IISER Kolkata Vacancies 2022 - Junior Research Fellow Post

IISER Kolkata Vacancies 2022 – Junior Research Fellow Post

Junior Research Fellow Dept. of Biological Sciences, IISER Kolkata A position for a Junior Research Fellow (JRF) is available in the research group of Dr. Neelanjana Sengupta, Assoc. Professor, Dept. of Biological Science, IISER Kolkata. The research work involves the use of thermodynamics, statistical mechanics, and advanced computer simulation methodologies to study biomolecular systems under extreme thermodynamic conditions.

Project Title: Response of diverse protein states to thermodynamic extremes: Computational investigations of the pressure-temperature stability

Funding agency: Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB)

Principle investigator: Dr. Neelanjana Sengupta, Assoc. Professor, Dept. of Biological Sciences

Remuneration: A maximum amount of Rs. 31,000 per month + HRA

Tenure: 12 months, with the possibility of renewal upon satisfactory performance

Basic Eligibility Criteria:

M.Sc or equivalent degree, in either Physics, Chemistry, Biophysics or Bioinformatics, with a minimum 65% marks, or minimum CGPA of 8.0. Qualification in at least one of these exams: CSIR-UGC NET (incl. LS); GATE; national-level exams conducted by DST/DBT/DAE/DOS/DRDO/MHRD/ICAR/ICMR/IIT/IISc/IISER.

Additional experience (highly desirable): Experience in computational biophysics; Strong desire to continue as a PhD student.

Age limit: Not more than 28 years as on 31st March 2022.

How to Apply: Eligible candidates should

send their detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV), self-attested copies of mark sheets, and certificates from Std. XII onwards, and a brief covering letter explaining their motivation and academic plan for the next 5 years, via email ONLY to [email protected]
Subject Line (another subject line may not be considered): Application for JRF (SERB) position All information should be compiled, zipped, and attached to the application email. Individually attached documents are not acceptable.

The full contact information (address, mobile number, landline number if any) should be provided with the CV.

Last date for receiving applications: January 20th, 2021

Interview: Short-listed applicants will be invited (via email) for an online oral interview

Conditions: The candidate has to make logistics provision for the online interviews. 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.

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