IISER TVM Hiring Chemisry Candidates for JRF / Project Assistant in Swarnajayanti Fellowship Project


Recruitment for post under DST funded project

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Thiruvananthapuram is a premier autonomous Institution established by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, for promotion of high quality science education and research in the country.

The Institute invites applications for the following positions on contract basis:

Job Title – JRF / Project Assistant

No.of.Posts – 2

Project Title – Swarnajayanti Fellowship

Funding Agency – DST

Tenure of the Post – 1 year, extendable up to five years based on performance

Age – 32 years. Age relaxation for SC/ST/OBC/Women and Physically
disabled candidates as per government norms


  • JRF = 25,000 + HRA
  • Project Assistant = 16,000+ HRA


Essential – MSc Chemistry with a minimum of 60% marks (or equivalent grade).
Additional qualifications for JRF: NET/GATE qualification.
Candidates without NET/GATE qualification may be appointed as Project Assistant if found suitable.

Desirable – Candidates having research experience will be preferred

How to Apply:

Completed applications should be sent by email to Kana Sureshan ([email protected]), WITH THE SUBJECT LINE “JRF / Project Assistant position – Your Name”.
The application should contain a detailed resume, a one page statement of interest mentioning the project(s) of interest. Please include contact

details (phone number, email and postal address), a photograph, scanned copies of educational/professional qualifications and reprints of papers if any. Research experience should be supported by a certificate from the previous employer(s). Candidates should bring originals of all applicable certificates (qualifying degrees, national examinations, category certificate, etc) during the interview. No TA/DA will be paid for appearing for the interview. Applications failing to the meet minimum criteria will not be considered. Incomplete applications will be rejected.

The shortlisted candidates will be informed by email about the details of interview date, time and venue.

A printed copy of the application signed and dated by the applicant along with recent passport size photograph and photocopies of relevant certificates and other testimonials in support of age, qualification, experience etc. will be collected at the time of interview.

Applicants must bring all certificates (original + one copy) at the time of interview for the purpose of verification.

Application Deadline – 31st January 2017

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