IISER Kolkata Vacancies 2022 - Chemistry Project Fellow_ Associate_ Assistant 

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

be helpful. Candidates with previous working experience in confined systems and Density Functional Theory will be given preference. Experience in code development will also be beneficial.

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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