JOB POST: Research Associate-I @ IACS, Kolkata: Apply by Sept 25

By: Shivam Sharma | 09 Sep 2019 6:50 PM

Iacs research associate recruitment 2019About

Applications are invited from suitable candidates through e-mail for the appointment of Research Associate-I in the School of Physical Sciences, IACS by September 25, 2019.

Name of the post

Research Associate-I



Research Area

Particle Physics Phenomenology &/Astroparticle Physics

Essential Qualifications

A candidate should have a first or high second class M. Sc. degree in Physics with a minimum average of 55% marks in B.Sc.(Hons.) and M.Sc. examination along with good overall academic record and has obtained Ph.D. or due to submit thesis within three months with research experience supported by publications in peer-reviewed journals in the field of Particle Physics Phenomenology and /Astroparticle Physics.

A candidate who is expected to submit his/her Ph.D. thesis within three months from the deadline for this application mentioned above may also apply with a separate declaration letter given by the candidate’s supervisor mentioning the above three-month time-limit. This has to be submitted by the candidate along with his/her application.


Rs. 47,000/- (for RA-I) or Rs. 35,000/- (Bridge Fellow) per month + HRA as per rules of the Association.

i) A selected candidate holding a Ph.D. degree at the time of joining will receive the fellowship of the RA-I position from the date of joining.

ii) A selected candidate who is yet to receive a Ph.D. degree may join only after the submission of his/her thesis within the time-limit mentioned earlier subject to documentary proof of the thesis submission. Such candidates will draw a fellowship amount as appropriate to a bridge fellowship as per the rules of IACS and will be eligible to receive the full RA-I fellowship from the award date of the doctoral degree, supported by documentary proof.

Tenure of Fellowship

2 years from the date of joining as RA-I, subject to an evaluation after one year as per the rules of the Institute.

The position is purely temporary, and the candidate will not have any right to claim (explicit or implicit) to any permanent post in the Institute.

How to Apply

The candidates may apply only via email to with complete Curriculum Vitae (mentioning e-mail address, date of birth, contact number, permanent residential address), a list of publications, a research statement including future research plans, two letters of recommendation, and self attested scanned copies of all the certificates/credentials. The letter of recommendation should be sent directly to .

Applications by e-mail should reach within September 25, 2019. The subject line of the e-mail should be Full Name of the Candidate followed by “Application for RA-I/UC/SPS/SEPTEMBER/2019”.

Shortlisted candidates will be intimated via email. No TA will be admissible for attending the interview. Interview via video-based facility such as skype however is permissible subject to the availability of requisite connections.


Phone: +91-33-2473-4971; Extn.:2285


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