Ad hoc Assistant Professor Positions in TISS, Mumbai, India

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Designation/Position- Ad hoc Assistant Professor Positions

Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai, India invites application for Ad hoc Assistant Professor Positions from eligible and interested candidates

About- The Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) which was established in 1936 is a Deemed University fully funded by the University Grants Commission (UGC), Government of India. The TISS offers 50 Master’s Degree Programmes in a range of Socially relevant interdisciplinary of Social Work, Social Sciences, Health, Management, Labour Studies, Habitat Studies and Rural Development from its Mumbai, Tuljapur, Guwahati and Hyderabad Campuses. It has a strong M.Phil/Ph.D programme. A high degree of freedom and autonomy
shape the positive work ethos and creativity in the Institute. The TISS offers a very challenging but fulfilling academic environment and opportunities to scholars committed to creating a just society through education, generation of knowledge and field action.

The School strives to develop professional capacities in the field of Habitat Studies through academic teaching and professional training that incorporate both social and technical skills through its four centers.

  1. Centre for Water Policy, Regulation and Governance (CWPRG)
  2. Centre for Climate Change and Sustainability Studies (CCSS)
  3. Centre for Urban Policy and Governance (CUPG)
  4. Centre for Science, Technology and Society (CSTS)

Research/Job Area- Sustainability science / Energy science / Ecology/ Architecture / Design / Law / Economics /Finance

Location- Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai, India

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Educational Qualification: Eligibility (A or B) :


i) A Master’s degree with 55% marks (or an equivalent grade in a point-scale wherever the grading system is followed) in Sustainability science / Energy science / Ecology/ Architecture / Design / Law / Economics /Finance 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 :

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 anyone 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).

Job/Position Description- 

  • The School invites interested scholars located within and outside India to apply for Three positions of Assistant Professors for its three centres viz., one in CWPRG, one in CCSS and one in CUPG.
  • The posts will be on contract basis initially for a period of one year initially and extendable based on the performance of candidate and requirement by the Institute.

Pay Scale : Consolidated Salary of Rs. 71952/- p.m.

Interview: The eligible candidates will be communicated by e-mail and mobile phone to appear for the presentation and interview to be conducted at TISS, Mumbai.

Application fee: The application fee of Rs. 1000/- be paid on-line. The SC/ST/PWD candidates to be paid Rs. 100/- on-line against the application fee and attach the required certificate to the online application form. The application will be valid only on receipt of the application fee for those who are required to pay. Fees once paid shall not be refunded under any circumstances.

How to Apply- The candidates can apply online.

The candidates are required to take a print of acknowledgment of online application and keep it for future reference.

Last Date for Apply– 31 May 2020

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