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Senior Project Associate Under DST Funded Project at IIT Kanpur [2 Positions]: Apply by April 20

Applications are invited for Senior Project Associate Under DST Funded Project at IIT Kanpur for the year 2022. The last date of application is 20 April.

Applications are invited for two positions of Senior Project Associate, initially for a period of one year (extendable depending on the performance) in the DST sponsored project DST/CE/2019123 entitled “National Centre for Geodesy” at IIT Kanpur.


Minimum Academic Qualification:MTech/ MSc (Physics / Mathematics / Earth Science/ Geoinformatics)
One year experience of research after BTech/ MSc (Mathematics/Physics/Earth Science).
Desirable:Candidate MUST have a basic understanding of Geodetic science and should be familiar with the use of different geodetic instruments and software. Good mathematical skills programming proficiency in one or more programming languages (e.g. MATLAB, C/C++, Python, FORTRAN) is necessary. In addition, the candidate MUST possess excellent writing and communication skills.


Initially for one year; may be extended further depending on performance.

Nature of Job

Extensive field work using GNSS receiver, digital level, total station, terrestrial laser scanner, Gravimeter, etc. for ground based geodetic surveys in different parts of India. Further, the candidate must hold the responsibility for routine processing of datasets from GNSS and other sensors.

The candidate would be responsible for preparing project reports, inviting quotations for equipment / software procurement, communicating with national and international domain experts and with participants in various activities of the Centre, preparing course contents for short term courses / workshops / conferences.

The candidate may also be required to assist in developing routine programs for regular data processing, archival, analysis and sharing of datasets from multiple geodetic sensors.


Send your resume indicating (a) experience in aforementioned areas and (b) your approach/ understanding as to how you will be able to contribute in National Centre for Geodesy at IIT Kanpur in 600 words (in one page), to the undersigned on or before April 20, 2022.


Rs. 21,600-1,800-54,000 + HRA as per Institute norms.

Click here to view the official notification of Senior Project Associate Under DST Funded Project at IIT Kanpur.

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