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Application for the Post of Assistant Professor

Requirement of Faculty- Assistant Professor

Advt . No: IIST/03/13  dated:24.02.2013

Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST), Asia’s first Space University was established under the Department of Space in September 2007. IIST is presently offering 4-year B.Tech programmes in “Aerospace Engineering”, “Avionics” and “Physical Sciences”. M Tech, PhD and Post Doctoral Fellowship (PDF) programme have already commenced in specific areas of Space Science and Technology. IIST provides a vibrant and stimulating environment for research in almost all areas of Aerospace, Avionics, Physical Sciences and Basic Sciences. The Institute is setting up state-of-the-art facilities including high performance computing facilities to create the right research ambience. IIST will also have research collaborations and scientific exchanges with reputed national and international academic research organizations. The Institute invites application for the post of Assistant Professor in following areas:

Post No

Educational Qualifications

Area of Specialisation

Department of Physics

PH -01

First Class Bachelors and Masters Degree in Physics with Ph.D in Physics with significant research contribution

Solid State Physics/Experimental Condensed Matter Physics

Department of Earth and Space Sciences

ESS- 01

First Class Bachelors and Masters Degree in Science / Engineering and PhD in relevant area of specialisation with significant research contribution


First Class Bachelors Degree in Engineering and PhD in relevant area of specialisation with significant research contribution.

Ocean Science/Atmospheric Science

  • Only Indian Citizens (including those staying abroad) are eligible to apply.
  • Emoluments as on date: Assistant Professor – `15,600 -39,100/- (PB 3) with Grade Pay of `7,600/-+ HRA & DA at applicable rates. Total Emoluments- `54,575/- (Approximately).
  • Age Limit as on 15.03.2013: 40 years (Age relaxation applicable as per Government of India orders).
  • Career Growth: Merit Promotion Scheme after pre-defined residency period by virtue of individual excellence, without any reference to vacancies.
  • Other facilities: Comprehensive medical coverage, canteen facility, support for research etc.
  • The application can be submitted electronically to recruitment@iist.ac.in or by post to: Administrative Officer, Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Valiamala P.O, Nedumangad, Thiruvananthapuram – 695 547, Kerala. Applications sent by post should be superscribed as “Application for the post of __________, Post No.___________.
  • Last date for receipt of application: 15.03.2013.

General Conditions:

  • The qualification and experience prescribed are minimum requirements and do not automatically make candidates eligible to be called for interview
  • Institute reserves the right not to fill-up all or any of the posts
  • Age relaxation up to maximum of five years will be awarded for serving academicians in Government Institutions.
  • Applications from candidates working in Government Departments and Public sector undertakings should be forwarded through proper channel. However an advance copy may be submitted.
  • Government strives to have a workforce which reflects gender balance and women candidates are encouraged to apply.
  • Canvassing in any form will be a disqualification.
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