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 applications 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 interdisciplinary areas. Faculty Position in IISER-TVM

Research/Job Area- 

Following are the preferred areas of expertise:


  1. Neurobiology
  2. Infection biology
  3. Human genetics and genomics
  4. Systems and synthetic biology


  1. General inorganic chemistry
  2. Chemical biology


  1. Atomic and molecular physics, Quantum optics and photonics
  2. Soft and active matter, Fluid dynamics

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


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- 



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 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, and Physics.

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. 1,45,038/- per month excluding HRA)

Number of Vacancies

General– 03
SC– 01
ST– 03
  1. 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.
  2. 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 appointment as an 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- 

Apply Online | For all queries email : fcrct2023_1[at]iisertvm[dot]ac[dot]in

Last Date for Apply– 31 March 2023

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