Research Associate Post at IACS, Kolkata, India: Apply by 24 August 2022

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Research Associate Post at IACS, Jadavpur, Kolkata, India

Designation/Position- Research Associate Post at IACS

Indian Association for The Cultivation Of Science, Jadavpur, Kolkata, India, invites applications for Research Associate Post at 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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A candidate should have a first or high second class M. Sc. degree in Physics, with a 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 the thesis within three months, with research experience supported by publications in peer-reviewed journals in the Quantum Condensed Matter 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. The deadline of receiving applications will be 21 days from the date of publishing the advertisement. The candidate(s) shall be given full freedom to collaborate to advance his/her/research.

Name of the post: Research Associate-I

Number of posts: Two (02)

Research Area: Quantum Condensed Matter Physics.

Fellowship: : `47,000/- (for RA-I) or ` 35,000/- (Bridge Fellow) per month + HRA as per rules of the Association.

i) 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.

ii) A selected candidate yet to receive a Ph.D. degree may join only after submitting his/her thesis within the earlier time limit 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 / Bridge fellow, subject to an evaluation after one year as per the rules of the Institute.

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. 

How to Apply- 

The candidates may apply only via the link: with complete Curriculum Vitae (mentioning all educational qualifications with the percentage of marks or Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) obtained, any relevant information for scholarships/awards, e-mail address, date of birth, contact number, permanent residential address), a list of publications, a research statement including future research plans and two letters of recommendation. The referees may send the letters of recommendation directly to and

The following faculty member may be contacted for any further queries.

Arnab Sen & Krishnendu Sengupta
School of Physical Sciences,
IACS, Jadavpur, Kolkata-700 032,
Phone: +91-33-2473-4971; Extn.:2283 & 2192
Email: &

Shortlisted candidates will be informed via email about the interview schedule.

Last Date for Apply24 August 2022

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