15,600-39,100 (about INR 76000/-per month).
  • Faculty members are also entitled to on-campus housing
  • Health care benefits
  • Applicants with appropriate experience can be considered for higher levels with a higher salary.


  • Medical coverage for the staff member and immediate family.
  • Retirement and pension benefits.
  • Medical leave, vacation leave, maternity and paternity leave.
  • On-campus housing, subject to availability, or HRA
  • Leave encashment.

Applications must include:

  • CV
  • Research plan
  • Proposed contributions to support activities
  • Names of 3 or more referees, and must be sent by e-mail to the Centre Director, NCRA-TIFR, at the e-mail address
  • Applicant must specify clearly in the application for which faculty position he/she is applying.
Quick Overview————-

National Centre for Radio Astrophysics – Tata Institute of Fundamental Research

Fellowship Level Faculty
Country India
Subject areas Astronomy, Instrumentation, Physics
Fellowship amount Approx. INR 76000/-per month
Eligibility Open to Indian nationals
Deadline Rolling

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  • Address India
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