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Advertisement for Research Assistant position in Luminescence Dating Laboratory (Faculty-in-charge- Dr. Manoj Kumar Jaiswal)

Applications are invited for a “Research Assistant” position in Luminescence Dating Laboratory, Department of Earth Sciences (DES), IISER Kolkata, Mohanpur, Nadia, West Bengal 741246 for the project entitled “Late Quaternary Geomorphic Evolution of Alluvial fans in the Himalayas: Implications to past climate reconstruction and Tectonic activity”.

This position is purely temporary and can be terminated anytime with an advance notice of one month from the both parties.

Job Title: Research Assistant.

No. of Post: 01

Duration: 01 year

Salary: INR 28,000 per month.

Principal Investigator: Dr. Manoj Kumar Jaiswal, Associate Professor.

Qualification: Essential qualification: M.Sc. in Applied Geology or related field in Earth Sciences. Qualified candidates will receive a preference for NET/GATE/equivalent National Level Tests.

Desirable Qualifications: Candidates should have relevant research experience in the area of Luminesce dating. Preference will be given to the candidate having experience in IRSL dating on feldspar and polymineral fine grains. Good knowledge of Remote Sensing and Arc-GIS is also required for the project.

SC/ST candidates will receive a preference on equal qualifications and experience.

How to apply: Eligible candidates should send a soft copy of their application (Detailed CV, Work experience if any) to

The last date for application to be submitted to the mail of the Principal Investigator is 30th January 2022 by 5 PM.

Date of Interview: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an online interview on the 31st of January 2022.

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