Advertisement inviting applications for the position of Fellow/Project Research Scientist I, Non-medical) in ICMR funded Project at the Institute of Health Sciences   Date: 11/06/2024

Applications are invited from motivated and eligible Indian citizens for two (2) positions of Fellow/Project Research Scientist I, Non-medical) in the ICMR-sponsored research project entitled “Development of PCL-PMMA nanofiber reinforced composites and profiling of their oral microbiome for dental applications”, under the supervision of Principal Investigator (PI) Dr. Paulomi Ghosh, Assistant Professor, Institute of Health Sciences, Presidency University, Kolkata.

Date, Time, and Venue of Interview:Monday, June 24, 2024. The interview will be conducted from 11:30 am onwards.

Application process: The candidate must email the following documents to the PI ( before June 23, 2024.

i) Current CV including their contact number

ii) Name and email ID or phone number of at least one referee, who can provide feedback on their academic background,

iii) Scanned copies of their mark sheets/certificates and a Government-issued photo identity proof.

The shortlisted applicants will be notified by email.

Minimum Educational Qualifications Required: Ph.D. in Biomaterials/Tissue Engineering/Polymer Chemistry/Chemical Technology with First Class or equivalent (in terms of grades, etc.) in the preceding degree and a good academic record throughout. Candidates who have submitted their Ph.D. thesis may also apply along with proof of thesis submission.

The following qualifications are desirable but not mandatory:

a) Previous research experience in a project related to biomaterials/polymer.

b) Evidence of good oral and written communication skills in English through presentation.

Job description: The fellow will contribute to the fabrication and characterization of polymeric nanofibers and dental composites followed by their cell compatibility and animal studies. The fellow will take part in publishing the scientific findings in reputed peer-reviewed international journals. He/she is encouraged to set up collaborations with other members of the department at Presidency University.

Duration of project:Three years.

Tenure of Assignment:Three years subject to the availability of funds by the funding agency.


Rs. 56000 + Rs. 15120 (27%HRA) = Rs. 71,120 per month


1. No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview.

2. All the terms & conditions for this recruitment will be as per the guidelines of ICMR and Presidency University Kolkata.

3. Students should provide the original certificates and mark sheets in support of educational qualifications at the time of joining for verification.

For further details please contact the PI via email.

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