Senior Faculty Positions for Teacher Education

  • Tata Institute of Social Sciences
  • V N Purav Marg, Deonar, Anushakti Nagar, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400088, India
  • Apr 16, 2018
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The Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) which was established in 1936 is a Deemed University fully funded by the University Grant Commission (UGC), Government of India. The TISS offers 46 Master Degree Programmes in a range of Socially relevant inter-disciplinary of Social Work, Social Sciences, Health, Management, Labour Studies and Habitat Studies from its Mumbai, Tuljapur, Guwahati and Hyderabad Campuses. It has a strong M.Phil/Ph.D programme a high degree of freedom and autonomy shape the positive work ethos and creativity in the Institute. The TISS offers a very challenging but fulfilling academic environment and opportunities to practitioners committed to creating a just society through education, generation of knowledge and field action and invites interested persons located within and outside India to apply for the following positions at the Centre for Education Innovation and Action Research (CEIAR).

The Centre for Education Innovation and Action Research (CEIAR) is an Independent Centre at TISS Mumbai which was established in 2015 to engage with and promote innovation in school curriculum, teacher education and higher education curriculum and pedagogy. The Centre incubates and promotes innovations that address the needs of India education to raise quality and standards and relevant to the developing world, and the innovative use of new technologies and media. The Connected Learning Initiative (CLIx), which the flagship programme of the Centre was awarded the UNESCO-King Hamad Prize for the Use of ICTs in Education (2017 edition).

The Centre is actively engaged in research, development, teaching, field action/action research and advocacy, and offers opportunities for national and international collaboration, innovation and excellence in teaching and research. The Centre is initiating programmes which are aimed at strengthening teacher education in India including preservice teacher education, inservice teacher education, institutional development, faculty development and policy. Faculty are expected to contribute to the research, development, teaching and extension activities of CEIAR. They are expected to pursue their own independent research agendas, work closely with collaborators and state governments, design and offer courses of teacher professional development, and design and conduct research, guide students. Senior faculty are also expected to lead new academic initiatives and to develop new research projects for the Centre. They are expected to be involved in other related academic activities and associated administrative responsibilities of the Centre and the Institute.

Faculty appointments will be on contract initially for a period of one years which may be extended for an additional two year based on performance, review and need. Positions will be at the Centre in Mumbai Campus of TISS.

Professor/Associate Professor positions will be offered based on relevant qualifications and research/teaching/experience and publication record.

Last date of Receipt of Application: 24th April 2018 (online application only)

Interview: The eligible candidates will be communicated by an e-mail and mobile phone to appear for the interview to be conducted at Mumbai between the first or second week of May 2018.

Application fee: The application fee of Rs. 1000/- be paid on-line. For SC/ST/PWD candidates the fee is not applicable. The application will be valid only on receipt of the application fee for those who are required to pay. Fees once paid shall not be refunded under any circumstances.

Educational Qualification and Experience:

1. Professor:

i) Post graduate degree with minimum 55% marks in the discipline relevant to the area of specialisation.

ii) M.Ed with minimum 55% marks

iii) Ph.D in Education

iv) Ten years of professional experience in Teacher Education

2. Associate Professor

i) Post graduate degree with minimum 55% marks in the discipline relevant to the area of specialisation.

ii) M.Ed with minimum 55% marks

iii) Ph.D in Education iv) Eight years of professional experience in Teacher Education

A relaxation of 5% will be provided from 55% to 50% of the marks at the Master’s level for the SC/ST category candidates, and to the Ph.D. Degree holders who have passed their Master’s Degree prior to 19th September 1991

Other Conditions:

  • The Institute reserves the right to not fill up the vacancies advertised. 
  • Since applications received may be short listed, merely possessing the prescribed qualifications and the requisite experience would not entitle a person to be called for interview.
  • No queries or correspondence regarding issue of call letter for interview / selection of candidates for the post will be entertained at any stage and canvassing in any form is strictly prohibited and will lead to the candidate being debarred from consideration for the post.
  • The institute reserves the right to relax qualification of the candidate based on the work experience.
  • No TA / DA is payable for appearing for the interview.

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

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