JOB POST: Teaching and Non-Teaching Roles at RGNUL, Punjab [10 Roles; 14 Vacancies]: Apply by Aug 2

RGNUL

RGNUL or Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab is inviting applications for 10 teaching and non-teaching (Law) job roles to fill up 14 vacancies in total.

About RGNUL Punjab

Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law is a public law school and a National Law University located in Patiala, Punjab, India. It was established in 2006 by the Punjab Government as a university dedicated to the field of Legal Education. The first vice-chancellor of the University was Gurjit Singh.

About the Job Opportunity

RGNUL is inviting applications to fill up the following Teaching/Non-Teaching posts on a contract basis.

RolesNumber of Vacancies
Professor of Law01 (One)
Associate Professor of Law01 (One)
Assistant Professor of Law03 (Three)
Assistant Professor of Sociology01 (One)
Research Associate03 (Three)
Legal Advisor cum Research Associate01 (One)
Advisor Forensic Laboratory at RGNUL01 (One)
Administrative Officer01 (One)
Assistant Registrar01 (One)
Stenographer01 (One)

Eligibility

Professor in Law

A. (i) An eminent scholar with PhD qualification in the concerned/allied / relevant discipline and published work of high quality, actively engaged in research with the evidence of the published work with a minimum of 10 research publications in the peer-reviewed or UGC-listed journals and a total research score of 120.

(ii) A minimum of ten (10) years of teaching experience in a university/college as Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/ Professor, and/or research experience at the equivalent level at the University/National Level Institutions with evidence of having successfully guided doctoral candidate.

Or

B. An outstanding professional, having a PhD degree in the relevant/allied/applied disciplines, from any academic institutions (not included in A above)/industry, who has made a significant contribution to the knowledge in the concerned/allied/relevant discipline, supported by documentary evidence provided he/she has ten years‟ experience.

Associate Professor of Law

  • Good academic record, with a Ph.D. degree in the concerned/allied/relevant disciplines;
  • 55% of marks, or equivalent grade wherever grading system is followed at the Master’s Degree level.
  • A minimum of eight years of experience of teaching and/or research in an academic/research position equivalent to that of an Assistant Professor in a University/College or in an Accredited Research Institution/industry with evidence of published work and minimum of seven publications per books and/or research/policy papers in peer reviewed or UGC-listed journals and a total research score of at least Seventy Five (75), as per UGC norms.

Assistant Professor of Law

A good academic record with minimum 55% of marks at the master‟s level in the related subject; and

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 PhD. 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 PhD 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 PhD 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 fulfilment of the following conditions:

  • Ph.D. degree of the candidate awarded in regular mode only;
  • Evaluation of the Ph.D. thesis by at least two external examiners;
  • Open Ph.D. viva voce of the candidate had been conducted;
  • Candidate has published two research papers from his/her Ph.D. work out of which at least one must be in a refereed journal;
  • 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 fulfillment 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

B. The PhD 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).

Specialization in the field of:

  • Corporate / Business / Company Law / Taxation Law
  • Banking / Insurance & Insolvency Law
  • Criminal Law / Criminal Justice / Victim Justice / Empirical Legal Research

Note: The Academic score as specified in Table 3A below for Universities shall be considered for short-listing of the candidates for interview only, and the selections shall be based only on the performance in the interview.

Assistant Professor of Sociology

A good academic record with a minimum of 55% of marks at the master‟s level in the related subject; and

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 PhD. 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 PhD 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 PhD 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 fulfilment of the following conditions:

  • Ph.D. degree of the candidate awarded in regular mode only;
  • Evaluation of the Ph.D. thesis by at least two external examiners;
  • Open Ph.D. viva voce of the candidate had been conducted;
  • Candidate has published two research papers from his/her Ph.D. work out of which at least one must be in a refereed journal;
  • 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

B. The PhD 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).

Research Associate

LL.M. / Post Graduate in the concerned subject (55%), on the fixed salary of Rs. 50,000/- per month with at least One Year of Research/Project Experience will be essential.

