Postdoctoral Positions at DBS, IISER Kolkata

 Kolkata, West Bengal


Studies on molecular biology, biochemistry, structural biology, computational (Code-P2) biology, antibiotic resistance and microbiological aspects of different bacteria.


Applications are invited from the motivated and potential candidates for postdoctoral positions available in the Department of Biological Sciences (DBS), IISER Kolkata. 

A candidate must have secured at least 55% marks (or equivalent CGPA) in MSc (or equivalent exam) and at least one first authorship peer reviewed paper (related to her/​his PhD work) published or accepted in a reputed journal.

To Apply

Application should accompany (other than the detailed CV and copies of all certificates as mentioned in the main part of the advertisement) and fulfil other essential criteria mentioned in the main part of the advertisement.

  • a short research proposal (not exceeding 3 pages) on the project of interest.
  • two recommendation letters (to be send by the referees directly to dbs.​pdf@​iiserkol.​ac.​in )

*A candidate may opt for up to three projects (details are given below) according to their preference.

Short-listed candidates will have to present her/​his Ph.D. work and appear for interview. Final selection will be based on presentation (open seminar) by the short-listed candidate and performance of the candidates during the selection interview.
How to apply: 

  1. Cover letter mentioning the order of preference of the projects (up to three). 
  2. Detailed CV.
  3. Short research proposal (one for each of preferred projects). 
  4. Copies of all essential documents (as mentioned in the main part of the advertisement). 
  5. At least two recommendation letters (to be send by the referees to dbs.​pdf@​iiserkol.​ac.​in mentioning the name of the candidate in the subject). 
  6. A candidate MUST mention the code of the most preferred project in the subject of the email

Last date of receiving applications (via e‑mail to dbs.​pdf@​iiserkol.​ac.​in ): 01.07.2023 (January 7, 2023). Candidates MUST mention their preferred projects/​mentors in the mail.

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