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Advertisement for Position of Project SRF (CSIR Project)

Applications are invited for the post of one Project SRF contractual position for a CSIR sponsored research project “Development of Synthetic Methodologies by Photoredox Catalysis Based on Non-Covalent Interactions and Cooperative Catalysis” undertaken in the Department of Chemical Sciences, IISER Kolkata.

Interested and eligible candidates are encouraged to apply on or before July 30th, 2021.

Project Name: Development of Synthetic Methodologies by Photoredox Catalysis Based on Non-Covalent Interactions and Cooperative Catalysis

Position: Project SRF

No. of Vacancy: 1

Minimum Eligibility - M.Sc or equivalent degree in Chemistry and at least 2 YEARS of POST-M.SC EXPERIENCE as evidence from published papers in standard referred journals.

Age limit: 32 years

Desirable Qualifications: Working experience in the area of organic synthesis with exposure to photoredox/electroredox and other redox mediated synthetic techniques is preferable. Experience in performing cyclic voltammetry, NMR spectroscopy and other basic spectroscopic techniques is also desirable.

Salary: 35,000/- per month + HRA

Last Date for the receipt of the application is July 30th, 2021. Applications enclosing attested copies of all testimonials/certificates and curriculum vitae should be sent to within the application deadline. Please write “Application for the CSIR Senior Research Fellow position” in the subject line of your email.

Based on the first evaluation of applications received, only selected applicants will be notified by email to appear for an interview. No TA/DA is admissible for appearing in the interview.

Date of Interview: Will be notified in the email sent to the short-listed candidates.

Project start date: Will be notified via email to the selected candidate.

Tenure of the post will initially be for 12 months but likely to be extendable for two more years subject to the performance of the candidate and availability of funds.