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Recruitment for post of Research Associate

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 the Post Research Associate (Postdoctoral Fellow)
Name of the Project Ecology and Evolution
Funding Agency DBT
Minimum Educational qualification
(as prescribed by the funding agency)
PhD or Candidates who have submitted their thesis in Ecology/Evolution
Preference The candidate should have a strong motivation for research in Ecology/Evolution, and have published in reputed, international peer-reviewed journals. The postdoc will have the flexibility to design projects in collaboration with either Ullasa Kodandaramaiah or Hema Somanathan. (see vanasiri.in/eco-evo).
Number of posts 1
Fellowship Amount Per Month: Rs. 36,000+ Housing Rent Allowance (Rs 7,200)
Tenure of the post 18 months
Age 35 years with 3-5 years relaxation for SC/ST/OBC/Women and Physically disabled as per government norms
Last Date 25 Mar 2017
How to apply Please send in your formal applications via email to Ullasa Kodandaramaiah (ullasa@iisertvm.ac.in) or Hema Somanathan (hsomanathan@iisertvm.ac.in), WITH THE SUBJECT LINE "Postdoctoral position in Ecology/Evolution – Your Name". Include a single PDF attachment with the following (i) complete CV with list of peer-reviewed publications; include contact details viz phone, email and postal address (ii) a statement of purpose, including research interests and brief description of ideas for collaboration (iii) names of two referees who can provide recommendation letters
Interviews can be conducted over videoconference in exceptional cases if requested by the applicant beforehand. Incomplete applications or applications not following the prescribed format will be disqualified.

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Note : Deadline has been extended to 25 Mar 2017

Category : Project Published Date : 2017-02-23 Last Date : 2017-03-25