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JOB POST: Assistant Professor at TISS, Guwahati: Apply by Feb 12: Expired


Applications are invited from interested scholars in Economics, Labour Studies, Development Studies, and other allied subjects for one post of Assistant Professor for Centre for Labour Studies and Social Protection (School of Social Sciences and Humanities) at the Guwahati campus. The post is to be filled on a contract basis, initially for a period of six months and the contract may be extended based on the performance of the candidate and the requirement of the Institute.

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.


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Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility (A or B):

A: A Master’s degree with 55% marks (or an equivalent grade in a point-scale wherever the grading system is followed) in Economics/ Labour Studies/ Development Studies/ other allied subjects. 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.

B: The Ph.D. degree has been obtained from a foreign university/ institution with a ranking among the top 500 in the World University Ranking (at any time).

Candidates having specialization in the areas like Labour and Employment/ Labour Market/ Informal Economy/ Public Policy/ Social Policy/ Gender etc. shall be given preference. Ph. D. in the related field. Publications in peer-reviewed journals will have an additional advantage. Ability to teach interdisciplinary courses offered across the schools and centers at the Institute.


Consolidated salary of Rs. 65,568/- p.m. (Pay Band Rs. 15600 – 39100; AGP Rs. 6000/-) in 6th CPC as approved by the funder.

How to Apply?

Application Fee for Rs 1000/- to be paid online. The application fee for SC/ ST/ PwD candidates will be Rs 250/-, if they attach the required Certificate with the online application form. The women applicants are exempted 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.

Interested candidates can apply online by clicking here. The last date to apply is February 12, 2021.

For full notification, click the link below.

TISS Guwahati Assistant Professor Job Notification 2021

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