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JOB POST: Assistant Professor at TISS Guwahati [4 Positions]: Apply by Aug 10

Applications are invited for Assistant Professor at TISS Guwahati for the year 2022. The last date of application is 10 August.

The TISS Guwahati campus invites applications for four posts of Assistant Professors, in the following disciplines, to be filled on contract basis for one year initially and extendable based on performance of candidate and requirement by the Institute:

  • Assistant Professor in Social Work, specializing in Counselling, Centre for Counselling, School of Social Work
  • Assistant Professor in Economics, Centre for Undergraduate Studies (CUGS)
  • Assistant Professor in Psychology, Centre for Undergraduate Studies (CUGS)
  • Assistant Professor in Sociology, Centre for Undergraduate Studies (CUGS)

Eligibility

Educational Qualification: Eligibility (A or B):

A. i) A Master’s degree with 55% marks (or an equivalent grade in a point-scale wherever the grading system is followed) in MASW/MSW with specialisation in counselling/psychiatric social work/mental health/ disability studies OR Economics OR Psychology OR Sociology from an Indian University, or an equivalent degree from an accredited foreign university
ii) Besides fulfilling the above qualifications, the candidate must have cleared the National Eligibility Test (NET) conducted by the UGC or the CSIR, or a similar test accredited by the UGC, like SLET/SET or who are or have been awarded a Ph. D. degree in accordance with the University Grants Commission (Minimum Standards and Procedure for Award of M.Phil./Ph.D. Degree) Regulations, 2009 or 2016 and their amendments from time to time as the case may be exempted from NET/SLET/SET:
Provided, the candidates registered for the Ph.D. programme prior to July 11, 2009, shall be governed by the provisions of the then existing Ordinances/Bye-laws/Regulations of the Institution awarding the degree and such Ph.D. candidates shall be exempted from the requirement of NET/SLET/SET for recruitment and appointment of ‘Assistant Professor’ subject to the or equivalent positions in Universities/Colleges/Institutions fulfilment of the following conditions:-

  • The Ph.D. degree of the candidate has been awarded in a regular mode;
  • The Ph.D. thesis has been evaluated by at least two external examiners;
  • An open Ph.D. viva voce of the candidate has been conducted;
  • The Candidate has published two research papers from his/her Ph.D. work, out of which at least one is in a referred journal;
  • The candidate has presented at least two papers based on his/her Ph.D. work in conferences/seminars sponsored/funded/supported by the UGC/ICSSR/CSIR or any similar agency.

The fulfilment of these conditions is to be certified by the Registrar or the Dean (Academic Affairs) of the University concerned. Note: NET/SLET/SET shall also not be required for such Masters Programmes in disciplines for which NET/SLET/SET is not conducted by the UGC, CSIR or similar test accredited by the UGC, like SLET/SET.

OR

B. The Ph.D. degree has been obtained from a foreign university/institution with a ranking among top 500 in the World University Ranking (at any time) by any one of the following: i. Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) ii. the Times Higher Education (THE) or iii. the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) of the Shanghai Jiao Tong University (Shanghai).

Desirable

I. Assistant Professor in Social Work, specializing in Counselling, Centre for Counselling, School of Social Work

M.Phil (PSW) or Ph D in the relevant field from a reputed Institute. Minimum two years of work experience in the areas like Counselling/mental health/ Psychiatric social work/ shall be given preference. Experience and liasioning with organisations which work on the thematic of mental health, disaster management, conflict, Psycho-Oncology, disability, geriatrics, Gender and related fields. Proven ability in teaching/work related to mental health, Gender, Disability, psychology, gerontology, disaster management, conflict Project Management. A well-articulated interdisciplinary /trans-disciplinary research and publication track record. Publications in peer-reviewed journals will have an additional advantage. Capacity to supervise and teach Bachelor’s and Master’s Students as well as in Ph.D programme and particularly in CUGS . Proven ability and willingness to supervise Fieldwork. Willingness to build research networks locally, regionally and internationally for mental health, counselling, and related areas Ability to teach inter-disciplinary courses offered across the schools and centres at the Institute.

II. Assistant Professor in Economics, Centre for Undergraduate Studies (CUGS)

Preference will be given to the candidates having Ph. D. in relevant field and having two and more years of teaching experience. Ability to teach across programmes including MA and Ph.D, particularly in Centre for Labour Studies and Social Protection (CLSSP).

III. Assistant Professor in Psychology, Centre for Undergraduate Studies (CUGS)

DesirableSpecialization: Clinical Psychology and Social Psychology. Preference will be given to the candidates having Ph. D. in relevant field and having two and more years of teaching experience. Ability to teach across programmes including MA and Ph.D

IV. Assistant Professor in Sociology, Centre for Undergraduate Studies (CUGS)

Preference will be given to the candidates having Ph. D. in relevant field and having two and more years of teaching experience. Ability to teach across programmes including MA and Ph.D, particularly in Centre for Sociology and Social Anthropology, School of Social Sciences and Humanities.

Application

The candidates are requested to apply online through the link (Apply Now) provided along with
this advertisement on the Institute’s website.

Application Fee for Rs 1000/- to be paid online. Application fee for SC/ST/PwD candidates will be Rs 250/-, if they attach the required Certificate with the online application form. The women applicants are exempted from the payment of application fees.

Deadline

Last date of receipt of online application: 10 August 2022.

Click here to view the official notification of Assistant Professor at TISS Guwahati.

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