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Post-Doctoral Fellow at IISER Bhopal: Apply by Jan 10


Applications are invited from Indian nationals for One post of “Project Post-doctoral Fellow/ Research Associate” in the NSM-sponsored project LITESOPH (Layer Integrated Toolkit and Engine for Simulations of Photoinduced Phenomena).
The Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Bhopal is an autonomous public research university in Bhauri, Bhopal district, Madhya Pradesh, India.

Project Description

The project involves the development of a comprehensive toolkit for computer simulations of photo-induced phenomena based on the combination of two excited-state dynamics approaches ab initio techniques (based on TDDFT), and open quantum system approaches (based on simple models).
Target applications shall include solar energy conversion (photovoltaics, water-splitting catalysts, solar fuels, etc.), optoelectronic materials, photochemistry, and photobiology.


Ph.D. in Computational Chemistry/ Computational Quantum Physics/ Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics with a good academic record. Experience with DFT/ TDDFT codes, classical/ ab initio MD, excited-state dynamics (surface hopping/ Ehrenfest dynamics), open quantum systems, energy transport, photo-physics.
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Initially 12 months (up to two years with satisfactory performance).


In the range of Rs. 40,000 – 90,000 p.m. + HRA (16%), depending on experience.

How to Apply?

Applications containing an (i) cover letter, (ii) updated CV with name and address of 2 referees, (iii) a 1-page writeup on their Ph.D. thesis should be sent by e-mail only to on or before 10th January 2021.
Shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview in Bhopal (no TA shall be provided).
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IISER Bhopal Post-Doctoral Fellow Recruitment Notification



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