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JRF Under SERB Funded Project at ISI Kolkata: Apply by Aug 15

Applications are invited for JRF Under SERB Funded Project at ISI Kolkata for the year 2021. The last date of application is 15 August 2021.

Indian Statistical Institute (ISI), Kolkata is inviting applications from highly motivated and eligible candidates for the recruitment of one (01) Project linked Junior Research Fellow (JRF) purely on temporary basis to work full time in the project titled “Robust Statistical Learning for High-Dimensional Biomedical and Omics Data”, funded by the Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), Government of India and to be carried out at the Interdisciplinary Statistical Research Unit of the Institute, Kolkata.


Essential: Master’s degree in Statistics/ Mathematics/ Computer Science from a recognised University, with a minimum of 55% marks or equivalent grade and strong experience in programming with R/ MATLAB. In addition, the candidate must have qualified CSIR/ UGC NET or GATE with a valid scores. Those who are completing M.Sc. in 2021 are also eligible to apply but, if selected, their appointment will be allowed only after successful completion of the M.Sc. degree (along with fulfilment of all other desired criteria).

Desirable: Background knowledge in robust statistical inference and/or data science/ machine learning/bioinformatics-related programming.

Age: Should not exceed 35 years as on 01 July 2021 with usual relaxation for SC/ ST/ OBC/ Differentially abled and exceptional candidate.


The appointment will be for one year from the date of his/her joining the institute which may be extended later/terminated earlier depending on availability of funds and performance of the candidates.


Eligible and interested candidates are requested to apply by sending a covering letter to the e-mail: isru@isical.ac.in (with a copy to abhik.ghosh@isical.ac.in) latest by 15 August 2021 addressed to the Head, Interdisciplinary Statistical Research Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata.

The covering letter must include Project Name along with the current resume (signed) of the candidate in English, which is required to include (a) Name (In block letters), (b) Passport size photograph, (c) Permanent/ Present Address, (d) E-mail Address, (e) Telephone/ Mobile No., (f) Parent’s/Spouse’s Name, (g) Date of birth, (h) Academic Qualifications (with percentage of marks obtained in each examination starting from 10th class), (i) Experience (if any), (j) Aadhar Card No., (k) SC/ST/OBC/Differently abled status with self-attested scanned copies of all documents/testimonials.


Consolidated pay of Rs. 38440/- (Rupees thirty eight thousand four hundred forty only) per month with no other allowances.

Click here to view the official notification of JRF Under SERB Funded Project at ISI Kolkata.

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