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National Institute of Science Education and Research invites applications from Indian/Foreign citizens for two Research Associate (RA) positions

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Description

Experimental High Energy Physics group in the School of Physical Sciences, NISER invites applications from Indian/Foreign citizens for two Research Associate (RA) positions under the project “Indian participation in the ALICE experiment at CERN” funded by DAE and DST, Govt. of India.

Position

  • Research Associate: Experimental High Energy Physics

Eligibility

Essential Qualifications: Ph.D degree in Experimental Nuclear/Particle Physics Research Areas: The experimental high energy physics group at NISER is involved in various physics analysis using the data collected by ALICE at LHC-CERN and STAR at RHIC-BNL. Our main interest lies in the study of hadronic resonances production, vector meson polarization, fluctuations, understanding the QCD phase structure and search for QCD critical point and Chiral Magnetic Wave (CMW) effect etc. A research proposal in any of these areas is highly encouraged. However, the candidate can also propose an independent research problem that echo with the group interest. We are also involved in the physics simulation of Forward Calorimeter (FoCal) which is a part of ALICE detector upgrade for Run4. NISER will actively be involved in the FoCal Detector R&D. Based on the group interest, the candidate will be working in any of the following areas:
i) Physics analysis of ALICE or STAR data
ii) Detector R&D and simulations of FoCal
Desirable: Experience in data analysis and/or detector hardware of high energy physics experiments.

Minimum Monthly Remuneration

As per existing rules of the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), Govt. of India and based on post Ph.D. experience. Research Associate – I: Rs 47,000/- per month; Research Associate – II: Rs 49,000/- per month and Research Associate – III: Rs 54,000/- per month.

How to Apply

Applicants should send in their applications and arrange for the recommendation letters to reach Prof. Bedangadas Mohanty through email bedanga@niser.ac.in .
The applications should have the following documents:

  1. A covering letter that mentions the specific research area outlined above they would like to be considered in.
  2. A detailed academic CV, list of publications, relevant experience certificate(s), if any, and names of two academic referees.
  3. A statement of research interests.
  4. Duly filled-in application form given in page 3-4 of this advertisement, along with copies of all the Educational Certificates.
  5. Two letters of references.
  6. The candidate should arrange the letters of reference to reach Prof. Bedangadas Mohanty through email bedanga@niser.ac.in within two weeks of the date of application. The candidates who are shortlisted based on their CV, research statement and letters of reference will be interviewed through zoom/ skype/ meet video conferencing before the final selection is made. The positions will be filled immediately.

Important Date

Application Submission Deadline 31.12.2021

Job Location 🇮🇳

National Institute of Science Education and Research Bhubaneswar, P.O. Jatni, Khurda 752050, Bhubaneswar, Odisha

For Additional Information

NISER National Institute of Science Education and Research Bhubaneswar invites applications from the eligible citizens of India for the following Research Associate (RA) positions

Highlights

  • Government Job Opportunity in National Institute of Science Education and Research Bhubaneswar
  • Research Associate – I: Rs 47,000/- per month; Research Associate – II: Rs 49,000/- per month and Research Associate – III: Rs 54,000/- per month
  • Job Opportunity for Nuclear/Particle Physics Research
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