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 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


Name of Project

Neural-network quantum state (NQS) based variational wavefunction for strongly correlated electron systems.

Funding agency


Minimum Educational qualification

(as prescribed by the funding agency)

M.Sc. in Physics with a minimum of 55% marks along with CSIR/UGC-NET/GATE Qualification.


Specialization in Condensed Matter Physics with good programming skills in C++ and Python.

Number of posts


Fellowship amount

Rs. 31000/- + HRA for 1st and 2nd years and Rs. 35000/- + HRA for 3rd year

Tenure of the post

Initially for 1 year, to be extensible up to maximum 3 years based on annual performance assessment.


28 years as on the date of application. Relaxation for SC/ST/OBC and differently abled candidates as per GoI norms.

Last date

20 June 2022

How to apply

Interested candidates are requested to send their application along with a detailed CV including list of publications, awards, etc., to the PI at amedhi[at]iisertvm[dot]ac[dot]in with subject line as ``Application for JRF’’. There should be a single PDF file as attachment to the email.

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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