Research Associate(RA-I) Position at IACS, Kolkata, Last Date- 30 November 2023

Research Associate Position at IACS, Kolkata, India

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

Indian Association for The Cultivation Of Science, Jadavpur, Kolkata, India, invites applications 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 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 per the relevant Act’s provisions.

Research/Job Area- Chemistry/Materials Science

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

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Essential qualification: MSc in Chemistry and PhD in Materials Science. Candidates who have submitted PhD thesis, but yet to receive the degree are also eligible. But if selected, they will be receiving reduced fellowship (equivalent to SRF position) until the PhD degree certificate is submitted.

Desired qualification and research experience: The candidate should have expertise in the synthesis of high temperature quantum dots. Experience of halide perovskite nanocrystals will be preferred. 

Job/Position Description- 

Research Area- Light Emitting Halide Perovskite Nanocrystals 

Applications are invited from Indian Nationals for the post of Research Associate, affiliated to the Technical Research Centre (TRC), IACS, Kolkata, for conducting Translational research in inorganic nanocrystals as per the mandate of the TRC. After selection, the candidate will work in the work package – 2 under supervision of Prof Narayan Pradhan. 

Tenure: This position is temporary (initially up to 31st March, 2024 and can be extended on yearly basis subject to continuation of the project and recommendation of the research advisory committee at the end of the offered tenure for a given candidate following the Institute norms). Candidates will have no right to claim (explicit or implicit) to any post in the institute. 

Fellowship: As per rules of IACS

Selection procedure: Applications will be shortlisted on the basis of past academic record, research publications, match of the past research expertise with specific requirements for a given post and other academic parameters, as decided by the selection committee. Only shortlisted candidates will be communicated via their registered email and called for an interview (hybrid mode) for the final selection. Merely satisfying the essential qualification does not guarantee that a candidate will be shortlisted for interview. IACS holds the full right of choosing a candidate and even not selecting any, in case suitable applications are not received. 

Date of Interview: Shortlisted candidates will be informed the schedule through email.

How to Apply

Interested candidates may send their bio-data in PDF file through email to latest by 5.00 PM, Nov 30, 2023. Subject line of the email should read as: “Application for Research Associate-TRC”.  

Last Date for Apply– 30 November 2023

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