Junior Research Fellow

Junior Research Fellow

Organization: Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), GOI

Apply By: 12 Dec 2019

Location: Gangtok(Sikkim)

Job title: Junior Research Fellow

About Us:

One of the most notable developments in the S&T sector in the XI Plan has been the setting up of the Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) through an Act of Parliament, viz. the Science and Engineering Research Board Act, 2008. Promoting basic research in Science and Engineering and to provide financial assistance to persons engaged in such research, academic institutions, research and development laboratories, industrial concerns and other agencies for such research and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto are the primary and distinctive mandate of the Board.

SERB aims to build up best management systems which would match the best global practices in the area of promotion and funding of basic research.

Applications are invited for the position of a Junior Research Fellow in the Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), Govt. of India funded extramural research project titled “Ecology, distribution and phylogeny of Takydromus sikkimensis (Günther, 1888) (Squamata: Lacertidae) in the North East India” sanctioned to the Department of Zoology, Sikkim University. Interested candidate can appear for walk-in interview scheduled for 12th December 2019 in the Department of Zoology, Sikkim University.


First class Masters Degree in Zoology/ Life Sciences/ Environmental Science/ Environmental management or allied disciplines with NET


Prior experience of working on mountains, knowledge of basic molecular techniques, phylogeny, ecological modelling, etc.

Fellowship: Fellowship will be paid as per the norms of the funding agency.

Duration: Initially for six months but extendable upto project tenure, subject to annual performance review. The position is purely temporary and co-terminus with the project

How to apply

How to apply:

Interested candidates can appear before walk-in interview along with necessary documents and prescribed filled-in application. The interview will be held in the Department of Zoology, Sikkim University.

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