Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Thiruvananthapuram (IISER TVM) invites applications for selection at the Assistant Professor (Grade 2) level on ‘tenure-track’ in Data Sciences from Indian nationals with outstanding academic credentials, ability to establish a vibrant research programme and passion for teaching.

Applications should be submitted online as per the instructions given in the website. Incomplete applications not supported by relevant documents will not be considered. The portal for submission of applications will open be on 26.5.2022. Processing of applications will be carried out on a regular basis, once every 4-6 weeks.

Minimum qualifications

Assistant Professor Grade II Level 10 Cell 8 , Gross approximate salary (including HRA) Rs 1,06,211/- Additional increments commensurate with credentials will be considered. Ph.D. with First Class or equivalent at the preceding degree in the appropriate branch with consistently very good academic record throughout.

Areas of expertise: Data Science

Data Science with background in computer science and specialization in:

  • Machine Learning
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • High performance computing
  • Databases/Data mining
  • Data science with background in mathematics/statistics with specialization in applied statistics.

General Guidelines:

  1. Age Limit: preferably below 30 years.
  2. Reservations will be as per the prevailing Government of India norms as applicable to IISERs.
  3. Valid category certificate should be uploaded, if applicable.
  4. Candidates working in Government Organizations/Institutions/Universities/Public sector undertakings should submit a no-objection certificate.
  5. No enquiries of any kind in regard to the selections will be entertained.
  6. The interview committee reserves the right to recommend for pay fixation at higher cells for outstanding candidates.
  7. The institute reserves the right to screen and call only those candidates deemed suitable for presentations followed by interviews. The eligibility criteria are only a bare minimum, and mere fulfilment of the same will not entitle any candidate to be called for interview.
  8. The institute reserves the right not to fill any vacancy advertised without any reason. The decision of the Institute in all matters shall be final and binding. Legal disputes, if any, shall be settled in the Court of Law only within the jurisdiction of Thiruvananthapuram.
  9. The appointment as Assistant Professor Grade II will be of contractual nature for a period of three years from date of appointment. The performance of those, who appointed as Assistant Professor Grade II in academic level 10, will be assessed after a period of every one year from the date of appointment, for consideration of the continuation of contract. The Assistant Professor Grade II can be Assistant Professor Grade I only through regular open advertisements, there will not be any claim for regularisation upon completion of contractual period.
  10. Those who appointed as Assistant Professor Grade II will not be entitled for benefits as applicable for faculty appointed on regular cadre like Leave Travel Concession, Medical Reimbursement Facilities and NPS. However, their leave entitlement will be as same as applicable to regular faculty members.
  11. Where number of applications received in response to the advertisement is large, the Institute reserves to restrict the number of candidates to be called for selection process to a reasonable limit on the basis of qualifications and experience. The decision of the Institute in this regard shall be final.