Post-Doctoral Research Associate at IISER Pune: Apply by Oct 29


The Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Pune invites applications from Indian nationals having an excellent academic record and relevant work experience for the position of Post-Doctoral Research Associate purely on a temporary and contractual basis under the SERB funded project.

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Pune is a premier autonomous Institution established by the Ministry of Education, Government of India, for the promotion of high-quality science education and research in the country.

  • Ph.D. in Theoretical Physics or any other relevant discipline.
  • Candidates who have submitted the thesis may also apply.
  • Candidates having knowledge in Quantum filed theory, gravity, black hole physics, Gauge/ Gravity duality will be preferred.
  • Understanding Quantum Field theory at strong Coupling using various techniques such as duality, bootstrapping.

Rs. 50,000/- per month. Candidates who have submitted their thesis but not completed defence (i.e. candidates without a provisional certificate of having qualified for the degree), will be designated as Senior Research Fellow (SRF) and paid Rs. 35,000/- till the time of submission of Provisional Ph.D. certificate.


Initially for a period of one year extendable for further period subject to satisfactory performance of the incumbent and continuation of the project.

How to Apply?

To download the application form, click here. Interested candidates should send the application by email addressed to  phy_app@iiserpune.ac.in on or before October 29, 2020.

Please mention the name of the Post in the subject line of the email. List of shortlisted candidates for selection process with details of date & time will be put up on the institute website below this advertisement and the shortlisted candidates will be informed by e-mail only. Therefore, please mention active Mobile Number and E-mail ID in the application form.

Appointment is purely temporary and will terminate automatically without any notice or compensation on termination of the project.


For full notification, click the link below.

IISER Pune Post-Doctoral Research Associate Recruitment Notification



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