NIAS invites applications in the research project on coastal geomorphology and maritime archaeology. This project has a distinctive inter-disciplinary orientation, and is being funded by Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES). The successful candidate, after an interview, will be part of a project titled “Exploring India’s Medieval Coastline using Geospatial Analysis and Historical Records”, will work with the Principal Investigator towards achieving project deliverables and will be located at National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bangalore – 560012. Appointment will be for the period of 1 year, which can be extended based on performance.
Qualifications: The candidate should hold a Ph.D. degree (or at least submitted thesis) from a recognized university/institution in a related discipline [for eg: coastal geomorphology, geoarchaeology, geology, archaeology, maritime/marine archaeology, cartography, architecture, computer vision, remote sensing and GIS]. The candidate should have a sound conceptual grounding in his/her discipline; excellent analytical and writing skills; ability and experience in fieldwork. In addition, following skillsets are desirable: remote sensing image analysis and ground truthing; GPS survey and navigation; geo-spatial analysis.
Emoluments: Rs. 36,000/- + 24% HRA per month.
This is a rolling call till we fill the positions. The first evaluation will be carried out of the applications received on or before April 25th 2018.