IMSc Chennai Recruitment April 2019 For Research Associate and Other Posts

The Institute of Mathematical Sciences, IMSc, Chennai has invited application from eligible candidate for the recruitment of Research Associate and other posts purely on contract basis only initially for a period of one year from the date of appointment but extendable subject to performance & subject to approval of the competent authority up to 3 years & not beyond and there is no scope of continuation / regularization / absorption under any circumstances. . Details of the recruitment are given below :

Name of the project & post :(total no. of post)
– Advanced Research and Education in Mathematical Sciences at IMSc
1. For project (A) “Computational Systems Toxicology : Application of Network Biology towards Health Risk Assessment of Environmental Chemicals”
Research Associate (Toxicology) : 1 post
2. For project (B) “Computational Systems Toxicology : Application of Network Biology towards Health Risk Assessment of Environmental Chemicals”
Project Assistant (Toxicology) : 1 post
3. For project (C) “Center of Excellence in Complex Systems and Data Science”
Project Scientific Officer “D” (CECD) : 1 post
4. For project (D) “Center of Excellence in Complex Systems and Data Science”
a. Project Assistant Level-I (CECD) : 1 post
b. Project Assistant Level-II (CECD) : 1 post

– Advanced Research and Education in Mathematical Sciences at IMSc – II
1. For project (E) “I] Computational Sciences : Computational Epigraphy Lab (CEL)”
Research Associate (CEL) : 1 post
2. For project (F) “III] Condensed Matter Physics Physics of Debris covered Glaciers”
Project Assistant (Glaciers) : 2 posts
3. V] Media & Information Management Systems
(i) For project (G) “Management of IMSc IT Infrastructure : Computing Media, Web 2019-2022”
a. Project Scientific Officer “C” (IT Management) : 1 post
b. Project Technical Assistant (Systems) – Level-I : 1 post
c. Project Technical Assistant (Systems) – Level-II : 1 post
d. Project Technical Assistant (Media) – Level-I : 1 post
e. Project Technical Assistant (Media) – Level-II : 1 post
f. Project Technical Assistant (ERP) -Level-I : 1 post
(ii) For project (H) “Design and Development of integrated online Informationresource Management System (Library, Alumni, Annual Report and Publications)”
Project Scientific Assistant (Library) : 3 posts
4. For project (I) “Biophysics of Axonal Cargo Transport”
Project Assistant (Biophysics) : 1 post
5. For project (J) “A Centre for Science Communication and Education at IMSc”
Research Associate (Outreach) : 1 post
6. For project (K) “A Centre for Science Communication and Education at IMSc”
Project Assistant (Outreach) : 2 posts

Education Qualification :
– Advanced Research and Education in Mathematical Sciences at IMSc
1. For project (A) “Computational Systems Toxicology : Application of Network Biology towards Health Risk Assessment of Environmental Chemicals”
Research Associate (Toxicology) :
Candidate should have PhD in Bioinformatics orComputational Biology with at least two publications in reputed scientific journals.
Specific Requirements :
Prior experience in the area of computational systems toxicology is essential. It is desirable that candidate has training in network and systems biology as evidenced by research publication in reputed international journals.

2. For project (B) “Computational Systems Toxicology : Application of Network Biology towards Health Risk Assessment of Environmental Chemicals”
Project Assistant (Toxicology) :
Candidate should have M.Sc. or B.Tech. in Bioinformatics or Computational Biology with at least 2 years of research experience and at least one publication in reputed scientific journals.

3. For project (C) “Center of Excellence in Complex Systems and Data Science”
Project Scientific Officer “D” (CECD) :
Candidate should have PhD with 4 years research experience in Applied Mathematics.

4. For project (D) “Center of Excellence in Complex Systems and Data Science”
a. Project Assistant Level-I (CECD) :
Candidate should have MSc in Physics with 5 years research experience
(or)
BTech in Computer Science with 5 years research experience.

b. Project Assistant Level-II (CECD) :
Candidate should have MSc in Physics with 5 years research experience (or) BTech in Computer Science with 5 years research experience.

