Recruitment of Project Staff Vigyan Pratibha Project at IISER Mohali

 Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Mohali, a regional center for Vigyan Pratibha Project of HBCSE-TIFR Mumbai, invites applications for two (02) project staff positions:

  1.  01 position for the post of Scientific Assistant B (SA-B)
  2.  01 position for the post of Scientific Officer D (SO-D)


The project staff will be working under the Outreach Cell of IISER Mohali. Recruitment of the project staff will be for 1 year. Further extensions are subject to the performance and availability of funds for the project. Interested candidates can apply for the positions by filling out the following google-form by 5:00 PM on January15, 2024.

 The selection will be based on the shortlisting of applications followed by a personal interview.


Job Description: The candidate is expected

  1. to assist in the creation and distribution of educational materials under Vigyan Pratibha project.
  2. to assist in the organization of teachers’ training workshops at IISER Mohali
  3. to develop and maintain a professional relationship with the teachers of the workshop.
  4. to visit schools across the region (Chandigarh, Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh) in order to help teachers in the implementation of the project in the schools.
  5. to develop a network of resource persons for various project activities.
  6. to attend resource generation camps for Vigyan Pratibha at Vigyan Pratibha regional centers.
  7. to have a good knowledge of documentation.
  8. to organize regular group meetings.


The candidate is also expected to display a strong commitment towards the science outreach activities and he/she should be ready to travel on short notice. PSO-D is expected to take lead in managing day-to-day activities of the project and coordinate with team members of the project at other regional centers.


Minimum Qualification:

  1. Scientific Assistant B (PSA-B): M. Sc. in Physics/ Mathematics with 60% marks
  2. Scientific Officer D (PSO-D): Full time PhD in science + 3 Years of work experience



  1. Keen interest in science education and outreach activities.
  2. Experience in teaching/ scientific writing/ development activities.
  3. Competence in explaining and communicating school level science and mathematics.
  4. Proficiency in Punjabi & Hindi language (reading, writing and speaking) along with English for Scientific Assistant B (SA-B) position.


Salary: INR 35,400/- + HRA (SA-B); INR 67,700/- + HRA (SO-D); A higher salary may be considered depending on eligibility and experience.


Important Notes:

  1. The details of the Vigyan Pratibha project are available at
  2. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the interview.
  3. The successful candidate is expected to join within two weeks of the interview.




Dr. Ambresh Shivaji

Department of Physical Sciences

2F6, Academic Block 1

IISER Mohali, Sector 81

SAS Nagar, Punjab 140306

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