Scientist G position: Ministry of Earth Sciences 1231 views

Ministry of Earth Sciences invites applications for the post of Scientist G in filling up the post of Scientist G. the position is available under the project “Deep Drilling in the Koyna Intraplate Seismic Zone”.

Salary: Rs.37,400-67,000 + Grade Pay Rs.10,000/-(pre-revised)

The main objectives of the project are:

  • To establish a Deep Borehole Observatory for directly measuring the in-situ physical properties of rocks, pore-fluids pressure, hydrological parameters, temperature and other parameters of an intra-plate, active, fault zone in the near-field of earthquakes before, during and after their occurrence.
  • To set up Research Laboratory to serve as the operational centre for carrying out the research activities related to the scientific deep drilling, borehole investigations, core analysis and research, and associated field/research studies.
  • To understand the mechanisms of faulting and physics of the earthquakes towards realistic seismic hazard assessment in an intra-plate environment.

Qualification & Experience requirements:

  • Applicant must hold Master’s degree in Geoscience/Geology/Geophysics/Seismology with at least Ist class at PG level from a recognized university. PhD degree shall count as three years’ experience
  • Applicant must hold 21 years’ experience in teaching (at post graduate level) or R&D, planning, supervision, etc in geophysics and earthquake related studies.
  • Applicant must not exceed 50 years (as on normal closing date); Relaxable for Government Servants up to 5 years in accordance with the instructions or orders issued by the Central Government


  • Applicants must send their application in the prescribed form.
  • The applications to be addressed to the Deputy Secretary(Estt.), Ministry of Earth Sciences, Prithvi Bhavan, Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110 003 within 6 weeks (42 days) [60days for those in Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachala Pradesh, Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland, Tripura, Sikkim, Ladakh Division of Jammu and Kashmir State, Lahaul and Spiti District and Pangi Sub Division of Chamba District of Himachal Pradesh, Andaman and Nicobar Islands and Lakshadweep) from the publication of the advertisement in the Employment News
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Organization Ministry of Earth Sciences, Govt. of India
Fellowship Level Scientist
Country India
Subject areas Geoscience, Geology, Geophysics, Seismology
Fellowship amount Rs.37,400-67,000 + Grade Pay Rs.10,000/-
Eligibility Open to Indian nationals
Deadline 20 January 2017

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