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.
Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Thiruvananthapuram invites applications for DBT funded JRF position.
Name of the Post: JRF / Project Assistant
Number of posts: 1
Name of the Project: Understanding diversification of Impatiens species in the Northern Western Ghats
Funding Agency: DBT (Department of Biotechnology)
Fellowship Amount: JRF = 31,000 + HRA Project Assistant = 16,000+ HRA
Minimum Educational qualification (as prescribed by the funding agency): The candidate should have a minimum of 60% marks (or equivalent grade) in the qualifying degree.
Additional qualifications for JRF: Post-graduate degree in any area of Basic Sciences in Biology with NET qualification, OR Graduate Degree in a Professional Course in Biology with NET qualification, OR Post Graduate Degree in Professional Course in Biology. In case a suitable candidate with the above qualifications is not found, candidates with a Masters degree in Biological Sciences may be appointed as Project Assistant if selected.
Preference A strong motivation and aptitude for research in Evolutionary Biology is important. The project will involve some field sampling in the Northern Western Ghats. The main laboratory work will involve DNA extraction, running PCRs and AFLP genotyping. Experience in such techniques will be preferred but is not mandatory.
Tenure of the post: 1 year, extendable based on performance
Age: 32 years with 3-5 years relaxation for SC/ST/OBC/Women and Physically disabled as per government norms
How to apply for DBT Funded JRF Post
The application should contain a detailed resume and a one-page statement of interest. Please include contact details (phone number, email and postal address), a photograph, scanned copies of educational/professional qualifications and reprints of papers (if any). Research experience should be supported by a certificate from the previous employer(s). Candidates should bring originals of all applicable certificates (qualifying degrees, national examinations, category certificate, etc) during the interview.
All attachments should be sent in as a single consolidated PDF. Ensure that the size of the PDF does not exceed 10 MB. No TA/DA will be paid for appearing for the interview. Applications failing to the meet minimum criteria will not be considered. Interviews may be conducted over videoconference in exceptional cases if this is indicated by the applicant beforehand. Incomplete applications will be disqualified.
Completed applications should be sent by email to Ullasa Kodandaramaiah (firstname.lastname@example.org), WITH THE SUBJECT LINE ‘Application for Project position on Impatiens – Your Name”.
Last Date: 18 June 2019