Research Associate(RA-I) Position at IACS, Kolkata, On-line Interview

Research Associate Post at IACS, Jadavpur, Kolkata, India: Apply by 09 July 2021

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

Indian Association for The Cultivation Of Science, Jadavpur, Kolkata, India invites application for Research Associate(RA-I) Position 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 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- Physics, Material Science, Nanoscience or Nanotechnology or related field

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

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Research Area: Experimental Condensed Matter Physics

Essential Qualifications: Candidates must have a Ph.D. degree in Physics, Material Science, Nanoscience or Nanotechnology or related field with relevant research experience from a recognized University or Institute.

Candidates who have submitted the thesis and awaiting award of degree may also apply. Candidate must produce a letter from his/her Ph.D. supervisor stating that the thesis has been submitted and the final viva/defense is pending.

Desirable qualifications: Candidates with experience in growth of 2D materials using CVD and electrical transport measurements will be preferred.

Job/Position Description- 

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

Name of the post: Research Associate-I

Number of post: One (01)

Tenure of Fellowship:Six months from the date of joining as RA-I / Bridge fellow. Fellowship may be extendable upto one year subject to availability of the said position and an evaluation after six months as per the rules of the Institute.

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 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.

The post is purely temporary, and it would, therefore, not confer any right/claim implicit or explicit for any attending the interview. No TA will be admissible for attending the interview.

For Ph.D. holder, the original or provisional certificate and for the candidate who has submitted the thesis, the relevant document like the acknowledgement copy from the respective university or the authorized letter from the respective supervisor with signature and stamp mentioning the title of the thesis, the university registration number, date of submission is mandatory to produce during the interview. Candidates with M.Tech. and three years of experience must produce an authorized letter from the project supervisor specifying the duration of project work.

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

How to Apply- 

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 15 days from the date of publishing the advertisement. Interested candidates having following qualifications may to send their full biodata to Dr. Subhadeep Datta, Assistant Professor, SPS, IACS at

The subject line of the e-mail should be Full Name of the Candidate followed by “Application for RA-I position followed by the advertisement number”.

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

Dr. Subhadeep Datta,
Assistant Professor,
School of Physical Sciences,
IACS, Jadavpur, Kolkata-700 032,
Phone: +91-33-2473-4971; Extn.:2141

Last Date for Apply 07 December 2021

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