Indian Institute of Science Education & Research Thiruvananthapuram

2307 16295Position ID: IISERThiruvananthapu-AP [#16295]
Position Title: Assistant Professor Grade I Positions at IISER Thiruvananthapuram, India
Position Type: Government or industry
Position Location: Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala 695551, India [map]
Subject Area: Data Science,Mathematics,Physics,Biology,Chemistry
Application Deadline: 2020/11/15 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2020/09/18, listed until 2020/11/15)
Position Description:    

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Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Thiruvananthapuram (IISER TVM) invites applications for selection at the Assistant Professor (Grade 1) level from eligible Indian Nationals with outstanding academic achievements, ability to establish a vibrant research programme and passion for teaching. Appointments will be made in the disciplines of Biology, Chemistry, Data Science, Mathematics and Physics.

Applications should be submitted online as per the instructions given in the website. Incomplete applications not supported by relevant documents will not be considered. The deadline for submission of applications is 11:59 PM IST on 15 November 2020.

Minimum Qualifications

Designation and Pay

Assistant Professor Grade I Level 12 Cell 1, minimum pay INR 1,01,500 + HRA + travel allowance + pension benefits under New Pension Scheme (NPS) of Govt. of India.

Eligibility and Experience

Ph.D. with first class or equivalent at the preceding degree in the appropriate branch with a very good academic record throughout. Three years of Industrial/Research/Teaching experience excluding the duration of Ph.D. Age preferably below 35 years.

Following are the preferred areas of expertise:


Structural biology
Infectious diseases
Computational biology
Metabolism in health and disease
Human genetics


Synthetic Polymer Chemistry
Magnetic Materials and Transport Properties
Chemical Biology / Biomaterials
Atmospheric Chemistry
Machine Learning / Artificial Intelligence / Big data in Chemistry
Biorganic / Biophysical / Bioinorganic Chemistry
Surface Chemistry
Computational Chemistry
Statistical Mechanics

Data Science:

1. Data Science with background in computer science and specialization in:
  • Machine Learning
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • High Performance Computing
  • Databases/Data Mining
2. Data Science with background in mathematics/statistics with specialization in applied statistics


Probability and Applied Probability
Geometry and Topology & Computational Topology
Graph Theory and Combinatorics
Number theory and Cryptography


Quantum Technologies
Fluid Dynamics and Atmospheric Physics
Astronomy and Astrophysics
Materials Modelling

Notwithstanding the preferred areas listed above, the Institute will be open to select candidates in frontier of areas of Biology, Chemistry, Data Science, Mathematics and Physics only when they are found to be exceptional.

General Information

  • The appointment as Faculty will be governed by NIT (Amendment) Act - 2012 (National Institute Technology Science Education Research (NITSER) Act) and its amendments from time to time and as per the provisions of the IISER Statutes.
  • Reservations will be as per the prevailing Government of India norms as applicable to IISERs.
  • Candidates working in Government Organizations/Institutions/Universities/Public sector undertakings should submit a no-objection certificate.
  • No enquiries of any kind in regard to the selections will be entertained.
  • Institute reserves the right to screen and call only those candidates deemed suitable for presentations followed by interviews.
  • The eligibility criteria are only a bare minimum, and mere fulfillment of the same will not entitle any candidate to be called for interview.
  • The institute reserves the right not to fill any vacancy advertised without any reason. The decision of the Institute in all matters shall be final and binding. Legal disputes, if any, shall be settled in the Court of Law within the jurisdiction at Thiruvananthapuram.
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