Research Associate Position at IISER Pune, Maharashtra, India

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Research Associate Position at IISER Pune, Maharashtra, India

Designation/Position- Research Associate Position at IISER

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Pune, India invites application for Research Associate Position at IISER Pune from eligible and interested candidates

About- Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Pune is a premier autonomous Institution established by the Ministry of Education, Government of India, for the promotion of high-quality science education and research in the country. Research Associate Position at IISER

Research/Job Area- Physics / Chemistry / Material Science or relevant areas

Location-Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Pune

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Minimum Educational  Qualifications Ph.D. in Physics / Chemistry / Material Science or relevant areas (Candidates who have submitted thesis / submitting thesis by July 15, 2021 may also apply).
PreferenceCandidates having experience in performing either QMMM simulations or path integral molecular dynamics simulations or both will be preferred.
AgeRA: Not more than 35 years as on last date of application
SRF: Not more than 32 years as on last date of application

The candidate should have submitted thesis by July 15, 2021. An intimation of the same with relevant proof should be sent to the above email ID on or before July 15, 2021.

Job/Position Description- 

Advt. No. 32/2021/IISER-P/Proj._Rect./04.06.2021                                

Institute invites applications from Indian nationals having excellent academic record for the following position purely on temporary and contractual basis under the funded project:

Name of the PostResearch Associate (RA)
No. of posts1 (One)
Name of the Project“Nuclear quantum effects on structural properties and dynamics at metal water interfaces: Coupling QMMM and Path Integral Molecular Dynamics”
Funding AgencyDepartment of Science & Technology (DST).
Project code30121547
Job RequirementThe incumbent is expected to: (a). Perform first principles molecular dynamics simulations using codes like CP2K, Quantum ESPRESSO, etc. Preference will be given to someone with in depth working knowledge of CP2K. OR (b). Performing classical MD simulations with GROMACS, CP2K, etc. with good knowledge of force fields. AND Have proficiency in programming with either Fortran, C or python.
Tenure of the appointmentInitially for a period of one year, extendable for further period subject to satisfactory performance of the incumbent and availability of funds
Consolidated emolumentsRA: Rs. 49,000/-  + 24% HRA per month to 54,000 + 24% HRA per month depending upon experience. Candidates who have submitted their thesis but not completed defense (i.e. candidates without a provisional certificate of having qualified for the degree), will be
 designated as Senior Research Fellow (SRF) and paid Rs. 35,000/- + 24% HRA till the time of submission of Provisional Ph.D. certificate.

How to Apply- 

  • Interested candidates should send the application by email addressed to on or before June 30, 2021. Please mention “Research Associate, Project Code: 30121547” in the subject line of the email.
  • The application should include a (i) full CV with complete list of publications, (ii) a brief summary of the work done in Ph.D. and / or post Ph.D., (iii) name and contact of at least two referees and (iv) a write up highlighting the candidate’s expertise in programing. 
  • The print out of the application form sent by email signed and dated by the applicant along with recent passport size photograph and photocopies of relevant certificates and other testimonials in support of age, qualification, experience etc. will be collected at an appropriate stage.

Last Date for Apply30 June 2021

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