INDIAN ASSOCIATION FOR THE CULTIVATION OF SCIENCE
Jadavpur, Kolkata - 700032
Date:21. 11. 2018
Applications are invited through e-mail for the appointment of Research Associate-I in the School of Physical Sciences (erstwhile Department of Solid State Physics), IACS by 15th January, 2019.
Name of the post: Research Associate-I
Number of post(s): One (01)
Research Area: Experimental Condensed Matter Physics
Essential Qualifications: Candidates must have a Ph.D. degree in Physics or Materials Science from a recognized University or Institute. A candidate who is expected to submit his/her Ph.D. thesis within three months from the deadline for this application mentioned above may also apply while submitting a separate declaration letter given by the supervisor mentioning the above three-month time-limit. This has to be submitted by the candidate along with his/her application. Candidates should have a first or high second class M. Sc. degree in Physics with minimum average of 55% marks in B.Sc.(Hons.) & M.Sc. examination along with good overall academic record.
Desirable qualifications: Candidates with experience in thin film growth techniques using pulsed laser deposition or sputtering or e-beam evaporation will be preferred. Candidates with experience in some of the thin film characterization techniques using magneto-optic Kerr effect (MOKE), X-ray diffraction (XRD), electron microscopes (SEM/TEM), ferroelectric polarization, magnetic property measurement will be preferred.
Duration: Initial appointment will be done for six months and can be extended further on satisfactory progress and subject to the approval by the project monitoring committee.
Age limit: 35 years. Age relaxation is applicable as per Govt. rule.
Emoluments: As per rules of the Association. See link: (http://iacs.res.in/waterways/admin/ckeditor/ckfinder/userfiles/files/General-Rules-Regulations-of-the-Institute_02_12_2016.pdf)
The position is purely temporary, and the candidate will not have any right to claim (explicit or implicit) to any permanent post in the Institute. No TA will be admissible for attending the interview. Interview via video based facility such as Skype however is permissible subject to the availability of requisite connections. The candidates may apply only via email to firstname.lastname@example.org with complete Curriculum Vitae (mentioning e-mail address, date of birth, contact number, permanent residential address), a list of publications, a research statement including future research plans, two letters of recommendation, and self attested scanned copies of all the certificates/credentials. The letters of recommendation may be sent directly to email@example.com by the referees. Shortlisted candidates will be informed via email about the interview schedule.
For Ph.D. holder, the original or provisional certificate and for the candidate who has submitted the thesis, the relevant document like the acknowledgement copy from the respective university or the authorized letter from the respective supervisor with signature and stamp mentioning the title of the thesis, the university registration number, date of submission is mandatory to produce during the interview.
Applications by e-mail should reach within 15th January, 2019. The subject line of the e-mail should be Full Name of the Candidate followed by "Application for RA-I/DM/SPS/JANUARY/2019". The following faculty member may be contacted for any further query.
Dr. Devajyoti Mukherjee,
School of Physical Sciences,
IACS, Jadavpur, Kolkata-700 032,
Phone: +91-33-2473-4971; Extn.2123