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IISER Junior Research Fellow (JRF)

IISER Junior Project Fellow

IISER Junior Research Fellow (JRF)

About IISER Junior Research Fellow (JRF)

Recruitment for post on the regulation of hematopoietic stem cell function

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 position on contract basis:


Name of Post Junior Research Fellow (JRF)
Name of Project Understanding the role of Periostin-Itgav interactions in
adult and fetal hematopoiesis
Funding agency DBT-Wellcome trust India Alliance
Minimum Educational qualification
(as prescribed by the funding agency)
The candidate should have a minimum of 60% marks (or equivalent grade) in the Post-graduate degree in any area of
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 The candidate should be highly motivated to do basic research in biology, academically excellent, preferentially with technical proficiency in microscopy, recombinant DNA (rDNA) technology, mouse handling.



Number of posts 1
Fellowship amount Rs. 25,000 + HRA as applicable
Tenure of the post 1 year, extendable based on performance
Age JRF/Project assistant: 32 years with 3-5 years relaxation for SC/ST/OBC/Wom
Last date 20/08/2020
How to apply
Completed applications should be sent by email to Dr. Satish Khurana (satishkhurana@iisertvm.ac.in), with the
subject line “Application for IA  sponsored project: Your Name”.

The application should attach a detailed resume with sufficient information of past research work, a one page
statement of interest in biological research. Please include contact details (phone number, email and postal address), a photograph, and scanned copies of educational/professional
qualifications and reprints of papers. Applications failing to the meet minimum criteria will not be considered.
Incomplete applications will be disqualified. The candidate should also add the name and contact details of two
referees who can comment on their academic and technical abilities. 


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 www.iisertvm.ac.in.


A printed copy of the application form sent by email signed and dated by the applicant along with recentpassport 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.


General Information


1. Appointment is purely temporary and will terminate automatically without any notice or compensation on termination of the research project.

2. The appointed person shall have no claim of appointment / absorption in Funding Agency or in IISER Thiruvanathapuram.

3. Appointment of the applicant will be governed by the terms and conditions of the funding agency particularly applicable to the said project

4. The qualification prescribed should have been obtained from recognized Universities / Institutions.

5. The prescribed educational qualifications are the bare minimum and mere possession of same does not entitled candidates to be called for interview. Where number of applications received in response to this
advertisement is large, it will not be convenient or possible to interview all the candidates. Based on the recommendations of the Screening Committee, the Project Leader/ Principal Investigator may restrict the number of candidates to be called for the interview to a reasonable li mit after taking into consideration qualifications and experience over and above the minimum prescribed in the advertisement. Therefore, it will be in the interest of the candidates, to mention all the qualifications and experience in the relevant field at the time of applying.

6. No TA/DA will be admissible for appearing for the interview.

7. Selected candidates will have to join duty immediately on receipt of the offer.


For more details refer: http://www.iisertvm.ac.in/


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