Job vacancies at Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS)
- Last Date :: 25-02-2013 -

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V.N. Purav Marg, Deonar, Mumbai 400 088
(A Deemed University under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956)\


The Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) was established in 1936 and is a deemed university fully funded by the University Grants Commission, Government of India. TISS offers 39 Master's Degree programmes from its Mumbai, Tuljapur, Guwahati and Hyderabad Campuses for the 2013-2015 batch. Masters' programmes in a range of socially relevant inter-disciplinary areas of Social Work, Social Sciences, Health, Management, Labour Studies and Habitat Studies. It has a strong M. Phil. and Ph. D. programme. A high degree of freedom and autonomy shape the positive work ethos and creativity in the Institute facilitating strong linkages between education, research, field action and dissemination. The institute provides significant space and resources for basic and policy research; and has research collaboration with some of the best universities and institutions across all continents.

The TISS offers a very challenging but fulfilling academic environment and opportunity to scholars committed to creating a Just Society through education, generation of knowledge and field action, and invites interested scholars in Social Sciences and allied disciplines located within and outside India to apply for faculty positions in its schools and centres.

TISS has vacancies in the following Schools, Centres and Campuses:
A. School of Social Work, Mumbai Campus.
B. School of Health Systems Studies, Mumbai Campus.
C. School of Habitat Studies, Mumbai Campus.
D. School for Media & Cultural Studies, Mumbai Campus.
E. School of Development Studies, Mumbai Campus.
F. Positions to work in North Eastern Region.
G. Nodal Centre of Excellence for Human Rights Education.
H. Centre for Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policies.
I. Advanced Centre for Women's Studies.
J. Sir Dorabji Tata Memorial Library.

Job vacancies at Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS)


PROFESSOR in the Pay Band of Rs.37,400-67,000 with Academic Grade Pay of Rs.10,000.
A i) An eminent scholar with Ph.D. qualification(s) in the concerned/allied/ relevant discipline and published work of high quality, actively engaged in research with evidence of published work with a minimum of 10 publications as books and/or research/policy papers.

ii) A minimum of ten years of teaching experience in university/college, and/or experience in research at the University/National level institutions/industries, including experience of guiding candidates for research at doctoral level.

iii) Contribution to educational innovation, design of new curricula and courses, and technology – mediated teaching learning process.

iv) A minimum score of 400 points as stipulated in the Academic Performance Indicator (API) based Performance Based Appraisal System (PBAS), set out in the UGC Regulation 2010 in Appendix III.
B An outstanding professional, with established reputation in the relevant field, who has made significant contributions to the knowledge in the concerned/allied/ relevant discipline, to be substantiated by credentials.

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR in the Pay Band of Rs.37,400-67,000 with Academic Grade Pay of Rs.9,000.

i) Good academic record with a Ph.D. Degree in the concerned/allied/relevant disciplines.

ii) A Master's Degree with at least 55% marks (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed).

iii) A minimum of eight years of experience of teaching and/or research in an academic/research position equivalent to that of Assistant Professor in a University, College or Accredited Research Institution/industry excluding the period of Ph.D. research with evidence of published work and a minimum of 5 publications as books and/or research/policy papers.

iv) Contribution to educational innovation, design of new curricula and courses, and technology – mediated teaching learning process with evidence of having guided doctoral candidates and research students.

v) A minimum score of 300 points as stipulated in the Academic Performance Indicator (API) based Performance Based Appraisal System (PBAS), set out in the UGC Regulation 2010 in Appendix III.

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR in the Pay Band of Rs15,600-39100 with Academic Grade Pay of Rs.6,000.

i) Good academic record with at least 55% of the marks or an equivalent grade of 'B' in the 7 point scale with letter grades O, A, B, C, D, E and F at the Master's Degree level, in the relevant subject from an Indian University, or an equivalent degree from an accredited foreign university. A relaxation of 5% will be provided from 55% to 50% of the marks at the Master's level for the SC/ST category candidates, and to the Ph.D. Degree holders who have passed their Master's Degree prior to 19th September 1991.

ii) Besides fulfilling the above qualifications, the candidate must have cleared the National Eligibility Test (NET) conducted by the UGC, CSIR or similar test accredited by the UGC like SLET/SET.

iii) Candidates, who are, or have been awarded a Ph.D. Degree in accordance with the University Grants Commission (Minimum Standards and Procedure for Award of Ph.D. Degree) Regulations, 2009, shall be exempted from the requirement of the minimum eligibility condition of NET/SLET/SET for recruitment and appointment of Assistant Professor or equivalent positions in Universities/ Colleges/Institutions.

GENERAL CONDITIONS: The Institute reserves the right to: (a) relax any of the requirements with reference to age and experience in exceptional cases and/or in the case of persons already holding comparable positions, on a regular basis, in a University/research institution of repute, (b) invite persons for interview who may not have applied for as per the above procedure, (c) to fill up vacancies arising, (d) not to fill up any of the vacancies advertised; (e) Since applications received may be short listed, merely possessing the prescribed qualifications and the requisite experience would not entitle a person to be called for an interview; (f) No correspondence nor telephonic/electronic query will be entertained from candidates regarding postal delays, conduct and result of interview and reasons for not being called for interview. Canvassing by an means in any form at any stages of the recruitment processes will lead to disqualification; (g) Reservations, relaxations and concessions for SC/ST/OBC/PWD candidates are applicable as per Government of India rules; (h) Outstation candidates called for interview will be reimbursed III A.C. Rail fare, to and fro, by the shortest route, on production of railway tickets.

Faculty are required to teach in TISS programs in Tuljapur, Hyderabad and Guwahati, and liable to be transferred to any of these locations. Persons in employment, called for making presentation/interview, should bring ‘No Objection Certificate’ from their employer, without which they will not be permitted for making presentation and appear in the interview under any condition.

In case of any inadvertent mistake in the advertisement and in the process of recruitment, which may be detected at any stage, even after issue of appointment, the Institute reserves the right to modify/withdraw/cancel any communication made to the candidate(s).

The Demand Draft (Account Payee Only) of Rs.300/- for each post should be drawn in favour of Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai. No Postal Orders will be accepted. For SC/ST/OBC/PWD candidates the fee is not applicable. The application will be valid only on receipt of the Demand draft for those who are required to pay. The candidate should clearly note that the Institute would not be responsible for non-receipt of their application or any delay in receipt thereof on any account.

The SC/ST/PWD candidates called for making presentation and to appear for interview, must bring SC/ST/PWD certificate in the format prescribed by the Government of India. OBC candidates called for making presentation and to appear for interview are required to submit a certificate regarding his/her 'OBC status and non-creamy layer status' in the prescribed format duly issued on or after 01/01/2013 by the competent authority. Applications which do not meet the qualifications given in this advertisement and/or incomplete applications will be liable to be summarily rejected.

The last date for receipt of application is 25-02-2013.

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* This job requirement was sent by Rakesh S. Khwairakpam (PhD Scholar School of Social sciences, Tata Institute of Social Sciences.) who can be contacted at khulakpakh(at)gmail(dot)com
This Job posting was posted on February 06 2013.

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