Vacancy Name

Research Associate (Postdoctoral fellow)

Education Requirement

PhD in Physics or Engineering (fiber optics)

Total Vacancy to be filled

 1 Posts

Salary Range


Job Location

IISER Mohali

Interview Date

Expected on 10/12/2018

Essential Qualification: PhD in Physics, Engineering Physics, Instrumentation, Applied Physics, Electrical and Communication Engineering (all optics). Prior work experience/hands-on training in optics, optical fibre, optical fiber splicing, coating, optical fiber sensors development etc is desirable but not mandatory,

Duration: Initially for 1 year and extendable for 1 more year
Emoluments: INR Rs. 40,000.00 p.m. , 15% increment in each year.

How to apply: E-mail the following  information at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  1. Complete CV with list of publications; include contact details viz phone, email and postal address
  2. Brief write up of your research experience (not more than 1 page)
  3. Names of two referees who can provide recommendation letters

Age : No age limit.

Funding agency: IMPRINT-ICMR

Selection Procedure:

  • Selection will be based on Personnel Interview.  Final decision will be taken as per IISER Mohali norms and input of panel members.


  • Candidates are requested to  dend their CV for skype/interview/test  and proof of qualifications. Please email your CV and research summary, PPT to : Dr. S K Biswas (PI) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Address: Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Mohali IISER Mohali, Mohali, Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar, Punjab
Time: 11.00 A.M (8179451080)


General Information:


1. Appointment is purely temporary and will terminate automatically without any

notice or compensation on termination of the research project.  Leaving of position will be done after one month of accepting resignation letter from candidate or on mutual understanding basis.

2. The appointed person shall have no claim of appointment / absorption in Funding

Agency or in IISER Mohali.

3. Appointment of the applicant will be governed by the terms and conditions of the

funding agency particularly applicable to the said project

4. The qualification prescribed should have been obtained from recognized

Universities / Institutions.

5. The prescribed educational qualifications are the bare minimum and mere

possession of same does not entitled candidates to be called for interview. Where

number of applications received in response to this advertisement is large, it will not

be convenient or possible to interview all the candidates. Based on the

recommendations of the Screening Committee, the Project Leader/ Principal

Investigator may restrict the number of candidates to be called for the interview to

a reasonable limit after taking into consideration qualifications and experience over

and above the minimum prescribed in the advertisement. Therefore, it will be in the

interest of the candidates, to mention all the qualifications and experience in the

relevant field at the time of applying.

6. No TA/DA will be admissible for appearing for the interview.

7. Selected candidates will have to join duty at the earliest on receipt of the offer Letter.

8. No interim enquiries / correspondence / communication of any sort will be

entertained on the matter.