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JOB POST: Assistant Professor (School of Social Work) at TISS Mumbai [2 Vacancies]: Apply by July 8: Expired

Applications are invited for Assistant Professor (School of Social Work) at TISS Mumbai for the year 2021. The last date of application is 8 July 2021.

The Institute invites online applications for two positions of Assistant Professors for its School of Social Work at the Mumbai campus. The post will be filled on contract basis for a period of one year. The selected candidate would be required to join within fifteen (15) days of selection and shall be stationed in Mumbai.

Eligibility
  • A Master’s degree with 55% marks (or an equivalent grade in a point-scale wherever the grading system is followed) in Social Work from an Indian University, or an equivalent degree from an accredited foreign university.
  • 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: –

  • The Ph.D. degree of the candidate has been awarded in a regular mode;
  • The Ph.D. thesis has been evaluated by at least two external examiners;
  • An open Ph.D. viva voce of the candidate has been conducted;
  • The Candidate has published two research papers from his/her Ph.D. work, out of which at least one is in a referred journal;
  • 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. OR

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).

The desirable qualifications and experience:

Position 1: The candidates having M.Phil with 5 years of experience OR Ph.D with 3 years of experience in research/teaching shall be preferred.

Relevant Work experience:

  • Teaching experience in social work, women centred social work, genders, sexuality, feminist social work practice
  • NGO/ GO work in the areas of women, women’s movement, genders, criminal justice system
  • Has handled an independent research, service implementation project

Areas of work/ proficiency:

  • Feminist theories and perspectives
  • Women and work
  • Women and law

Candidates having made considerable contribution to one or more of the thematic areas listed above will be preferred

Candidates having an additional degree in Law would be preferred.

Position 2: The candidates having M.Phil with 5 years of experience OR Ph.D with 3 years of experience in research/teaching shall be preferred.

Relevant Work experience:

  • Teaching experience in social work, mental health, public health  
  • NGO/ GO work in the areas of public health, mental health  
  • Has handled an independent research, service implementation project

Areas of work/ proficiency:

  • Community health/ mental health
  • Counselling skills
  • Human rights, marginality and health/ mental health
  • Social determinants of health/ mental health
  • Development and Health/ Mental health including familiarity with SDGs, global health and mental health articulations and its critiques

Candidates having made considerable contribution to one or more of the thematic areas listed above will be preferred

Candidates having an additional degree in Law would be preferred.

Application

The candidates are requested to apply online through the link (Apply Now) provided along with this advertisement on the Institute’s website

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.

Salary

Consolidated Pay @ Rs. 71,952/- p.m. (Pay Band Rs. 15600 – 39100 ; AGP Rs. 6000/-)

Important date

The last date for submission of online applications will be 08 July 2021.

Click here to view the official notification of Assistant Professor (School of Social Work) at TISS Mumbai.


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