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Jrf/ Project Assistant Jobs in Kolkata - Presidency University

Last Date to Apply: 20-06-2019
JRF/ Project Assistant - Job Details Date of Posting: 12-06-2019

JRF/ Project Assistant  job recruitment in Presidency University

Project Title  :  “Physics of Jets from the Comprehensive Timing Analyses of X-Ray Variability of Blazars”

No. of Post  :  01

Qualifications :  MSc/MS/BS-MS or equivalent in Physics or Astrophysics. Candidates who are in their final year of MSc or equivalent are eligible to apply, subject to the fulfillment of the eligibility criteria after the publication of results.

Following qualifications are desirable but not mandatory: a) Qualifying the National Eligibility Test (JRF/LS),Joint Entrance Screening Test (JEST),Graduate Aptitude Test for Engineering (GATE) or an “equivalent exam” as per ISRO regulations. b) Previous coursework in astrophysics, research experience in a project related to astrophysics. c) Previous experience with computer programming, reduction and analyses of astrophysical data, particularly at the X-ray energies. d) Good oral and written communication skills in English.

Fellowship/Salary(May increase as per recently revised fellowship amount):

For candidates who have qualified NET or equivalent exam:  JRF Rs. 25,000 + HRA; SRF Rs. 28,000 + HRA (third year onwards)

For candidates not satisfying above criteria: JRF Rs. 21,700 + HRA; SRF Rs. 24,800 + HRA (third year onwards)

How To Apply ForJRF/ Project Assistant  job recruitment in Presidency University

The candidate must bring with them on June 20th 2019 at 11 AM i) hard copy of their CV ii) write-up and iii) original mark sheets/grade cards for B.Sc and M.Sc. Self-attested xerox copies of the original will also be accepted subject to verification of the original on a later date if the candidate is selected.

The candidate must email i) their current CV ii) a 400-word write-up about their own research vision iii) name and email id or phone number of at least one referee, who can provide feedback on their academic background, to the PI (  before the interview date. If the candidate does not have email access, hard copy of the above material may be directly submitted to the PI as well.

Date and Venue of Interview: Thursday, June 20, 2019. Department of Physics, Baker Building, Presidency University, 86/1 College Street, Kolkata 700073, WB, India.

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About Presidency University

Presidency University has a unique place in history. It was one of the first institutes of Western-type higher education in Asia. In 1817, a group of enlightened Indians and Englishmen set up the Hindoo College.This was taken over the British Government in 1855 as the College of the Bengal Presidency, and placed in 1857 under the newly founded Calcutta University. Over the next hundred years and more, Presidency College was Bengal’s pre-eminent centre of higher learning.