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Recruitment for the Post of JRF / Project Assistant and Field Assistant

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Thiruvananthapuram is a premier autonomous Instittution 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 JRF/ Project Assistant (1 No, Project A1) Field Assistant (1 No Project A1)
Name of the Project Project A1: Community plant-polliator interactions as the landscape level
Funding agency DBT (BT/PR12720/COE/34/21/2015 (A1))
Minimum Educational qualification
(as prescribed by the funding agency)

Junior Research Fellow / Project Assistant (A1)

The candidate should have a minimum of 60% marks (or equivalent grade) in the qualifying degree preferably. Additional qualifications for JRF are : Post-graduate degree in Biological Sciences with valid NET qualification, or Graduate Degree in a Professional Course in Biological Sciences with NET qualification.

In case a suitable candidate with the above qualifications is not found, candidates with a Post-graduate degree in Biological Sciences may be appointed as Project Assistant if selected.

Field Assistants (A1)

BSc in Biological Sciences with atleast 6 months research experience in conduction field-based ecological studies


JRF/Project Assistant

All applicants should have 6-12 months experience in field-based ecological studied such as sampling vegatation OR lab-based experience with molecular work such as running gels. Work experience should be provided as proof of experience
No of Posts JRF/ Project Assistant - 1 post
Field Assistant - Project A1 - 1 post
Fellowship amount JRF = 25,000 + HRA / Project Assistant = 16,000 + HRA
Field Assistant = Rs. 10,000/ month consolidated
Tenure of the Post Upto April 2018
Age JRF/Poeject Assistant: 30 years with 3-5 years relaxation for SC/ST/OBC/Women and Physically disabled as per government norms
Field Assistant: 28 years
Last Date November 20, 2017
How to Apply

Completed applications should be sent by email to Hema Somanathan (hsomanathan@iisertvm.ac.in) WITH THE SUBJECT LINE "DBT funded Plant-Animal Insteractions - JRF / Project Assistant position / Field Assistant position - Your Name".

Failure to mention which post is applied for will lead to disqalification. Cnadidates can apply of more than one post if eligible but must submit applications in 2 saparate emails with all documents attached

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Category : Project Published Date : 2017-11-06 Last Date : 2017-11-20