JOB POST: Teaching Positions @ Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Guwahati & Mumbai [16 Posts]: Apply by Aug 31


The Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) was established in 1936 and is a deemed university fully funded by the University Grants Commission, Government of India. TISS offers over 50 Master’s Degree programmes from its Mumbai, Tuljapur, Guwahati and Hyderabad Campuses.

Masters’ programmes are offered in a range of socially relevant inter-disciplinary areas of Social Work, Social Sciences, Health, Management, Labour Studies and Habitat Studies. TISS is a research university with M. Phil. and Ph. D. programme and basic and applied research in a range of areas.

A high degree of freedom and autonomy shape the positive work ethos and creativity in the
Institute facilitating strong linkages between education, research, field action and dissemination.

The Institute provides significant space and resources for basic and policy research; and has research collaboration with some of the best universities and institutions across all continents.

The TISS offers a very challenging but fulfilling academic environment and opportunity to scholars committed to creating a just society through education, generation of knowledge and field action, and invites interested scholars in Social Sciences and allied disciplines located within and outside India to apply for faculty positions in its schools and centres.


Teaching Positions:

1. Professor (Guwahati): 1 Post

2. Associate Professor (Mumbai): 3 Posts

3. Assistant Professor (Mumbai): 5 Posts

Non Teaching Positions:

1. Psychiatric Social Worker: 1 Posts

2. Data Entry Operator: 1 Post

3. Stenographer Grade II: 4 Posts

4. Stenographer Grade III: 1 Post

Number of Posts: 16 Posts

Salary and Qualifications

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Essential Qualifications and Experience

A Master’s Degree with at least 55% marks (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed).

A minimum of eight years of experience of teaching and/or research in an academic/research position equivalent to that of Assistant Professor in a University, College or Accredited Research.

Institution/industry excluding the period of Ph.D. research with consistent engagement in basic and applied research with strong publications record.

Contribution to educational innovation, design of new curricula and courses, and technology – mediated teaching learning process with evidence of having guiding doctoral candidates and research students.

A minimum score of 300 points as stipulated in the Academic Performance Indicator (API) based Performance Based Appraisal System (PBAS), set out in the UGC Regulation 2010 in Appendix III and subsequent amendments.

Application Fee

The application fees of Rs. 1000/- for each post should be paid online only. No other modes of payment will be accepted.

For SC/ST/PWD candidates the fee is not applicable for which they should upload the prescribed reservation certificate.

The application will be valid only on receipt of the fees.

The candidate should clearly note that the Institute will consider only online applications.


31st August, 2017

For further details, click HERE.


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