Archive for September, 2009

University Grants Commission, Selection & Awards Bureau, University of Delhi, South Campus, Benito Juarez Marg, New Delhi 110021

Dr. S Radhakrishnan Post Doctoral Fellowship in Humanities & Social Sciences (including Languages) for 2009-10

Eligibility: PhD / candidates who have submitted PhD (only applicable for Bridging Fellowship)
Age: 35 years


Rs 18,000/- – 22,000/- pm with annual increase of Rs. 1,000/- pm.
Bridging Fellowship: Rs. 16,000/- pm
Contingency: Rs 30,000/- pa for three years

Application Form:

Send in prescribed format with required documents to the Joint Secretary (SA) at the above address through the Universities/ Institutions / Colleges.


Employment News: (29 August – 04 September 2009)

Application Deadline:

30 September 2009

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North Eastern Hill University, Mawkynroh-Umshing, Shillong-793022



No.F.1-4/Estt.II(B)/07-08-875                        Dated, the 3rd September, 2009.

        Applications in the prescribed form  are  hereby  invited from  Indian nationals for filling up   the  following  Teaching   and Non-Teaching posts at the North-Eastern Hill University,  Shillong  and Tura Campus.


English ( Asso. Prof -1, Asstt.  Prof -2), Philosophy (Prof -1, Asstt.  Prof -1),Education (Asso. Prof – 2, Asstt. Prof-1for MA, Asstt.Prof-2 for M.Ed.), Linguistics ( Prof -1 ), Deptt. of Adult & Continuing Education (Asso. Prof -1), Political Science (Prof -1),Sociology (Prof-3, Asstt.  Prof -1),History ( