Research Associate, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor ,Professor, Jobs & Vacancy in Education at Indian Statistical Institute , Kolkata Apr 2012
Job or Vacancy Description:
The Institute invites applications from talented and motivated Indian nationals with proven records of independent high-quality research for the positions of Visiting
Scientist/Research Associate, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and Professor in Sociology for the Sociological Research Unit at its Giridih branch, Jharkhand
How to Apply : Interested candidates should apply to the Director in the e-mail address firstname.lastname@example.org or by post to the address: The Director, Indian Statistical Institute, 203, B. T. Road, Kolkata-700108, mentioning the subject and position he/she is applying for.
1. Candidates for the post of Professor, Associate Professor and Assistant Professor will be expected to be able to design and implement independent programmes of research in sociology.
2. The areas of research may include, but need not be restricted to, social conditions and problems of Jharkhand and the Chhota Nagpur region; agrarian and crop systems, including the development of farming practices in the region; and social conditions and problems of Adivasi people and communities.
3. Interested candidates should apply within 30 days to the Director in the e-mail address email@example.com or by post to the address: The Director, Indian Statistical Institute, 203 B.T. Road, KOLKATA- 700 108 mentioning the post they are applying for.
4. Applications should be sent along with. Curriculum Vitae A statement of research interests. List of Publications (with reprints of 5 important publications) Name and Address (with e-main address and fax number) of at least three referees Specific Contributions to reaching, research, and projects. Any other details relevant to the candidature.
Tentative Last Date:10-05-2012
About the organization:
to promote the study and dissemination of knowledge of Statistics, to develop statistical theory and methods, and their use in research and practical applications generally, with special reference to problems of planning of national development and social welfare; to undertake research in various fields of natural and social sciences, with a view to the mutual development of Statistics and these sciences; to provide for, and undertake, the collection of information, investigation, projects and operational research for purposes of planning and the improvement of efficiency of management and production.What began as a small room in the Presidency College in 1931, now comprises buildings on several acres of land in four major cities (Calcutta, New Delhi, Bangalore and Hyderabad)! What began with a total annual expenditure of less than Rs. 250 in 1931, now has a total annual expenditure of overRs. 15,000,000! What began in 1931 with a solitary human ‘computer’ working part-time, now comprises over 250 faculty members and over 1,000 supporting staff and several modern-day personal computers, workstations, minicomputers, supermini computers and mainframe computers! Impressive as these figures are, they convey little idea of the road traversed, the range of activities undertaken and the intimate relationship of the Institute with the life of the nation. Mahalanobis set up the Statistical Laboratory in the Presidency College sometime in the 1920s. On 17 December 1931, the Indian Statistical Institute was founded as a learned society and housed in the Statistical Laboratory. The Institute was registered on 28 April 1932, as a non-profit distributing learned society under the Societies Registration Act (XXI of 1860) and is now registered under the West Bengal Societies Registration Act XXVI of 1961 amended in 1964.
Indian Statistical Institute (ISI)
203, B.T. Raod, Kolkata-700108
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