– Advanced Research and Education in Mathematical Sciences at IMSc – II
1. For project (E) “I] Computational Sciences : Computational Epigraphy Lab (CEL)”
Research Associate (CEL) :
Candidate should have qualification of PhD thesis submitted in the disciplines of Computer Science / Computer Applications / Computational Linguistics / Bioinformatics

2. For project (F) “III] Condensed Matter Physics Physics of Debris covered Glaciers”
Project Assistant (Glaciers) :
i. Graduate or Certificate in Mountaineering from a reputed institute. and
ii. Five years experience in the field of glaciological measurements including
(a) Stake installation and monitoring
(b) DGPS surveys on glaciers. and
iii. With good knowledge of the area and conditions in the upper Alakananda valley, including the glaciated region upstream of Mana. and
iv. With reasonable experience in organising camping trips in the above region.

3. V] Media & Information Management Systems
(i) For project (G) “Management of IMSc IT Infrastructure : Computing Media, Web 2019-2022”
a. Project Scientific Officer “C” (IT Management) :
Candidates should have completed one of the Master Degree in Science (Physics / Mathematics / Computer Science / IT/ Computer Applications / Commerce)
(OR)
Master Degree in Engineering (Computer Science / ECE / EEE / IT) from a reputed College / Institution AND
with the specified experience of minimum 10 years as described for the position.
Desirable :
Completed I.T. courses covering Linux/Unix O/S. Experience in programming using C, MySQL, Perl, PHP, Python, Shell Scripting under LINUX O/S, work exposure in ERP / Open ERP and having background of accounting  are added advantage. Candidates possess work experience in maintaining LINUX / UNIX systems in the LAN environment are preferred. Attended workshops on HPC. Exposure in computational physics, MPI/GPU coding etc. Completed IT Projects including design / implementation. Exposure of handling IT projects in the net environments is added advantage.
Specific Requirements of the candidate :
Expected to assist System Administration work under heterogeneous (Linux/ Solaris/ Windows/Mac) O/S in the LAN environment, Cluster – Topology, installation / configuration (Linux, Warwulf/ Rocks/xCat,Puppet,Slurm/ PBSPro) and Updates ; Management, Monitoring, Job scheduler & Performance tuning, HA servers, hybrid clusters, etc.; Cluster Storage – I/O nodes with Parallel/Lustre File System, MDS, MDT etc., Disk array/Enclosures, Configured with Fat-Tree & multi-path topology, Multi-volume configuration, Volumes mounted on Compute/Master cluster nodes; Cluster application monitoring / packaging / version controls ; running benchmarking ; virtualisation of servers (LXC, KVM, DOCKER); Day-to-day maintenances of data-center UPS, AC,
various sensors & BMS, etc.; Trouble shooting of systems H/Ws, O/Ss, & S/Ws problems and fixing of the same; Implementing and handling the multimedia projection, Video-conferencing, webcasting, etc.; Monitoring the quality of LAN/Internet bandwidth in liaison with System Administrators of the Institute;

b. Project Technical Assistant (Systems) – Level-I :
Candidates should have completed one of the
Masters Degree in Science (Physics / Mathematics / Computer Science / IT / Computer Applications / Commerce)
(OR)
Graduate Degree in Engineering (Computer Science / ECE / EEE / IT) from a reputed College / Institution AND with the specified experience of minimum 8 years as described for the position.
Specific requirements of candidate :
Expected to assist System Administration work under heterogeneous (Linux/ Solaris/ Windows/Mac) O/S in the LAN environment Day-to-day maintenance of computer system components, printers, scanners,modems, switches, WiFi, O/S installation, configuration; KVM, LXC, DOCKER; Tender processing and inventory management; Customization of desktops, first level of trouble shooting of system H/Ws, O/Ss and S/W problems and fixing of the same; Setting up for multimedia projection, Videoconferencing, web-casting, etc.; Monitoring the quality of LAN/Internet bandwidth in liaison with System Administrators of the Institute; Customisation of various modules of Open ERP(ODOO) as required using Python/PHP programming skills for IMSc office automation; IMSc is looking for bright candidates who are expected to work in the team environment to customise the various modules of Open ERP(ODOO) as required to implement the IMSc office automation; The candidate should have work experience in PHP and Python coding under Linux O/S in the LAN environment; Customisation requirements of various web applications and drupal content management for the activity of IMSc
Desirable :
Completed I.T. courses covering Linux/Unix O/S. Experience in programming using C, MySQL, Perl, PHP, Python, Shell Scripting under LINUX O/S are added advantage.
Candidates possess work experience in maintaining LINUX / UNIX systems in the LAN environment are preferred. Attended workshops/seminars on HPC/ERP. Cluster designbuild & management of HPC Data-center. Exposure in computational skills, MPI/GPU coding etc.

