PhD in Earth and Climate Science
The Earth and Climate Science program at the IISER Pune invites applications from highly-motivated students for admissions to Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) program for the session January-2024.
Research Area (Potential Supervisor):
A)Paleobiology and Marine Ecology (Devapriya Chattopadhyay)
Candidates with a strong Earth Science or Biology background and an interest in Paleobiology are encouraged to apply. Candidates with prior experience in Paleontological/Ecological/Taxonomic research and/or R-programming language would be preferred. The selected candidate is expected to contribute to a project under the broad theme of paleoecology or conservation paleobiology.
B) Geochemistry (Gyana Ranjan Tripathy)
C) Biogeochemistry (Shreyas Mangave)
The selected candidate will work on problems related to climate change.
D) Himalayan glaciers (Argha Banerjee)
Only candidates with a strong background in both undergraduate Physics and Maths may apply. Proficiency in Computer Programming is expected. The selected candidate will contribute to an Indo-Swiss collaborative project on field studies and modelling of debris-covered Himalayan glaciers.
- Students with minimum 60% marks in aggregate (overall percentage; not only in majoring subject) or a CGPA 6 out of 10 point scale (55% in aggregate or equivalent CGPA for SC/ST and PD candidates) in Master’s (or BS-MS) degree in Geology/ Applied Geology/Physics/Mathematics/Atmospheric Science/Climate Science/Engineering/Biology/Environmental Science, or related subjects. BE/BTech students may also apply.
Additionally, the candidate MUST have qualified in any ONE of the following exams:
- National Eligibility Test (NET) with valid* CSIR-JRF / UGC-JRF/ UGC-LS/ CSIR-LS/ or a valid* GATE/JEST score,
(b) INSPIRE-PhD fellowship (The candidate should be in possession of provisional selection letter at the time of interview),
*The score/rank MUST be valid at least till January 01, 2024.
- IISER BS-MS students with major in one of the subjects mentioned above with CGPA >= 8.0.
Selection will be based on online interviews of the short-listed candidates.
Note: Only online application will be accepted.
Applying does not automatically guarantee that a candidate will be shortlisted for interview. The department may use additional criteria in order to shortlist candidates for interviews depending on the number of applications received.
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