IISER-K Special Faculty Recruitments 2017 Under SC/ST/OBC/PWD

Mohanpur – 741 246 

Advt. No.: Rectt./FA/01-2017 Date: 01.11.2017 


The Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research Kolkata was established by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India in the year 2006. The basic mandate of the IISERs is to provide quality science education and to carry out research in basic and frontier areas of science involving both undergraduate and postgraduate students. Through borderless and flexible education programmes, IISERs provide an opportunity for young students to experience the excitements of research in science. In essence, IISERs are devoted to both teaching and research in an integrated manner – thus nurturing both curiosity and creativity. 

IISER Kolkata has well-trained, committed, and dedicated faculty members to take the Institute to greater heights in the coming years. With 102 regular faculty, 875 BS-MS students, 156 Integrated PhD students, 294 PhD students and 92 non-teaching staff members, IISER Kolkata is vibrant with academic activities. 

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Kolkata invites application from Indian nationals, who are dynamic with strong motivation and a flair for teaching and research under Special Recruitment Drive for SC/ST/OBC/PWD for the post of Assistant Professors in the Departments of Biological Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Earth Sciences, Mathematics & Statistics and Physical Sciences. 

IISER Kolkata encourages interdisciplinary research, where members of Faculty can have primary affiliation to one department and be associated with other department of their choice. 

Pay and Service Conditions for the Post of Assistant Professor: 

PhD with first class or equivalent (in terms of grades, etc.) at the preceding degree in the appropriate branch, with a very good academic record throughout. At least 3 years of teaching/research/industrial experience, excluding the experience gained while pursuing PhD. Fresh PhD students with bright and outstanding credential will be considered for Assistant Professor on contract basis for a period of 3 years and may be regularized based on satisfactory performance. 

Application forms for the above position(s) can be downloaded, or can be obtained from the office of the Dean of Faculty, on request. Applications must be submitted to the Dean of Faculty Affairs, IISER Kolkata, Mohanpur-741 246, West Bengal, INDIA as per Institute format by 30 November 2017. At least three reference letters from persons well acquainted with candidate's work are essential for consideration of candidature. The interview is expected to be conducted in the month of December, 2017. 

Candidates have to ensure that reference letters by post/fax/email at least 1 week before the date of interview for consideration of their application. Electronic copies of the application and/ or reports from the referees will be considered only on receipt of hard copies of the application. 

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