Online interview on August 18, 2021 for the position of a Junior Research Fellow (JRF) in a project funded by the Ministry of Earth Sciences, Govt. of India.

Applications are invited for the position of Junior Research Fellow (1 position) under a research Project entitled ‘Crustal evolution of the Eastern Madurai Domain of Granulite Terrane of Southern India: A petrochronological study on granulite-facies rocks from the western part of the domain.’. The position is funded by the Ministry of Earth Sciences, Govt. of India. The JRF position will be awarded for a period of one year (extendable strictly based on the research progress and performance).

1. Position: JRF (1 position)

2. Research Area: Metamorphic petrology, geochronology, geochemistry

3. Funding source: Ministry of Earth Sciences.

4. Principle Investigator: Dr. Tapabrato Sarkar, Assistant Professor, Department of Earth Sciences, IISER Kolkata

5. Remuneration: JRF (Rs. 31000/- plus 24% HRA)

6. Tenure:  1 year (extendable strictly based on the research progress and performance)

7. Basic Eligibility Criteria: (i) First class (or CGPA OF 6.0 and above at a scale of 10) in MSc in Geology/Applied Geology/Earth Sciences (ii) Qualified CSIR-UGC NET (including LS) or GATE examination (required criteria). (iii) Candidates should be below 28 years of age at the time of application.

8. Desirable qualification: The applicant should have a strong background in metamorphic petrology and geochemistry and have the ability to conduct field work independently. A good communication and writing skill in English is also desirable.

9. How to Apply: A detailed CV prior to the interview must be emailed to tapabrato@iiserkol.ac.in latest by 16th  August, 2021 (last date of application).

*Candidates are requested to send the following documents:

(a) Self-attested scanned copies of degree certificates; (b) Two recommendation letters from a teacher and/or academic mentor must be sent directly to tapabrato@iiserkol.ac.in by the recommender (c) Any other relevant documents.

Date/Time: 18th August, 2021, 3:00 PM

Mode of Interview: Online (A Google-Meet link will be shared with the short-listed candidates before the interview. The interview will be recorded. The application itself will be considered as the consent of the applicant to appear for the interview.

**Conditions: 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 their performance is deemed unsatisfactory. The requirements of minimum qualification and/or experience and age may be relaxed in the case of candidates with outstanding credentials.

Contact:

Dr. Tapabrato Sarkar, Assistant Professor

Department of Earth Sciences

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Kolkata

Mohanpur-741246, West Bengal, India

Email: tapabrato@iiserkol.ac.in

Webpage: https://www.iiserkol.ac.in/web/en/people/faculty/des/tapabrato/

 https://www.iiserkol.ac.in/~tapabrato/