The Centre for Development Studies (CDS) invites applications for the posts of Professor, Associate Professor and Assistant Professor from:
(a) Economists, specializing in Macroeconomics/ Econometrics/ Agricultural Economics/ Environmental Economics/ Institutional Economics/ Political Economy, preferably with an orientation towards development research
(b) Social Scientists (with a PhD in Political Science/History/Sociology/Economics, or an interdisciplinary PhD) specializing in development studies and policy with a focus on any of the following themes – environment, regulation, urbanization, local governance, identity (gender, caste, ethnicity).
Essential Qualifications/ Experience:
Professor (2 posts): Scale of Pay – Rs. 37400-67000 (PB IV) with AGP Rs.10000
(a) An eminent scholar with a doctoral degree who is actively engaged in research with evidence of high quality published work with a minimum of ten publications as books and/or research/policy papers,
(b) Minimum ten years of teaching/research experience in universities/colleges/research institutions of national repute along with experience of guiding doctoral research.
Associate Professor (2 posts): Scale of Pay – Rs. 37400-67000 (PB IV) with AGP Rs.9000
A doctoral degree plus minimum of eight years of teaching and/or research experience in an academic/research position (equivalent to Assistant Professor) in a university/college/research institution of national repute, excluding the period of doctoral research, with evidence of high quality published work and a minimum of five publications as books and/or research/policy papers.
Assistant Professor (3 posts): Scale of Pay – Rs.15600-39100 (PB III) with AGP Rs. 6000
A doctoral degree (awarded or submitted at the time of interview) with good academic record and (preferably) one or two high quality publications
Other benefits currently include employees provident fund, gratuity, accident insurance coverage, contributory family benefit scheme, medical reimbursement, welfare fund benefits, leave encashment on retirement and house rent allowance or campus housing subject to availability.
Age Limit: Below 55 years for Professor; 40 years for Associate Professor; and 35 years for Assistant Professor.
Applications must be sent to the Director, CDS by email firstname.lastname@example.org attaching soft copies of curriculum vitae including names and email addresses of two academic referees and a written statement on how their teaching and research interests correspond to the requirements of CDS as specified above.
Applications will be reviewed from March, 31, 2014 onwards. However, this advertisement will remain valid till the completion of the selection process.