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Junior Research Fellowship at Tata Institute of Fundamental Research in India

Department of Condensed Matter Physics and Materials Science, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research are offering Junior Research Fellowship in Mumbai, India. Students from India are eligible for this research fellowship. Duration of fellowship is for one year with a possibility to extend up to three years. Students must have a Masters in Physics/Materials Science/ Metallurgy/Inorganic chemistry from a recognized university. Students with NET/GATE/ Inspire fellowship will get preference. Email your CV with name and email addresses of three references.

Study Subject(s): The research is awarded in studying materials at atomic scale using advanced Transmission Electron Microscopy in India.
Course Level: This position is for pursuing research programme at Tata Institute of Fundamental Research in India.
Scholarship Provider: TIFR
The award can be taken at: Mumbai, India

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Eligibility:-Masters in Physics/Materials Science/ Metallurgy/Inorganic chemistry from a recognized university.
-Candidates having NET/GATE/ Inspire fellowship will get preference.
-Candidate should have a passion to make career in research.

Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: Applicants from India are eligible for this research fellowship.

Description: The field of science in nano scale has largely focused on the discovery and the synthesis of new nano structured materials, the understanding of their core, surface, and interface structures as well as unique properties in these reduced dimensional systems. These activities will continue to point towards the discovery of new structures /understanding as far as the development of novel materials/devices/their properties that can be exploited with the advancement of (in) organic nano science. Any forefront nano science effort must have extensive, high-end electron microscopy capabilities. To create viable technologies from the basic discoveries and synthesis of (in) organic nano scale structure and chemistry, we must develop a systematic understanding of the primary structure, chemistry and methodologies. Recent technological advances in the field of electron microscopy have increased the spatial resolution into the sub-Å range, the energy resolution to sub-eV and the sensitivity to detect single atoms. These new capabilities of TEMs are also the key to perform 3-D microscopy (tomography) with atomic resolution. We believe that the time is ripe to exploit these TEM methods to understand (in) organic nano scale materials, their properties and phenomena, as well as their nano toxicity to, in the end, produce save technologies, applications, and devices to justify the large investment that has placed on these studies.

Number of awards offered: Not Known

Duration of award(s): Initially one year with a possibility to extend up to three years.

What does it cover? Salary: Rs. 16000/-+ 30% HRA.

Selection Criteria: Not Known

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: The mode of applying is electronically. If interested please send me an email (somnath-at-tifr.res.in) containing CV with name and email addresses of three references.

application Deadline: Application will be entertained until the position gets filled.

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