Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER Thiruvananthapuram) recruits Junior Research Fellow

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER Thiruvananthapuram) invites application for the recruitment of Junior Research Fellow with MSc degree holders

Company name : Indian Institute of Science Educationand Research (IISER Thiruvananthapuram)
Posts : Junior Research Fellow
Qualification : MSc
Salary :  Rs. 16,000 – 18,000/- p.m
No of Openings : 01
Location : Thiruvananthapuram
Last date to apply : 25/10/2014

Details of Post :

Junior Research Fellow:

Applications are invited for the position of Junior Research Fellow (JRF) under a project funded by the Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), DST, Government of India.

        1. Post Title: Junior Research Fellow
        2. Project Title: Nanoscale Schottky junctions for sub ppm hydrogen detection.
        3. Project Description: Electron beam lithography fabrication and electrical transport characterization of Pd/Si nanoscale Schottky Junction diodes for hydrogen detection applications.
        4. No. of position(s): 1
        5. Eligibility: Indian nationals with MSc in Physics/ Materials Science with 55% marks and qualified in a National Level Examination (e.g. CSIR-UGC NET or GATE or JEST or equivalent). (Applicants with previous research experience and/or published research work will be given preference.)
        6. Age: The upper age limit shall be 28 years on the day of application. A relaxation of 5 years is applicable to candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC and women candidates
        7. Salary: Rs 16000/-pm + HRA for first two years & Rs.18000/- pm + HRA for third year.
        8. Duration: One year (extendable upto Two more years, on review of performance)
        9. Application Deadline: 25 October, 2014.

Note: Mere fulfilment of qualifications/experience requirements does not entitle a candidate to be called for interview. Only shortlisted candidates will be called for telephonic and/or personal interview. The selected candidate will be intimated by post/email. No correspondence whatsoever will be entertained from candidates regarding reasons for not being called for interview, conduct and result of interview. No TA/DA is permissible for attending the interview.

How to Apply:

        1. Please send the following via e-mail as a single PDF file to with the subject “JRF Application”
        2. Completed applications in the format provided with this advertisement.
        3. A short research statement (maximum 1 A4 page) of how the applicant’s qualifications/experience suit the requirements of the project.
        4. Arrange for 2 letters of recommendation to be sent directly to with the subject “Application for SERB JRF – Candidate name”.
        5. Informal inquires may be directed to Joy Mitra, e-mail:, Phone: +914712598408

Important dates to remember :

Last date to apply : 25.10.2014

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