Research Associate – I (RA-1) Position in IACS, Jadavpur, Kolkata, India

Research Associate Position at IACS, Kolkata, India

Research Associate – I (RA-1) Position in IACS, Jadavpur, Kolkata, India

Designation/Position- Research Associate – I (RA-1) Position

Indian Association For The Cultivation Of Science, Jadavpur, Kolkata, India, invites applications for Research Associate – I (RA-1) 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 several 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 per the relevant Act’s provisions.

Research/Job Area- Physics

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

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Eligibility/Qualification–

A candidate should have a first or high second class M. Sc. degree in Physics, with minimum average of 55% marks both in B.Sc.(Hons.) and M.Sc. examinations, along with a good overall academic record and has obtained Ph.D. or due to submit thesis within three months, with research experience supported by publications in peer-reviewed journals in the field of Particle Physics Phenomenology and Astro-particle Physics. A candidate who is expected to submit his/her Ph.D. thesis within three months from the deadline for this application mentioned above may also apply with a separate declaration letter given by the candidate’s supervisor mentioning the above three-month time-limit. This has to be submitted by the candidate along with his/her   application.

Job/Position Description- 

Research Associate-I position in the School of Physical Sciences, IACS

Applications are invited through e-mail for the appointment of Research Associate-I in the School of Physical Sciences, IACS, preferably not from the same group. The deadline of receiving applications will be 21 days from the date of publishing the advertisement.

Name of the post : Research Associate-I

Number of post  : One (01)

Research Area : Particle Physics Phenomenology and Astro-particle Physics

Fellowship: : Rs.47,000/- (for RA-I) per month + HRA as per rules of the Association.

  1. A selected candidate holding a Ph.D. degree at the time of joining will receive the fellowship of the RA-I position from the date of joining.
  1. A selected candidate who is yet to receive Ph.D. degree may join only after the submission of his/her thesis within the time-limit mentioned earlier subject to documentary proof of the thesis submission.  Such candidates will draw a fellowship amount as appropriate to a bridge fellowship as per the rules of IACS and will be eligible to receive the full RA-I fellowship from the award date of the doctoral degree, supported by documentary proof.

Tenure of Fellowship: 2 years from the date of joining as RA-I, subject to an evaluation after one year as per the rules of the Institute.

How to Apply-

The position is purely temporary, and the candidate will not have any right to claim (explicit or implicit) any permanent post in the Institute. No TA will be admissible for attending the interview.  Interview will be held via electronic media such as Skype/Google Meet/Zoom platform.  The candidates may apply only via email to tpsr@iacs.res.in with complete Curriculum Vitae (mentioning all educational qualifications with percentage of marks obtained, e-mail address, date of birth, contact number, permanent residential address), a list of publications, a research statement including future research plans and three letters of recommendation. The letters of recommendation may be sent directly to tpsr@iacs.res.in  by the referees. 

The subject line of the e-mail should be Full Name of the Candidate followed by “Application for RAI position followed by the advertisement number”. The following faculty member may be contacted for any further query.

Sourov Roy,

Senior Professor,

School of Physical Sciences,

Last Date for Apply– 30 May 2024

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