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JOB POST: Postdoctoral Fellow at IISER Kolkata [Monthly Fellowship Upto Rs. 55K]: Apply by Jan 27: Expired


A Postdoctoral Fellow position is available in a Project J.C. Bose Fellowship Award to Prof. Sourav Pal. The position is funded by the Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), Govt. of India. The position will be based at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Kolkata (IISER-K). Nature of the job will involve theoretical and computational chemistry.


Post Doctoral Fellow

Essential Qualifications

PhD in Physics/Chemistry. Candidates who have submitted the thesis and awaiting award of degree may also apply. Consistently good academic record and publication will be preferable for this purpose.

Desirable Experience

Experience of quantum mechanics/quantum chemistry.

Appointment Duration

The initial appointment will be for a one-year, extendable by one more year based on performance and research interests.


Fellowship will be per DST guidelines, which is Rs. 55,000/- per month on a consolidated basis. However, Rs. 35,000/- per month on a consolidated basis will be given for candidates who have submitted the thesis but degree not awarded.

How to Apply

Interested candidates are required to first write an email (with Subject line “Postdoctoral Fellow”) to Prof. Sourav Pal (director.office@iiserkol.ac.in) with a detailed CV (academic qualifications, technical skills, relevant research experience, and any accomplishments) by 27th January 2020.

Only candidates who meet the requirements will be invited to appear for an interview on location at IISER Kolkata. Walk-in candidates will not be entertained. Shortlisted candidates will be requested to appear for an interview. The interview will be held at IISER Kolkata, Mohanpur Campus on 5th February 2020(Wednesday) starting at 11:00 AM.

Leave Rules

Each Postdoctoral fellow will be entitled to leave as per Institute norms.


If accommodation is provided by the Institute based on the request of the candidates, then necessary fees will be deducted from the monthly fellowship as per Institute norms. However, the institute does not guarantee accommodation.


Email: director.office@iiserkol.ac.in

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