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JOB POST: Assistant Professor @ Bose Institute, Kolkata: Apply by May 31

Bose Institute, Kolkata seeks applications from exceptionally bright and motivated Indian nationals with a clearly proven and established record of independent high quality research and commitment to teaching, primarily for the position of Assistant Professor.

It welcomes candidates whose research is aligned with our present research interests as well as those working in cutting-edge interdisciplinary research areas.

The recent research has centred around the following programmes:

  • basic and applied microbiology
  • basic and applied problems in physical and environmental sciences,
  • computational biology,
  • molecular medicine,
  • plant functional biology of stress responses for improvement and exploring plant genetic resources
  • structural studies and biophysical problems, and,
  • systems biology.

On its centenary, it has launched two additional futuristic interdisciplinary programmes themed around:

  • complex systems
  • systems and synthetic biology.

Faculty can participate in more than one programme but are affiliated to one of the following departments/divisions:

  • biochemistry,
  • biophysics,
  • chemistry,
  • microbiology,
  • molecular medicine,
  • physics, and,
  • plant biology.

The institute has good instrumentation facilities and infrastructure for research in biological, physical and interdisciplinary sciences.

They have an established Ph.D. programme  and a vibrant integrated-Ph.D. programme. We are committed to provide course work of the highest quality to our research scholars. 

Eligibility

Prospective Assistant Professors must have a doctoral degree in physical, chemical or biological sciences with a very good academic record throughout and possess four years of postdoctoral research experience.

Younger candidates will be strongly preferred. The criteria for age and experience may be relaxed slightly for exceptional candidates.

Remuneration

The remuneration of Assistant Professor is in Pay Band III (15600-39100) with grade pay of 7600 plus allowances similar to other prestigious research centres in India.

Bose Institute will provide adequate research start-up funding. In addition, it supports participation in international conferences.

The faculty and their family are also covered by a health service scheme upon contribution of a nominal amount. There is no accommodation on campus and House Rent Allowance (HRA) is provided as per rules.

As a part of the search processes all faculty applicants are required to deliver a talk at the Institute at their earliest convenience.

Process of Application

Applications will be accepted online. You will need to upload PDF of

  • your updated CV containing address, phone number and email of at least four referees,
  • research statement (including but not limited to details of past research experience),
  • future research plans as well as a JPG passport picture.

Click here to apply online.

Click here to check application status.

Deadline

Last date of application is 31st May 2017.  

For further details, visit the official website of Bose Institute here.

 

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