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Vacancy for Junior Research Fellow, Senior Research Fellow at IISER

Vacancy for Junior Research Fellow, Senior Research Fellow at IISER

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Kolkata (IISER Kolkata) was established in 2006 by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India. IISER Kolkata is designed to reach the prestigious position in the global setting that IISc, IIMs and IITs presently enjoy. IISER Kolkata is an autonomous institution awarding its own degrees. The central theme of the IISER Kolkata is to integrate education with research so that undergraduate teaching as well as doctoral and postdoctoral research work could be carried out in symbiosis.

Applications are invited from the Indian Citizens for Junior Research Fellow (JRF)/Senior Research Fellow (SRF) position in the DST (Technology Mission Division) sponsored INDO-UK project entitled, “The development and implementation of sensors and treatment technologies for freshwater systems in India” under the guidance of Prof. Tapas K. Sengupta, Department of Biological Sciences.

Essential Qualification :
: Masters degree in any branch of Biological Sciences with NET qualification. Good communication skills 
SRF : Masters degree in any branch of Biological Sciences with NET qualification and two years of research experience in the field of Microbiology (Molecular microbiology and/or Bioremediation). Good communication skills. 
JRF : Rs. 31,000/- p.m plus admissible H.R.A /
SRF : Rs 35,000/- p.m., plus admissible H.R.A. 

Age : Below 28 years for JRF and below 30 years for SRF. (Relaxable in case of SC/ST/OBC/Women candidates as per rules).
* As per DST Office Memorandum No. SR/S9/Z-09/2012 dated 21.10.2014, the following examinations conducted by various Central Government Departments / Agencies are considered as National Eligibility Test (NET).
CSIR – CSIR – UGC National Eligibility Test
MHRD – Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE), Joint Admission Test (JAM), Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT)
DBT – Biotechnology Eligibility Test & Test conducted in Bioinformatics
By Bioinformatics National Consortium (BINC)
ICMR – JRF Entrance Examination
ICAR – Test conducted by ICAR for admission to PhD program

Application Process : Interested candidates are requested to apply by sending email to along with the latest CV, proof of NET qualification, proof of age, copy of photo-ID and details of two years of research experience (in case of SRF position)

Last date of receiving applications : February 23, 2021

The selected candidates for interview will be notified for appearing the online interview

Date of online interview : The tentative date of interview is 27.02.2021

Conditions : No TA / DA will be provided to the candidate for the interview. The decision of the selection committee will be final.

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