An Interview on 10th January, 2019 for one JRF/RA Position in a CSIR Project at the Department of Chemistry, Presidency University, Kolkata   Dated:14.12.2018

Applications are invited for a JRF/ RA position under CSIR project (Principal Investigator: Dr. Koena Ghosh, Project Title: ‘ Stereoselective synthesis of fused oxa/aza-heterocycles via domino ring-opening cyclization of doner-acceptor cyclopropanes ) funded by Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Government of India, INDIA.

Post: One JRF /RA

Project Duration: ~2 yrs 3 months (extendable upto another year based on progress of the project and funding agencies recommendation)

Fellowship: JRF @ 12000/- per month + HRA (as per university norms)

Or RA @ 36000/- per month + HRA (as per university norms) (As per CSIR project guideline)

Progress of the project work will be evaluated after two years by appropriate committee following CSIR project guideline. Based on their recommendation, JRF may be upgraded to SRF with stipend of Rs. 14,000/- p.m. for the remaining tenure of the project.

Eligibility :

Minimum eligibility criterion:

JRF: M.Sc. in Chemistry or equivalent from a recognized University with at least 55% marks & LS-NET/ GATE qualification. A prior experience in chemical synthesis is highly desirable although is not mandatory. Maximum age limit is 28 years.

RA : Possessing doctorate (Pd.D.) degree in chemistry or equivalent from a recognized University with at least 2 published papers in a standard refereed journal. Maximum age limit is 35 years.

Preference will be given to the candidate with organic chemistry background.

Upper age limit relaxation of 5 years will be given SC/ST/OBC/Woman candidate.

How to apply:

An interview will be held on 10-01-2019 at 12:00 p.m. at the Department of Chemistry, Presidency University, Kolkata. All interested candidates are requested to submit their CV to by 9th January, 2019. Candidates with be shortlisted in case number of application is more than 10 and intimated one day in advance.

Applicants should report 30 mins prior to the scheduled time of interview (10.01.2019) & submit the following documents in two sets. (Documents must be self-attested).

1. Application in plain paper addressed to the undersigned.

2. A detailed CV alongwith self attested copies of all relevant testimonials.

3. Statement of research/ career goals

3. Thesis/ project report and published papers (if any)

4. Proof of date of birth

The original certificates and mark sheets are to be presented before the Selection Committee at the time of the interview.

No TA will be paid for appearing in the interview .

* JRF candidate with LS-NET qualification may get provision to enroll in our Ph.D. programme.

Candidates may contact PI for any further query .

Dr. Koena Ghosh (Principal Investigator),

Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Presidency University,

86/1, College Street, Kolkata-700073. email:

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