Junior Research Fellow (JRF) - DST Project

IIT (ISM) Dhanbad

Dhanbad, Jharkhand, India

Junior Research Fellow

₹36.6k+ (monthly)

Full time



May 25

Job Post: Junior Research Fellow (JRF) - DST Project


We are seeking applications for the position of Junior Research Fellow (JRF) under a sponsored project. The project aims to develop interpretable document retrieval methods using recent pretrained language models. The successful candidate will work under the guidance of Dr. Koustav Rudra, Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at IIT(ISM) Dhanbad, India.

Designation: Junior Research Fellow (JRF)

Subject Area: Computer Science and Engineering

Location: IIT(ISM) Dhanbad, 826004, India


  • B.E./BTech or equivalent in streams like Computer Science & Engineering/Mathematics and Computing/Information Technology/Data Science/AI and ML with a good academic background.
  • Knowledge in Machine Learning and Deep Learning is desirable.
  • Experience in programming languages like C/C++/Python/Java is desirable.
  • Age not exceeding 35 years at the time of appointment, with relaxation for SC/ST/OBC candidates as per Government of India norms.

Job Description:

The selected candidate will be responsible for developing interpretable document retrieval methods using recent pretrained language models. The position is for a tenure of 1 year or till the completion of the project, whichever is earlier.


  1. For candidates qualified in GATE or CSIR/UGC NET or any other National level examination conducted by the Central Government Departments/Institutions: INR 36,580 per month including HRA.
  2. For candidates without the above qualification: INR 29,500 per month including HRA.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates are requested to fill the online application form using the provided link: Online Application Link. Applicants must attach all supporting documents, including self-attested copies of educational qualifications, experience certificates, age proof, valid caste certificate (if applicable), copies of publications, awards, recommendation letter, CV with a photo, GATE/NET/National level examination qualification certificate, etc.

Last Date for Application: 11 June 2023, 11:59 PM.

Selection Process:

Shortlisted candidates will be informed via email regarding the interview process, which may be conducted online or offline. The date and time of the interview will be communicated to the shortlisted candidates. Please note that possession of the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an invitation to the interview. Candidates will be shortlisted based on merit and project requirements.

For any further inquiries, please contact:

Dr. Koustav Rudra

Principal Investigator

E-mail: koustav@iitism.ac.in

Phone no: 03262235333


Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines), Dhanbad

The Office of Dean, Research & Development

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