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We are constantly looking for enthusiastic, self-motivated, and hardworking candidates. Applications can be submitted throughout the year as per the advertisements of the respective vacancies when available. We keep a regular check on interested applicants.

We are currently looking for candidates with expertise in the following fields:

  • Organic synthesis

  • Peptide Synthesis & Application

  • Liposomes & Vesicles

  • Raman Spectroscopy

  • Hydrogels

  • Chemical Biology

Candidates with other complementary skills are also encouraged to apply. Some of the modes of entry into FunBioMats include:

Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph. D.)

  • We are interested to have ambitious graduate students looking after a Ph. D. position and increasing the impact of research at our group.

  • To join FunBioMats, a candidate needs to qualify a national level test (GATE/NET exams) and an interview by the Materials Research Centre department.

  • IISc Chemical Science division likewise considers Integrated Ph. D. fellows via. J.A.M.

  • The admitted students are welcome to discuss possible Ph. D. projects with the PI

  • For additional information, please contact the PI (

Bachelor/ Master Project Students

  • IISc has a solid undergraduate/integrated masters (B. S./M. S.) programme in five major areas

  • During the third/fourth year, students interested to pursue their B. S./M. S. project thesis in our group can apply at

Project Interns

  • We are always keen to recruit inspired interns for project assistantships.

  • Motivated and self-supported candidates are encouraged to apply.

  • Applicant must spend at least 6 months; however, staying for a longer period is encouraged.

  • The candidates are recruited as Junior Research Fellows (Project Assistants).

  • Interested applicants are free to contact the PI (

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