Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science (IACS), Kolkata is inviting applications from interested and motivated candidates through e-mail for the appointment of Research Associate (RA-I) purely on contractual basis in the School of Physical Sciences.
The candidate should have Ph.D. in Materials Science/Physical Sciences. The candidate must have expertise in the fabrication of nanostructures (nanoparticles, nanowires, nanotubes, core-shell and complex nanocomposites) and thin-films using physical vapour deposition process, solvothermal, sol-gel and/or other materials syntheses processes and should have profuse experience in structural, morphological and wide range of properties characterization techniques for electrical, magnetic, caloric, dielectric, ferroelectric, piezoelectric and related alternative energy applications.
Knowing how to fabricate nanoscale devices and to operate high precision electrical equipment, and high vacuum chambers will be required. Having basic computational skills in LabView and knowing Finite element analysis is plus but optional for applying in this position.
As per rules of the Institute.
Initial appointment for one year and may be extended further depending on the performance. 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 should email their detailed CV, mentioning their proficiency in some/all of the above criteria, a short research statement (no more than 2 pages) on the past research accomplishments and future research plans along with the names of 3 referees for recommendations as a single pdf file to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Shortlisted candidates will be informed via email about the interview schedule.
No TA will be admissible for attending the interview.