Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Kolkata, Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Position Title: Faculty
Position Location: Mohanpur, West Bengal 741246, India [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics & Statistics
Application Deadline: 2021/10/15 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2021/09/10, listed until 2021/10/16)
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[Advt. No.: IISER-K/DoFA/SRD/2021/1 Dated: 26.08.2021]

Special Recruitment Drive for Reserved Category Candidates (SRD-2021) at IISER Kolkata, India

The Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Kolkata was established by the Ministry of Education (MoE), Government of India as an Institute of National Importance in the year 2006. The basic mandate of the IISERs is to provide quality science education and to carry out research in basic and frontier areas of science involving both undergraduate and postgraduate students. Through borderless and flexible education programmes, IISERs provide an opportunity for young students to experience the excitements of research in science. In essence, IISERs are devoted to both teaching and research in an integrated manner - thus nurturing both curiosity and creativity.

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Kolkata invites applications for positions at the level of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and Professor from Indian nationals, who are dynamic with strong motivation and a flair for teaching and research under Special Recruitment Drive for SC/ST/OBC-NCL/EWS/PWD categories for faculty positions in all departments, including Mathematics & Statistics.

Applicants from all subfields of mathematics & statistics are welcome to apply. However, the department primarily seeks excellent candidates in the priority areas of probability, statistics, topology & geometry, algebraic geometry and representation theory.

For the official advertisement and further details, click below:

General information for the applicants:

1. Applicants who are employed in Government Organizations, Government Funded Institutes or Research Institutions, Universities should send their applications THROUGH PROPER CHANNEL else they will be required to produce a NO OBJECTION CERTIFICATE from their employer at the time of interview. A Vigilance Clearance Certificate must be sent along with the application.

2. If applying for more than one position, separate online application will be required to be filled-in by the candidates.

3. The prescribed Essential Qualifications / Experience indicated are bare minimum and mere fulfilling the minimum eligibility criteria mentioned herein may not entitle a candidate to be called for interview. Institute reserves the right to fix higher criteria for short-listing of applications for recruitment.

4. The Institute reserves the right to consider to fill or not to fill positions in any of the above/ and or any other specialization(s)/ Department(s). The Institute has the right to set different as well as higher norms, while short-listing, taking into account the specific requirement of the individual department.

5. The Institute reserves the right to (i) relax eligibility criteria in exceptional cases; (ii) consider anyone who has not formally applied in response to this advertisement, and (iii) fill the position at lower/higher level than that advertised.

6. Applicants who do not fulfil the minimum experience requirements but have performed very well in the interview may be offered an appointment on contract. The requirements of minimum qualification and/or experience may be relaxed in the case of candidates with outstanding credentials.

7. The qualifications prescribed should have been obtained after attending regular courses from recognized Universities/Institutions.

8. Candidates should upload copies of their valid SC/ST/OBC-NCL/EWS/PwD Certificate issued by the Competent Authority in the prescribed format along with the application form in support of their claim. Reservation for “Other Backward Class” is admissible only to candidates having “Non Creamy Layer” status.

9. The Institute reserves the right to withdraw any advertised post(s) at any time without assigning any reason.

10. Higher initial pay may be considered in case of exceptionally qualified and deserving candidates.

11. Candidates called for appearing in the selection interview will be paid Second AC Railway fare from place of duty or the nearest Railway Station from the residence to IISER Kolkata and back by the shortest route.

12. Appointment orders issued by the Institute to the finally selected candidates shall be provisional. The Institute shall verify the antecedents or documents (verification of character & antecedents /Police verification, verification of all original documents, experience certificate and other relevant documents) at the time of interview and the appointment. In case later on if it is found at any time that any of the facts/documents submitted by the candidate are falsified or tampered with or the candidate has doubtful antecedents/ background and has suppressed the said information, then his/her candidature shall stand cancelled and services may be terminated.

13. All appointments shall be subjected to satisfactory completion of probation period as applicable. Further, in case of any inadvertent mistake in the process of selection, which may be detected at any stage even after the issue of appointment order, the Institute reserves the right to modify/withdraw/cancel any communication made to the candidates.

14. The online form is the only way in which applications will be accepted. Candidates who have submitted online applications only will be considered for the selection process.

15. Correspondence, if any, from the Institute including interview call letter of the shortlisted candidates/offer letter to the selected candidates shall be sent to the e-mail ID provided by the candidate concerned. No information will be sent to those candidates who are not short listed for interview.

16. Candidates are advised to visit the website of IISER Kolkata regularly for updates. Addendum/corrigendum (if any) will be posted on the Institute Website only, including list of shortlisted and selected candidates.

17. Women candidates are encouraged to apply to promote gender diversity.

18. Reservation Policy will apply as per the GoI rules and the MoE directives for filling up of reserved category vacancies in CFTIs.

19. No interim enquiries/correspondence/communication of any sort will be entertained on the matter.

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