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Inviting application for the position of Project Fellow in MoES project


Applications from highly motivated candidates are invited for a position of Project Fellow (one) to work in the MoES funded project ‘Attenuation structure of J&K Himalaya using Coda-Q tomography'. The objective of the project is to quantify seismic attenuation in the Jammu and Kashmir Himalaya using local earthquake waveforms recorded by a network of broadband seismological stations. The project position will be initially for a period of six months but could be extended subject to satisfactory performance.


Essential Qualifications:

  1. Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Geophysics/Geology/Earth Sciences

  2. Physics and Mathematics as subsidiary/pass subjects in Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.).

  3. Minimum of 55% marks in M.Sc.

Desirable Experience: Prior knowledge of UNIX/Linux computing, shell scripting, Fortran/ Matlab programming and use of Mapping Tools (e.g. GMT) is highly desired.

Other Information:

Final year M.Sc. students (whose results are awaited) can also apply. However, before joining the position results must be declared and must meet the above essential qualification.

The salary for the Project Fellow will be Rs. 25000 per month (consolidated) as per the rules.


Application Procedure:

Application has to be submitted through email to (hard copy application SHOULD NOT be sent)

The application package should contain the following (in soft copy):

  • CV of the candidate
  • Brief statement of purpose (within 250 words) explaining the suitability of the candidate for the position
  • Self attested copies of B.Sc. and M.Sc. Certificate/Mark sheet(s) highlighting the essential qualifications (see above).


Application deadline is 20 September 2021.

Shortlisted candidates will be notified by email and the online interview will be held via google meet platform in the last week of September 2021 (date to be notified over email).

For further information related to the project please write to Professor Supriyo Mitra at

Also visit the following websites for details about Seismological Research at IISER Kolkata: