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 2021 | FACULTY TICK
Date of Advertisement: 29-01-2021
🏢 NAME OF THE INSTITUTION
🏫 ABOUT INSTITUTION
The Rabindra Bharati University was established in 1962 to mark the birth centenary of the legendary poet Rabindranath Tagore, who was the first Indian as well as Asian recipient of the Nobel Prize for Literature. It is a State University named after Tagore dedicated to the mission of disseminating his thoughts and ideas through humanities, social sciences, art and culture. The Rabindra Bharati University thus features uniqueness in projecting itself as a centre for higher learning in performing arts, fine arts, language, literature and social sciences. The Rabindra Bharati University is a unique educational institution of higher learning that caters mostly to the students of the peripheries of West Bengal Girls and boys from far-flung areas of the state and from backward strata of the society constitute more than seventy percent of the total strength of students.
Applications are invited from eligible candidates for the following posts of Director (Full-Time Contractual) and Assistant Professor (Full-Time Contractual) in various subjects for the Directorate of Distance Education, Rabindra Bharati University purely on temporary basis
💼 DESIGNATION / JOB POSITION
- Assistant Professor
🎯 DEPARTMENT / SPECIALIZATION
- Assistant Professor in Political Science
- Assistant Professor in English
- Assistant Professor in Geography
- Assistant Professor in History
- Assistant Professor in Education
🎓 QUALIFICATION & EXPERIENCE / REQUIREMENT
For the post of Director
i) A Ph. D. Degree with a high second class Masters’ Degree in any discipline in the areas of Humanities, Social Sciences, Sciences, Education, Commerce and Management.
ii) At least 10 years’ experience in teaching, research and/or extension including 5 years of professional experience at senior supervisory level in the areas of educational planning, management and development including institution building, systems development etc. Of this, at least 5 years should be in Reader’s/Associate Professor’s scale or its equivalent.
iii) Candidates with relevant experience in the Distance Education System will be preferred.
For the post of Assistant Professor
i) Good academic record as defined by the concerned University with at least 55% marks (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) at the
Masters Degree level in a relevant subject, along with relaxations applicable to specified categories, as explained in the Note 1.
ii) The candidate must have cleared the National Eligibility Test (NET) conducted by the UGC (CSIR) or similar test accredited by the UGC like NET/SLET/SET, along with exemptions to specified categories, as explained in the Note 2.
1. Relaxation of Marks for Direct Recruitment of Assistant Professor:
i. A relaxation of 5% may be provided at the Graduate and Masters level for the Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes/Differently-abled (physically and visually differently-abled) / other Backward Classes (non-creamy layer) categories for the purpose of eligibility and for assessing good academic records during direct recruitment to teaching positions. However, differently-abled (physically and visually) candidates are not eligible for any marks relaxation in Physical Education discipline.
ii. The minimum qualifying marks of 55% is relaxable by 5% marks (from 55% to 50%) at the Master level for Ph.D. Degree holders who have obtained their Masters degree prior to September 19, 1991.
iii. The eligibility marks of 55% marks (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is allowed) and the relaxation of 5% to the categories mentioned above are permissible, based on only the qualifying marks without including any grace mark procedures. iv. All the essential qualifications must have been obtained from a recognized University/ Institute. By a recognized University / Institute is meant a University / institute affiliated to UGC/other statutory apex bodies, or recognized by the State or Central Government as a centre of higher learning. In case of a foreign University, the degree concerned should be recognized as equivalent to its Indian counterpart by the Association of Indian Universities.
2. NET/SLET/SET Exemption for the Post of Assistant Professor:
i. The candidates who have been awarded Ph.D. Degree in the same or in a relevant subject in accordance with the University Grants Commission (Minimum Standards and Procedure for award of Ph.D. Degree) Regulations, 2009 are exempted from qualifying in the Eligibility Test (NET/SLET/SET).
ii. Candidates registered for Ph.D. programme prior to 11 July, 2009 shall be exempted from qualifying in the Eligibility Test (NET/SLET/SET) as described hereinafter: The award of Degree to 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 institutions awarding the Degree in the same or relevant subject shall be exempted from the requirement of NET/SLET/SET, subject to fulfillment of the following conditions:
a) Ph.D. degree of the candidate awarded in regular mode only;
b) Evaluation of the Ph.D. thesis by at least two external examiners;
c) Open Ph.D. viva voce of the candidate had been conducted;
d) Candidate has published two research papers from his/her Ph.D. work out of which at least one must be in a refereed journal;
e) Candidate has made at least two presentations in conferences/seminars, based on his/her Ph.D. work.
f) (a) to (e) as above are to be certified by the Vice-Chancellor/Pro-Vice-Chancellor /Dean (Academic Affairs)/Dean (University instructions).
iii) NET/SLET/SET shall also not be required for such Master’s Programmes in disciplines for which NET/SLET/SET is not conducted.
3.Relevant/ allied disciplines in each case, good academic record may be decided by the appropriate bodies of the concerned university.
4. The Period of time spent by the candidates to acquire M. Phil and/ or Ph.D. degree shall not be claimed or considered as teaching/research experience for appointment to the post of Associate Professor/Professor.
5.Composition of the selection committee and the selection criteria based on the candidates’ academic record, research experience, performance in his/ her previous academic/ research positions in the colleges/universities/ research institutes/ industries and other related aspects may be decided by the appropriate bodies of the concerned university taking into consideration as far as practicable, the relevant guidelines of UGC in such matters. 6.A minimum Academic Performance Indicators (API) based on Performance Based Appraisal System (PBAS), set out the in UGC Regulations, 2016 in Appendix III Table II(B) score and weightages in Selection Committees are essential for Direct Recruitment as mentioned below for the post of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and Professor
🏆 SALARY / REMUNERATION / PAY SCALE ₹
(i) For the post of Director: Consolidated remuneration of Rs. 60,000/- per month.
(ii) For the post of Assistant Professor: Consolidated remuneration of Rs. 40,000/- per month.
💺 JOB LOCATION
Kolkata, West Bengal
📝 HOW TO APPLY
Prescribed Application Forms are to be downloaded from thewebsite: www.rbu.ac.in (under ‘RECRUITMENT’ link) between 27/01/2021 and 17/02/2021 and the filled-in Form is to be sent to the above mentioned address by SPEED POST only alongwith a payment of Rs.1000/-(Rs.500/-in case of SC/ST) through Demand Draft drawn in favour of “RABINDRA BHARATI UNIVERSITY” payable at KOLKATA latest by 19/02/2021. The applicants are requested to send the duly filled-in application form along with requisite testimonials, Demand Draft, certificates and 6(six) copies of application form[i.e. Application form + six photocopies of application form and one copy each of all marksheets, certificates, age proof and other testimonials (1set)]by SPEEDPOST only.
Fulfillment of minimum qualifications does not guarantee a call for interview. The University reserves the right to decide the number of candidates to be called for interview for a particular post. Incomplete applications are liable to be cancelled. Application received after the last date due to any reasons including postal delay shall not be entertained.
Candidates must clearly write his/her mobile number and e-mail ID in the Application Form. They are also to retain a set of scanned copies of all the documents, including publications, if any, being submitted by them, including filled-in application form. These scanned documents may have to be forwarded to the undersigned electronically before the interview, if called for. It may be noted that the interview may be conducted in virtual mode, if the University so decides.
📅 IMPORTANT DATE
The last date for receiving applications is On or Before 17/02/2021
📫 CONTACT INFORMATION
📌 ADDRESS FOR COMMUNICATION
📣 OFFICIAL SOURCE / REFERENCE
VACANCY FOR THE POSTS OF DIRECTOR (FULL-TIME CONTRACTUAL) & ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN VARIOUS SUBJECTS(FULL-TIME CONTRACTUAL)
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