Faculty Positions are Open at The Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta

The Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta (CSSSC), R-1, Baishnabhghata Patuli Township, Kokata – 700 094
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About the Recruitment

  • The last date for the receipt of applications is 22 January 2024
  • Application Mode: Through Post
  • Mode of Appointment: Appointment to these positions may be either
  • temporary (for a period of three years) or regular/permanent.
  • Salary and Qualification: As Per UGC and Institusion Norms

The Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta (CSSSC), a premier autonomous social science research institution under the aegis of the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR) and the Government of West Bengal, invites applications for the posts of Professor,
Associate Professor and Assistant Professor in the following disciplines:

  • Cultural Studies,
  • Development/Environmental Studies,
  • Gender Studies
  • Geography
  • Economics
  • History,
  • Political Science
  • Public Administration
  • Sociology and Social Anthropology

The total posts to be filled are: Professor – 7 (Gen – 4, SC – 2, ST – 1); Associate Professor – 2 (Gen – 1, SC– 1); and Assistant Professor – 2 (OBC – 2).

Applicants must fulfil all UGC criteria and norms for the post for which they are applying.

For the post of Assistant Professor, a PhD in any of the social sciences or humanities
disciplines is desirable. Only shortlisted applicants would be required to present a seminar at the CSSSC as part of the selection process.

The pay scales of these posts (as per 6th CPC as of now, pending implementation of 7th CPC) are as follows:

  • Professors: PB 4: 37400 – 67000 + 10000 AGP
  • Associate Professors: PB 4: 37400 – 67000 + 9000 AGP
  • Assistant Professor: PB 3: Rs. 15600 – 39100 + 6000 AGP.

Allowances would be as per Central University norms as adopted by the CSSSC.

How to Apply

Applications with detailed curriculum vitae (comprising academic qualifications, research and teaching experience, list of publications, and a brief description of current research), relevant certificates, caste certificate in case of reserved category candidates, names of three
academic referees, and a draft of Rs. 500/- in favour of Centre for Studies in Social
Sciences, Calcutta (SC/ST candidates are exempted from payment of fees) may be sent by post to the Registrar, The Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta (CSSSC), R – 1, B PTownship, Kolkata – 700094. Candidates in service should apply through proper channel.

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