Specialization in the field of :

  • Corporate / Business / Company Law / Taxation Law
  • Banking / Insurance & Insolvency Law
  • Criminal Law / Criminal Justice / Victim Justice / Empirical Legal Research
  • IPR / Constitutional Law / Environmental Law

Legal Advisor cum Research Associate

  • LL.M. / Post Graduate in concerned subject (55%), on the fixed salary of Rs. 50,000/- per month with at least One Year of Research/Project Experience will be essential.
  • Experience of legal practice of at least 5 years preferably in educational/service matters.

Advisor Forensic Laboratory at RGNUL

  • Should be an Academician/Professional in the field of Forensic Science with at least five years experience teaching & Research/Lab work in recognized institutions.
  • The candidate having Doctorate Degree will be preferred.
  • Having experience in Criminalistics and Forensic Science Laboratory. Collaborated with Central Forensic Science Laboratory.

Administrative Officer

Good academic record plus Master degree with at least 55% of marks or its equivalent grade of B in the UGC seven point scale (5% relaxation in marks for SC/ST category.

Desirable:

  • At least three years’ experience in supervisory or equivalent cadre in a Group B post in a government department/University/Educational or Research Institution/Teaching and/or Research experience along with proven administrative capabilities.
  • LL.B. or MBA or CA/ ICWA or MCA or M.Phil/ Ph.D Qualification

Assistant Registrar

Master’s Degree with at least 55% of the marks or its equivalent grade of ‘B’ in the UGC 7pt scale along with a good academic record as laid down by the UGC.

Desirable:

  • Having LL.B./CA with 55% marks.
  • Proficiency in English Language and computer literacy and in Administrative Work / in Education Institutions and others.

Stenographer

  • Candidate should have passed B.A. or Second Class Intermediate / Senior Secondary or 10+2 or First Class Matriculation of a recognized University / Board with a minimum speed of 100 (hundred) word per minute in English Short-hand.
  • The candidate should be able to transcribe the matter at the speed of 15 (fifteen) word per minute Candidate should have atleast 3 (three) years experience as Steno-Typist / Stenographer and competent to work on Computer.

How to Apply?

To apply for the teaching or Non-teaching position/s, click on the respective links against the categories, below:

  • Teaching Positions: Click here to download the form link.
  • Non-Teaching Positions: Click here to download the form link.
  • Link for payment Teaching/Non-Teaching: Click here to make the application fee payment.

The duly filled scanned copy in PDF format of the application form along with the e-receipt of State Bank Collect Payment must be sent to the following email address before August 2, 2021: recruitment@rgnul.ac.in

All the printed applications form along with draft/proof of online payment (SBI Collect Ref. No.) of the prescribed fee may also be sent to the Registrar, Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab, Sidhuwal, Bhadson Road, Patiala – 147 006 (Punjab) India on or before August 2, 2021.

Application Fee

  • Teaching Post: Rs. 750/-
    • SC/ST/SAP Categories: Rs. 500/-
  • Non-Teaching Posts: Rs. 750/-
    • SC/ST/SAP Categories: Rs. 500/-
  • Post of Stenographer: Rs. 500/-
    • SC/SAP Categories: (Rs. 300/-

Please Note: Forms fee is excluding GST.

Selection Process

  • Candidates shall be called for interview after due scrutiny and short listing of the applications. Being eligible shall not confer any right to be called for interview.The University reserves the right to withhold the post at any stage before appointment.
  • The appointment shall be subject to verification of antecedents.
  • No TA/DA shall be paid for attending the interview.
  • The University reserves the right to increase/decrease the number of posts and withhold their filling up, any time. The University reserve the right not fill any of the above mentioned position.
  • Candidates should not be less than 18 years and not more than 40 years in age on the date of Interview (for non-teaching post).

Salary

Salary will be fixed as per RGNUL Rules.

Location

Patiala, Punjab

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