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Junior Research fellow

Advt. for Junior Research fellow

Aryabhatta Research Institute of observational sciencES (ARIES) invites Online-application for the post of Junior Research Fellow under ISRO project.


Aditya-L1 mission is India's first dedicated spacecraft mission to study the Sun. It will enable a comprehensive understanding of the dynamical processes of the Sun and address some of the outstanding problems in solar physics and heliophysics. As a joint effort of ISRO and ARIES, the Aditya-L1 Science Support Cell (AL1SSC) has been set up in ARIES to act as a community service centre for the guest observers in preparing science observing proposals and analyzing science data. This support cell provides tools and documentation required to understand, download and analyse the data.

Objectives of the position

Under the supervision of PI and Co-PI of AL1SSC, Junior Research Fellow will

  • Participate in the fundamental research on understanding the dynamics of solar transients such as coronal mass ejections, coronal jets, MHD waves etc.
  • Perform spectroscopy, imaging, and numerical simulations to understand diverse physical phenomena at different spatio-temporal scales.


  • Qualification : Master’s degree in Natural Sciences/Physics/Mathematics or Master’s degree in Engineering or Technology from a recognised University. Degree should be awarded to the candidate.
    Experience in astronomical data analysis using Python/IDL libraries.
  • Candidates should have either qualified GATE (Physics) or NET (JRF)
  • Desirable : Experience in the Solar physics, Astronomy/Astrophysics.
    Experience in astronomical data analysis using Python/IDL libraries.
  • All other Terms & conditions and fellowships shall be governed as per the Institute norms.


  1. In case of any inadvertent mistake in the process of selection, which may be detected at any stage even after issue of the appointment letter, the Institute reserves the right to modify, withdraw or cancel any communication made to the Applicants.
  2. All further amendments/corrigendum, clarifications, communication, etc. if any, related to this Advt. shall be published only at ARIES website. Candidates should regularly check at ARIES website for latest updates on this Advt.


  1. Candidates have to apply online using the link posted at the ARIES website
  2. The screened candidates will be called for an in-person Interview on 27th July 2022, at ARIES, Nainital..
  3. Based on the performance in the Interview the selection of Junior Research Fellow will be made.
  4. At the time of joining, the selected candidate has to produce all the original mark sheets, experience certificates, and other relevant documents, failing which his/her candidature shall be cancelled.

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