Indian Institute of Science Education and Research
Applications are invited for Indian nationals for the position of “JRF/SRF/RA” in a CSIR sponsored project entitled “Ecology and Behaviour of group-living spiders”.
No. of positions: 1
Qualifications: For JRF- Master’s degree in any area of Biological Sciences with minimum of 55% marks, qualified NET-JRF/LS or GATE (valid qualified score). For SRF- Master’s degree in any area of Biological Sciences with minimum of 55% marks with Two years of research experience assessed from published project work or SRF-Direct (CSIR). For RA- Ph.D. in any area of Bioloigcal Sciences and at least 55% marks in M.Sc. Candidates who have submitted a Ph.D. thesis, and yet to be awarded may also apply, and if selected such candidates will be given a provisional RA position until a Ph.D. degree is awarded.
Experience: Familiarity with techniques in ecological research and the aptitude for fieldwork is preferred. Some experience with using DNA fingerprinting techniques is a plus.
Age limit: 28, 32 and 35 yrs for JRF, SRF and RA, respectively. A relaxation of 3-5 yrs will be applicable to OBC/SC/ST, women and physically handicapped candidates, as per rules.
Fellowship: JRF-NET: monthly 16000/- + HRA; JRF-NET-LS or GATE: 12000/- + HRA, SRF-Direct: 18000/- + HRA, RA-provisional: 20000/- + HRA, RA: 22000/- + HRA.
Duration: Initial appointment for one year, extendable up to 3 yrs based on performance.
How to apply: Application should contain a detail resume, contact details including phone number, email and postal address, a photograph, photocopies of educational/professional qualifications, reprints of papers etc. Research experience should be supported by certificate from previous employer. Candidates should bring originals of the certificate for the qualifying degrees, age and National Examinations as well as the category certificate if applicable during the interview. Applications failed to meet minimum criteria will not be considered. Completed applications should reach Dr. Hema Somanathan, Principal Investigator, IISER-Thiruvananthapuram, CET campus, Engineering College P.O. Thiruvananthapuram- 695016, Kerala by February 10th 2012. No TA/DA will be paid for appearing for the interview