Job Opening for JRF under DST sponsored Project

28, Nov 2020

Dated: 06/11/2020

Applications are invited from suitable candidates for two temporary positions to work at DA-IICT on a DST (Dept of Science and Technology) sponsored research project. The project details, requisite qualification & experience etc. are given below:

Title of the Project: Development of geomagnetism based indoor navigation system using smartphones

Position and Salary Junior Research Fellow (JRF) – 2 positions
Consolidated salary Rs. 31,000/- p.m. + 24% HRA
Essential Qualification
  • M.Tech (Electronics & Communication/ ICT) or Equivalent with 60% marks and with GATE qualification
  • MSc Physics through NET
Desirable Qualification
  • Understanding of electro and ferromagnetism principles, smartphone technology, and working of various sensors including accelerometer, gyroscope
  • Knowledge of programming in C/C++, Python and Matlab.
  • Preferable experience in modeling and data analysis using Matlab or any other platform.
Period of appointment: This post is purely temporary for a duration of 2 years. Appointment will be made initially for 1 year and further extendable subject to satisfactory performance. It would, therefore, not confer any right for any candidate for claiming extension or absorption in DA-IICT. However, the selected candidate will be encouraged to apply for the PhD program of DA-IICT as per the available guidelines.
Job Description The work will involve developing models of geomagnetic fields inside buildings to understand human movement related patterns. Final deliverable is developing an Indoor localization and navigation system on smartphones using the models.

How to Apply: The interested candidates must send the Curriculum Vitae with complete qualification and experience details latest by December 22, 2020 through an e-mail to Dr. Kalyan Sasidhar at and Dr. Bhaskar Chaudhury at

Please write “Application for JRF position at DA-IICT ” in subject line of the email.

Candidates will be shortlisted for interview based on their CV, qualifications and experience. Only shortlisted candidates will be called for interview and the candidates are required to attend at their own expenses, no TA/DA will be provided.

Tentative date of Interview: First week of January, 2021

Expected start date: First week of January, 2021.