c. Project Technical Assistant (Systems) – Level-II :
Candidates should have completed one of the Masters Degree in Science (Physics / Mathematics / Computer Science / IT / Computer Applications / Commerce) (OR) Graduate Degree in Engineering (Computer Science / ECE / EEE / IT) from a reputed College / Institution AND with the specified experience of minimum 6 years as described for the position.
Specific requirements of candidate :
Expected to assist System Administration work under heterogeneous (Linux/ Solaris/ Windows/Mac) O/S in the LAN environment Day-to-day maintenance of computer system components, printers, scanners,modems, switches, WiFi, O/S installation, configuration; Tender processing and inventory management; Customization of desktops, first level of trouble shooting of system H/Ws, O/Ss and S/W problems and fixing of the same;
Setting up for multimedia projection, Videoconferencing, web-casting, etc.; Monitoring the quality of LAN/Internet bandwidth in liaison with System Administrators of the Institute; Customisation of various modules of Open ERP(ODOO) as required using Python/PHP programming skills for IMSc office automation; IMSc is looking for bright candidates who are expected to work in the team environment to customise the various modules of Open ERP(ODOO) as required to implement the IMSc office automation; The candidate should have work experience in PHP and Python coding under Linux O/S in the LAN environment; Customisation requirements of various web applications and drupal content management for the activity of IMSc
Desirable :
Completed I.T. courses covering Linux/Unix O/S. Experience in programming using C, MySQL, Perl, PHP, Python, Shell Scripting under LINUX O/S are added advantage. Candidates possess work experience in maintaining LINUX / UNIX systems in the LAN environment are preferred. Attended workshops/seminars on HPC/ERP. Cluster designbuild & management of HPC Data-center. Exposure in computational skills, MPI/GPU coding etc.

d. Project Technical Assistant (Media) – Level-I :
Completed 3/4 year regular Diploma in Film & Television editing(other equivalent diploma) from a reputed College / Institution and with specified experience of minimum 5 years as required for the position.
AND
Must proficient in handling professional video cameras, mixers, AV equipments. Experience with filming and editing video content (Online / Recorded). Must have proficient editing skills in online and off-line video/multi-media productions. Must have non-linear hands-on editing experience using various video editing software
Final Cut Pro, Avid. Highly organized, excellent data management and entry skills Completed short films of interest
Specific requirement of the candidate :
Interest in outreach activity of physical sciences; Graphic design skills; Experience in web scripting in PHP; Hands on experience in online course management software like moodle; Handling on-line videoconferencing/skype/
hangout etc.; Should be comfortable with the OpenSource S/W environments
Desirable :
Candidates for this position need at least 3 year digital editing experience and must be proficient in Adobe Photoshop, Apple Final Cut Pro & Avid or equivalent.

e. Project Technical Assistant (Media) – Level-II :
Completed 4 year Bachelor Degree of Visual Arts/ Equivalent other Bachelor Degree/Bachelor Degree with Engineering from a reputed College/ Institution with specified experience of minimum 3 years as required for the position
(OR)
Completed 3 year any Bachelor Degree from a reputed College / Institution with specified experience of minimum 4 years as required for the position.
AND
Must proficient in handling professional video cameras, mixers, AV equipments. Experience with filming and editing video content (Online / Recorded). Must have proficient editing skills in online and off-line video/multi-media productions. Must have non-linear hands-on editing experience using various video editing software
Final Cut Pro, Avid. Highly organized, excellent data management and entry skills Completed short films of interest
Specific requirement of the candidate :
Interest in outreach activity of physical sciences; Graphic design skills; Experience in web scripting in PHP; Hands on experience in online course management software like moodle; Handling on-line videoconferencing/skype/ hangout etc.; Should be comfortable with the OpenSource S/W environments
Desirable :
Candidates for this position need at least 3 year digital editing experience and must be proficient in Adobe Photoshop, Apple Final Cut Pro & Avid or equivalent.

