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IISER Thiruvananthapuram Post-Doctoral Fellowships 2014

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Thiruvananthapuram announces admission to Post-Doctoral Fellowships (IPFs) in 2014 session

Post Doctoral Programme

The Institute Post­doctoral Fellowship

The Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Thiruvananthapuram (IISER-TVM) invites applications from highly qualified young scientists holding Ph.D. in the areas of Biological, Chemical, Mathematical and Physical Sciences/Engineering/Technology for the Institute Postdoctoral Fellowships commencing on 01st August 2014


The Institute Post-doctoral Fellowship (IPF) is a full-time, contractual, postdoctoral position for highly qualified young scientists to carry out research at IISER-TVM

The duration is for 2 years, extendable by up to one more year on the basis of performance

The Fellowship does not imply any commitment regarding any other position at IISER-TVM

The Fellowship carries Remuneration of INR 40,000/- per month for the first two years and INR 45,000/- per month in the third year, with no other allowances

There will be a contingency grant of INR 75,000/- per year that may be used for consumables and attending conferences/workshops

IPF may not be held concurrently with any other national or international fellowships. It is also not transferable to any other fellowship


Candidates who have a Ph.D. degree in Biological, Chemical, Mathematical and Physical Sciences/Engineering/Technology and related areas as applicable are eligible to apply. Those who are in the final stages of their Ph.D. thesis submission are also eligible to apply

(If selected, the candidate must have submitted the thesis at the time of joining IPF.)

Application Form:

The application must be submitted via email to [email protected] on or before 31st Jan 2014

Candidates must submit electronic copies of the following documents in Portable Document Format (PDF) along with the application:

i) Curriculum Vitae containing personal bio-data, degrees earned with dates, and list of publications

ii) Research Proposal (maximum 1,500 words) including details of the facilities at IISER-TVM to be utilised, and research groups/laboratories that the candidate would like to collaborate with

iii) Best publications (maximum 3)

iv) Synopsis of the Ph.D. work

Candidates are required to ask at least 2 referees to submit confidential letters of recommendation in support of their application by email to [email protected]


Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Thiruvananthapuram

Computer Science Building, College of Engineering Trivandrum Campus, Trivandrum-695016

Kerala, Tel-0471-2597459, Email: [email protected]



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