Postdoctoral and Research Scientist Positions
Department of Biological Sciences
Indian Institute of Sciene Education and Research, Kolkata
Job description

Applications are invited for Postdoctoral Fellow and Research Scientist positions in the Department of Biological Sciences (DBS), IISER Kolkata. These positions, funded by Institute fellowships, will be awarded initially for a period of one year, and may be extended for one more year based on satisfactory research progress. 

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Suitable candidates must have a Ph.D. degree in any branch of Biology or an allied interdisciplinary field (e.g., Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, etc.) as required by individual faculty members of DBS. We especially encourage applicants whose research interests have a considerable overlap with those of the faculty members.  Candidates who have submitted their thesis or are planning to submit their thesis shortly can also apply.

Additional Comments

Fellowship details:

The consolidated Fellowship amount, Contingency and House Rent Allowance (HRA) shall be as approved by the Board of Governors, IISER Kolkata from time to time. The proposed emoluments are given in the table:

Sl. No Name of the position Qualification Experience Duration
Fellowship (monthly)
1 Postdoctoral Fellowship Submitted Ph.D
Thesis/ Ph.D
 --- 1+1 Rs. 40,000/-
2 Research Scientist Ph.D. 2 years Research/Teaching experience after Ph.D. 1+1 Rs. 45,000/-
3 Senior Research Scientist Ph.D. 4 years Research/ Teaching experience after Ph.D., preferably demonstrating ability to obtain external funding. 1+1 Rs. 50,000/-

2. Contingency: The contingency grant of Rs. 80,000/- per annum for Postdoctoral Fellow, Rs. 90,000/- per year for Research Scientist and Rs. 100,000/- per year for Senior Research Scientist will be provided for research purposes and attending conferences/workshops. 

3. HRA: The Fellows/Scientists will be encouraged to stay in institute accommodation. In circumstances where institute accommodation is unavailable or the Fellows/Scientists are not in a position to stay in the campus, House Rent Allowance @ 30% will be provided.

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