Research Associate Position at IISER Kolkata, WB, India

Research Associate Position at IISER Kolkata

Designation/Position- Research Associate Position at IISER Kolkata

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Kolkata, India invites applications for the Research Associate Position at IISER Kolkata from eligible and interested candidates.

About- Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Kolkata is an autonomous public research university in the science and education field located in Nadia district, West Bengal, India.

Research/Job Area- Engineering or Technology

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Location- Kolkata


Doctoral Degree (Ph.D.) in Science or Master’s Degree in Engineering or Technology from a recognized University/Institute or equivalent. Three years’ experience in research and development is required. Proven experience conducting field sampling activities in coastal ocean biotopes, biodiscovery of microbes such as from mangroves and application of high-throughput sequencing in biodiscovery would be welcome.

Age Limit- Must not be over 40 years as on 16th February, 2024 which can be relaxed for certain reserved categories as per rules of Government of India. Relaxation in age, educational qualifications or experience may be considered in case of exceptionally meritorious candidates.

Background of the project: The project intends to harness the potential of marine metabolites for potential therapeutics as well as intend to undertake targeted biodiscovery of marine microbes focusing on actinomycetes and microalgae from biotopes representing coastal ocean of India. The position will be initially for a period of one year. The position will be extended based on satisfactory performance of the candidate. For further details about the project please write to Prof. Punyasloke Bhadury at

Job/Position Description- 

Walk-in interview for the position of Research Associate in a project to be undertaken in the Centre for Climate and Environmental Studies at IISER Kolkata.

Project Title: Establishment of Nodal Center for Key Starting materials and intermediates under Therapeutc Chemicals Program

Funding Agency: DST, Government of India

Temporary position: Research Associate-II

Number of vacancy- 1

Salary- Rs 83000 per month (consolidated)

How to Apply- 

Walk-in interview: 16th February, 2024.

Venue of interview: IISER Kolkata, Salt Lake Campus, Kolkata-64; Time:930 AM; Address to reach the venue can be accessed at:

Last Date for Apply Walk-in interview: 16 February, 2024

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