Online-interview for the position of one Junior Research Fellow (JRF) in a DST-SERB (Core Research Grant) sponsored research project dated 08/09/2020.

An online-interview will be held as per the following schedule for the position of a junior research fellow (JRF) in the Department of Physics, Presidency University , 86/1, College Street, Kolkata 700073 to work in a research project funded by the Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), Govt. of India (File No. CRG/2019/004571) entitled: “ Growth and realization of ferroelectric-photovoltaic effect in ZnSnS3 thin films for solar cell and photodetector applications ”.

Name of the Post:

JRF (One)

Date of online-Interview:

23/09/2020 (11.00 am)

Principal Investigator (PI):

Prof. Arabinda Nayak, Department of Physics


Rs. 31000/- + 24% HRA (24 Months) for JRF

Rs. 35000/- + 24% HRA (12 Months) for SRF

Tenure of Fellowship:

The position is available for two years three months (approx)/ termination of the project, whichever is earlier. Appointment will be subjected to annual review for further extension that will be granted based on the research progress. The post is purely temporary and subject to availability of fund.

Work Responsibility:

In this research project the main responsibility of the Research Fellow is to fabricate LN- ZnSnS3 thin films on epitaxial GaN coated silicon substrate using spray pyrolysis technique and to study their photovoltaic property under illumination.

Essential Qualification:

1) Post Graduate degree (Master of Science or equivalent) in Physics with at least 55% marks or equivalent Grade Point Average.

2) Schloras who are selected through National Eligibility Tests- CSIR-UGC NET/ including lectureship (NET-LS) and GATE.

Interested and eligible candidates are requested to send their CV which must include email ID, mobile number, date of birth, latest passport size photograph, educational qualifications, details of NET/GATE qualification, research experience etc. by email ( to the undersigned. Last date of application: 21/09/2020 (up to 5 pm).

The selected candidate may be allowed to enroll for Ph.D. program as per university rules.

The interview will be held over Google Meet platform. The link will be send to the shortlisted candidates one day prior to the scheduled interview date.

Dr. Arabinda Nayak

PI of the project & Professor of Physics

Presidency University

86/1, College Street, Kolkata-700073.


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