JOB POST: Teaching and Non-Teaching Vacancies at CSSEIP, NLSIU Bangalore: Apply by Nov 10

NATIONAL LAW SCHOOL OF INDIA UNIVERISTY (NLSIU), Bangalore, invites applications for various positions to the University Grants Commission (UGC) sponsored Centre for the Study of Social Exclusion& Inclusive Policy (CSSEIP) and Master of Public Policy (MPP) programme.

NLSIU is seeking applications for the following positions from exceptionally competent candidates with excellent writing, research, analytical and computer skills and a commitment to the cause of socially marginalised communities.

Candidates who have successfully combined research (through publications at international standards) and teaching policy-related courses will be given preference.

All the candidates must meet the scores of Academic Performance Indicators (for the appropriate position) as recommended by University Grants Commission. They must be able to work independently as well as part of a research team and have good organizational and inter personal skills. The appointments are on regular basis in the UGC pay scale as per the rules and regulations of the university.

Number of Posts:

1. Professor (1)
2. Associate Professor cum Deputy Director (1)
3. Assistant Professor cum Assistant Director (3)
4. Academic Co-ordinator (1)
5. Research Associate (2)
6. Research Assistant (2)
7. Professional Assistant (1)
8. Data Entry Operator (2)
9. Library Attendant (1)
10. Attendant (1)

Essential Qualifications & Experience

A. PROFESSOR in the pay scale of Rs.37,400 -67,000.

(i) Excellent academic record with a Doctoral Degree or equivalent published work and a Master’s Degree with at least 55% marks (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) in Anthropology, Cultural Studies, Economics, Education, History, Literature, Law, Psychology, Political Science, Public Policy, Sociology, Statics and Women Studies or similar inter-disciplinary subject, or an equivalent degree from a foreign university.

(ii) A minimum of ten years teaching experience and /or research in an academic / research position equivalent to that of Associate Professor in a university, College or Accredited research institution excluding the period of Ph.D., research with evidence of published work.

(iii) A minimum of 10 publications as books and / or research /policy papers directly related to the issues of development and the marginalized communities in India.

(iv) A minimum score as stipulated in the Academic Performance Indicator (API) based Performance Based Appraisal System (PBAS), set out in this regulation in Appendix -III (the document available at the following website HERE are essential.

(v) Demonstrated ability to write research proposals, raise funds, execute and co-ordinate research projects, multi-disciplinary research, and strengths in quantitative & qualitative research methodology.

(vi) Contribution to educational innovation, design of new courses and curricula, and experience of having worked in a reputed university/ institute / socio-legal research organization / Advocacy Centre / organization and active engagement with policy making bodies / human rights / non-government organizations / social movements / national / international funding agencies related to the issues of socially under privileged communities are desirable.

vii) Experience in carrying out extensive study and research related to the social, economic and political life of the marginalized communities of Karnataka,

viii) proven expertise in publishing in both Kannada and English,

(ix) experience of working in various positions in university and

(x) demonstrated ability to create indices and models to measure developmental issues pertaining to marginalized communities. This position is initially for a period of two years Thalasamudayagala Adhyana Kendra and teaching of Public Policy Course. Candidate with academic credentials and experience from reputed universities/institute on deputation will also be considered.

B. ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR cum DEPUTY DIRECTOR in the pay scale of Rs.37, 400-67,000.

Essential Qualification/Experience:

(i) Excellent academic record with a Doctoral Degree or equivalent published work and a Master’s Degree with at least 55% marks (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) in Anthropology, Cultural Studies, Economics, Education, History, Literature, Law, Psychology, Political Science, Public Policy, Sociology, Statics and Women Studies or similar inter-disciplinary subject, or an equivalent degree from a foreign university.

(ii) A minimum of eight years teaching experience and /or research in an academic / research position equivalent to that of Assistant Professor in a university, College or Accredited research institution excluding the period of Ph.D., research with evidence of published work.

(iii) A minimum of 5 publications as books and / or research /policy papers directly related to the issues of development and the marginalized communities in India.

