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Applications are invited from the citizens of India for a Research Associate (RA) position for the sponsored project in the Department of Chemical Sciences, IISER Kolkata. This temporary position is initially for a period of one year and tenable only for the duration of the project. The requisite qualification, experience, etc. are given below:

Project Title: Functional Polymers in the Context to Deodorants and Antiperspirants in Beauty and Personal Care Category

Reference Number: MA-2023-01598N

Funding Agency: Unilever Industries Private Limited

Temporary Position(s): Research Associate

Number of vacancies: 1

Salary: Rs. 50,000/- per month (Consolidated)

Coordinator / PI: Dr. Priyadarsi De

Department: Department of Chemical Sciences, IISER Kolkata

Project and Job Description: Synthesis and characterization of functional soft polymeric materials which will react with thiol and amine based small molecules at room temperature. Candidates having research experience in polymer synthesis and characterization will be preferred.

Qualifications: Suitable candidates must have submitted their thesis or must have a Ph.D. degree in Chemistry.

Age limit: Upper age limit: 35 years as on the day on which the application is made. The upper age limit is relaxable up to 5 years in the case of candidates belonging to scheduled

castes/tribes/OBC, women, and physically handicapped candidates.

Application Fee: Nil

Application Procedure

  • A detailed CV along with the list of referees must be emailed to [email protected] latest by November 24, 2023.
  • Subject Line (other subject line may not be considered): Application for RA (Unilever) position


  • Short-listed applicants will be invited (via email) for an off-line (in person) interview.
  • Candidates will be requested to join the interview through off-line (in person) on November 27, 2023 at 10:00 AM. Venue: Polymer Research Center, IISER Kolkata, Mohanpur, Nadia, WB, Pin – 741246. The details will be shared with the shortlisted candidates before the interview.


  1. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted by email.
  2. No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview.
  3. The decision of the selection committee will be final.
  4. The fellowship may be terminated with a 30-day notice before completion of the tenure, if performance till date is not deemed satisfactory.

More Information

For further information, write to Dr. Priyadarsi De at [email protected]

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