IISER Kolkata Vacancies 2022 – Chemistry Project Fellow
One position for Project Fellow/ Associate/ Assistant is available in the research group of Dr. Amlan K. Roy, Associate Professor, Dept. of Chemical Sciences, IISER Kolkata. The research work involves knowledge in Quantum Chemistry and/or Quantum Physics and the use of computer programming.
Job Title: Project Fellow/ Associate/ Assistant
Project Title: Design of appropriate DFT method to mimic pressure effect
on atoms and molecules confined in various environments
Number of positions available: One
Funding agency: DST/SERB
Principal investigator: Dr. Amlan K. Roy, Professor, Dept. of Chemical Sciences, IISER
Remuneration: As per DST/SERB rules.
Tenure: Initially for four months, which is extendable to a period of maximum of 6 to 12
months subject to the availability of SERB approval and satisfactory performance.
Basic Eligibility Criteria: Highly motivated candidates interested in Theoretical
Chemistry/physics, with M.Sc. in Chemistry or Physics (minimum 55% marks in M.Sc).
Candidates should have a strong theoretical background (with knowledge on quantum
mechanics/chemistry) and would be expected to carry out theoretical development on Density Functional Theory (DFT).
Additional experience (desirable): Preference will be given to NET/GATE (or other
equivalent examination) qualified candidates. Exposure to Linux and computer programming will also
How to apply :
Eligible candidates may apply with their CV and a cover letter to Dr. A. K. Roy by email :
[email protected] or [email protected]. Details of research work can be found at the
following link: https://www.iiserkol.ac.in/~theochem/
Last date for receiving applications: 1 week from the date of advertisement.
Interview: Short-listed applicants may be invited (via email) for an oral interview at IISER Kolkata. Or depending upon the situation, an online interview may be conducted.
Conditions: No TA / DA will be provided to the candidate for the interview. The decision of
the selection committee will be final.
Last Date To Apply: 5th October 2022
Last Date To Apply Extended – 15.10.2022
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