Walk-in-interview on June 18, 2019 at 2.00 PM for Junior Research Fellow Position under a

DST Nano Mission Funded Project at IISER Kolkata


A position for a Project Assistant/Fellow is available in the research group of Dr. Dibyendu Das, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Sciences, IISER Kolkata. The research work involves  the  synthesis  and  development  of  small  organic  molecules  and  peptide  based nanostructures and their application as functional materials.


1.  Title    of    project:    Self-Propagating    Minimal    Catalysts:    Functional    Amyloid

Nanostructures for Chemical Evolution

2.  Funding agency: DST Nano Mission

3.  Principle Investigator: Dr. Dibyendu Das, Asst. Professor, Dept. of Chemical Sciences

4.  Remuneration: Maximum up to 25,000 per month.

5.  Tenure: Each year extension on mutual agreement. Candidate selected for this position can also apply for the regular PhD program of IISER Kolkata provided they satisfy eligibility criteria.

6.  Basic Eligibility Criteria: Highly motivated and bright students with  M.Sc. in Chemistry or Biochemistry or Integrated BS-MS from any of the IISERs with minimum 60% marks or minimum CGPA of 8.0. Candidates should have qualified NET LS or GATE with valid score.

7.  Desirable   additional   experience   and   qualifications:   Exposure   to   synthetic   organic chemistry techniques and peptide chemistry

8.  Age limit: Must not be over 28 years as on 10th  June, 2019 which is relaxable for certain reserved categories as per rules of Government of India.

9.  How to Apply: A detailed CV prior to the interview must be emailed to latest by 16th June. Candidates are requested to come for a walk-in interview with their CV and proof of qualifications on 18th   June, 2019 at 1.45 PM in A P C Ray Lecture Hall Complex, , Indian  Institute  of  Science  Education  and  Research(IISER)  Kolkata,  Mohanpur,  West Bengal, Pin – 741236 .

10. 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.  The requirements of minimum qualification and/or experience and age may be relaxed in the case of candidates with outstanding credentials.


Dr. Dibyendu Das

Asst. Professor, Dept. of Chemical Sciences

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Kolkata, Mohanpur, West Bengal, Pin – 741236.Phone: 033 6634 0000 (extn: 1317)