Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science (IACS) Announces Vacancy For Research Associate


Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science (IACS) is a premier scientific Research Institute located at Kolkata. Founded in the year 1876 by Dr. Mahendralal Sircar, an acclaimed medical practitioner of his time, IACS is the oldest scientific institution in Asia funded by the Government of India, Department of Science & Technology and the Government of West Bengal. Sir C.V. Raman made his historic discovery of ‘Raman Effect’ at IACS. It continues to adorn the mantle of academic and intellectual excellence in India and abroad. The various laboratories at every corner of this great institution reverberate with the resounding legacy of the unparalleled scientific excellence for which this city is proud of.

Name of Position: Research Associate -1 (RA-1)

No. of Vacancies: One

Essential Qualifications:

Candidate should have good academic records and awarded Ph.D. degree in the area of theoretical and computational chemistry. Experience in programming or softwares like Gaussian, VASP, SIESTA, LAMMPS, NAMD, CPMD etc. would be preferred. The candidate should have solid background in electron correlations and/or DFT.

Research Area: Computational chemistry and Theoretical Materials Sciences.

Nationality: Applicant should be an Indian citizen.

Fellowship: As per rules of IACS.

How To Apply:

The interested candidates may attend the walk-in-interview with a complete

resume (mentioning email address) and photocopies of all certificates, reprints etc. along with the original certificates of qualification, experience etc.

Date and Time of Interview: 8 September, 2016 at 12.00 A.M

Venue: J. C. Bose Hall of Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science (IACS)

For further details candidates may contact:

Dr. Ayan Datta
Department of Spectroscopy
E-mail : [email protected]; Mobile: 9874295938.

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