Post Doctoral Research Fellowship (PDRF) Positions in IISER Tirupati

Faculty Positions 2020 in IISER Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, India

Designation/Position- Post Doctoral Research Fellowship (PDRF)

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Tirupati invites application for Post Doctoral Research Fellowship (PDRF) position from interested candidates.

About- IISER Tirupati is an Autonomous Premier Institution of National Importance funded by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Govt of India for promoting high-quality Science Education and Research. IISER Tirupati invites applications for Post-Doctoral Fellowship in the Department of Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and Mathematics. Post Doctoral Research Fellowship (PDRF)

Research/Job Area- Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics

Applications are invited for PDRFs in Mathematics in the following areas of research:
1. Algebraic Geometry (Prof. D. S. Nagaraj)
2. Number Theory, Complex Geometry (Dr. Anilatmaja Aryasomayajula)
3. Harmonic Analysis, Functional Analysis (Dr. R. Lakshmi Lavanya)
4. Algebraic Geometry, Algebraic Topology, K-theories (Dr. Girja Shanker Tripathi)

Applications are invited for PDRFs in Chemistry in the following areas of research:
1. 2D Materials and Electrochemistry (Prof. Vijayamohanan Pillai)
2. Nanomaterials for Biological Applications (Dr. Jatish Kumar)
3. Spectroscopic Study of Proteins and Nucleic Acid (Dr. Soumit Sankar Mandal)
4. Computational Chemistry (Quantum or Classical) (Dr. Padmabati Mondal)
5. Soft Matter Theory and Simulation (Dr. Rakesh S. Singh)
6. Computational and Quantum Chemistry (Dr. Raghunath O Ramabhadran)
7. Total Synthesis of Natural Products (Dr. Kiran Kumar)
8. Organometallic Chemistry and Sustainable Catalysis (Dr. E. Balaraman)
9. Synthesis and Catalysis (Dr. Gopinath Purushothaman)
10. Organic Homogeneous Catalysis and Main Group Chemistry (Dr. Sudipta Roy)
11. Bioinorganic-Biomimetic-Systems and Catalysis (Dr. Pankaj Kumar Koli)

Applications are invited for PDRFs in Biology in the following areas of research:
1. Developmental biology (Dr. Ramkumar Sambasivan)
2. Plant stress biology (Dr. Annapurna Devi Allu)
3. Plant development and applied genetics (Dr. Eswar Rami Reddy)
4. Molecular oncology and cell signalling (Dr. Pakala Suresh Babu)
5. Chromosome inheritance and genome stability (Dr. Viji Subramanian)
6. Infection biology and host-pathogen interactions (Dr. Suchi Goel)
7. Cellular and Vascular Biology (Dr. Sanjay Kumar)
8. Spectroscopic Study of Proteins and Nucleic Acid (Dr. Soumit Mandal)
9. Inflammation, immunity and cancer (Dr. V Sivakumar)
10. Bio-Microfluidics and Soft Matter – Experiment (Dr. Dileep Mampallil)

Applications are invited for PDRFs in Physics in the following areas of research:
1. Hydrodynamics of active matter suspensions – theory and simulations –
(Dr. Tapan Chandra Adhyapak)
2. Experimental and phenomenological studies of QCD matter in high energy
heavy-ion collisions (Dr. Chitrasen Jena)
3. Bio-Microfluidics and Soft Matter – Experiment (Dr. Dileep Mampallil)

Location- Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Tirupati

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Eligibility/Qualification-

  • PhD degree in respective discipline, with a consistently good academic record.
  • These positions are open for candidates with 0-2 years of experience after obtaining Ph. D. degree.
  • Candidates who have submitted their thesis and awaiting award of degree may also apply.
  • Candidates should provide evidence of having carried out high quality research during or after their Ph. D. program.
  • The Institute may give exceptions in terms of number of years of experience in case of highly meritorious candidates, with prior approval of the Competent Authority.
  • Candidates should provide evidence of having carried out high quality research during or after their Ph. D. program.

Job/Position Description-

The appointees will be called, as Postdoctoral Research Fellows (PDRF) and the award will be initially for 1 year, with possible extension for one more year after review of performance.

Advt. No.13/2020/IISER-T/Rect./04.04.2020

PDRFs have to get associated with a specific faculty depending upon the research and facilities/ mentorship required to carry-out research. It is expected that before the application is made, interested candidates should contact faculty working in the below mentioned research areas at IISER Tirupati and identify a research project with the mentor to host the Fellowship.

Fellowship: Rs. 47,000 /- p.m + HRA as per GOI rules for candidates with the Ph. D. degree certificate. Otherwise, Rs. 35,000 /-p.m + HRA as per GOI rules for those candidates whose Ph. D. degree is awaited; however, the candidate has to produce a letter from competent authority by stating that the thesis has been submitted and the final viva/defense is pending.
Nominal research grant will be available under this program.

Applications of selected candidates may also be forwarded to DST-SERB through the Institute for consideration of financial support. Details of the SERB National Postdoctoral Fellowship (N-PDF) are available at http://www./serb.gov.in/npdf.php.

How to Apply-

The application must be submitted online by filling in the form.

  • Candidates will be shortlisted based on the quality of their research work and proposal.
  • The final selection will be made based on all the above criteria, specific area of research and performance in interview.

Last Date for Apply– 10 June 2020

Applications are invited twice a year, in April and October, for appointment of post-doctoral fellows in the various research areas.

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