Chennai Mathematical Institute

Positions at CMI

Long term project position in Gravitational Wave Astronomy

Applications are invited for a long term project position (JRF) at the Chennai Mathematical institute in the field of Gravitational Wave Astronomy on a grant funded by the Department of Science and Technology.

  • No of positions: 1

  • Qualification: Masters in Physics (MSc or MS) with minimum 55% marks.

  • Computational skills: Programming in C, python, MATHEMATICA.

  • Salary: Rs 25000/- per month + 30% HRA (if hostel accommodation is not available)

  • Duration: 1 year (extendable on review of performance)

  • Duties: The selected student will contribute to the ongoing activities of the group which include Theoretical modelling of gravitational waveforms, Tests of strong-field gravity using Gravitational Waves and Multi-messenger astrophysics.

  • Deadline: Applications received before 25th April 2018 will get the first preference. The position will remain open until filled.

  • Procedure: Shortlisted candidates will be called for telephonic interview. After satisfactory performance in the interview, the candidate will be selected for the position. Those who are interested may apply by sending detailed CV, containing the names and email addresses of 2 referees, to

Visiting Positions in Mathematics

Applications for post-doctoral fellowships in mathematics at CMI will be considered twice each year.
   Primary window: for those who plan to join during July-August Deadline: January 31
   Secondary window: for those who plan to join during January-February Deadline: September 30

In either window, complete applications (CV, list of publications, preprints (if they are not available on arXiv), research statement, any other pertinent information) should be sent by the applicant by email to the Director (email address `director at cmi dot ac dot in'). Additionally the applicant should request at least three referees to send their letters of recommendation to the above email address to reach within the deadline.

Offers to successful candidates will go out within one month of the deadline.

Post-doctoral fellows in CMI are expected to teach one full course each year.

Holders of external post-doctoral fellowships (INSPIRE, NBHM etc.) and those planning to apply for such fellowships are welcome to apply to CMI, preferably during one of the above windows.