Savitribai Phule Pune University invites application for the position Assistant Professor
Pay Matrix (7th pay) Academic Level-10, Entry Pay Rs.57,700/-
Tenure of Post: On fixed contract basis up to 26.12.2024 initially for a period of one year, extendable up to 26.12.2024 after assessing performance of the candidate during the tenure of onc year from the date of joining.
Name of the Department: Physics
No of Posts 01
Category: Open to all
Specializations: Astronomy and Astrophysics/ Material Science/ Theoretical Physics
General / Minimum Oualifications for the post of Assistant Professor to be filled as per UGC Norms & Govt. of Maharashtra Resolution No. Misc-2018/C.R.56/18/UNI-1, dated 08.03.2019. Assistant Professor : Eligibility (A or B): A.
i. A Master's degree with 55% marks (or an equivalent grade in a point-scale wherever the grading system is followed) in a concerned/relevant/allied subject 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 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/SET :
iii. Provided that candidates who have been awarded a Ph.D. Degree in accordance with the University Grants Commission (Minimum Standards and Procedure for the Award of M.Phil./Ph.D. Degree) Regulation, 2009, or the University Grants Commission (Minimum Standards and Procedure for the Award of M.Phil./Ph.D. Degree) Regulation, 2016, and their subsequent amendments from time to time, as the case may be, shall be exempted from the requirement of NET/ SET for recruitment and appointment of Assistant Professor or equivalent positions in Universities/Colleges/Institution.
iv. Provided the candidates registered for the Ph.D. programme prior to July I l, 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/ 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 regular mode only;
b. The Ph.D. thesis has been evaluated by at least two external examiners; An open Ph.D. viva voce of the candidate has been conducted;
c. The candidate has published two research papers from his/her Ph.D. work, out of which at least one is in a refereed journal; and 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.
1) The fulfillment of these conditions is to be certified by the Registrar or the Dean (Academic affairs) q/ lhe University concerned.
2) NET/SET shall also not be required for such Masters Programmes in disciplines for which NET/SET is not conducted. However, Ph.D. degree shall remain the minimum eligibility for appointment of Assistant Professor in such disciplines. OR B. The Ph.D. degree has been obtained from a foreign university/institution with ranking among top 500 in the World University Ranking (at any time) by any one 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).
Application Fees: Application fees of Rs. 600/- (for Open Category) and Rs. 300/- (for candidates belonging to reserved categories),should be paid either online or by the Challan (at Bank of Maharashtra/HDFC Bank).