Job Opening for Research Assistant for Climate Change Dept., Govt. of Gujarat sponsored Project

04, Aug 2020

Dated: 4 Aug 2020

Applications are invited from suitable candidates for a temporary position to work at DA-IICT on a Climate Change Dept., Govt. of Gujarat sponsored Project as per details given below:

Title of the Project: Dew Map of Gujarat

Position and Stipend Research Assistant – 1 position
Rs. 12,500/- p.m. all inclusive
Essential Qualifications
  • BTech in Computer Science or MSc in Geoscience
  • Knows machine learning techniques (e.g., neural networks)
Desirable Qualifications 
  • Good in using climate models such as EC-EARTH RCP8.5 based on the meteo data
  • Managerial skill desirable in order to collect field data of dew from some strategic locations in Gujarat
  • Knowledge of programming in Python
Duration of Appointment:
  • 2 years
  • Appointment will be made initially for 1 year and further extendable subject to satisfactory performance.
Job Description
  • To collect meteo data from all weather stations of Gujarat
  • Study those data based on some appropriate weather model for dew formation
  • To collect ground truth/data from multiple locations in Gujarat
  • Match those data with the theoretical model
  • Improve the model based on machine learning techniques
  • Create Gujarat State specific model and map

How to Apply: The interested candidates must send the Curriculum Vitae with complete qualification and experience details latest by August 31, 2020 through an e-mail to Prof. Anil Roy at

Do write “Application for RA position for CCD Project at DA-IICT” in the subject line of the email.

Candidates will be shortlisted for interview based on their candidature. Only shortlisted candidates will be called for an online interview seeing the pandemic situation.

Tentative date of Interview: Sept 07, 2020.

Expected joining date: Sept 15, 2020.