CENTRAL UNIVERSITY OF TAMIL NADU
(Established by an Act of Parliament, 2009)

Employment Notice No. CUTN/T/04/2016

CUTN invites Online applications from the eligible candidates for the following posts shown against the subjects to be filled up for Regular and Backlog (OBC&SC) vacancies:

Department Professor Associate Professor Assistant Professor
Microbiology 1 (UR) 2 (UR-1 & SC-1) 4 (UR-2, OBC-1 & SC-1)
Life Sciences 1 (UR) 2 (UR-1 & SC-1*) 2 (UR-1 & 1-OBC)

“Subject & Area of Specialization”:

Chemistry : 1. Theoretical Inorganic Chemistry, 2. Structural Inorganic Chemistry / Solid state Chemistry, 3. Chemical Thermodynamics with an emphasis on Statistical thermodynamics, 4. Molecular spectroscopy, 5. Molecular Dynamics, 6. Quantum Chemistry, 7. Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy.

Life Sciences : 1. Computational Biology / Bioinformatics 2. Plant Science (Taxonomy / Phycology / Mycology) 3. Environmental biology (Toxicology / Bioremediation / Industrial Biology) 4. Endocrinology

Microbiology : Open

The following are the essential Qualifications for the posts of Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor [Area of Specialization (Subject – Specialization) for these posts are provided separately under Sl.No. (2.1)

Essential Qualification for the post of PROFESSOR:

I)For Arts, Humanities, Sciences, Social Sciences, Commerce, Languages, Journalism and Mass Communication:

A. (i) An eminent scholar having

Good Academic Record* with Ph.D. qualification(s) in the concerned / allied / relevant discipline with at least 55% marks (or an equivalent grade in a point‍ scale‍ wherever‍ grading‍ system‍is‍ followed)‍ in‍Master’s‍ Degree‍ and published work of high quality, actively engaged in research with evidence of published work with a minimum of 10 publications as books and / or research / policy papers. OR

In case of Epidemiology and Public Health: An Eminent scholar having Good Academic Record* with at least 55% marks (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) in Post Graduate Degree and published work of high quality and actively engaged in research as evidenced from published work with a minimum of 10 publications as books/research/policy papers in Epidemiology and Public Health, with qualification of MD/DNB/PhD/DrPH in Epidemiology / Public Health or allied subjects.

(ii) A minimum of ten years of teaching experience in university / college of which three years at the level of Associate Professor and / or experience in research at the University / National level institutions / Industries, including experience of guided candidates for research at doctoral level.

(iii) Contribution to educational innovation, design of new curricula and courses, and technology – mediated teaching learning process.

(iv) A minimum score as stipulated in the Academic Performance Indicator (API) (i.e. 400 from Category II & III) based Performance Based Appraisal System (PBAS), set out in the UGC Regulation, 2010 and amendments from time to time. (OR)

B. An outstanding professional, with an exceptional accomplishment established reputation in the relevant field, who has made significant contributions to the knowledge in the concerned / allied / relevant discipline, to be substantiated by credentials.

Essential Qualification for the post of ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR:

I) For Arts, Humanities, Sciences, Social Sciences, Commerce, Education, Languages, Law, Journalism and Mass Communication:

(i) Good academic record* with a Ph.D. Degree in the concerned/allied / relevant disciplines.

In case of Epidemiology and Public Health: Good Academic Record* with qualification of MD/DNB/PhD/DrPH in Epidemiology / Public Health or allied subjects.

(ii) A Master’s Degree with at least 55% marks (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed).

(iii) A minimum of eight years of experience of teaching and / or research in an academic / research position equivalent to that of Assistant Professor in a University, College or Accredited Research Institution/industry excluding the period of Ph.D. research with evidence of published work and a minimum of 5 publications as books and / or research / policy papers.

(iv) Contribution to educational innovation, design of new curricula and courses, and technology – mediated teaching learning process with evidence of having guided doctoral candidates and research students.

(v) A minimum score as stipulated in the Academic Performance Indicator (API) (i.e. 300 from Category II & III) based Performance Based Appraisal System (PBAS), set out in the UGC Regulation, 2010 and amendments from time to time.

Essential Qualification for the post of ASSISTANT PROFESSOR:

I) For Arts, Humanities, Sciences, Social Sciences, Commerce, Education, Languages, Journalism and Mass Communication:

(i) 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) at the Master’s‍ Degree‍ level‍ in‍ a‍ relevant‍ subject‍ from‍ an‍ Indian‍ University,‍ or‍ an‍ equivalent‍ degree from an accredited foreign university. OR In case of Epidemiology and Public Health: Good Academic Record* with qualification of MD/DNB/PhD/M.Sc (Epidemiology/Public Health)/MPH/ Dr PH/ ME/M.Tech in relevant or allied subjects with at least 55% marks (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) at the Master’s‍ Degree level in a relevant 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, CSIR, CBSE or similar test accredited by the UGC.

(iii) Notwithstanding anything contained in sub-clauses (i) and (ii) to this Clause 4.4.1, candidates, who are, or have been awarded a Ph. D. Degree in accordance with the University Grants Commission (Minimum Standards and Procedure for Award of Ph.D. Degree) Regulations, 2009 and subsequent amendments, shall be exempted from the requirement of the minimum eligibility condition of NET for recruitment and appointment of Assistant Professor or equivalent positions in Universities / Colleges / Institutions.

