Junior Research Fellow (JRF) under the Swarnajayanti Fellowship scheme of DST-SERB

Indian Institute of Technology Ropar


Junior Research Fellow

Jul 5

Recruitment of a Junior Research Fellow (JRF) in the Swarnajayanti Fellowship project scheme funded by SERB-DST, Govt. of India

Ref. No. SB/SJF/2020-21/05

The Laboratory for Nano-scale Optics and Meta-materials (www.iitrpr.ac.in/LaNOM), Department of Physics, IIT Ropar is interested to hire a Junior Research Fellow (JRF) under the Swarnajayanti Fellowship scheme of DST-SERB.

Project title: Studies on the spectral and temporal modification of spontaneous emission of solid state defects using resonant photonic structures

The project involves the experimental studies of the spontaneous emission from solid-state defects modified using resonant photonic structures. The JRF will design and build state-of-the-art optical experiments to measure the emission in both frequency and time domain in an ultra-low temperature environment.

The selected JRF candidate may be permitted to register for PhD program as per the existing institute rules.

1.      Fellowship/Salary and HRA: As per DST rules

2.      Who can apply?

a. Master's degree in Physics or equivalent or M. Tech. in relevant area with minimum 60% mark along with a good academic grade throughout, and strong commitment to pursue research.

b. The candidates must have a valid CSIR-UGC (JRF) or a valid GATE score in addition to the qualification mentioned in point ’a’

c. Experience in research labs/instrumentation facility and knowledge in computer programing is desirable.

General Information

1. The position is temporary which will be renewed every year subject to the satisfactory performance.

2. Short-listed candidates will be called for interview. No TA/DA will be given to candidates for attending the interview. Only shortlisted candidates will be communicated to appear for the interview by email and no other communication in this regard will be entertained.

4. Reservation as per Govt. of India rules.

How to apply?

Please send the filled application form (in the attached format) with copy of educational qualifications, date of birth certificate, and any experience certificate either by email as a single pdf file to (rvnair@iitrpr.ac.in) or by post directly to the undersigned. Last date for Application: 18th July, 2021


Dr. Rajesh V. Nair

Associate Professor

#204, Department of Physics

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Ropar

Nangal Road, Rupnagar, Punjab 140 001

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