JUNIOR RESEARCH FELLOW (Dept. of Biological Sciences, IISER Kolkata)
A position for a Junior Research Fellow (JRF) is available in the research group of Dr. Neelanjana Sengupta, Asst. Professor, Dept. of Biological Science, IISER Kolkata. The research work involves the use of advanced computer simulation methodologies to study the structural, dynamical and self-assembly behaviour of proteins and other biomolecular under relevant physico-chemical conditions.
Title of project: Thermal Stability, Temperature Induced Conformational Switching and Self-Assembly in Protein Libraries
Funding agency: Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB)
Principle investigator: Dr. Neelanjana Sengupta, Asst. Professor, Dept. of Biological Sciences
Remuneration: A maximum amount of Rs. 25,000 per month (consolidated)
Tenure: 12 months, with possibility of renewal upon satisfactory performance
Basic Eligibility Criteria: M.Sc or equivalent degree, in either Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science, Biology, Biotechnology or Bioinformatics, with minimum 57% marks, or minimum CGPA of 7.2.
Additional experience (desirable): Exposure to Linux and computer programming / exposure to research at the Masters’ level or higher / work experience in an academic institution.
Age limit: Not more than 28 years as on 31st March, 2019.
How to apply: Eligible candidates should send their detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV), self-attested copies of marksheets and certificates from Std. XII onwards, and a brief covering letter explaining their motivation via speed-post or courier service to:
Dr. Neelanjana Sengupta
Asst. Professor, Dept. of Biological Sciences
Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Kolkata
Mohanpur, Dist. Nadia
W. Bengal, Pin – 741236
Phone: 033 6136 0000 (extn. 1224)
- * The full contact information (address, mobile number, landline number if any) should be provided in CV.
- * The envelope should be marked as “Application for JRF position”
- * The application, with all the supporting documents scanned, zipped and attached, should also be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org , with the Subject line: “Application for JRF (SERB) position”
Last date for receiving applications: April 19th, 2019 (Friday)
Interview: Short-listed applicants will be invited (via email ONLY) for an oral interview at IISER Kolkata, Mohanpur Campus.
Conditions: No TA / DA will be provided to the candidate for the interview. The decision of the selection committee will be final. The selected candidate may be terminated with a 30-day notice before completion of tenure, if performance till date is not deemed satisfactory.