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 Entrance Exam: 18 June 2021

and Interviews: 21-22 June 2021.

The last date to submit an application via online portal is 16 June 2021. 

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.