Junior Research Fellow (JRF) Position

Applications are invited from the citizens of India for JRF position for the sponsored project undertaken in the Department of Chemical Sciences, IISER Kolkata. This temporary position is initially for a period of 1 Year and may tenable till the duration of the project. The requisite qualification, experience, etc. are given below:

Project Title

Synthesis of Functionalized Lipids and Exploration of Protein-Lipid Cross-talk during Flavivirus Infection

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Temporary Position(s)

Junior Research Fellow

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Rs. 25,000/- per month



Coordinator / PI

Dr. Pradip Kumar Tarafdar


Department of Chemical Sciences, IISER Kolkata

Qualifications & Experience

Essential: 1) MSc in Biochemistry from a UGC recognized University and minimum 55% marks or equivalent CGPA in aggregate. 2) BSc. with Chemistry/Biochemistry and minimum of 55% marks or equivalent CGPA in aggregate. 3) Candidates must have qualified any prestigious national level examinations like GATE or NET-LS.

Desirable: Research experience in peptide chemistry.

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Application Fee


Application Procedure

Eligible candidates may send their detailed CV by email to tarafdar@iiserkol.ac.in on or before 12-12-2017. Candidates will be shortlisted and those candidates will be called for interview. Final selection based on their performance in the interview.

More Information

No TA/DA will be offered to candidates who will appear for the interview. Candidates from other states (other than West Bengal) may opt for telephonic or Skype interview.