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Postdoctoral Fellow (Chemical Sciences) at IISER Kolkata [4 Positions]: Apply by Jan 27

Applications are invited for Postdoctoral Fellow (Chemical Sciences) at IISER Kolkata for the year 2022. The last date of application is 27 January.

Postdoctoral position (2 No.)

Eligibility: The applicant must have obtained PhD degree from a recognized University/ Institute in India or abroad. Those who have submitted their PhD thesis and are awaiting award of the degree are also eligible to apply, on producing a thesis submission certificate.

However, such candidates, if selected, will be offered lower fellowship amount till they qualify the eligible degree or till he/she produces at least a provisional certificate of successful thesis defense. A candidate may also apply if his/her supervisor certifies that the thesis will be submitted before the joining date. However, such persons, if selected, will be allowed to join only if he/she  submits the thesis within the specified deadline for joining.

Post-doctoral Position 1:

  • Essential: PhD in Biochemistry/Life Science in the area of cancer biology.
  • Desirable: Expertise (supported by publication track-records) in: primary and secondary animal cell culture techniques; molecular biology protocols including DNA/RNA isolation techniques, PCR, Western blot, immunohistochemical staining techniques, etc.; microscopic studies of animal cells; in vivo experiments with animals models of disease.
  • Age limit: The upper age limit is 40 years on the date of advertisement. Age relaxation of 5 (five) years will be given to candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC/Physically Challenged & Women candidates.

Post-doctoral Position 2:

  • Essential: PhD in Bioorganic Chemistry preferably at the interface of organic chemistry and biology.
  • Desirable: Expertise (supported by publication track-records) in design & synthesis of peptide or lipid-based nanoparticles for biomedical applications; familiarity in animal cell culture techniques; basic molecular biology protocols including DNA/RNA isolation techniques, PCR, Western blot, immunohistochemical staining techniques, etc. would be plus.
  • Age limit: The upper age limit is 40 years on the date of advertisement. Age relaxation of 5 (five) years will be given to candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC/Physically Challenged & Women candidates.

The fellowship will be offered for one year.

Fellowship: Consolidated 50,000 per month

Project Fellow position (2 No.)

  • Essential: MSc/BS-MS in Chemistry/Biology
  • Desirable: Experience in design & synthesis of peptide or lipid-based nanoparticles for biomedical applications; familiarity in animal cell culture techniques would be a plus.
  • Age limit: The upper age limit is 30 years on the date of advertisement. Age relaxation of 5 (five) years will be given to candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC/Physically Challenged & Women candidates.

The fellowship will be offered for one year.

Fellowship: Consolidated 30,000 per month.

Application

Applicants should submit the following documents (in pdf) to the email address of the Department of Chemical Sciences, IISER Kolkata (arabinda.chaudhuri[at]iiserkol.ac.in) on or before the application deadline (see below):

  • Curriculum Vitae including a complete list of publications, a statement on research plans and a recent photograph
  • Age Proof Certificate
  • Qualification Certificates (Bachelor degree on wards)
  • Category Certificate (in case of Age Relaxation)

Important dates

  • Application deadline: January 27, 2022
  • Short-listing deadline: January 31, 2022
  • Date of Interview: February 5, 2022

Click here to view the official notification of Postdoctoral Fellow (Chemical Sciences) at IISER Kolkata.


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