Applications are invited for the post of Assistant Professor, for Jamsetji Tata School of Disaster Studies at TISS-Mumbai Campus. 

Applications are invited for the post of Assistant Professor, for Jamsetji Tata School of Disaster Studies at TISS-Mumbai Campus. 

Required Assistant Professor (One Post) on Contract Basis for Jamsetji Tata School of Disaster Studies at TISS-Mumbai Campus.
The Tata Institute of Social Sciences (, established in the year 1936 is a Deemed to be University, fully funded by the University Grants Commission, Govt of India. TISS is a Grade I University with NAAC score of 3.89/4 and NIRF 2021 rank of 37 among Indian Universities and 70 overall.
With campuses at Mumbai (Main) and off-campuses at Tuljapur, Guwahati and Hyderabad, TISS offers over 50 Post Graduate programmes, 18 Doctoral programmes, and 3 Under Graduate programmes in a range of socially relevant inter-disciplinary and applied social science disciplines, and over 30 B.Voc. programmes.

Freedom and autonomy shape the positive work ethos and culture of the Institute and facilitate strong linkages between teaching, research, field action and policy engagement. The Institute encourages and supports researchers to engage in foundational, applied, field and action-oriented research, and nurtures research collaborations nationally and internationally, with a commitment to creating a just society through education, generation of knowledge and field action initiatives.
The JTSDS of TISS invites applications for the post of Assistant Professor to be filled on contract basis for a period initially upto May 31, 2023 and extendable based on the requirement by the Institute.
The candidates those have applied to this post based on the advertisement no. TISS/ADVT/July/2022 dated 07 July 2022 need not apply again. Their applications shall be considered as per the rules.

Remunerations: Consolidated Pay @ Rs. 71952/- p.m. (Pay Band Rs. 15600 – 39100; AGP Rs. 6000/-).

Application Fee: The application fee of Rs. 1000/- be paid on-line. 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 appliable. Fees once paid shall not be refunded under any circumstances.
The candidates are requested to apply online through the link (Apply Now) provided along with this advertisement on the Institute’s website at

The candidates are requested to take a print of the acknowledgement of the online application and keep it for future reference.

  • The last date for submission of online applications will be 20 August 2022.
  • The shortlisted candidates will be sent a call letter and link for the online interview to be held on 27 August 2022.
  • Verification of documents: The shortlisted candidates are required to send scanned copies of their coloured passport size photograph, self-attested photocopies of relevant certificates in support of the essential qualification & experience.
  • Original certificates will be verified only for the selected candidate at the time of appointment.

Note: The selected candidate would be required to join within 15 days of selection and must be stationed in Mumbai.

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