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JRF (Chemical Sciences) Under DST Funded Project at IISER Kolkata: Apply by Nov 16: Expired

Applications are invited for JRF (Chemical Sciences) Under DST Funded Project at IISER Kolkata for the year 2021. The last date of application is 16 November.

One position for a junior research fellow (JRF) is available in the research group of Prof. Amlan K. Roy, Professor, Dept. of Chemical Sciences, IISER Kolkata. The research work involves knowledge in Quantum Chemistry and/or Quantum Physics and the use of computer programming.

Post details

  • Number of positions available: One
  • Funding Agency: DST/SERB
  • Principal Investigator: Prof. Amlan K. Roy, Professor, Dept. of Chemical Sciences, IISER Kolkata.


Highly motivated candidates interested in Theoretical Chemistry/physics, with M.Sc. in Chemistry or Physics (minimum 55% marks in M.Sc). Candidates should have a strong theoretical background (with knowledge on quantum mechanics/chemistry) and would be expected to carry out theoretical development on Density Functional Theory (DFT).

Desirable: Preference will be given to NET/GATE qualified candidates. Exposure to Linux and computer programming will also be helpful. Candidates with previous working experience in confined systems and Density functional Theory will be given preference.  Experience in code developement will also be beneficial.


Eligible candidates may apply with their CV and a cover letter to Prof. A. K. Roy by email: or 

Important date

2 weeks from the date of advertisement.


Initially for one year, with the possibility of extension, for another year, depending on the availability of fund and satisfactory performance.

Click here to view the official notification of JRF (Chemical Sciences) Under DST Funded Project at IISER Kolkata.

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