MSc Chemistry Job @ IISER Kolkata - Applications Invited

MSc Chemistry Job @ IISER Kolkata – Applications Invited

One position for junior research fellow (JRF) is available in the research group of Prof. Amlan K.Roy, 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.

Project Title: Design of appropriate DFT method to mimic pressure effect
on atoms and molecules confined in various environments

Job Title: JRF

Number of positions available: One

Funding agency: DST/SERB

Principal investigator: Prof. Amlan K. Roy, Professor, Dept. of Chemical Sciences, IISER

Remuneration: As per DST/SERB rules.

Tenure: Upto 5th August, 2023.

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 equivalent)
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 developement will also be beneficial.

How to apply :

Eligible candidates may apply with their CV and a cover letter to Prof. A. K. Roy by email :
[email protected] or [email protected]. Details of research work can be found at the following link:

Last date for receiving applications: 23rd April 2023

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.

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