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Postdoctoral Research 

IISER Pune Postdoctoral Research Associate

Applications are invited for Postdoctoral Research Associate (PRAs) positions at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Pune, India. These positions are open for candidates with 0-5 years of experience after the submission of their PhD thesis. Candidates should provide evidence of having carried out high quality research. Appointments will be made for two years at a time with a maximum tenure of three years.

PRAs can either work independently or may be associated with a specific group depending upon their research interests and infrastructural support/supervision required to carry out research. PRAs in Mathematics will be expected to teach one course each semester. For details of research pursued at IISER Pune, please visit http://www.iiserpune.ac.in/header/research

Candidates may apply by email by sending the following documents to postdocapplications@iiserpune.ac.in. Mathematics candidates must additionally send a copy of their application to: math.postdocapplications@iiserpune.ac.in.

1) A covering letter that mentions the department (Biology, Chemistry, Earth & Climate Science, Mathematics or Physics) and faculty with whom  you would like to work..

2) A detailed academic CV including a complete list of publications.

3) A statement of research interests (Research Proposal): You should submit a short research proposal not exceeding 2-3 pages (excluding bibliography and figures) including the origin and significance of the problem, the objectives and research methodology. Only proposals developed in consultation with the faculty member(s) of interest will be considered.

Complete applications would be considered in June and December of each year; the deadlines are June 1 and December 1, respectively. Candidates who are short-listed based on the quality of their CV and research proposal would be interviewed, either in person or by video link, before the final selection is made.

Selected candidates will be forwarded to DST-SERB through the institute for consideration for financial support. For details about the SERB-National Post Doctoral Fellowship (N-PDF) please visit  http://www.serb.gov.in/npdf.php