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Research Associate Position


Applications are invited from the citizens of India for Junior research fellow (JRF) position for the sponsored project in the Department of Physical Sciences, IISER Kolkata. This temporary position is initially for a period of six months and tenable only for the duration of the project. The requisite qualification, experience, etc. are given below:


Project Title

Polarization Mueller matrix spectroscopy and weak measurements on plasmonic metamaterials

Reference Number

File. No: CRG/2019/005558

Funding Agency


Temporary Position(s)

Junior research fellow (JRF)

Number of vacancies



Rs. 31,000/- per month + 24% HRA


PI: Dr. Nirmalya Ghosh, Department of Physical Sciences, IISER Kolkata

Project and Job description

Studies on polarization Mueller matrix, spin orbit interaction of light and weak measurements on plasmonic metamaterials and development of polarization and angular momentum based novel techniques for space optics applications. Candidates having research experience in polarization, singular optics, space optics instrumentation will be preferred.


Master degree in Physics / Space sciences / Applied Optics and Photonics from a UGC recognized University with and minimum 60% marks or equivalent CGPA in aggregate. B. Tech

How to apply

Eligible candidates may apply with their CV and a cover letter to Dr. Nirmalya Ghosh by email: Details of research work can be found at the following link:

Application Fee


Last date of applications

10 days from the date of advertisement.

Interview Procedure

Short-listed applicants may be invited (via email) for an online interview.

More Information

  1. No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview.

  2. For further information, write to Dr. Nirmalya Ghosh at