Recruitment for the 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 Post Junior Research Fellow
Name of Project Understanding diversification of Impatiens species in the Northern Western Ghats
Funding agency DBT
Minimum Educational qualification ( as prescribed by the funding agency) MSc in Biological Sciences (awarded) with at least one year experience in carrying out field ecology projects with plants as well as experience with insect identification /taxonomy
Candidates with CSIR/UGC NET or GATE qualification are eligible to apply. If a suitable candidate is not found, candidates with a first class Master’s degree in Biological Sciences (awarded) and experience in field ecology research as mentioned above may be considered.
Preference Candidates with experience working on plant-animal interactions/plant ecology projects in the field
Number of posts 01
Fellowship amount Rs. 31,000/- + HRA (JRF)
Rs. 25,000/- (Project Assistant)
Tenure of the post Six months (extendable based on performance)
Age 30 years, with relaxation based on Govt of India norms.
Last date 28th January , 2021
How to apply Completed applications should be sent by email to Ullasa Kodandaramaiah (ullasa[at]iisertvm[dot]ac[dot]in), WITH THE SUBJECT LINE "JRF – Your Name".

The application should contain a detailed resume, a one page statement of interest. Please include contact details (phone number, email and postal address), a photograph, scanned copies of educational/professional. Field experience should be supported by a certificate from the employer(s).

Applications failing to the meet minimum criteria will not be considered. Interviews will be conducted online for shortlisted candidates. Incomplete applications will be disqualified.

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

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