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The Institute of Mathematical Sciences Applications are invited for Project Assistant position

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The Institute of Mathematical Sciences (IMSc), Chennai is a National Institute of higher learning which fosters high quality fundamental research in frontier disciplines of Mathematical Sciences. IMSc has intensive teaching programme for award of M.Sc (by Research) and Ph.D. Degree.
Applications are invited for filling up the following Project position under external Project of the Institute on consolidated salary from the eligible candidates who fulfill requisite qualifications/ specifications mentioned therein. The position indicated under the project, is proposed to be filled purely on contract basis only and there is no scope of continuation/ regularization/ absorption under any circumstances.


  • Project Assistant (Max Planck Partner Group on Mathematical Biology)


Candidate should have Master’s degree in Physics or Mathematics from a reputed institute plus at least one research publication in an indexed journal. Knowledge of network/graph theory and programming languages such as Python and C++ is essential. Master’s students who are in the final year and are expected to complete their course before 01 August 2021 can apply for this position provided they already fulfill other minimum qualifications.
DESIRABLE : Specific requirements for the position :
The selected candidate will work with the head of the partner group (Dr. Areejit Samal) on a project funded by the Max Planck Society and to be carried out in close collaboration with researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences, Leipzig, Germany. A major goal of this project is to analyze large and complex biological networks, and we are looking for candidates with a track record of published research in network science. Knowledge of network theory and programming in Python or C++ is essential. Prior research experience with handling of biological datasets is desirable.

Minimum Monthly Remuneration

Rs. 38,000/- p.m. (all inclusive)

How to Apply

Interested candidates are requested to send a brief e-mail about their interest by attaching therewith their latest resume along with one set of copies of all certificates as to proof of age, educational qualification & experience etc. to unique e-mail id “” on or before 1700 hrs on 16/07/2021 (Friday) mentioning the position details in the subject of the e-mail as “Application for the Position of Project Assistant” Advt. No: 06-R/IMSc/2021 dated 29/06/2021.

Mails sent on or after 1700 hrs on 16/07/2021 will not be considered under any circumstances.
Indicating subject in the e-mail as explained above under General Information of the Project Position is very important.
Only those candidates who are meeting the minimum qualifications mentioned in the advertisement are eligible to apply. Screened list of candidates will be displayed by us after verifying their candidature on the “opportunities” –> other positions” page with title of the post advertised of the Institute website [] by 1700 Hrs on 19/07/2021 [Monday]. Therefore, short listed candidates only will be called for Online Interview through video conference indicating therein the time and date of interview and other guidelines.

All those candidates who have been short listed for the position are requested to report as per their schedule allotted on 22/07/2021 (Thursday) for Online Interview. Link for online interview will be conveved alone with list of candidates short listed.

Important Date

Application Submission Deadline 16/07/2021 (Friday)

Job Location 🇮🇳

The Institute of Mathematical Sciences, 4th Cross Street, CIT Campus, Tharamani, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600113

For Additional Information

The Institute of Mathematical Sciences (IMSc), Chennai Applications are invited for filling up the following Project Assistant position under external Project


  • Government Job Opportunity in The Institute of Mathematical Sciences
  • Monthly Salary Rs. 38,000/- p.m
  • Job Opportunity for Physics or Mathematics
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