Research Associate (Physical Sciences) at IACS Kolkata: Apply by Aug 17: Expired

Application is invited for Research Associate (Physical Sciences) at IACS Kolkata for the year 2021. The last date of application is 17 August 2021.

Applications are invited through e-mail for the appointment of Research Associate-I in the School of Physical Sciences, IACS. The deadline of receiving applications will be 21 days from the date of publishing the advertisement (28 July 2021).

Research Area

Statistical Mechanics and Condense Matter physics of quantum many-body systems out-of-equilibrium.


A candidate should have a first or high second class M. Sc. degree in Physics, with minimum average of 55% marks both in B.Sc.(Hons.) and M.Sc. examinations, along with a good overall academic record and has obtained Ph.D. or due to submit thesis within three months, with research experience supported by publications in peer-reviewed journals in the field of “Statistical Mechanics and Condense Matter physics of quantum many-body systems out-of-equilibrium”.

A candidate who is expected to submit his/her Ph.D. thesis within three months from the deadline for this application mentioned above may also apply with a separate declaration letter given by the candidate’s supervisor mentioning the above three-month time-limit. This has to be submitted by the candidate along with his/her application.


Tenure of Fellowship: 2 years from the date of joining as RA-I / Bridge fellow, subject to an evaluation after one year as per the rules of the Institute.


The position is purely temporary, and the candidate will not have any right to claim (explicit or implicit) any permanent post in the Institute. No TA will be admissible for attending the interview.  Interview via video based facility such as Skype however is permissible subject to the availability of requisite connections.

The candidates may apply only via email to tpad5@iacs.res.in with complete Curriculum Vitae (mentioning all educational qualifications with percentage of marks obtained, e-mail address, date of birth, contact number, permanent residential address), a list of publications, a research statement including future research plans and two letters of recommendation. The letters of recommendation may be sent directly to tpad5@iacs.res.in  by the referees. 

The subject line of the e-mail should be Full Name of the Candidate followed by “Application for RA-I position followed by the advertisement number”. The following faculty member may be contacted for any further query.


Rupees 47,000/- (for RA-I) or  35,000/- (Bridge Fellow) per month + HRA as per rules of the Association.


Arnab Das,
Associate Professor,
Phone: +91-33-2473-4971; Extn.:2757
Email: tpad5[at]iacs.res.in

Click here to view the official notification of Research Associate (Physical Sciences) at IACS Kolkata.

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