JOB POST: Assistant Professor (Four Posts) on Contract Basis for TISS- Guwahati Off Campus

JOB POST: Assistant Professor (Four Posts) on Contract Basis for TISS- Guwahati Off Campus

The Tata Institute of Social Sciences (www.tiss.edu), 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 Guwahati Campus offers academic programmes viz., B.A , M.A. and Ph.D ProgrammeS. The programmes focuses on humanistic aspects of Social Sciences blended with logical reasoning of the natural sciences, with a combine emphasis on the faculties of imagination and creativity as well as of rigorous and critical thinking.


The TISS Guwahati campus invites applications for four posts of Assistant Professors, in the following disciplines , to be filled on contract basis for one year initially and extendable based on performance of candidate and requirement by the Institute:
I. Assistant Professor in Social Work, specializing in Counselling, Centre for Counselling, School of Social Work
II. Assistant Professor in Economics, Centre for Undergraduate Studies (CUGS)
III. Assistant Professor in Psychology, Centre for Undergraduate Studies (CUGS)
IV. Assistant Professor in Sociology, Centre for Undergraduate Studies (CUGS)


Remuneration:Consolidated salary of Rs. 65,568/- p.m. (Pay Band Rs. 15600 – 39100 ; AGP Rs. 6000/-) in 6th CPC as approved by funder.

Last date of receipt of online application: 10 August, 2022


Application Fee: Application Fee for Rs 1000/- to be paid online.

Application fee for SC/ST/PwD candidates will be Rs 250/-, if they attach the required Certificate with the online application form.

The women applicants are exempted from the 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.


The candidates are requested to apply online through the link (Apply Now) The candidates desiring to apply for more than one post need to apply separately for each post.


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


Interview: The eligible candidates will be communicated by an e-mail to appear for the presentation and interview to be conducted at TISS, Mumbai.


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 at Guwahati.

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