Research Associate-II at IACS, Kolkata [2 Vacancies]: Apply Sep 27

Applications are invited from Indian Nationals for the post of Research Associate (RA-II) in the School of Physical Sciences of the Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science (IACS), Kolkata.

About IACS Jadavpur Kolkata

Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science (IACS) is a premier Scientific Research Institute located in Kolkata. Founded in the year 1876 by Dr. Mahendralal Sircar, an acclaimed medical practitioner of his time, IACS is the oldest scientific institution in Asia funded by the Department of Science & Technology, Government of India and the Government of West Bengal.

Number of Vacancies



  • Essential Qualification: The candidate should have PhD degree in Physics or Materials Science followed by at least two years of PostPhD Research/Teaching experience. The candidate should have B.Sc. and M.Sc. degree in physics with at least 55% of marks.
  • Desired Qualification: Past research experience in experimental condensed matter physics/ electronics/ device physics or related areas with impressive research publications in reputed journals and impressive academic track record.

Job Description

Supervision of UG and PG research laboratories in the School of Physical Sciences of
IACS, laboratory instruction and guidance to UG and PG students, maintenance of non-trivial research
facilities of common interest of the School and research work as assigned/ approved by the School Chair.


This position is temporary (initially for one year and can be extended for another year based on
satisfactory performance). The candidate will have no right to claim (explicit or implicit) any post in the


As per rules of IACS

How to Apply?

  • Interested candidates should send their resume (mentioning email address and phone number) to the In-charge, Academic Office, by email (inchargeacad[at]
  • Deadline by 27-September-2022.
  • Email subject line must read as: “Application for Name of the post”.

Selection procedure

  • Applicants will be shortlisted on the basis of merit.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be communicated via email and called for an interview for the final selection.

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