Jadavpur University is at present an internationally recognised premier university of the country. It is an urban university with a global perspective and is dedicated to creating leaders who will fashion a more humane and just world. Following in the footsteps of its predecessor, the University not only engages itself in teaching and research of international quality, but also provides societal services for the benefit of rural and urban populations. The programmes are directed towards achieving excellence in education and extending the benefits of improved technology to the society as a whole.

Position 1

Job Title: Associate Professor (Food Technology & Biochemical Engineering)

No of Posts: Two


  • A Ph. D. degree with first class or equivalent at Bachelor’s or Master’ Degree in Food Technology & Biochemical Engineering / Food Technology / Biochemical Engineering.
  • A minimum of 8 (eight) years experience of teaching or research at the level of Assistant Professor or Lecturer or equivalent grade excluding the period spent on obtaining the research degree.

For Candidates from Industry and Profession :

Basic degree in Food Technology and Biochemical Engineering.

Desirable Qualification :

  • Published work such as research paper, patents filed / obtained books and / or technical reports.
  • Experience of guiding Post Graduate / Research students or supervising R & D Projects in Industry.

Salary: Rs. 15,600 – 39,100 with Academic Grade pay of Rs. 6000 or higher

Position 2

Job Title: Assistant Professor (Food Technology & Biochemical Engineering)

No of Posts: Two


Master’s degree with first class or equivalent at B.E. or M.E. in Food Technology & Biochemical Engineering of Engineering (Engg.) and Technology (Tech.).

Desirable Qualification :

  • PhD. with publication in referred journal.
  • Participation in seminar / conference / workshop / training.

Salary: Rs.15,600 –  39,100 + AGP  Rs.6,000/-

Position 3

Job Title: Associate Professor (Life Science & BioTech)

No of Posts: One


  • Good academic record with a Ph. D. degree in the concerned / allied / relevant disciplines.
  • A Master’s degree in concerned/ allied/ relevant disciplines with at least 55 % marks (or an equivalent grade in a point scale whenever grading system in followed).
  • At least a second class “Three year” Bachelors degree with honours / Major in the relevant / allied subjects.
  • A minimum of 8 (eight) years experience of teaching and / or research in an academic / research position equivalent to that of Assistant Professor in a University, College or reputed research institution / industry with a number of good quality publications in reputed journals and / or publication of books.
  • Additional Experiences:
  • Contribution to educational innovation, design of new curricula and courses and use of modern technology in teaching learning process.
  • Guidance of Ph. D. student / Research projects.

Salary: Rs. 37,400 – 67,000 + AGP Rs. 10,000

Position 4

Job Title: Assistant Professor (Life Science & BioTech)

No of Posts: Two posts


  • Good academic record as defined by the concerned University with at least 55% marks (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed as the Masters Degree level in a relevant subject.
  • At least a second class ‘Three Year’ Bachelor’s Degree with Honours / Major in the relevant / allied subject.
  • The candidate must have cleared the National Eligibility Test (NET) conducted by the UGC (CSIR) or similar test accredited by the UGC like NET / SLET.
  • However, the candidates who are or have been awarded a Ph.D. degree in accordance with the UGC (Minimum Standards and procedure for award of Ph.D. Degree) Regulations, 2009 shall be exempted from the requirement of the Minimum Eligibility Condition of NET / SLET / SET.


  • For One Post : Structural Biology / Biophysical Chemistry.
  • For One Post : Plant Biotechnology / Animal Biotechnology.

Salary: Rs. 15,600 – 39,100 + AGP Rs. 6,000/-

How to Apply:

  • Blank application form in PDF format is available at the JU website. Download the application form for filling up.

Application Form for Associate Professor

Application Form for Assistant Professor

  • Please pay the application fee of Rs. 500/- (Rs. 250/- for SC/ST/DA categories) (US $ 50.00 for Indian citizen staying outside in D.D.) as indicated in the JU website (jaduniv.edu.in). Follow instructions for making payment and take print out of the receipt of payment / challan obtained. For making online payments, (a) Net banking, (b) Debit / Credit / Rupay card, (c) Challan (for making cash payment at SBI branches) options will be available. Use anyone of the options for making payment. (from within India).
  • Fill up the blank application form and send the complete application form   (one original  and seven photocopies) along with attested photocopies of all certificates and testimonials,   and a copy the receipt of payment / challan, to the Registrar, Jadavpur University, Post Box No. 17013, Jadavpur University Post Office, Kolkata – 700 032.
  • Please super scribe the envelop with the name of the post applied for and the Advertisement No.

Deadline: 12 April, 2016

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