Associate Professor Jobs in Kolkata For Ph.D at Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics

Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics announced job notification for the post of Associate Professor has been released officially. M.Phil/Ph.D pass Can apply for this job openings. Candidates who meet the eligibility criteria alone can apply on the official website The application process ends on 15.09.2021.

Qualification Details:

Applicants with excellent research experience in the following areas would be considered:

i. Theoretical Physics
ii. Experimental Nuclear Physics
iii. Experimental Condensed Matter, Surface Physics and Material Science
iv. Biophysical Sciences

1. Position: Associate Professor (E), Level 12 of 7th CPC Pay Matrix

2. Number of positions: Total 7 (Seven) positions with the following break up in four sub-areas

a. Theoretical Physics: 2 (Two) posts.
b. Experimental Nuclear Physics: 2 (Two) posts.
c. Experimental Condensed Matter and Surface Physics, Material Science: 2 (Two) posts.
d. Biophysical Sciences: 1 (One) post.

3. Essential Qualifications:

i) Ph.D. degree.
ii) Minimum 2 (Two) years of post-doctoral research experience with recognition amongst scientists in his/her area of specialization by virtue of the merit of his/her publications.

4. Desirable Qualifications: Ability of guiding research of junior workers, ability to communicate and interact with other scientists and flexibility of outlook and attitude to take independent charge of sub areas belonging to a major project or broad areas of research of the Institute

5. Pay on Initial Appointment:

Pay fixation in the given Level on initial appointment will be as per the GOI rules. Based on the performance in the interview or special qualification or experience, a candidate selected for appointment in a particular post with pay fixation at appropriate level may be given advance increments up to a maximum of 5 (five) increments, as per the explicit recommendations of the Selection Committee and approval of the appointing authority

6. Advt. No. SINP/Estt/ADVT/03/2021 Dated : 14.07.2021

35 years on the last date of receipt of applications (age relaxations as per GoI norms)
Additional Information:-

1) Only those applications which are complete in all respects and received within the due date and time through online mode will be accepted for further processing.

2) Applications received after the due date will be rejected.

3) Mere fulfilment of the minimum and/or desirable qualifications does not qualify a candidate to be shortlisted. The Institute reserves all rights to fix higher criteria than those mentioned above for shortlisting candidates and further processing. Only the final shortlisted candidates will be invited to appear before the selection committee.

4) The Institute reserves all rights to fill or not fill any number of the advertised positions in any of the abovementioned areas.

5) An applicant invited to visit SINP for this purpose will receive travel reimbursements from any point within India as per the GoI rules.

6) Applicants who are employed (not relevant for applicants currently holding RA/postdoc position) in Government/Semi-Government Organizations or Autonomous Institutions should send their applications through proper channel. Forwarding letter from the employer indicating Vigilance Clearance (hardcopy) is required. Else, they will have to produce a no-objection certificate from their employer at the time of interview. In the NOC also the vigilance clearance should be mentioned by the employer.

7) Communication to the candidates will be made through their email ids that are mentioned in the application forms. All candidates are advised to keep their email ids active for this purpose.

8) The candidate is responsible for the correctness of the information provided in the application. If on a later date any information given in the application is found to be incorrect, the candidature is liable to be cancelled or the appointment terminated.

9) Any subsequent amendment/modification of this advertisement will be published only in this website.

10) Applicant’s appointment will be governed by the NPS introduced w.e.f. 01.01.2004.

11) Applicable allowances will be as per GoI rules.

12) For any other details and/or updates, please visit the SINP website.

13) For any query, applicants may write to recruit.faculty[AT]

Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, 1/AF Bidhannagar, Kolkata – 700 064
Selection Procedure :

1. Applications will be evaluated on the basis of their merits, national and international recognitions and suitability based on the functional needs of the Institute.

2. Following an initial screening that identifies strong applications, independent inputs regarding these may be sought from national and international experts in the respective fields.

3. Such applicants may be asked to give seminars and interact with the faculty members (in-person or through video conference).

4. The Selection Committee shall interview the shortlisted candidates in person or through video conference on the date of interview. The Selection Committees shall assess the suitability of the applicants and make appropriate recommendations for recruitment of the candidates.

How to Apply :

a. Applicants have to fill up the online application form at the portal after logging in. The following documents are required (in PDF format) to be uploaded along with the application form, as indicated in the portal.

1. Signed cover letter indicating the research area in which the application is being made.

2. Curriculum Vitae with full list of publications. The list should clearly separate publications in journals from those in conference proceedings.

3. Research experience (up to two pages) indicating any academic leadership/independence.

4. References of five selected publications, explaining their importance and the role of the candidate in those publications.

5. Research plan (maximum two pages). For applicants in experimental areas, plan should also include the requirements for laboratory space and equipment. Applicants are strongly urged to look at the list of equipment already available in SINP ( c ondensed m atter p hysics, e xperimental  n uclear p hysics and b iophysical s ciences) and indicate the ones that they would be planning to use in their proposed research.

6. Statement of teaching experience (The selected candidates are expected to be involved in the teaching programme of SINP, which is a Constituent Institution of HBNI, Mumbai.)

7. Ph.D. Certificate (self-attested).

8. Postdoc/RA experience certificate, indicating a minimum two years of postdoc experience (a proforma as per Annexure-I is given in the application portal).

9. Any other relevant information the applicant may wish to furnish

b. After submitting the online application, each applicant should print the completed application form as a pdf file, which should be emailed in a single zip file along with other application materials (all the PDF files, the academic records, names, addresses and emails of at least five referees) to: recruit.faculty[AT]

c. Last date (and time) of receipt of application: 15 September, 2021 (15:00 hrs. IST)

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