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Post-doctoral position in experimental ultracold AMO science

position expires on July 31, 2024
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai India IN

The projects in our laboratory include a variety of systems involving trapped ions, ultracold atoms and molecules and quantum optics. We are looking for a postdoctoral fellow who will be expected to participate in building experimental set-ups, data collection / analysis, guiding students and actively engage with the group. Please feel free to contact us if you would like to discuss your ideas or would like to learn more about our projects.


Essential: PhD in Physics or a related discipline. Demonstrated ability to conduct research in experimental physics, chemical physics or applied sciences. Candidates who are expecting to submit the thesis by July 2023 are also welcome to apply.

Desirable: Knowledge of cold atoms / molecules / trapped ions / quantum optics.

Additional details:

The salary is Rs. 80000 [~$1000] including House Rent Allowance. Provisions for on-campus housing also exist. The position is typically for two years and can be extended to three years depending on performance evaluation. Exceptional candidates can be considered for the TIFR Jawaharlal Nehru Fellowship which offers elevated salary. Please inquire if you are interested in applying for prestigious fellowships such as NPDF, DST-INSPIRE.

The selection process will commence immediately, but the call will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.


Please send your application package, consisting of (i) cover letter, (ii) CV, (iii) research statement and (iv) contact details of at least two referees, directly to sourav.dutta[at]