Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai Wanted Associate Professor

Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai has announced teaching faculty vacancy notification for the post of Associate Professor jobs. Interested candidates may apply through online.

Date Posted: 26th July 2022

Hiring Organization: Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai

Organization Profile: In December 2011, the Tata Institute of Social Sciences set up the School of Vocational Education (SVE) to provide immediate and definite interventions to improve the skill levels of millions of youth, through appropriate vocational training programmes. The target beneficiaries include an organized and unorganized workforce across the industries and SVE aims to cover every individual who needs to develop employable skills. A vision of creating an ecosystem that would bring back the dignity of labour to all professions and occupations to create sustainable sources of income for the blue-collar workforce and youth in the country.

Job Title:  Associate Professor

Departments: Centre for Climate Change and Sustainability Studies in the School of Habitat Studies.

Employment Type: Ad hoc


Assistant Professor:

  • Educational Qualification: Eligibility:
    (i) Postgraduate degree (with at least 55% marks (or an equivalent grade on a point scale, wherever the grading system is followed) in interdisciplinary subjects such as Climate studies, Policy Studies, Environmental Science, Development Studies, and related fields.
    (i) An excellent academic record, with a Ph.D. Degree in the concerned/relevant disciplines mentioned above.
    (ii) A minimum of eight years of experience in teaching and/or research in an academic/ research position equivalent to that of an Assistant Professor in a University, College or Accredited Research Institution/industry with a minimum of seven publications in the peer-reviewed international or national UGC-listed journals and a total research score of 75 as per the criteria given in Appendix II, Table 2.
  • Desirable qualifications:
    (1) Note that the work profile of the centre is highly interdisciplinary in nature, interconnecting issues of natural science and social sciences. The candidate will have the freedom of exploring the research and project opportunities in the interdisciplinary themes related to the environment, climate change, and sustainability issues. The candidate should be actively engaged in the teaching and research programme of the centre, particularly in areas of climate studies (including impact, adaptation, vulnerability, and risk aspects of climate change and climate extremes). The incumbent should be able to teach 2-3 courses per semester, support fieldwork (both urban and rural fieldwork), and should be able to supervise a master’s dissertation in the relevant areas. It is expected that the incumbent should have a strong orientation to delivering quality content in courses such as climate science/climate modelling and projections/climate extremes/vulnerability and impact assessment/Energy and climate change/Climate policy mitigation/global environmental governance.
    (2) Preference will be given to candidates possessing a high academic record, proven leadership qualities as well as relevant research/publications to their credit. The candidate
    must possess the ability to multitask, show a willingness to work in teams, and the capacity to write high-quality research proposals to secure national and international funding, all of which will be an asset

Apply Mode: Online

Application Fee: The application fee of Rs. 1000/- be paid online. The application fee for SC/ST/PWD candidates will be Rs. 250/- if they attach the required certificate to the online
application form. The women applicants are waived from 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.

Last Date: 5th August 2022

Organization Website: https://sve.tiss.edu/

How to Apply: The candidates are requested to apply online through the link (Apply Now) provided along with this advertisement on the Institute’s website at www.tiss.edu. The candidates are requested to take a print of the acknowledgement of the online application and keep it for future reference.

Organization Address:

Tata Institute of Social Sciences
V.N. Purav Marg, Deonar,
Mumbai 400 088

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