JOB POST: JRF at NIT Surathkal [Monthly Salary Upto Rs. 20K]: Apply by October 21: Expired


National Institute of Technology (NIT) Surathkal is inviting applications from interested and highly motivated candidates for the post of Junior Research Fellow (JRF) in a time bound research project for a temporary period purely on contractual basis.

Project Title

SEIBOCCA: Socio Economic and Institutional Barriers and Opportunities for Climate Change Adaptation in Northeast India.

Sponsoring Agency

ICSSR-MHRD under the Impactful Policy Research in Social Science (IMPRESS) Scheme.

Project Director

Dr. A. Azhoni


Junior Research Fellow (Temporary)


Consolidated monthly emoluments Rs. 15, 000 to 25,000/- depending upon the qualification and experience of the candidate.

Travelling expenses for data collection is reimbursable as per Govt. of India norms.

Duration of Project

2 Years Tenure of Contract Six months, extendable to one year or completion of project, subject to satisfactory performance.

Qualification and Experience


Job Profile

The project will involve travelling to three Northeastern States (Arunachal, Manipur and Nagaland) to collect empirical data from government officials.

Candidates with good analytical and communication skills, proven through past publications and experiences, will be an added advantage.

Candidates from interdisciplinary studies with exposure to both the Sciences/Engineering (at undergraduate level, for e.g.,) and social/development studies (at PG, for example) will fit the profile well.


The project will involve using two software to analyse the data and hands on training will be provided.

Additional Information

Selected candidates will be encouraged to join PhD at NITK Surathkal in a suitable Department/School depending on the educational qualification.


The research will be published in high impact international journals and research assistants will be given due credit and co-authorship as per norms of international journals depending on their level of contribution.

How to Apply

Interested candidates may apply by emailing filled in application form in prescribed format available here along with a covering letter stating their suitability for the position and should reach the Project Director on or before 21.10.2019

The filled in application should be in PDF format as an attachment and emailed toazhoni@nitk.edu.in with the Subject: SEIBOCCA – JRF Application.

The shortlisted candidates will be informed by E-mail/Phone/Institute Website. Selection will be based on qualification, experience and interview. No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview. NITK Surathkal reserves the right to reject any or all the application without assigning any reasons thereof. Selected candidates will be required to join immediately.

Application Deadline

Last date for receipt of application 21 October 2019.

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