Recruitment of Junior Research Fellow (JRF) at NISER Bhubaneswar funded by DST-SERB project

The Star and Planetary Formation Group ( led by Dr. Liton Majumdar at NISER is hiring a Project JRF funded by DST-SERB to carry out studies of planet formation and the origin of chemical complexity in Solar-like exoplanetary systems by combining ALMA and JWST-MIRI Guaranteed Time Observations (GTO) observations.


1. Master’s in Physics/ Applied Physics/ Engineering Physics/ Astronomy & Astrophysics/ Space Sciences

2. M. Tech or M.E in Engineering Disciplines

3. Valid National Eligibility Tests - CSlR-UGC NET including lectureship (Assistant Professorship) or valid GATE or valid JEST or qualified a National Level Examinations conducted by Central Govt. department and their agencies and institutions such as DBT, DAE, IIT, DST, DRDO etc.


Preference will be given to candidates having strong programming and computation knowledge.

Fellowship: Rs. 31,000/- pm plus HRA (as per rules)

Age: 28 years as on date of Interview, age relaxation to entitled categories as per rules.

Interested candidates should appear for an online Interview (through Google meet/Zoom meeting).

They need to send the filled-in application (given in page 2-3 of the attached document), updated CV, along with scanned copies of relevant certificates for initial verification by email to, latest by 5:00 pm on 18.02.2022 with the subject “Application for JRF in EPS2101”.

For any clarification, please contact Dr. Liton Majumdar on the above-mentioned email.

Dr. Liton Majumdar
NISER Bhubaneswar