IISER Kolkata Recruitment 2024: Project Associate/Project Fellow

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IISER Kolkata Recruitment 2024: The Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Kolkata, has released the online job notification for recruitment to the post of Project Associate/Project Assistant/Project Fellow. There are a total of five vacancies to be filled for this post. The candidate’s educational qualification must be B.E/B.Tech/M.Sc/MVSc. Interested candidates eligible for this recruitment can apply on or before the last date. The detailed eligibility and selection process for IISER Kolkata Jobs are given below.

iiser-kolkata Recruitment

IISER Kolkata Vacancy Notification:

One Project Fellow/ Associate/ Assistant position is available in the research group of Prof. Amlan K. Roy, Professor, Dept. of Chemical Sciences, IISER Kolkata. The research involves Quantum Chemistry and/or Quantum Physics and computer programming knowledge. The selection of candidates will be based on interviews. Interested candidates can apply through email before 01 April 2024.

IISER Kolkata invites applications for Project Associate-I/Project Assistant posts in various projects. A walk-in notification was announced for four vacancies. The age limit of the candidates should be 35 years. The selected candidates will be offered monthly Rs. 28,000 – 31,000/-. The selection process is based on the performance of the candidates in the interviews. Interested candidates can attend the walk-in on 01 April 2024 at the address mentioned. For further details, you can visit the official website, www.iiserkol.ac.in.

IISER Kolkata Recruitment 2024 Details:

IISER Kolkata Recruitment 2024 for Project Fellow:

Job Role Project Fellow
Job Category Govt Jobs
Qualification M.Sc
Total Posts 01 Post
Experience Freshers
Stipend As per DST/SERB rules
Job Location Kolkata
Last Date 01 April 2024
Official Website www.iiserkol.ac.in

IISER Kolkata Jobs – Detailed Eligibility:

Educational Qualification:

Project: Development of DFT methods in constrained atom/molecule/solid with range-separated functionals: benefits of Hookium

Project Fellow:

  • Highly motivated candidates interested in Theoretical Chemistry/physics, with M.Sc. in Chemistry or Physics or Mathematics (minimum 55% marks in M.Sc).
  • Candidates should have a strong theoretical background (with knowledge on quantum mechanics/chemistry) and be expected to conduct theoretical development on Density Functional Theory (DFT).
  • Additional experience (desirable): Preference will be given to qualified candidates for NET/GATE (or other equivalent examinations). Exposure to Linux and computer programming will also be helpful.

Tenure: Initially for one year, which is extendable to a maximum of three years, subject to satisfactory performance and available funds.

IISER Kolkata Vacancy: 01 Post

Stipend: As per DST/SERB rules

Selection Process of IISER Kolkata Careers:

  • Short-listed applicants may be invited (via email) for an oral interview at IISER Kolkata
  • The decision of the selection committee will be final.

How to Apply for IISER Kolkata Recruitment 2024?

All interested and eligible candidates may apply with their CV and a cover letter to Dr. A. K. Roy by email below on or before 01 April 2024.

For more Details: Click here.

Email ID: akroy6k@gmail.com or akroy@iiserkol.ac.in.

IISER Kolkata Walk-in-Interview 2024 for Project Associate-I/Project Assistant:

Job Role Project Associate-I/Project Assistant
Job Category Govt Jobs
Qualification B.E/B.Tech/MVSc
Total Posts 04 Post
Experience Freshers
Salary Rs. 28,000 -31,000/- per month
Job Location Kolkata
Walk-in Date 01 April 2024
Official Website www.iiserkol.ac.in

Detailed Eligibility:

Educational Qualification:

Project Associate-I:

  • Master’s degree in Natural or Agricultural Sciences/MVSc or Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Technology or Medicine from a recognized University or equivalent. Experience with conducting field sampling activities in coastal ocean biotopes or biodiscovery of microbes such as from the mangroves and GATE qualifications would be welcome.

1. Project: Establishment of Nodal Center for Key Starting materials and intermediates under the Therapeutic Chemicals Program

  • Background of the project: The project intends to harness the potential of marine metabolites for potential therapeutics and to undertake targeted biodiscovery of marine microbes, focusing on actinomycetes from biotopes representing the coastal ocean of India. The position will be initially for one year. The position will be extended based on the candidate’s satisfactory performance.

2. Project: Center for Marine Therapeutics (CMT)

  • Background of the project: The Centre for Marine Therapeutics (CMT) intends to undertake the biodiscovery of novel microbes from the coastal ocean and harness the potential of these microbes for potential therapeutics. The position will be initially for one year. The position will be extended based on the candidate’s satisfactory performance.

Project Assistant:

  • Master’s in Natural Science, including Environmental Science/Ecology/Zoology/Wildlife Biology and Conservation. Proven experience conducting field sampling in freshwater ecosystems and field experience in mapping wildlife biodiversity would be welcome.

Project: Mapping Biodiversity in the Upper Bhima Basin

Background of the project: Freshwater ecosystems in India are pivotal in maintaining biodiversity, offering ecosystem services, and improving overall human health. However, many freshwater ecosystems are reeling from multiple anthropogenic stresses. To aid in the vision of the Prioritisation of freshwater ecosystems of The Nature Conservancy India, a project on mapping the biodiversity of the Upper Bhima Basin is to be undertaken using multifaceted approaches.

Age Limit(As on 01 April 2024): 

  • Project Associate-I/Project Assistant: 35 Years

Age Relaxation: The age is relaxed for certain reserved categories as per the rules of the Government of India. Relaxation in age, educational qualifications or experience may be considered in case of exceptionally meritorious candidates

IISER Kolkata Vacancy: 04 Post

  • Project Associate-I: 02 Posts
  • Project Assistant: 02 Posts


  • Project Associate-I: Rs.31000/- +HRA per month (as applicable)
  • Project Assistant: Rs.28000/- per month (consolidated)

Selection Process of IISER Kolkata Careers:

  • The selection process for the posts, as mentioned earlier, will be based on a walk-in interview.

How to Apply for IISER Kolkata Recruitment 2024?

All interested and eligible candidates can attend the walk-in interview at the mentioned venue on or before 01 April 2024.

For more Details: Click here.

Interview Date: 01 April 2024

Time: 9.30 AM


IISER Kolkata,
Salt Lake Campus,

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