(iv) NET shall also not be required for such Masters Programmes in disciplines for which NET is not conducted.

How to Apply : 

The online completed printout application along with enclosures in support of caste, educational qualification, work experience, research activities, filled up API sheet (for Associate Professor and Professor positions)with supporting proof., etc., should be submitted on or before 24/01/2017 to the given below address.

Application for the Post of ________________________ To Recruitment Cell Central University of Tamil Nadu Neelakudi Campus, Kangalanchery Post Thiruvarur – 610 005, Tamil Nadu

Instructions to Apply Online

Note:

1.1.0 Candidates are requested to read this detailed notification on the website, carefully before filling up / submission of ONLINE application. Candidates are required to apply online through www.cutn.ac.in. Online application will open on 18.12.2016 and close on 17.01.2017 and last date for receipt of application printout along with enclosures in support of Caste, educational qualification, API form for Associate Professor & Professor with enclosures, teaching / research experience, research activities etc., is 24.01.2017.

1.1.2 Detailed instructions for filling up the online application will be notified on the website along with the online application form.

1.2.0 Application received in OFFLINE mode and/or late receipt of application will not be accepted, i.e. after the last date shall be summarily rejected without any consideration.

1.3.0 Applicants already employed under CCS (Pension) Rules, 1972 or on identical pension scheme before 01.01.2004 will be considered on long term deputation upto 10 years or 65 years of age, whichever is earlier. They have to clearly mention it in the application in case they wish to apply on deputation.

1.4.0 Abbreviations: SC = Scheduled Caste; ST = Schedule Tribe; OBC = Other Backward Classes;PWD = Persons with Disabilities; UR = Unreserved; VH=Visually Handicapped; OH =
Orthopaedically Handicapped.

1.5.0 a) Five non-compounded advance increments shall be admissible at the entry level of recruitment as Assistant Professor to persons possessing the degree of Ph.D. awarded in a relevant discipline by the University following the process of admission, registration, course work and external evaluation as prescribed by the UGC regulations 2009 and as amended from time to time.
b) M.Phil. Degree holders at the time of recruitment to the post of Assistant Professor shall be entitled to two non-compounded advance increments as prescribed by the UGC regulations 2009 and as amended from time to time.

1.6.0 FOR APPLICATIONS RECEIVED IN RESPONSE TO OUR EARLIER NOTIFICATION
IN THE YEAR 2015: All those candidates who had applied in response to our previous
employment Notice No. CUTN/T/06/2015 dated 13.10.2015 to the above notified disciplines like Professor – Computer Sciences and Tamil, Associate Professor – Tamil, Assistant Professor – Physics and Tamil which have not been processed till now and will have to apply afresh.
However, they will be EXEMPTED FROM PAYMENT OF APPLICATION FEES for
which the candidate has to quote his/her APPLICATION NUMBER in the field provided in
Online application. To know the Application Number, Name of the candidates, etc., whose
applications are available with us in response to the above cited previous employment notice,please‍ click‍ here‍ “List of Candidates”. The applications already submitted will not be
considered for shortlisting. Please note that the fees exemption is only for above mentioned
candidates and disciplines only.

1.7.0 The qualifications and other conditions prescribed in the present advertisement are in accordance to the UGC Regulations on Minimum Qualifications for Appointment of Teachers and other Academic Staff in Universities and Colleges and Measures for the Maintenance of Standards in Higher Education 2010 (herein after referred as UGC Regulations 2010) published in the Gazette of India, September 18, 2010 (BHADRA 27, 1932) [Part-III-Sec.4] and are subject to future regulations/norms, including amendments in UGC regulations from time to time, stipulated by the MHRD/UGC/AICTE applicable to such recruitments. For details of the regulations, please visit UGC web‍site‍“www.ugc.ac.in”.

1.8.0 In accordance to the UGC regulations including amendments, candidates applying for the post of Assistant Professor must submit a certificate in the prescribed format as per Annexure I & II (as applicable) from the concerned University to the effect that their Ph.D. degree is in compliance of UGC Regulations for award of Ph.D. degree, if they have not qualified in NET.

1.8.1 Candidates who have been awarded Ph.D. from foreign Universities should enclose
“Equivalence Certificate”‍ issued‍ by‍ Association‍ of‍ Indian‍ Universities,‍ New‍ Delhi,‍ without‍
which their candidature will not be considered and application will be rejected.

1.9.0 Application Fee: Rs.500 /- for SC / ST / PWD candidates and for Others Rs.750/- (UR & OBC) category. Payment should be made only through the Online payment gateway.
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1.9.1 Applications not accompanied with full prescribed fee and the fee sent through Money Order, Crossed Cheques, Currency Notes and Treasury Challan will not be accepted by the University and such applications will be treated as without fee and will be summarily rejected. No representation against such rejection will be entertained.

1.9.2 Separate Payment and filled online application form along with enclosures have to be submitted for each post, in case a candidate wants to apply for more than one post.

1.10.1 Candidates applying for the post of Associate Professor and Professor have to submit API form with enclosures.

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