Assistant Professor Position in Central University of Jharkhand, India

Guest Faculty position 2019 in Central University of Jharkhand, India

Designation/Position- Assistant Professor

Central University of Jharkhand, India invites application for  Assistant Professor position from eligible and interested candidates 

About- The President of India gave assent to The Central Universities Act, 2009 that envisages establishing and incorporating universities for teaching and research in the various states.

The Central University of Jharkhand came into being under this Act on 1st of March, 2009. The Visitor of the Central University of Jharkhand, Her Excellency, Shrimati Pratibha Devisingh Patil, appointed Dr. Darlando T. Khathing, an internationally renowned scientist and a distinguished academic administrator, as its first Vice Chancellor.

Research/Job Area- Biodiversity and Systematic/ Systems Biology/Biophysics/Bioinformatics

Location- Central University of Jharkhand, India


i) A Master’s degree with 55% marks (or an equivalent grade in a point-scale whenever the grading system is followed) in with specialization in Biodiversity and Systematic/ Systems Biology/ Biophysics/Bioinformatics 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 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 or equivalent positions in Universities/Colleges/Institutions subject to the fulfillment 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 voice of the candidate has been conducted;
d) The candidate has presented at least two research papers from his/her Ph.D. work, out of which at least one is in a refereed journal;
e) The candidate has presented at least two papers based on his/her Ph.D. work in


sponsored /funded/supported by the UGC/ICSSR/CSIR or any similar agency.
The fulfillment of these conditions is to be certified by the Registrar or the Dean (Academic Affairs) of the University concern.

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 with a ranking among top 500 in the world university Ranking (at any time ) by any 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- Central University of Jharkhand has been granted funds by the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India to establish “DBT-Boost to CUJ Interdisciplinary Life Sciences Departments for Education and Research” Applications are invited for the Assistant Professor on purely temporary basis. The appointments shall be for a period of one year.

Position: Assistant Professor (Total 02)
Remuneration: As per norms of the funding agency DBT.

i. Reservation and Relaxations will be given as per GOI/UGC Rules to persons belonging to SC/ST/OBC/PH categories.
ii. The University reserves the right not to fill any post. iii. Persons working in the Central Government or State Government or Union Territories or Universities or Research Institutes or Public Under takings or Semi Government or Statutory Autonomous Organizations, should get NOC before appearing in interview.
iv. Candidate must enclose non-refundable application fee of Rs. 500/- (Exempted for SC/ST/PH candidates) in the form of a Demand Draft drawn on any nationalized bank in favor of the Registrar, Central University of Jharkhand payable at Ranchi.
v. No TA/DA shall be paid if called for interview.
vi. Decision of DBT in matters of Builder programme shall be final and binding on CUJ.
vii. The University will not be responsible for any postal delay at any stage.


How to Apply- 

  • Duly filled-in applications in the prescribed format along with supporting documents should reach the Programme coordinator-DBT-BUILDER programme, Central University of Jharkhand, Brambe, Ranchi, Jharkhand – 835205 on or before 27 Nov, 2018 by Registered/Speed post only.
  • The post applied for should be mentioned on the top of the envelope.
  • Application form and other information can be downloaded from the university website

Last Date for Apply– 27 November 2018

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