JRF Position Vacant for Chemistry Candidates @ IISER Kolkata


Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Kolkata (IISER Kolkata)

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Kolkata (IISER Kolkata) was established in 2006 by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India. IISER Kolkata is designed to reach the prestigious position in the global setting that IISc, IIMs and IITs presently enjoy. IISER Kolkata is an autonomous institution awarding its own degrees. The central theme of the IISER Kolkata is to integrate education with research so that undergraduate teaching as well as doctoral and postdoctoral research work could be carried out in symbiosis.

Job Title  JRF

No. of Posts 1

Project Title: Rational development of regioselective difunctionalizations of arenes using carboxylates as deciduous groups

Funding Agency: DST-DFG

Age Limit: (iii) Candidates should be below 28 years of age at the time of application.

Salary:  Rs. 25,000/- + HRA. HRA will be provided in the case of non-availability of hostel facility on campus.


Eligibility: (i) First class (or CGPA OF 7.0 and above at a scale of 10) in MSc in Chemistry with CSIR-UGC NET (LS) or equivalent qualification and/or a valid GATE score.

(ii) Have interest in doing computational chemistry research with strong understanding of physical and inorganic chemistry.

How to Apply


Interested candidates should send an email to Dr. Debasis Koley ([email protected] & [email protected]). Applications should include an updated CV and a statement of purpose of not more than 1000 words explaining the candidate’s interest in contributing to the project and joining the CCMM group at IISER Kolkata.

The shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview at IISER Kolkata, and will need to bring the following documents.

  1. Two sealed recommendation letters from a teacher and/or academic mentor
  2. Self-attested copies of degree certificates with originals.
  3. Any other relevant documents.

Conditions: No TA/DA will be provided to the candidate for the interview. The decision of the selection committee will be final. The selected candidate may be terminated with a 30-day notice before completion of tenure, if performance till date is not deemed satisfactory.

Contact Details:
Dr. Debasis Koley
Associate Professor
Department of Chemical Sciences
Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Kolkata
E-mail: [email protected]/
[email protected]

Last date of receiving applications: 23 January 2018

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