Cotton University Recruitment 2024: Apply for Junior Research Fellow (JRF) Vacancy

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Cotton University Recruitment 2024: Apply for Junior Research Fellow (JRF) Vacancy

Cotton University, a prestigious public state university located in Guwahati, Assam, is inviting applications for the position of Junior Research Fellow (JRF). This opportunity is part of a Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) sponsored project focused on remote sensing and GIS, titled “Modeling tropospheric ozone and its precursor pollutants NO2 and HCHO over South Asia.” Under the expert supervision of Dr. Ujjal Deka Baruah from the Department of Geography, this role offers a chance to engage in significant scientific research.

About Cotton University

Founded on May 27th, 1901, Cotton University has a rich history and plays a crucial role in the educational landscape of Assam. Originally known as Cotton College, the institution was inaugurated by Sir Henry Cotton and has since evolved into a key academic hub in the region. Located in Guwahati, the capital city of Assam, Cotton University is renowned for its academic excellence and research contributions.

Details of the JRF Position

Name of post: Junior Research Fellow (JRF)

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Number of posts: 1

Project Title: Modeling tropospheric ozone and its precursor pollutants NO2 and HCHO over South Asia

Sponsoring Agency: Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB)

Department: Geography

Supervising Authority: Dr. Ujjal Deka Baruah

Eligibility Criteria

Educational Requirements

Applicants must hold an M.A or M.Sc. degree in Geography with a specialization in GIS and Remote Sensing, securing at least 50% marks.

Specializations and Skills

Preferred Skills:

  1. Additional course completion in GIS and Remote Sensing from a recognized institute.
  2. Proficiency in Remote Sensing and GIS tools like ArcMap and ERDAS Imagine, and programming languages such as R and Python.
  3. Basic statistical knowledge, including trend estimates, logistic and probit models, and forecasting techniques using SPSS or R software.
  4. Discipline, high motivation, and strong work ethic.
  5. Evidence of publication in reputable journals indexed in WoS or Scopus (if any).

Application Process

Interested candidates must submit their applications along with relevant documents either by post to the Registrar, Cotton University, Panbazar, Guwahati-781001, Assam, or by email to udbmail@cottonuniversity.ac.in.

Required Documents

  • Application form
  • Academic transcripts
  • Proof of additional qualifications
  • Publications (if any)
  • Resume/CV
  • Cover letter

Important Dates

Last date for submission: 17th July 2024

Contact Information

For further queries, candidates can reach out to:

Registrar Cotton University, Panbazar, Guwahati-781001, Assam

Email: udbmail@cottonuniversity.ac.in

Selection Process

The selection process will involve the evaluation of applications based on qualifications, experience, and suitability for the project. Shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview.

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