Recruitment for posts on Plasmonics of Conducting Oxides

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:

Name of Post

Junior Research Fellow or Project Assistant

Name of Project

Infrared Plasmonics of Nanostructured Conducting Oxides for communication and spectroscopic applications

Funding agency


Minimum Educational qualification

( as prescribed by the funding agency)

MSc/MTech in Physics/Photonics/Materials Science with 60% marks.

And qualified in a national Level Examination (CSIR-UGC, NET including lectureship, GATE, JEST or equivalent)


Preference will be given for those with experience in

(i) growth of nanostructured conducting oxides and their optoelectronic characterisation.

(ii) those with published research work of high quality in related areas

Desirable criteria:

(i) Familiarity with semiconductor processing techniques including Photolithography, Wet etching, physical evaporation etc.

Number of posts


Fellowship amount

Rs 31,000 for JRF and Rs 22,000 for Project Assistant

Tenure of the post

The initial appointment will be for a year but extendable up to three years based on the performance and availability of funds.


The upper age limit for JRF applicants shall be 28 years on the day of application. Relaxation as per GoI norms are applicable for SC/ST/OBC candidates and women candidates.

Last date

21 March 2020

How to apply

Send the following by e-mail with the subject line Application for JRF Post to

  1. complete bio-data including phone number, email and postal address
  2. (ii) photocopies of educational/professional qualifications, and reprints of papers etc, 
  3. (iii) name and contact details of at least two referees

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