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Research Fellow under CDRF scheme (PhD aspirant only)

Posted on : 19/10/2023

Applications are invited for ONE position of PhD Scholar on project, “Computational and Theoretical study of quantum materials” under the supervision of Dr. Swastibrata Bhattacharyya and Dr. Anushaya Mohapatra.

Deserving candidates check the eligibility criteria and qualification process of the PhD program of BITS Pilani (


Scope of work



Desirable Qualification

Theoretical modeling and First principles based calculations of quantum materials

MSc in Physics or

MTech     in     Materials science/engineering physics

and related

Strong analytical skills and problem-solving ability

Strong background on theoretical physics and/or mathematics

The candidate must have a strong motivation to do research. Experience on DFT calculations and theoretical modeling such as nonlinear dynamics is desirable but not essential.


Fellowship: ₹37,000 - ₹42,000 per month (based on the year of PhD and performance)

Duration: As per BITS Pilani norms (


Place of work: BITS Pilani, K. K. Birla Goa Campus, Goa

Application process: Please apply with CV and Cover letter (showing alignment and justification with the roles/responsibilities/requirements) b y email with a subject line “Application for PhD position” to

  • Deadline: 15th November 2023

Preliminary shortlisting will be based on resume and telephonic/online interview within a week of the last date of application. For final interview, the candidate will be informed through e-mail for interview. No TA/DA will be provided in case of personal interview. For more details, please contact:

Dr. Swastibrata Bhattacharyya Department of Physics, Goa Campus

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