Kannur University , Kerala wanted Professor/ Associate Professor and Assistant Professor

Kannur University , Kerala wanted Professor/ Associate Professor and Assistant Professor for the academic year 2021-2022. Eligible Teaching candidates can apply through Postal

Date Posted: 23rd November 2021

Hiring Organization: Kannur University, Kerala

Organizational Profile: Kannur University was established by the Act 22 of 1996 of Kerala Legislative Assembly.  The University by the name “Malabar University” had come into existence earlier by the promulgation of an Ordinance by the Governor of Kerala, on 9th November 1995. The University was inaugurated on 2nd March 1996 by the former Hon. Chief Minister of Kerala.  The objective of the Kannur University Act 1996 is to establish in the state of Kerala a teaching, residential and affiliating University, promoting the development of higher education in Kasargod and Kannur revenue districts and the Mananthavady Taluk of Wayanad District.

Job Title:

  • Professor/ Associate Professor and Assistant Professor

Employment Type: Contract


  • Education

Qualifications :

  • Professor in Education
    Eligibility (A or B) : A. i) An eminent scholar having a Ph.D. degree in the concerned/  allied/relevant discipline, and published work of high quality, actively engaged in research with evidence of published work with, a minimum of 10 research publications in the peer-reviewed or UGC-listed journals and a total research score of 120 as per the criteria given in Appendix II, Table 2.
    ii) A minimum of ten years of teaching experience in university/college as Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor, and / or research experience at equivalent level at the University/National Level Institutions with evidence of having successfully guided doctoral candidate. OR
    B. An outstanding professional, having a Ph.D. degree in the relevant/allied/applied disciplines, from any academic institutions (not included in A above) / industry, who has made significant contribution to the knowledge in the concerned/allied/relevant discipline, supported by documentary evidence provided he/she has ten years’ experience.
  • Associate Professor in Education
    Eligibility: i) A good academic record, with a Ph.D. Degree in the concerned/allied /relevant disciplines.
    ii) A Master‘s Degree with at least 55% marks (or an equivalent grade in a point-scale, wherever the grading system is followed).
    iii) 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 with a minimum of seven publications in the peer-reviewed or UGC-listed journals and a total research score of Seventy five (75) as per the criteria given in Appendix II, Table 2.
  • Assistant Professor in Education
    (A or B) : A. i) A Master‘s degree with 55% marks (or an equivalent grade in a point-scale wherever the grading system is followed) in a concerned/relevant/allied subject from an Indian University, or an equivalent degree from an accredited foreign university.
    ii) 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 or equivalent positions in Universities/Colleges/Institutions
    subject to the fulfillment of the following conditions :-
    a) The Ph.D. degree of the candidate has been awarded in a regular mode;
    b) The Ph.D. thesis has been evaluated by at least two external examiners;
    c) An open Ph.D. viva voce of the candidate has been conducted;
    d) The Candidate has published two research papers from his/her Ph.D. work, out of which at least one is in a refereed journal;
    e) 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
    B. 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)

Job Location: Kannur, Kerala

Pay Scale:

  • As Per Norms

Apply Mode:  Postal

How to Apply:

Instructions for applying
(i) Fill in the application form with all details and duly signed by the candidate
(ii) Self-attested copies of eligibility and desirable qualifications
(iii) Copies of teaching or research experience as deemed necessary
(iv) Copies of research publications
(v) Brief CV or academic Biodata
(vi) Separate applications should befilled for candidates applying for more than one post.
Filled in applications with copies of eligibility documents to reach by post to:
The Registrar,
Kannur University,
Thavakkara Civil Station P O
Kannur – 670 002.
Last date of receipt of application : 24/11/2021

Postal Address: 
The Registrar,
Kannur University,
Thavakkara, Civil Station (PO),
Kannur-670 002

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