CUJ Assistant Professor Job Opening in Biodiversity and Systematic/Systems Biology/Biophysics/Bioinformatics

Dept. of Life Science
Central University of Jharkhand

ADVERTISEMENT  Advt. No.: CUJ/Advt./05 

Central University of Jharkhand has been granted funds by the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India to establish “DBT-Boost to CUJ Interdisciplinary Life Sciences Departments for Education and Research” 

Applications are invited for the Assistant Professor on purely temporary basis. The appointments shall be for a period of one year. 

Position: Assistant Professor (Total 02) 

Remuneration: As per norms of the funding agency DBT. 


i) A Master’s degree with 55% marks (or an equivalent grade in a point-scale whenever the grading system is followed) in with specialization in Biodiversity and Systematic/ Systems Biology/ Biophysics/ Bioinformatics from an Indian University, or an equivalent degree from an accredited foreign university. 
ii) Besides fulfilling the above qualifications, the candidate must have cleared the National Eligibility Test (NET) conducted by the UGC or the CSIR, or a similar test accredited by the UGC, like SLET/SET or who are or have been awarded a Ph.D. degree in accordance with the University Grants Commission (Minimum Standards and Procedure for Award of M. Phil./Ph.D. Degree) Regulations,2009 or 2016 and their amendments from time to time as the case may be exempted from NET/SLET/SET: 

Provided, the candidates registered for Ph.D. programme prior to July 11, 2009, shall be governed by the provisions of the then existing Ordinances/Bye-Laws/Regulations of the Institution awarding the degree and such Ph.D. candidates shall be exempted from the requirement of NET/SLET/SET for recruitment and appointment of Assistant Professor or equivalent positions in Universities/Colleges/Institutions subject to the fulfillment of the following conditions:- 

a) The Ph.D. degree of the candidate has been awarded in a regular mode. 
b) The Ph.D. thesis has been evaluated by at least two external examiners; 
c) An open Ph.D. viva voice of the candidate has been conducted; 
d) The candidate has presented at least two research papers from his/her Ph.D. work, out of which at least one is in a refereed journal; 
e) The candidate has presented at least two papers based on his/her Ph.D. work in conferences/seminars 

sponsored /funded/supported by the UGC/ICSSR/CSIR or any similar agency. The fulfillment of these conditions is to be certified by the Registrar or the Dean (Academic Affairs) of the University concern. 

Note: NET/SLET/SET shall also not be required for such Masters Programmes in disciplines for which NET/SLET/SET is not conducted by the UGC, CSIR or similar test accredited by the UGC, like SLET/SET. OR B) The Ph.D. degree has been obtained from a foreign University with a ranking among top 500 in the world university Ranking (at any time) by any of the following: (i) Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) (ii) The Times Higher Education (THE) or (iii) The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) of the Shanghai Jiao Tong University (Shanghai). 

General Guidelines: Duly filled-in applications in the prescribed format along with supporting documents should reach the Programme coordinator-DBT-BUILDER programme, Central University of Jharkhand, Brambe, Ranchi, Jharkhand – 835205 on or before 27 Nov, 2018 by Registered/Speed post only. 

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