Thursday, March 31, 2011
Invitation to Scholars with desire to contribute to an institution that strives for the creation of a Just and Equitable society through education, training, research, policy dialogue, advocacy, social mobilization and community work. This is an opportunity to build a new institution and grow along with it.
About TISS:Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) was established in 1936, as the Sir Dorabji Tata Graduate School of Social Work— a post-graduate school of social work of national stature to meet the emerging need for trained human service professionals. It was accorded the status of a deemed university in 1964 and has been funded by the University Grants Commission (UGC), Government of India (GoI), since then.
TISS offers post graduate education and research in inter-disciplinary areas of Social Work, Social Sciences, Public Health, Management, Labour Studies, and Habitat Studies through 6 Schools and 4 Independent Centres in three campuses located in Mumbai and Tuljapur. TISS has nearly 200 full-time faculty engaged in teaching, research, field action projects, training and consultancy. TISS faculty work very closely with Government, Industry, civil society, international organizations for human resources development, evidence based policy and program evolution, and development demonstration and support.
In recognition of its academic excellence and social contribution, it was awarded a 5-Star rating by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (an Independent body of University Grants Commission, Government of India) in 2002. The re-accreditation process completed on 1st January 2010 gave 'A' to TISS with a score of 3.88 out of 4.
About TISS – Hyderabad:
TISS is establishing campuses in Guwahati (in North-East India) and Hyderabad to spread high quality higher education and research in the inter-disciplinary areas of Social Sciences, Health, Education and Management.
While physical infrastructure is being developed for full-fledged permanent campus in Kothur Mandal, Mehboobnagar district, Hyderabad, the Government of Andhra Pradesh has given temporary campus in the institutional areas of Rajendra Nagar, Hyderabad to start teaching and research programs.
TISS Hyderabad campus is developing teaching, research, training, field demonstration projects areas around 6 academic centres:
1.Centre for Livelihoods Development
2.Centre for Education
3.Centre for Public Health
4.Centre for Social Entrepreneurship
5.Centre for Human Resources Development & Labour Studies
6.Centre for Studies in Social Conflicts
TISS Hyderabad campus will offer a 5-year integrated program in Social Sciences with students specializing in a number of disciplinary and inter-disciplinary subjects in the 4th and 5th year:
- Social Work
- Rural Development and Governance
- Social Entrepreneurship
- Human Resources Management
- Climate Change, Livelihoods and Natural Resources Management
- Public Policy, Planning and Development
- and other areas to be added
In addition, the Hyderabad campus will offer teacher educators program - Three year integrated M. Ed. Program (Bachelor's in Education & Master's in Education).
An equal opportunities school from pre-school to higher secondary class will also be established to provide quality value based education to children from neighbouring villages and faculty and staff of the Hyderabad campus and other educational campuses in the area.
Recruitment of Faculty for the Proposed Hyderabad Campus:
TISS invites applications for faculty positions for its Hyderabad campus from scholars located within and outside the country. The search is for scholars with strong desire to come together to build a world-class academic institution to facilitate creation of people resources, perspectives and knowledge base to aid fundamental transformation of life condition of the people. Selected individuals are expected to be located in Hyderabad and contribute to the design and delivery of new academic programs, basic research, undertake field action and policy research in Andhra Pradesh and other states of India, work in collaboration with state agencies, industry, civil society groups and social movements; actively engage in training programs and publish research papers/books.
It is proposed to recruit individuals to fill the following positions:
1.Post Doctoral Fellows – Four (Ph.D. degree with publication)
2.Assistant Professor – Eight positions (with at least two years of post doctoral teaching and research experience with strong publications record)
3.Associate Professor – Three Positions (minimum 5 years of post doctoral teaching and research experience with strong publications record)
Applicants with Ph. D. in Anthropology, Economics, Education, Environmental Studies, Geography, History, Political Sciences, Psychology, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Social Work, Sociology, Gender studies, Natural resources management; Management, and Public Health with research, teaching, and engagement with stakeholders in areas explored by various centres are invited to apply.
All positions are initially offered for a period of 5 years with an option of gaining permanent status based on performance during or at the end of the contract period. TISS follows 6th Pay scales, provides health cover for family and education support to children. Government of India's January 2004 guidelines of CPF and other entitlements are applicable. TISS Hyderabad Campus will follow GoI's reservation norms.
Send a detailed CV with your personal information, professional experience (teaching, research, development practice/community work/policy advocacy, etc), publications list, copies of your most recent paper publications (2 nos.), names of two references with full address and email id along with a covering letter.
Shortlisted candidates will be invited to make a presentation, interact with a Panel of faculty members and take a formal interview in June, 2011. The date and venue of the interviews will be intimated. A few post graduate teaching programs are expected to begin by July/August 2011.
