Job Opening for a Project Associate-I at RISE, TCG CREST September 2023


Are you a passionate researcher with a background in Physics, Physical Chemistry, or Materials Science? Do you dream of contributing to cutting-edge research projects and making a real impact in your field? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you! RISE, TCG CREST invites applications for the following positions. Interested and eligible applicants can send the application to  mentioning “Project Associate 1 at RISE” in the Subject.

Position: Project Associate-I

Remuneration: Rs. 31,000 per month + HRA

Duration: 2 Years (1+1)

Last Date of Application: March 31, 2024



Postgraduate in Physics / Physical Chemistry / Materials Science. Knowledge of AI-ML is desirable. NET/GATE-qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.


Job Description:

As a Project Associate-I, you will be an integral part of our team working on a prestigious SERB-funded project. Responsibilities will include: Machine learning guided metal-ion battery cathodes property prediction; Structure prediction using genetic algorithms; Density function theory-based electronic structure calculations; Analyzing and interpreting research data; Writing and publishing research articles in high-impact journals.

If you have a passion for research and the desire to make a difference in the world of science, this is the opportunity for you!



  • Competitive salary with HRA.
  • The chance to work on groundbreaking research.
  • Collaborative and supportive work environment.
  • Opportunities for career growth and development.
  • TCG CREST strongly encourages applications from women and members of other groups under-represented in academia.

Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity to advance your research career and be part of something extraordinary!

Apply today and join us in shaping the future of science!



TCG CREST aspires to be a world-leading research institute that unleashes the untapped and true potential of human talent. As an institution, TCG CREST is especially dedicated to the three Ks: Knowledge Creation, Knowledge Application, and Knowledge Dissemination. The focus is on creating a strong network with highly-reputed knowledge centres worldwide: universities, research institutions, technology-driven global corporate entities, and academic communities. The goal is to inculcate a strong culture of continual knowledge exchange through research, student exchange, faculty exchange, joint projects, collaborative workshops, and participative seminars. TCG CREST is recognized as a Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (SIRO) by the Department of Scientific and Industrial (DSIR), Government of India. The AcSIR (Academy of Scientific & Innovative Research, Government of India) has recognized TCG CREST as its Associate Academic Centre.

TCG CREST offers a unique working environment within the city of Kolkata. The Institute is situated on a beautiful urban campus in Sector V (the IT Hub), with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and a wide variety of atmospheres, Kolkata is the perfect place to call home for study, work and play.