f. Project Technical Assistant (ERP) -Level-I :
Candidates should have completed one of the Masters Degree in Science (Physics / Mathematics / Computer Science / IT / Computer Applications / Commerce AND with experience of minimum 1 year as described for the position.
Desirable :
Completed I.T. courses covering Linux/Unix O/S. Experience in programming using C, MySQL, Perl, PHP, Python, Shell Scripting under LINUX O/S are added advantage. Candidates possess work experience in maintaining LINUX / UNIX systems in the LAN environment are preferred. Attended workshops on LINUX network & security.
Specific requirements of the candidate :
Customisation of various modules of Open ERP(ODOO) as required using Python/PHP programming skills for IMSc office automation; IMSc is looking for bright candidates who are expected to work in the team environment to customise the various modules of Open ERP(ODOO) as required to implement the IMSc office automation; The candidate should have work experience in PHP and Python coding under Linux O/S in the LAN environment; Customisation requirements of various web applications for the activity of IMSc

(ii) For project (H) “Design and Development of integrated online Informationresource Management System (Library, Alumni, Annual Report and Publications)”
Project Scientific Assistant (Library) :
Educational Qualifications :
Masters in library and information science
Experience :
Minimum 2 years experience in academic / research libraries in handling acquisition, circulation, journal subscriptions and technical processing (cataloging and classification etc).
Desirable :
Working knowledge of basic computer applications and library management software (Koha/Libsys etc), institutional repository software (DSpace/Eprints etc).

4. For project (I) “Biophysics of Axonal Cargo Transport”
Project Assistant (Biophysics) :
MSc/MTech or equivalent degree
Expereicne :
In computational modeling, especially of biophysical problems.
Desirable :
Knowledge of C++/Java programming is essential.

5. For project (J) “A Centre for Science Communication and Education at IMSc”
Research Associate (Outreach) :
Minimum : PhD in mathematics or the sciences or in education
Essential experience :
Strong scientific background
Desirable experience :
Outreach / educational activity
Specific Requirements :
The selected candidate will provide support to the outreach and education efforts of IMSc, in particular in the conceptualization and organization of workshops, schools and similar events at the school, college and university level. The institute has a strong tradition of educational outreach among students, teachers and the general public, and the candidate will be expected to carry this forward as well as provide the lead in new
directions for such effort. The candidate will be expected to interact with scientists at IMSc in the four areas of Physics, Mathematics, Theoretical Computer Science and Computational Biology. Essential skills for this position are fluency in language use, good writing and communication skills, familiarity with computer use and a sufficiently good scientific training so as to be able to contribute intellectually to the outreach effort in at least some of the areas above. A prior background in scientific outreach is highly desirable

6. For project (K) “A Centre for Science Communication and Education at IMSc”
Project Assistant (Outreach) :
Minimum : Masters in Mathematics or the Sciences, or Bachelors in Technology
Essential experience :
Good scientific background Desirable experience : Outreach / educational activity
Specific requirements :
The selected candidates will provide support to the resource generation efforts of IMSc in education and outreach. They will help in organizing the outreach events. They will also be involved in the compilation and organization of educational material generated by IMSc outreach workshops and events, in the form of
publications and online resources, in a manner that is accessible to teachers and students. Essential skills for this position are fluency in Tamil and English, good writing and communication skills, and strong technical ability to creatively use online platforms for educational purposes. A prior background in scientific outreach is desirable.

Salary :
– Advanced Research and Education in Mathematical Sciences at IMSc
1. For project (A)
Research Associate (Toxicology) :
PhD – Rs. 55,800/-
PhD with 1 yr experience – Rs. 58,280/-
PhD with 2 yrs experience – Rs. 60,760 /-
2. For project (B)
Project Assistant (Toxicology) : Rs. 43,400/-
3. For project (C)
Project Scientific Officer “D” (CECD) : Rs. 90,000/-
4. For project (D)
a. Project Assistant Level-I (CECD) : Rs. 46,004/-
b. Project Assistant Level-II (CECD) : Rs. 48,608/-

– Advanced Research and Education in Mathematical Sciences at IMSc – II
1. For project (E)
Research Associate (CEL) : Rs. 41,500/- (under upward revision)
2. For project (F)
Project Assistant (Glaciers) : Rs. 20,500/-
3. V] Media & Information Management Systems
(i) For project (G)
a. Project Scientific Officer “C” (IT Management) : Rs. 75,500/-
b. Project Technical Assistant (Systems) – Level-I : Rs. 58,500/-
c. Project Technical Assistant (Systems) – Level-II : Rs. 50,500/-
d. Project Technical Assistant (Media) – Level-I : Rs. 46,500/-
e. Project Technical Assistant (Media) – Level-II : Rs. 41,500/-
f. Project Technical Assistant (ERP) -Level-I : Rs. 35,400/-
(ii) For project (H)
Project Scientific Assistant (Library) : Rs. 46,500/-
4. For project (I)
Project Assistant (Biophysics) : Rs. 38,400/-
5. For project (J)
Research Associate (Outreach) : Rs. 58,280/-
6. For project (K)
Project Assistant (Outreach) : Rs. 38,440/-

