Advertisement for Faculty Positions 2012
The Centre for the Study of Developing Societies invites applications for the following regular and visiting faculty positions:
There are a total number of six faculty positions.
Areas of Specialization:
• Political and legal theory
• Democratic politics and governance
• Diversity and social equity
• Culture and communication
• Public policy and social practice
The Centre will also consider any outstanding scholar who proposes research on a theme not mentioned above.
The Centre expects successful candidates to be actively involved in its institutional life.
The essential qualification for all positions is a demonstrated capacity to undertake high quality, independent research in Social Science and Humanities. 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 various positions are:
Senior Fellow: Outstanding scholarship and recognized contribution in the field of research.
Associate Fellow: Good academic record with doctoral degree or equivalent published work.
The Centre will give preference to 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
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.
The Centre reserves the right to make visiting appointment against a regular position.
Applications on plain paper, specifying the position applied for, should be sent in an envelope marked “Faculty Positions” to,
Centre for the Study of Developing Societies,
29 Rajpur Road,
Candidates who wish to apply for only visiting positions may mention this in their application. The application must be accompanied by:
- Curriculum Vitae (including academic record)
- 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: 18 August 2012
Applicants from outside India can also submit the application through Email.
Faxed applications shall not be entertained.
Ms. Jayasree Jayanthan,
Phone: 23942199, Fax: 23943450
E-mail: email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org