Recruitment for posts of Junior Research Fellow

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

Name of Project

Quantum point contact charge amplifiers embedded in a planar superconducting microwave resonator: Quantum-limited charge sensing and counting

Funding agency


Minimum Educational qualification

(as prescribed by the funding agency)

Master’s degree in Physics with a minimum of 75% marks

(a)Qualified National level eligibility exams, such as UGC-NET/JEST/GATE


(b) Master’s degree in Physics with a minimum of 75% marks from institutions such as llTs / llSc / IISERs etc where the selection process is through a National level examinations conducted by MoE or its Agencies.


The project involves fabrication of nanoscale devices in cleanroom atmosphere and conduct low temperature high-frequency electrical transport measurements and, experience in these fields is highly desirable. Preference will be given to those candidates with hands on experience on (i) semiconductor device processing, fabrication techniques such as photo-lithography, electron-beam lithography, metallization, etching (ii) Electrical and Electronic instrumentation, Computer interfacing (iii) electrical characterization techniques, cryogenic instrumentation, low temperature measurements.

Number of posts


Fellowship amount

31000/- + HRA p/m

Tenure of the post



30 Years or below as on the closing date of application, Age relaxation as per GOI rules for candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC.

Last date

5th DEC 2021

How to apply

Please send by e-mail with the subject line STARS-JRF-<your last name> to madhu[at]iisertvm[dot]ac[dot]inthe following details as a single PDF file

(i) A complete CV containing contact details, all the academic details, and name and contact numbers of two referees.

(ii) Copies of certificates and scorecards showing the eligibility

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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