Positions of Project Assistants for Astronomy Olympiad

Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education at Tata institute of fundamental Research  (TIFR), Mumbai hereby invites applicants for Walk-in-interview for two Positions of Project Assistants for Astronomy Olympiad, to work at HBCSE.

PROJECT ASSISTANT – 2 positions

Nature of Job :

  • Project Assistant (First Position) : The candidate will be responsible for academic support for the Astronomy Olympiad activities.This includes helping in question paper setting at each level of the Olympiad, managing communication with the international committee, sending regular study material to the students etc.

  • Project Assistant (Second Position) : The candidate will be responsible for research & referencing for creating popular astronomy books , typesetting the same in Marathi & participate in Astronomy Olympiad & “Yes! You can do it” activities.


Desired Qualification :

  • First Position : Strong interest in Astronomy, Astrophysics & night sky observation, some experience in numerical programming, experience in working on GNU/Linux platform, teaching abilities.

  • Second Position : Strong interest in Astronomy, Astrophysics & night sky observation, some experience in Marathi typesetting, teaching abilities.


Qualification & experience:. B. Sc / M. Sc. with Physics or related topic / B. Tech. in a physics related branch with at least 55% marks.

The position is purely temporary, for one year in the first instance and extendable by one or two more years. A consolidated monthly honorarium will be paid as follows.

  • For Project Assistant with Bachelor’s degree (B. Sc.) - Rs. 7,500/- during the first year, Rs. 8,500/- during the second year andRs. 9,500/- during the third year + HRA 30% in lieu of Government accommodation.

  • For Project Assistants with Master’s degree (M. Sc.) Rs. 10,000/- during the first year, Rs. 11,000/- during the second year and Rs. 12,000/- during the third year + HRA 30% in lieu of Government accommodation.


Age: Below 30 years. ( Relaxable in deserving cases)

Applicants must bring with them the following: 1) Application mentioning post applied for, Notice Number and giving full details such as Name, Date of Birth, full address with phone/mobile number and e-mail address, Educational Qualification, experience, caste, names and addresses of two referees (attach reference certificate). 2) True copies of relevant certificates with original certificates for verification and testimonials. 3) One latest photograph. 4) Applicants in Govt. / Semi-Government / Public Sector undertakings /Autonomous body must get No Objection Certificates from their reporting Officer.

Outstation candidates belonging to SC/ST are entitled for ordinary/Mail/Express second class return railway fare by shortest route only on production of railway ticket. This concession is not applicable to those SC/ST candidates who are already in Central/State Govt. service

There will be a walk in interview for the selection.

Date & Times of Interview : Tuesday, June 22 , 2010. Time : 9.00 a. m.

Venue: Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education, T.I.F.R., (Next to Anushaktinagar Bus Terminus), V. N. Purav Marg, Mankhurd, Mumbai 400 088. To reach the Centre you may come by train to Mankhurd (Harbour Line) or take BEST Bus routes, 21 Ltd. from Dadar (E), 92 Ltd. or 521 Ltd. from Dadar (W), 360 from Kurla or 352 from Sion.

website : http://www.hbcse.tifr.res.in/

V S/AASTRO

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