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 applications 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- Science

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

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Essential qualification: PhD in Science. Candidates who have submitted PhD thesis, but yet to receive the degree are also eligible. But if selected, they will be receiving reduced fellowship (equivalent to SRF position) until the PhD degree certificate is submitted.

Desired past research experience: Past research experience in Biophysics, Chemical Biology, SelfAssembly of (Macro)molecules in water and related fields will be preferred.

Job/Position Description- 

Applications are invited from Indian Nationals for the post of Postdoctoral Research Associate in the group of Professor Suhrit Ghosh, affiliated to 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 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 (explicit or implicit) any post in the institute. 

Fellowship: As per rules of IACS

Last date for receiving application: 25-May-2024 (5.00 PM)

Selection procedure: Applications will be shortlisted on the basis of past academic record, 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 that a candidate will be shortlisted for interview. IACS holds the full right of choosing a candidate and even not selecting any, in case suitable applications are not received. Based on the past research experience and academic background, the selection committee holds the right to recommend the placement of the selected candidates as RA-I or RA-II or RA-III as per DST guideline.

Date of Interview: Tentatively in the 1st week of June, 2024. Shortlisted candidates will be informed the schedule through email.

How to Apply-

A cover letter and resume with full publication list should be sent as a single PDF file through email to latest by 5.00 PM, May 25, 2024. Subject line of the email should read as: “Application for Research Associate-TRC”.  

Last Date- 25 May 2024

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