Recruitment for post of Junior Research Fellow

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Thiruvananthapuram is a premier autonomous Institution established by the Ministry of Education, 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 Posts

Junior Research Fellow

Name of Project

Terahertz spectroscopic studies of layered 2-D materials.

Funding agency

Science Engineering Research Board

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 to those (i) with experience in optical experiments using femtosecond lasers and/or (ii) those with published research work of high quality in related areas.

Experience in the following is desirable:
(i) Semiconductor processing techniques including Photolithography, Wet etching, Thermal evaporation etc.
(ii) Matlab

Number of posts


Fellowship amount


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 shall be 26 years on the day of application. A relaxation of 5 years is applicable to candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC and women candidates.

Last date

30 April 2020

How to apply

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

(i) complete bio-data including phone number, email and postal address

(ii)photocopies of educational/professional qualifications, and reprints of papers etc,

(iii) name and contact details of at least two referees

The shortlisted candidates will be informed by email on details of interview date, time and venue and it will also be put up on the website

A printed copy 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. 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.

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