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Technical Assistant

Applications are invited from the citizens of India for Technical assistance for the sponsored project undertaken in the Department of Earth Sciences, IISER-Kolkata. This temporary position is initially for a period of 12 months and tenable only for the duration of the project subject to satisfactory performance. The requisite qualification, experience, etc. are given below:

Project Title

Understanding the catchment hydrology of an eastern Himalayan River: A stable isotopic approach

Sanction Number


Funding Agency

Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences (BRNS)

Temporary Position(s)

Technical Assistance

Number of vacancies



Rs. 12,500/- p.m. (consolidated; No HRA will be paid)

Coordinator / PI

Prof. Prasanta Sanyal


Department of Earth Sciences

Project and Job description

Collecting water samples for Stable water isotope (?18O and ?D), dissolved nitrate isotope (?15N and ?18O) measurement from the Teesta Basin


Essential Qualifications:

a) 10th Class

b) Working experience in collecting water and dissolved nitrate  for analysis in stable isotope ratio mass spectrometer.

Age limit

Upper age limit: 50 years as on the day on which the application is made. The upper age limit is relaxable by up to 5 years in case of candidates belonging to scheduled castes/tribes/OBC, women and physically handicapped candidates.

Application Fee


Last Date of the receipt of the application:

October 07th, 2021

Application Procedure

Send application along with CV  and cover letter to

More Information

(1) No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview.
(2) Only short-listed candidates will be contacted by email.
(3) Please bring your resume, self attested photocopy of all mark-sheets and certificates.
(4) The date of interview at IISER Kolkata will be notified later.
For further information, contact: