Applications are invited for Junior Research Fellow (JRF) in a Research Project Funded by the DST @ IISER
The Indian Institute of Science Education & Research (IISER) Mohali was established in 2007 by the Government of India, through the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), to carry out research in frontier areas of science and to provide quality science education at the undergraduate and postgraduate level. The foundation stone was laid on 27th September 2006 by the Prime Minister of India. The first Director Prof.N Sathyamurthy joined on 18th June 2007. Classes for the first MS (Int) batch began on 16th August 2007. The transit campus was inaugurated on 13th Nov. 2007.
Applications are invited from Indian Nationals to work as Junior Research Fellow (JRF) in a research project funded by DST.
Title: Metal Organic Frameworks (MOFs) comprised of dimetal units and muti-atom organic linkers
This project aims at synthesizing and structurally characterizing novel metal organic frameworks as well as their use in various applications. It will require broad synthetic skills with experience in handling air and moisture compounds under standard Schlenk line techniques and Glove box conditions. Additionally, it is expected to learn and use several analytical techniques to characterize the new compounds.
Duration: 3 years
Emoluments: As per DST rules
Essential Qualifications: B.Sc. (Honours) and M.Sc. in Chemistry (Organometallic and/or Inorganic specialization preferred) with excellent academic record. Prior experience in X-ray Crystallography and other analytical techniques would be a plus. Candidates should have a valid NET (CSIR/UGC) or NET (LS) or GATE (>75 percentile) test score.
How to Apply?
Applications should be sent by e-mail only to: Dr. Sanjay Mandal (E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org). The subject of the e-mail should state "Application for a project position at IISER Mohali". In the body of the e-mail, applicants should include a brief description justifying qualifications and abilities to work in this project. A detailed vita should be attached as a PDF file (no other document formats are acceptable)with the e-mail.
Last date for applications is:17:00 IST, September 15, 2011
Note: Incomplete applications or those received after September 15, 2011 will not be considered.
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