(iv)A minimum score as stipulated in the Academic Performance Indicator (API) based Performance Based Appraisal System (PBAS), set out in this regulation in Appendix -III (the document available at the following website HERE are essential.

(v) Demonstrated ability to write research proposals, raise funds, execute and co-ordinate research projects, and strengths in quantitative & qualitative research methodology.

(vi) Contribution to educational innovation, design of new courses and curricula, and experience of having worked in a reputed university/ institute / socio-legal research organization / Advocacy centre / organization and active enagement with policy making bodies / human rights / non-government organizations / social movements / national / international funding agencies related to the issues of socially under privileged communities are desirable.

C. ASSISTANT PROFESSOR cum ASSISTANT DIRECTOR in the pay scale of Rs.15,600-39,100.

Essential Qualification/Experience:

(i) Excellent academic record with a Doctoral Degree or equivalent published work in the relevant subject.

(ii) Master’s Degree from an Indian University, or an equivalent degree from an accredited foreign university with at least 55% marks (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) in Anthropology, Cultural Studies, Economics, Education, History, Law, Literature, Psychology, Political Science, Public Policy, Sociology, Statistics and Women Studies or similar inter-disciplinary subject with strong expertise in Law.

(iii) Besides fulfilling the above qualifications, candidates should have cleared the National Eligibility Test (NET) for assistant professorship conducted by the UGC or similar test accredited by the UGC. However, the candidates having the Ph.D., Degree in the concerned subject are exempted from NET.

In case of candidates who have not yet cleared the NET but having good record of publications or the potential for scholarly research and publications, ability to write research proposals, raise funds, execute and co-ordinate research projects, specialization in quantitative & qualitative research methodology and experience of having worked in a reputed university / institute/ socio-legal research centre / Advocacy centre / and engagement with policy making bodies and human rights non-government organizations / social movements, will be eligible with an undertaking that they would clear the NET within one year of their appointment.

D. Academic Coordinator (consolidated salary of 40,000)

Essential qualification/experience:

1) Post Graduate Degree in management or social sciences;

2) The post requires to coordinate different activities of Master of Public Policy programmes such as liasoning between different faculty members, preparation of time table, managing attendance records, advertisement and managing the admission processes, liasoning with students for internship and placement activities, developing web content and preparation of annual reports;

3) Strong language skills to communicate with organizations on email as well as on phone with strong interpersonal networking skills is expected;

4) Candidates with management/administrative experience in reputed institutes/university /development organization / international organizations are preferred. The appointment is initially for a period of one year and is likely to continue.

E. Research Associate (With a consolidated pay of Rs.12,000+ HRA per month)

Essential Qualification/Experience:

Doctoral Degree or Post Graduate Degree in social sciences, three year experience of research in any of the Social Sciences including work experience in print / electronic media on issues related to the socially disadvantaged sections, ability to network with individuals and organizations, organize seminars, workshops, conferences and thorough knowledge of Microsoft office applications, Internet administration, strong reading, writing and typing skills in English / one’s mother tongue and working knowledge of Hindi or another South Indian language are essential.

Specialization in quantitative & qualitative research methodology & experience of having worked in a reputed university/ institute/ socio-legal research centres/ Advocacy centre / organization, litigation law firm, engagement with policy making bodies and human rights non-government organizations/social movements / newspaper / journal are desirable. The appointment is co-terminus with the time-bound projects.

F. RESEARCH ASSISTANT in the pay scale of Rs.9,300 – 25,000.

Essential Qualification/Experience :

Post Graduate Degree in social sciences, three year experience of research in any of the Social Sciences including work experience in print / electronic media on issues related to the socially disadvantaged sections, ability to network with individuals and organizations, organize seminars, workshops, conferences and thorough knowledge of Microsoft office applications, Internet administration, strong reading, writing and typing skills in English / one’s mother tongue and working knowledge of Hindi or another South Indian language are essential.

