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Research Assistant at Raman Research Institute, Bangalore: Apply by Jan 22


Applications are invited for one post of Research Assistant (RA) on a temporary basis for the PROJECT Experiments on Ultracold atoms and quantum gases in the Light and Matter Physics (LAMP) Group of the Institute for a period of one year/ extendable to second-year depending upon the candidate’s performance.
The candidate will be associated with the Quantum Mixture (QuMiX) Lab of the Institute. We seek motivated individuals with an excellent academic background with an aptitude to master the functioning and use of scientific equipment and an eagerness to learn new experimental techniques.
Raman Research Institute is an institute of scientific research located in Bangalore, India. It was founded by Nobel laureate C. V. Raman. Although it began as an institute privately owned by Sir C. V. Raman, it is now funded by the government of India.


Research Assistant (01)

Job Role

The work involves laser cooling and trapping of neutral atoms and associated experimental work. There are various types of Lasers, ultrahigh vacuum systems, power supplies, RF-components, electronic devices, optics, and optomechanical components in the laboratory, and their regular maintenance is one of the main requirements as a part of the job.
The candidate is also expected to work with a team of principal scientists and Ph.D. scholars and hence being able to be part of a team and contributing to the scientific and technical developments is one of the critical aspects of the job.


M.Sc. (Physics/ Engineering Physics/ Photonics) or B.E. / B.Tech (Engineering Physics/ Electronics with a minimum of 70 % marks or 7.0 CGPA. M. Phil or equivalent degree with a thesis work will be given preference.
The candidate should be motivated and should have a flair for experimental work. The candidate should have experience in one or more of the following:

  • Laser cooling of atoms
  • Precision laser spectroscopy of atoms
  • Control of instruments using LabVIEW
  • Radio-Frequency (RF) and Microwave signal processing

Preference will be given to the candidates who have previously worked in optics and/ or atomic physics experiments.
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Consolidated remuneration of Rs 23,500/- per month at commencement + HRA (24% of consolidated remuneration) will be paid to the selected candidates. An increment of Rs. 1000/- will be provided in the second year.

How to Apply?

Applications are to be sent in a sealed cover with “RA application to the QuMiX Lab” written clearly on the envelope to The Coordinator, Light and Matter Physics Group, Raman Research Institute, C.V Raman Avenue, Sadashivanagar, Bangalore – 560080, OR by email to with Advertisement No. and “RA to QMix Lab” written in the subject line.
The last date to apply is January 22, 2021.
Application format (1) Name of the applicant; (2) Date of Birth; (3) Nationality; (4) Whether belonging to SC/ ST/ OBC; (5) Permanent Address; (6) Address for correspondence (Please provide your mobile number and email-id; (7) Qualifications starting from SSC/ X Std. upwards (please attach copies of certificates and marks cards); (8) Experience with details of organization, a post held, duration of service, and emoluments drawn (attach certificates), (9) References of individuals who are familiar with you and your work, whom the Institute could contact for referral letters: and (10) Brief – not more than a page typed in double line spacing-as to what motivates you to apply for the above post.
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