IISER Kolkata Chemistry JRF Recruitment – Under DBT
Online interview on July 6, 2020, for the position of a Junior Research Fellow (JRF) in Har-Govind Khorana IYBA Project under DBT, Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India. Applications are invited for the position of Junior Research Fellow (1 position) under Har-Govind Khorana IYBA Project entitled ‘A Structural Topology-based Electrostatic Model (STEM) of RNA to investigate functional conformational changes of bacterial and viral RNA’. The position is funded by the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India.
Duration: The JRF position will be awarded
for a period of one year (extendable strictly based on the research progress and performance).
Position: JRF (1 position)
Research Area: Theoretical and Computational Biophysical Chemistry (Focus: RNA Biophysics)
Funding source: DBT, Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India.
Principle Investigator: Dr. Susmita Roy, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Chemical Sciences, IISER Kolkata
Remuneration: JRF (Rs. 31000/- plus 24% HRA)
Tenure: 1 year (extendable strictly based on the research progress and performance)
Basic Eligibility Criteria: (i) First class (or CGPA OF 7.0 and above at a scale of 10) in MSc in Chemistry (Physical), or GATE examination. (iii) Candidates should be below 28 years of age at the time of application.
Desirable qualification: Candidate is expected to have a strong interest in doing computational biophysical chemistry research with a good understanding of physical chemistry/chemical physics concepts and good programming skill.
*All candidates are requested to send the following documents before the online interview:
(a) Two sealed recommendation letters from a teacher and/or academic mentor;
(b) Self-attested copies of
degree certificates with originals.
(c) Any other relevant documents.
Mode of Interview: Online (For security reasons, a Google-Meet link will be shared to the short-listed candidate just 5-10 mins before the interview. The interview will be recorded. The application itself will be considered as the consent of the applicant.
**Conditions: 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 their performance is deemed unsatisfactory. The requirements of minimum qualification and/or experience and age may be relaxed in the case of candidates with outstanding credentials.
Dr. Susmita Roy
Department of Chemical Sciences
Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Kolkata
Mohanpur-741246, West Bengal, India
Email: [email protected]
Date/Time: 6 th JULY, 2020, 2:00 PM
Last Date To Apply: 5th July 2020
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