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Recruitment of Assistant Professor, Dept.of Aerospace Engg.

Requirement of Faculty- Assistant Professor
Advt. No: IIST/55 /12  dated:02.01.2013

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Last Date for Receipt of Applications : 31 January 2013


Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST), Asia’s first Space University was established under the Department of Space in September 2007. IIST is presently offering 4-year B.Tech programmes in “Aerospace Engineering”, “Avionics” and “Physical Sciences”. M Tech, PhD and Post Doctoral Fellowship (PDF) programme have already commenced in specific areas of Space Science and Technology. IIST provides a vibrant and stimulating environment for research in almost all areas of Aerospace, Avionics, Physical Sciences and Basic Sciences. The Institute is setting up state-of-the-art facilities including high performance computing facilities to create the right research ambience. IIST will also have research collaborations and scientific exchanges with reputed national and international academic research organizations. The Institute invites application for the post of Assistant Professor in following area of specialisation:

Post No.

Area of Specialization (Sub areas are indicative, not exhaustive)

Department of Aerospace Engineering

APAE- 01

Atmospheric and Space Flight Mechanics ( Stability and control /system identification/flight testing/space mission design/orbit prediction/orbit determination/guidance/maneuvers and control/rendezvous and docking)

APAE- 02

Aerospace Vehicle Design (Design of aircrafts/launch vehicles/ spacecrafts/ reusable launch vehicles/ atmospheric entry vehicles/LTA /decelerator systems/ multidisciplinary design optimization )

APAE- 03

Theoretical and Computational Aerodynamics ( Hypersonic aerothermodynamics/rarefied gas dynamics/computational aerodynamics/low speed, high speed and high enthalpy aerodynamics )

APAE- 04

Combustion and Propulsion ( liquid propulsion/solid propulsion/air breathing propulsion/low thrust propulsion/ turbomachines/ flow diagnostics/acoustics )

APAE- 05

Cryogenic Engineering ( liquefaction/storage and transportation/ cryocoolers/ liquid hydrogen and hydrogen technologies/ thermal insulation systems/ cryothermovaccum equipments )

APAE- 06

Experimental Solid Mechanics and Testing ( optical methods/non destructive testing/ experiments at micro and nano scales )

APAE- 07

Structural Mechanics ( computational methods/ impact mechanics/ stochastic mechanics/ composites/ smart structures/fatigue/life estimation )

APAE- 08

Structural Dynamics ( vibration analysis/aero elasticity/ fluid structure interaction/ condition monitoring )

APAE- 09

Manufacturing ( manufacturing processes/ manufacturing process modeling/ precision engineering/ metrology and quality engineering )

APAE-10

Metallurgy and Engineering Materials ( light metals and alloys/ high temperature materials/ cryogenic materials/ smart materials/ structural composites/casting/ advanced joining techniques/ surface engineering )


Note:

  • Candidates with first class Bachelors degree in relevant discipline of engineering and PhD in relevant area of specialization with significant research contribution OR Bachelors and Masters degree in relevant discipline of engineering and Ph.D in relevant area of specialization with significant research contribution will be considered. Candidates should possess the required qualification as on the date of application. Only Indian Citizens (including those staying abroad) are eligible to apply.
  • Emoluments as on 31.01.2013: – `15,600 -39,100/- (PB 3) with Grade Pay of `7,600/-+ HRA & DA at applicable rates. Total Emoluments- `54,575/- (Approximately)
  • Age Limit: 40 years as on the date of application.(Age relaxation applicable as per Government of India orders)
  • Career Growth: Merit Promotion Scheme after pre-defined residency period by virtue of individual excellence, without any reference to vacancies
  • Other facilities: Comprehensive medical coverage, canteen facility, support for research etc.
  • For further details and application form please visit www.iist.ac.in.The application can be submitted electronically to recruitment@iist.ac.in or by post to: Administrative Officer, Indian Institute of Space Science & Technology, Valiamala P.O, Nedumangad, Thiruvananthapuram – 695 547, Kerala. Applications sent by post should be superscribed as “Application for the post of Assistant Professor, Post No.___________.
  • General Conditions: Application received upto January 31, 2013 will be considered in the first slot. Application received after the above date will be considered as and when the requirement arises but on quarterly basis (First quarter begins on February, 2013).
  • The qualification and experience prescribed are minimum requirements and do not automatically make candidates eligible to be called for interview.
  • Institute reserves the right not to fill-up all or any of the posts.
  • Age relaxation up to maximum of five years will be awarded for serving academicians in Government Institutions.
  • Applications from candidates working in Government Departments and Public sector undertakings should be forwarded through proper channel. However an advance copy may be submitted. 
  • Government strives to have a workforce which reflects gender balance and women candidates are encouraged to apply.
  • Canvassing in any form will be a disqualification

Advt. No: IIST/55 /12 dated : 02.01.2013








Post No.

Area of Specialization (Sub areas are indicative, not exhaustive)

Department of Aerospace Engineering

APAE- 01

Atmospheric and Space Flight Mechanics ( Stability and control /system identification/flight testing/space mission design/orbit prediction/orbit determination/guidance/maneuvers and control/rendezvous and docking)

APAE- 02

Aerospace Vehicle Design (Design of aircrafts/launch vehicles/ spacecrafts/ reusable launch vehicles/ atmospheric entry vehicles/LTA /decelerator systems/ multidisciplinary design optimization )

APAE- 03

Theoretical and Computational Aerodynamics ( Hypersonic aerothermodynamics/rarefied gas dynamics/computational aerodynamics/low speed, high speed and high enthalpy aerodynamics )

APAE- 04

Combustion and Propulsion ( liquid propulsion/solid propulsion/air breathing propulsion/low thrust propulsion/ turbomachines/ flow diagnostics/acoustics )

APAE- 05

Cryogenic Engineering ( liquefaction/storage and transportation/ cryocoolers/ liquid hydrogen and hydrogen technologies/ thermal insulation systems/ cryothermovaccum equipments )

APAE- 06

Experimental Solid Mechanics and Testing ( optical methods/non destructive testing/ experiments at micro and nano scales )

APAE- 07

Structural Mechanics ( computational methods/ impact mechanics/ stochastic mechanics/ composites/ smart structures/fatigue/life estimation )

APAE- 08

Structural Dynamics ( vibration analysis/aero elasticity/ fluid structure interaction/ condition monitoring )

APAE- 09

Manufacturing ( manufacturing processes/ manufacturing process modeling/ precision engineering/ metrology and quality engineering )

APAE-10

Metallurgy and Engineering Materials ( light metals and alloys/ high temperature materials/ cryogenic materials/ smart materials/ structural composites/casting/ advanced joining techniques/ surface engineering )

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