Application for the position of Research Fellow in a SERB Project

Project titled: Understanding Rheology of Dense Athermal Systems

Project No. SERB-22-0284

Position: Junior Research Fellow (JRF)

Essential qualifications/experience: M.Sc. / M. Tech. /B.Tech or equivalent degree in Physics, Chemical Engineering, and interdisciplinary areas with minimum 60% marks.

Desired qualifications: Motivated and self-driven records, prior work experience/hands-on training in compuation using Fortran, C++, or any another programming languages. Fundamental knowledge of statistical mechanics is also required. Further, prior knowledge of LAMMPS will be an advantage.

Duration: Initially for 1 years (extendable up to 2 years after progress review and as per the availability of funds)

Salary: As per SERB and Institute norms and conditions.

How to apply: Candidates are requested to email their application along with a detailed CV (clearly mentioning the name, educational qualifications with Board/University, percentage of marks, year of passing, and details of their previous research experiences (AS A SINGLE PDF ONLY) to Dr. Prasenjit Das email ID: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. on or before 10th January 2023.

Candidates are requested to include their name in the file name as “Application_name”.

Selection process: Based on essential qualifications supported by the necessary documents and prior work experience (as mentioned above), only the shortlisted candidates will be informed via email about the online interview details.

General Information:

  • Appointment is purely temporary and will terminate automatically without any notice or compensation on termination of the research project. Leaving of position will be done after one month of accepting resignation letter from candidate or on mutual understanding basis.
  • The appointed person shall have no claim of appointment / absorption in Funding agency.
  • Appointment of the applicant will be governed by the terms and conditions of the funding agency particularly applicable to the said project.
  • The qualification prescribed should have been obtained from recognized Universities/ Institutions.
  • The prescribed educational qualifications are the bare minimum and mere possession of same does not entitled candidates to be called for interview. Where number of applications received in response to this advertisement is large, it will not be convenient or possible to interview all the candidates. Based on the screening/shortlisting, the project leader/ principal investigator may restrict the number of candidates to be called for the interview to a reasonable limit after taking into consideration qualifications and experience over and above the minimum prescribed in the advertisement. Therefore, it will be in the interest of the candidates, to mention all the qualifications and experience in the relevant field at the time of applying.
  • No TA/DA will be admissible for appearing for the interview.
  • Selected candidates will have to join duty at the earliest on receipt of the offer Letter.
  • No interim enquiries / correspondence / communication of any sort will be entertained on the matter.