Please send in applications and all the enclosures either as a hard copy or a soft copy. Kindly mark on the cover of the application the position that you are applying for. For eg: "Post-Doctoral Position – TISS Hyderabad" or "Assistant Professor – TISS Hyderabad" or mention the same in the subject line of the email. Your application has to reach by 2 May 2011.
Hard copies to be sent to the Deputy Registrar (Personnel), TISS, V.N. Purav Marg, Deonar, Mumbai 400088, INDIA and soft copies have to be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
IIT Gandhinagar is looking for bright and dedicated young scholars interested in research to join us as PhD scholars. Currently, we are offering PhD programme in several disciplines in Engineering (Chemical, Civil, Computer Science, Electrical and Mechanical), Sciences (Chemistry and Mathematics) and Humanities & Social Sciences (Cognitive Science, English and Philosophy). Prospective students satisfying the eligibility criteria are encouraged to acquaint themselves with the research areas of our faculty members for suitable match of interest before applying for PhD programme.
Tuesday, March 29, 2011
This is your chance to beef up your school resiliency plan.
Top school administrators and key decision-makers of K-12, colleges, and both public and private universities, will meet with the distinguished school safety experts, public/school health officials, mental health professionals, media, campus security officers, risk managers, education solution providers, and emergency management experts to discuss school violence prevention, preparedness, response, and recovery.
Network, learn and experience the:
• 1 full day of content
• Highest caliber speakers
• Panel Discussions, Mock Exercises and Workshops
Speakers will help attendees develop effective action plans that are unique to their own communities and engage the widest range of local stakeholders to make our high schools and college campuses safe and secure - the way learning environments really should be.
Web address: http://www.eve-ex.com
Sponsored by: Events and Exhibitions
Thursday, March 24, 2011
The Association for Cultural Studies presents the inaugural ACS Summer Institute to be held 11-15 July 2011 at the Department
of Educational Studies of Ghent University in Belgium. The theme of the Summer Institute is Critical Literacies.
Web address: http://www.acssi2011.ugent.be
Registration is limited. We strongly advise participants to register and secure accommodation as early as possible.
The Summer Institute will provide an intensive, extensive and rewarding pedagogical experience for postgraduate students and postdoctoral researchers who will have the opportunity to spend the week discussing and learning from keynote presentations,
lectures, workshops and seminars delivered by 5 keynote speakers and a faculty staff of leading cultural studies scholars from around the world. The overall participatory and informal character of the Summer Institute will give voice to the participants by offering a forum to address issues related to their own work specifically as well as issues of general interest. In addition, social activities from receptions and meals to informal gatherings will provide opportunity for participants,lecturers and organizers to intermingle and stimulate further
- Joke Hermes (UC Inholland/University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
- Carol Stabile (University of Oregon, United States)
- Ted Striphas (Indiana University, United States)
- Keyan Tomaselli (University of Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa)
- John Willinsky (Stanford University, United States)
- Abdulhamied Alromaithy (Culture Arabia, United Arab Emirates)
- Ursula Ganz-Blaettler (University of St. Gallen, Switzerland)
- Jan Hein Hoogstad (University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
- Bart Keunen (Ghent University, Belgium)
- Mikko Lehtonen (University of Tampere, Finland)
- Gilbert Rodman (University of Minnesota, United States)
- An van. Dienderen (Royal Academy of Art, Ghent, Belgium)
- Thomas Vaessens & Gaston Franssen (University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
- Handel Kashope Wright (University of British Columbia, Canada)
The Association for Cultural Studies is the premiere international association of cultural studies and hosts the biennial Crossroads
in Cultural Studies Conference.
Tuesday, March 22, 2011
This annual event features the presentation of quality papers relating to the broad fields of Banking, Economics, Finance and Management and offers publication opportunities in International peer reviewed journals.
The deadline for abstracts/proposals is 3 June 2011.
Web address: http://www.wassco.org
Sponsored by: World Business Institute
Papers relating to the broad field of Banking, Economics, Finance, Investment, risk management or Insurance and Management are invited to this highly regarded annual event with publication opportunities.
The deadline for abstracts/proposals is 13 June 2011.
Web address: http://www.info-researchmeeting.com
Sponsored by: World Academy of Social Sciences
Cash Prize: Rupees Two Lakh for each category
The Hunger Project honours journalists from the print media for outstanding
positive reportage on Women and Panchayati Raj in Hindi, English and
Other Indian Language categories. All articles entries should have been
published between 16 July 2010 and 15 June 2011.The articles should
reach The Hunger Project office in Delhi by 15 June 2011.
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Monday, March 21, 2011
Academy of World Business, Marketing and Management Development 16 to 19 July 2012
Manuscripts for this conference are invited in any of the various track areas listed on our
website which include marketing, management, finance, banking, accounting, tourism,
psychology, sociology, information technology, economics, etc
The deadline for abstracts/proposals is 4 November 2011.
Sponsored by: Academy of World Business,
Marketing and Management Development
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