The DAASE at IIT Indore is looking for bright young scientists for academic, post-doctoral positions and research fellow positions.

PhD Position New

Applications are invited from highly motivated and research-oriented students for the admission to PhD Program in the DAASE.

Application details and the PhD advertisement poster can be found here.


Tentative dates for next round of the Entrance Exam: 05 November 2020

and Interviews: 06-07 November 2020.

Shortlisted candidates for this round will be notified by email on or before 01 November 2020.

Faculty Position

Applications are invited from outstanding, highly-motivated Indian nationals (and those of Indian origin / holding PIO cards) for faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level.

Eligibility: Ph.D. in relevant areas of specializations and with a very good academic and research record and at least three years of post-PhD Research/Teaching/Industry experience. Candidates not satisfying the required post-PhD experience criterion for direct recruitment as Assistant Professor may be put on tenure track as Assistant Professor (on-contract).

Application Procedure: Applicant has to fill the Application form ONLINE through the link given here. Further details about this position can also be found in the given link.

DST-INSPIRE / Ramanujan Fellows

Applications are invited from DST-INSPIRE faculty or Ramanujan awardees. The institute seeks candidates for these positions with substantial research experience in astronomy or related field along with strong publication record. The successful candidate/s would be expected to contribute significantly to the ongoing research activities along with participating in expanding the current academic program of the DAASE, specifically to establish a Masters program. To apply, please send in a cover letter, a CV with list of publications, and a research statement to director@iiti.ac.in (with a cc to hodastronomy@iiti.ac.in), in pdf format.

Post-Doctoral Position

Applications are invited from motivated and eligible candidates for a postdoctoral position in the research project “Cosmic Reionization with the Square Kilometer Array (SKA)”.

Eligibility: Ph.D. in Physics, Astrophysics or related area. Please note that you should have defended your Ph.D. dissertation.

Application Procedure: Interested candidates are requested to submit a detailed CV to Dr. Abhirup Datta, via e-mail: abhirup.datta@iiti.ac.in. Further details about this position can be found here.


Internship positions are available for motivated and research-minded young students to work on the various ongoing research projects in the department. Interested candidates are requested to contact the HOD of the DAASE (Email: hodastronomy@iiti.ac.in) with their CV and stating their interests.