Specialization in quantitative & qualitative research methodology and experience of having worked in a reputed university / institute/ socio-legal research centres/ Advocacy centre / organization, litigation law firm, engagement with policy making bodies and human rights non-government organizations/social movements / newspaper / journal are desirable. The appointment is co-terminus with the time-bound projects.

G. PROFESSIONAL ASSISTANT in the pay scale of Rs.9,300 – 25,000.

Essential Qualification/Experience:

i) Post Graduate Degree in social sciences or management.

ii) The post requires ability to network with individuals and organizations, organize seminars, workshops, conferences, providing administrative assistance to faculty and researchers, preparing press-notes for media, preparing annual reports, ability to independently handle the office correspondence, preparation of budget proposal, project accounts, utilization certificate etc., thorough knowledge of Microsoft office applications, Internet administration (including website development), and administrative skills.

The expectation is also that professional assistant is prepared to travel to field locations to supervise research project as and when required.

iii) Three year work experience in a reputed university / institute / policy- oriented research institution / national / international Non-Governmental funding organization are desirable.

H. DATA ENTRY OPERATOR in the pay scale of Rs.5,200 – 20,200.

Essential Qualification/Experience:

i) Graduate Degree preferably in commerce. Not less than three year experience in Tally – Accounts.

ii) Typing both in English and Kannada, ability to independently handle the office correspondence, preparation of budget proposal, project accounts, utilization certificate etc.,

iii) Thorough knowledge of Microsoft office applications, Internet administration, administrative skills, strong reading, writing and typing skills in one’s mother tongue and working knowledge of Hindi or another South Indian language are essential.

I. LIBRARY ATTENDANT in the pay scale of Rs.5,200 -12,000.

Essential Qualification/Experience:

Pre-University Degree. Good knowledge of MS office applications and strong reading, writing and typing skills in English / Kannada are essential. Work experience in research institutes / law firms / organizations is desirable.

J. ATTENDANT in the pay scale of Rs.5, 200 -12,000.

Essential Qualification/Experience:

Pre-University Degree or SSLC, reading, writing and typing skills in English / Kannada are essential. Work experience in research institutes / law firms / organizations is desirable.

This position is only for two years. Candidates with keen interest in higher education or take this opportunity to develop skills relevant for other job opportunities will be given preference. The appointment is for a period of two years.

GENERAL CONDITION:

Candidates applying for teaching / non-teaching positions must send in a completed application form (downloadable PDF Academic/Non Academic/Word form Academic/Non Academic), OR on written request accompanied by a self-addressed stamped (RS. 25/-) envelope (23 x 8cms) superscribed “Request for academic / non-academic recruitment application form.” If a candidate desires to apply for more than one post, he/she should make a separate application for each post.

The candidate should clearly note that the University would not be responsible for non-receipt of their application or any delay in receipt thereof on any account.

Applications without the following enclosures or incomplete applications will be rejected:

Supporting documents (degree, diploma, certificates, mark-sheets and testimonials) of qualifications and experience.

Passing certificate of NET examination conducted by the UGC.

Three sets of each (not more than three) articles /papers / books published / papers presented at seminars / conferences, in the last five years.

Applicants to the post of Associate Professor and Assistant Professor may please note that this is an essential requirement, and hence three copies of each of the above must be forwarded in advance with the application

Candidates for Associate Professor and Assistant Professor may be called to give a seminar in NLSIU in any topic that is relevant for the applicant’s research.

Candidates for Associate Professor and Assistant Professor are requested to make a self-assessment of their Academic Performance Indicators following the scoring system as stipulated by UGC HERE and to send the same along with the application.

Certificate of date of birth.

SC/ST/OBC certificate.

Statement of purpose and a synopsis of the area of research to engage in for a period of one year.

Those who do not have the required qualifications or the specific field of specialization need not apply.

Completed applications along with copies of certificates and the required enclosures in an envelop superscribed “Application for Academic / Non-academic positions at CSSEIP, NLSIU” should reach on or before 10-11-2014:

The Director,

CSSEIP, NLSIU,

Nagarbhavi,

Bangalore-560 072 

Contact 

For further clarifications contact ph: 080-23160531 /32.

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