Research Associate @ Raman Centre for Atomic and Molecular and Optical Sciences – IACS


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. It has a Governing Council with a number of members elected or nominated and the Registrar as Non-Member Secretary. The Council has the functions, duties and power as envisaged in the Memorandum and Bye Laws and as per provisions of the relevant Act.

Name of the post: Research Associate- I at Raman Centre for Atomic and Molecular and Optical Sciences

No. of post: 1 (one) (Duration: 6 months)

Essential Qualifications: PhD in Quantum Chemistry

Desired Experience: The candidate should have completed his PhD in quantum chemistry. The candidate should have experience in handling different Quantum chemistry packages and techniques. The candidate should have past experience with application of multi-reference theories to excited state processes. Preferably the candidate should have adequate knowledge of potential energy surfaces and conical intersections. Additionally, knowledge of ab-initio molecular dynamics, surface-hopping and Car-Parrinello MD techniques is desirable.

Fellowship: As per rules of the Association

How to Apply:

Last date for receiving application: 10th August 2017

Walk-in Interview*: 11th August-2017 from 11.30 am onwards

Venue: Room number C309 of centenary building of IACS.

This position is for six months initially and can be extended for another six months upon satisfactory performance. The candidate will have no right to claim (explicit or implicit) any post in the institute.

*All candidates who apply may appear for the interview. No separate email will be sent for inviting the candidates for interview. No TA/ DA will be paid for appearing in the interview.

Interested candidates should send their complete resume (mentioning email address) to Professor Ankan Paul by sending an email to Advertise no. should be mentioned in the cover letter.

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