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Research Associate Position

Applications are invited from the citizens of India for RA position for the sponsored project undertaken in the Department of Chemical Sciences, IISER-Kolkata. This temporary position is initially for a period of 08 months (up to March 2019) and tenable only for the duration of the project subject to satisfactory performance.. The requisite qualification, experience, etc. are given below:


Project Title

Synthesis, Photophysics and Ultrafast Fluorescence Dynamics of Fluorescent Protein Chromophore Analogues

Sanction Number

01(2848)/16/EMR-II  dated 12 May, 2016

Funding Agency

Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi

Temporary Position(s)

Research Associate

Number of vacancies



Rs. 36,000/- per month (or as per CSIR rule).

Coordinator / PI

Dr. Prasun K. Mandal


Department of Chemical Sciences, IISER Kolkata

Project and Job description

The project involves synthesis, understanding of photophysics and ultrafast fluorescence dynamics of fluorescent protein chromophore analogues. Candidates having research experience in the above directions will be preferred.


Suitable candidates must have submitted their PhD thesis or have a Ph. D. degree in Chemistry.

Age limit

Upper age limit: 35 years as on the day on which the application is made. The upper age limit is relaxable upto 5 years in the case of candidates belonging to scheduled castes/tribes/OBC, women and physically handicapped candidates.

Application Fee


Last Date of the receipt of the application:

July 25, 2018

Application Procedure

Send application along with CV, two recommendation letters and cover letter to Dr. Prasun K. Mandal at

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, write to Dr. Prasun K. Mandal at