Applications invited for Faculty Positions

Visiting Fellows

Applications invited for Visiting Fellows and Visiting Associate Fellows. All visiting positions are for a period up to maximum one year. Please read the Centre’s website (www(at)csds.in) and justify how you can fit with the research activities and objectives of the Centre.

Preference will be given to scholars working in the following fields:
• Media studies
• Indian social and political thought: Ancient, medieval, modern
• Theory and practice in Indian democracy

The Centre will also consider any outstanding scholar who proposes research on a theme not mentioned above.

Qualifications:
The essential qualification for all positions is a demonstrated capacity to undertake high quality, independent research in social science. Evidence of published work of high quality shall be considered more important than formal academic record, degrees or experience.

In addition, the desirable qualifications for the positions are:
Visiting Fellow: Doctoral degree or equivalent published work in the relevant field AND research/teaching experience of 5 years.
Visiting Associate Fellow: Good academic record with doctoral degree or equivalent published work.

Preference:
The Centre will give preference to differently abled scholars, women scholars, scholars from the Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Other Backward Classes and minority communities. If you belong to any of these categories, please mention it clearly in your CV.

Selection Procedure:
The candidates short-listed by the Centre will be asked to appear for an interview with the Selection Committee. The Selection Committee is free to consider scholars who may not have applied, may have applied for a higher position, or may not appear for the interview.

Application:
Applications on plain paper, specifying the position applied for, should be sent to the Director, Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, 29 Rajpur Road, Delhi 110054 in an envelope marked ‘Visiting Faculty Positions’. Applications by email shall also be entertained. The application must be accompanied by:
• Curriculum Vitae including academic record and a full list of publications (copies of certificates not required at this stage)
• Two samples (chapters from the book or research articles) of published work
• A short statement (of about 500 words) of current and proposed research
• Names and addresses of three referees

Last date for receipt of applications for Visiting Fellows: 30 September 2013

 

Senior Fellow (regular)

Applications invited for Senior Fellow (regular), (pay scale Rs. 37400-67000, AGP Rs.10,000) in the field of Theory and practice in Indian democracy with special reference to Election Studies.

Qualification:
The essential qualification for Senior Fellow is a demonstrated capacity to undertake high quality, independent research in social science. Evidence of published work of high quality shall be considered more important than formal academic record, degree or experience.

Preference:
The Centre will give preference to differently abled scholars, women scholars, and scholars from the Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Other Backward Classes and minority communities. If you belong to any of these categories, please mention it clearly in your CV.

Selection procedure:
The candidates short-listed by the Centre will be asked to appear for an interview with the Selection Committee. The Selection Committee is free to consider scholars who may not have applied, or may not appear for the interview.

Application:
Application on plain paper should be sent to the Director, Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, 29 Rajpur Road, Delhi 110054. The application must be accompanied by:
• Curriculum Vitae including academic record and a full list of publications (copies of certificates not required at this stage)
• Two samples (chapters from the book or research articles) of published work
• A short statement (of about 500 words) of current and proposed research
• Name and addresses of three referees.

The last date for receipt of applications for Senior Fellow closed on 25 August 2013.

Enquiries: Ms. Jayasree Jayanthan, Administrative Officer
Phone No. 23942199, Fax: 23943450
Email: jaya(at)csds.in; csdsmain(at)csds.in