Walk-in Interview Notification for Two JRF Position at the Department of Life Sciences, Presidency University, Kolkata dated.21/08/2019

A Walk-in-interview will be held for the appointment of Two JRF Position in the NCPOR sponsored Research Project titled ‘ Macrobenthic community structure and climate change mediated stresses on their physiological performances from the Indian sector of Southern Ocean during austral summer ’, in the Department of Life Sciences, Presidency University on Friday, 30.08.2019 at 2 p.m.

Date of interview: 30.08.2019 at 2 p.m.

Place of interview: Department of Life Sciences Conference room (Erstwhile Botany Section, 1st Floor, Bakers Building), Presidency University (Erstwhile Presidency College), 86/1, College Street, Kolkata-700073, India.

Time of interview: 2 p.m. The candidates are requested to reach the venue by 01.30 p.m.

Name of the Position: JRF

Number of positions: 2

Duration: Appointment will be till end of the project (i.e Three years) depending upon annual review of the progress report and further extension may be granted depending upon approval of funding agency.

Salary: Rs.18660 per month consolidated

Essential qualification: First class M.Sc. Degree or equivalent in Zoology/Marine Sciences/Marine Biology/Molecular Biology from recognized university.

Desirable qualification: Applicants having a valid rank in CSIR/UGC­NET JRF/LS Examination and/or at least 1 year research experience in Marine Biology/Molecular Taxonomy related work will be given preference.

Job requirement: To participate extensively in cruises/ field work for biological sample collection and analysis, which is the first and foremost requirement of the project. The JRF will be responsible for the taxonomic identification of polar macrobenthic and meiobenthic species. Students desire to work on taxonomic work encourage to apply.

Interested candidates may send their CV along with cover letter to Dr. Sumit Mandal, Assistant Professor, Department of Life Sciences, Presidency University, Kolkata @ email: sumit.dbs@presiuniv.ac.in by 28.08.2019.

All interested candidates are requested to appear for an interview with the following in two sets:

  • A detailed CV
  • Degree certificates (photocopies to be submitted. Originals to be brought for verification).
  • Publications (thesis/ project reports to be brought for verification).

The original certificates and mark sheets are to be presented before the Selection Committee on the day of the interview. Applicants arriving 30 minutes after the schedule time of interview shall not be called for the same. No TA/DA will be provided for attending the interview.

Dr. Sumit Mandal (Principal Investigator)

Assistant Professor

Department of Life Sciences

86/1, College Street

Kolkata 700073

Email: sumit.dbs@presiuniv.ac.in

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