Selection Method :
– Advanced Research and Education in Mathematical Sciences at IMSc
1. For project (A)
Research Associate (Toxicology) :
Written test followed by Interview for short listed candidates on the same day.
[or]
Direct interview in case the no. of candidates appeared is less than five
2. For project (B)
Project Assistant (Toxicology) :
Written test followed by Interview for shortlisted candidates on the same day.
[or]
Direct interview in case the no. of candidates appeared is less than five
3. For project (C)
Project Scientific Officer “D” (CECD) :
Only through Direct Interview for short listed candidates on the same day
4. For project (D)
a. Project Assistant Level-I (CECD) :
Written test followed by Interview for shortlisted candidates on the same day.
[or]
Direct interview in case the no. of candidates appeared is less than five
b. Project Assistant Level-II (CECD) :
Written test followed by Interview for shortlisted candidates on the same day.
[or]
Direct interview in case the no. of candidates appeared is less than five

– Advanced Research and Education in Mathematical Sciences at IMSc – II
1. For project (E)
Research Associate (CEL) :
Only through Direct Interview for shortlisted candidates on the same day
2. For project (F)
Project Assistant (Glaciers) :
Practical test followed by interview for shortlisted candidates on the same day.
(or)
Direct interview in case the number of candidates appeared is less than five.
3. V] Media & Information Management Systems
(i) For project (G)
a. Project Scientific Officer “C” (IT Management) :
Written test followed by Interview for shortlisted candidates on the same day.
[or]
Direct interview in case the no. of candidates appeared is less than five
b. Project Technical Assistant (Systems) – Level-I :
Written test followed by Interview for shortlisted candidates on the same day.
[or]
Direct interview in case the no. of candidates appeared is less than five
c. Project Technical Assistant (Systems) – Level-II :
Written test followed by Interview for shortlisted candidates on the same day.
[or]
Direct interview in case the no. of candidates appeared is less than five
d. Project Technical Assistant (Media) – Level-I :
Written test followed by Interview for shortlisted candidates on the same day.
[or]
Direct interview in case the no. of candidates appeared is less than five
e. Project Technical Assistant (Media) – Level-II :
Written test followed by Interview for shortlisted candidates on the same day.
[or]
Direct interview in case the no. of candidates appeared is less than five
f. Project Technical Assistant (ERP) -Level-I :
Written test followed by Interview for shortlisted candidates on the same day.
[or]
Direct interview in case the no. of candidates appeared is less than five

(ii) For project (H)
Project Scientific Assistant (Library) :
Written test followed by Interview for shortlisted candidates on the same day.
[or]
Direct interview in case the no. of candidates appeared is less than five
4. For project (I)
Project Assistant (Biophysics) :
Written test followed by Interview for shortlisted candidates on the same day.
[or]
Direct interview in case the no. of candidates appeared is less than five
5. For project (J)
Research Associate (Outreach) :
Only through Direct Interview
6. For project (K)
Project Assistant (Outreach) :
Only through Direct Interview

How to apply :
Interested candidates need to send a latest resume about their interest by e-mail
Details of sending email check Official Notification :
Each project position must sent by mentioning the position details in the subject of the e-mail as “Application for the Project Position at Sl.No. ( ) (Name of the Project Position in Capital Letters) of Advt. No: 4-R/IMSc/2019 dated 11.4.2019.”

Important dates :
Last date of submission :
For Project A & B : By 1700 hrs on 24.04.2019 (Wednesday)
For Project C,D,E,F,G,I,J & K : By 1700 hrs on 22.4.2019 (Monday)
For Project H : By 1700 hrs on 29.4.2019 (Monday)
Date of written test/ interview :
For Project (A, F & I) : 29.4.19 (Monday)
For Project (B) : 30.4.2019 (Tuesday)
For Project (C, D & E) : 2.5.2019 (Thursday)
For Project (G) :
a,b,c : 25.4.2019 (Thursday)
d,e,f : 26.4.2019 (Friday)
For Project (H) : 10.5.2019 (Friday)
For Project (J & K) : 26.4.2019 (Friday)
Further Details of Important dates check Official Notification

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