Special Faculty Position in IISER-TVM, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India

Faculty Position 2019 in IISER-TVM, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India

Faculty Position in IISER-TVM, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India

Designation/Position- Faculty Position in IISER-TVM

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Thiruvananthapuram (IISER-TVM), Kerala, India invites application for Faculty Position in IISER-TVM from eligible and interested candidates

About-  The Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Thiruvananthapuram (IISER-TVM) is dedicated to scientific research and science education of international standards. Traditionally, teaching has been segregated from research in undergraduate science curricula in our country. The IISERs were established by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, to bridge this dichotomy. IISER-TVM was founded in 2008. The institute aims to provide high-quality education in modern science, integrating it with outstanding research at the undergraduate level itself, and to develop a spirit of inquiry cutting across disciplines. IISER-TVM is an autonomous institution offering a five-year BS-MS program in addition to iPh.D and Ph.D. programs in Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, and inter-disciplinary areas. Faculty Position in IISER-TVM

Research/Job Area- Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics


  1. Computational biology
  2. Structural biology
  3. Metabolism in health and disease
  4. Human genetics
  5. Virology
  6. Microbiome


  1. Main Stream Inorganic Chemistry (Magnetism, Organometallics, Main Group Chemistry, Transition Metal Chemistry and Solid State Chemistry)
  2. Chemical Biology
  3. Synthetic Polymer Chemistry
  4. Machine Learning/Artificial Intelligence/Big Data in Chemistry
  5. Atmospheric Chemistry


  1. Statistics and Probability Theory
  2. Topology/Geometry
  3. Analysis
  4. Algebra


  1. Materials Modelling
  2. Fluid Mechanics
  3. Atmospheric Physics
  4. Quantum Technologies

Location- Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Thiruvananthapuram (IISER-TVM), Kerala


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. (Gross salary will be approximately Rs.1,34,528/- per month excluding HRA)
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.

Job/Position Description- 


Number of vacancies
ST – 04
OBC-NCL – 08

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Thiruvananthapuram (IISER TVM) invites applications for selection at the Assistant Professor (Grade 1) level on ‘tenure-track’ from Indian nationals belonging to OBC–NCL and ST categories with outstanding academic credentials, ability to establish a vibrant research programme and passion for teaching. Appointments will be made in the disciplines of Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics.

The appointment as a Faculty Member 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.

As per Tenure-Track System, the appointment at the level of Assistant Professor at IISER TVM is on contract for five years. At the end of this period, the faculty candidate will be assessed for the position of Associate Professor by a selection committee. The successful candidate will be offered tenure, i.e., permanent position. If the assessment by the selection committee does not result in the appointment as an Associate Professor, the contract term will be extended for two more years in the same grade. In rare instances, when the selection committee finds the candidate unworthy, the contract will cease.

How to Apply- 

Applications should be submitted online as per the instructions given on 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 January 10, 2022.

Apply Online | For all queries email: fcrct2021@iisertvm.ac.in

Last Date for Apply– 10 January 2022

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