Chemistry Candidates Apply for Project Assistant / Fellow Position @ IISER Tirupati


Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Tirupati 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.

Institute invites applications from Indian nationals for the following position on contractual basis:

Job Title : Project Assistant’s / Fellow’s

No.of.Posts : 1

Project Title : Developing new synthetic methods using visible light photoredox catalysis

Tenure : The position is temporary for one year and renewable subject to satisfactory performance.

Age :  Not more than 28 years as on closing date of advertisement

Fellowship :

  • Candidates who have qualified any of the national level test like CSIR/UGC – NET/GATE etc. with valid score in score card are eligible for remuneration of Rs.25,000/- + 10% HRA per month (Consolidated).
  • Others will be eligible for Rs.16,000/- + 10% HRA per month


  • Essential: M.Sc. in Chemistry or Equivalent degree with minimum 60% marks or Equivalent grade.
  • Desirable: Candidates having qualified and having valid CSIR/UGC NET-JRF or GATE score card.

General Information:

  1. Appointment is purely temporary and initially for one year and will terminate automatically without any notice or compensation on termination of the research project.
  2. The appointed person shall have no claim of appointment / absorption in IISER Tirupati.
  3. The qualification prescribed should have been obtained from recognized Universities / Institutions.
  4.  The prescribed educational qualifications are the bare minimum and mere possession of same does not entitled candidates to be called for interview. Where number of applications received in response to this advertisement is large, it will not be convenient or possible to interview all the candidates. Based on the recommendations of the Screening Committee, the Project Leader may restrict the number of candidates to be called for the interview to a reasonable limit after taking into consideration qualifications and experience over and above the minimum prescribed in the advertisement. Therefore, it will be in the interest of the candidates, to mention all the qualifications and experience in the relevant field at the time of applying.
  5.  Age limit may be relaxed in case of candidates with relevant experience for the position.
  6. No TA/DA will be admissible for appearing for the interview.
  7. Selected candidates will have to join duty immediately on receipt of the offer.
  8. Reservation as per Govt. of India norms will be followed.
  9. No interim enquiries / correspondence / communication of any sort will be entertained on the matter.
  10. Canvassing in any form and / or bringing any influence, political, or otherwise, will be treated as a disqualification for the post applied for.
  11. The date & time of interview shall be informed only to the shortlisted candidates via email only.

How to Apply:

A) Applicants should send their application by email addressed to respective project email (mentioned above) attaching duly filled application form available below this advt. (converted into PDF) on or before the last date i.e. 21st June, 2017 by 5:00 P.M. Please mention the name of the Post and Project Code in the subject line. No other application form will be accepted.

B) The Print out of the application form sent by email 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. would be collected at the time of Interview. Applicant must bring all the original certificates at the time of interview for the purpose of verification, along with one set of photocopies.

Application Deadline – 5.00 PM on 21st June, 2017

Application Form

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