IISc invites applications for the position of Instructor for the Integrated Ph.D. Programme

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The Indian Institute of Science (IISc), a leading institution for research in science and engineering,runs an Integrated Ph.D. Programme for several years now. Details of the Programme can be found at the Institute web site http://www.iisc.ernet.in/opportunities/instructor_intphd.html

In this context, IISc invites applications for the position of one Instructor for the Integrated Ph.D. Programme to help in conducting laboratory courses of this Program in the discipline of Chemistry.

As eligibility, an applicant for the position of Instructor, young or an experienced faculty member, should possess Ph.D. in Chemistry + 2 years of post-Ph.D. experience, preferably in organic or inorganic and physical chemistry specialization, with a passion for teaching, especially laboratory instruction.

The Instructor position is on a Contractual basis and the candidate will be hired on a renewable (for satisfactory performance) annual contract, with a fixed salary based on experience, for a maximum duration of 5 years. The salary of an Instructor will be Rs. 52,000 5,000 – 77,000.

Job Description:

The Instructor should be prepared to take overall charge of the Integrated Ph.D. laboratories, responsible for the maintenance of the laboratories and for conducting laboratory courses in consultation with the Institute faculty. The Instructor

would also help design and evolve the laboratory/lecture curriculum and may also need to assist in the conduct of tutorial classes, course material preparation (both print and electronic versions) and evaluation of students. Further, he/she would help the Convener in the general administration of the Programme.

Prior research/teaching experience of the candidate will be an advantage.

Mode of Selection:

The selection of the candidates will be on the basis of their CV and performance in an interview conducted at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. The soft copy of CV/Application (current CV, account of past experience if any, statement of interest) should be sent by electronic mail to [email protected] addressed to: The Convener, Int. Ph.D. Programme, Department of Organic Chemistry, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore 560 012. Please mention in the e-mail subject line the position applied for and do not send any hard copy of your application.

The last date of receiving the applications is April 20, 2016.

Short-listed candidates will be called for an interview during first week of May 2016.

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