Applications are invited from interested and eligible candidates for the following Positions. Interested Eligible candidates fulfilling the criteria may submit their applications in the prescribed format along with the detailed CV / As per the Norms.
FACULTY RECRUITMENT 2020 | FACULTY TICK
Date of Advertisement: 22-10-2020
🏢 NAME OF THE INSTITUTION
💼 ABOUT INSTITUTION
The Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) was established in 1936 and was awarded the ‘deemed to be university’ status in 1964. TISS is fully funded by the University Grants Commission, Government of India and operates from its main campus in Mumbai, and the off-campuses at Tuljapur, Guwahati and Hyderabad. Currently the Institute offers 53 Masters’ Degree programmes and 18 M. Phil. and Ph.D. programmes in a range of socially relevant inter-disciplinary areas of Social Work, Social Sciences, Public Health, Human Resource Management, Labour Studies, Media and Culture, Applied Psychology, Disaster Studies, and Habitat Studies. BA degree programs in Social Sciences and Social Work are also offered from its off-campuses. A high degree of freedom and autonomy shape the positive work ethos and culture of the Institute facilitating strong linkages between teaching, research, field action and dissemination. The Institute provides significant space and resources for basic and policy research and nurtures multiple research collaborations with some of the best universities and institutions across the globe.
The TISS Tuljapur Campus was established in 1987 with the goals of promoting sustainable, eco-friendly and equitable socio-economic development of rural communities. Through its programmes, TISS Tuljapur seeks to contribute to the revival of the rural economy, society, and polity by encouraging alternatives in development. In order to achieve this, TISS Tuljapur has evolved a four-dimensional programme comprising teaching, training, field action and research & documentation. It has built a strong team of multidisciplinary faculty drawn from social work, philosophy, sociology, economics, agriculture, anthropology, psychology, geography and other related disciplines.
TISS provides work opportunities to scholars committed to creating a just society through education, generation of knowledge and field action.
The School of Media and Cultural Studies for its Centre for Critical Media Praxis in the Mumbai campus invites application for ONE post of Assistant Professor to be filled on contract basis, for a period till 31 March 2021.
🎯 DESIGNATION / JOB POSITION
- Assistant Professor
🏫 DEPARTMENT / DISCIPLINE / SPECIALIZATION
- School of Media and Cultural Studies.
🎓 QUALIFICATION & EXPERIENCE / REQUIREMENT
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 Humanities and Social Sciences or Media and Cultural Studies and allied fields 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:-
a) The Ph.D. degree of the candidate has been awarded in a regular mode;
b) The Ph.D. thesis has been evaluated by at least two external examiners;
c) An open Ph.D. viva voce of the candidate has been conducted;
d) The Candidate has published two research papers from his/her Ph.D. work, out of which at least one is in a referred journal;
e) 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.
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).
- Research and published work in the fields of media and cultural studies. Scholarship in the areas of cyber cultures, digital humanities, internet cultures would be particularly appreciated.
- Experience of research or teaching in the broad fields of humanities and social sciences is required.
- The incumbent will be required to teach courses in media and cultural studies as well as be involved in documentary/video/film production as a supervisor to student films. Experience in documentary/video/film production would be desirable.
🏆 SALARY / REMUNERATION / PAY SCALE ₹
Consolidated salary of Rs. 71952/- p.m. (Pay Band Rs. 15600 – 39100 ; AGP Rs. 6000/-) in 6th CPC as approved by funder
💺 JOB LOCATION
Mumbai Campus | Maharashtra
📝 HOW TO APPLY
The application fee of Rs. 1000/- be paid on-line. The application fee for
SC/ST/PWD candidates will be Rs. 250/- if they attach the required certificate to the online application form. The women applicants are waived from the payment of application fees. The application will be valid only on receipt of the application fee, if applicable. Fees once paid shall not be refunded under any circumstances.
The candidates are requested to apply online through the link (Apply Now) provided along with this advertisement on the Institute’s website at www.tiss.edu.
The candidates are requested to take a print of the acknowledgement of the online application and keep it for future reference.
📅 IMPORTANT DATE
Last date of receipt of online application: Nov. 5, 2020
📫 CONTACT INFORMATION
📌 ADDRESS FOR COMMUNICATION
📣 OFFICIAL SOURCE / REFERENCE
Required Assistant Professor (One Post) on Contract Basis for School of Media and Cultural Studies at TISS-Mumbai Campus. Updated:Oct. 22, 2020
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