Raman Research Institute hiring for Research Assistant
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Raman Research Institute
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Research Assistant
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10 June 2019

Company Profile:

The Raman Research Institute, funded by the Government of India, is a premier institute engaged in research in basic sciences.

Job Description:

Research Assistants in PRATUSH project

The three successful candidates would work on the project PRATUSH, working in the fields of

1. antenna,
2. analog receiver and
3. digital receiver.

The work would involve participating in the design and development of the sub-systems for PRATUSH, spanning across electromagnetic simulations, radio frequency (RF) system science, and digital signal processing.


A consolidated remuneration of Rs.23,500/- per month at commencement + HRA (24% of consolidated remuneration) will be paid to the selected candidates. An increment of Rs.1000/- will be provided in the second year.

Essential Qualification:

BE/BTech degree in Electronics or Electronics & Communication Engineering, with at least 70% marks or 7.5 CGPA in the qualifying examination, or an MSc degree with Physics specialization with at least 70% marks or 7.0 CGPA in the qualifying examination.
A valid JEST or CSIR-UGC NET or GATE score in respective specialization or a GRE score is essential.
The applicant is expected to provide documentary evidence of previous pursuits of interest in astronomy/astrophysics.
Ability to work in teams and field stations is essential – although the positions and work will be based at the Raman Research Institute campus at Bangalore, it may be needed to make field trips with the team members for testing and validation of radio astronomy receivers and/or system tests and measurements.

Desirable Qualifications:

Demonstrated interest in pursuing a research career is desirable.
Domain knowledge and experience in practical night sky astronomy with telescopes, analog and digital electronics, programming in C, Python and VHDL scripts, and project experience pertaining to cubesats and/or other space-based experiments is desirable.
Experience with use of electromagnetic simulation packages like CST, HFSS, WIPL-D etc, RF design software like Genesys or ADS etc would be an added advantage.
The application may document examples of project work or experience in these domain areas.

Upper Age Limit:

The upper age limit is 30 years as on last date of application. Applicants above 30 years may be considered if accompanied by commensurate experience and competency.

How to Apply:

The last date for receipt of applications is 10th June, 2019. Applications received after the last date will not be considered.