We are looking for a Research Assistant for a project funded by the Indian National Science Academy.


We are looking for a research assistant for a project funded by INSA entitled “Tryst with Destiny: Social and Intellectual History of Scientific Temper in India.”

The grant is for researching and writing a book on the idea of “scientific temper” in post-Independence India.  The research assistant will help with library and archival research.

Essential qualifications:  The suitable candidate should have some background in Indian history and philosophy.  The candidate must have some experience in archival research.  

A minimum of BA in any social science discipline (history, philosophy, literature) is required.  A  post-graduate degree  (MA or M.Phil) with some research experience will be preferable.  Candidates will have to appear for an interview in person.

Walk-in interview will be held on Monday, March 3 at 10 am in Room 4 F1 in the Academic Block, IISER Mohali.  Interested candidates are required to send in their CVs and confirm their attendance prior to the interview.

For any further information, please contact Meera Nanda at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.