Research Associate-I Position in IACS, Jadavpur, Kolkata, India

Research Associate Position at IACS, Kolkata, India

Research Associate-I Position in IACS, Jadavpur, Kolkata, India

Designation/Position- Research Associate-I Position in IACS

Indian Association For The Cultivation Of Science, Jadavpur, Kolkata, India invites application for Research Associate-I Position in IACS from eligible and interested candidates

About- The Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science (IACS) is a society registered under Act XXI of 1860 and the corresponding State Act viz. the West Bengal State Registration Act 1961, with its headquarters at 2A & 2B, Raja S. C. Mallick Road, Calcutta – 700 032, West Bengal, India. It has a Governing Council with a number of members elected or nominated and the Registrar as its Non-Member Secretary. The Council has the functions, duties and power as envisaged in the Memorandum and Bye Laws and as per the provisions of the relevant Act.

Research/Job Area- Chemistry, Materials Science

Location- Indian Association for The Cultivation Of Science, Jadavpur, Kolkata, India

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Essential qualification: MSc in Chemistry and PhD in Materials Science

Desired research experience: The candidate should have worked in Quantum Dots including Perovskite Nanocrystals and their Electrochemical Applications. 

Job/Position Description- 

Applications are invited from Indian Nationals for the post of Postdoctoral Research Associate in the group of Professor Narayan Pradhan, affiliated with the Technical Research Centre (TRC), IACS, Kolkata, for conducting Translational research as per the mandate of the TRC.

Tenure: This position is temporary (initially up to 31st March 2025 and can be extended for another 1-year subject to the continuation of the project and recommendation of the research advisory committee at the end of the initial tenure. Candidates will have no right to claim (explicitly or implicitly) any post in the institute.

Fellowship: As per the rules of IACS

Selection procedure: Applications will be shortlisted based on past academic records, research publications, match of the past research expertise with desired requirements, and other academic parameters, as decided by the selection committee. Only shortlisted candidates will be communicated via email and called for an interview for the final selection. Merely satisfying the essential qualification does not guarantee a candidate will be shortlisted for an interview. IACS holds the full right of choosing a candidate and not selecting any, in case suitable applications are not received. Based on past research experience and academic background, the selection committee holds the right to recommend the placement of the selected candidates as RA-I, RA-II, or RAIII as per DST guidelines. 

Date of Interview: Tentatively in the second week of July. Shortlisted candidates will be informed of the schedule through email. 

How to Apply- 

A cover letter and resume with a full publication list/experience should be sent as a single PDF file through email to by 5.00 PM, July 05, 2024. The subject line of the email should read: “Application for Research AssociateTRC”

Last Date for Apply– 05 July 2024

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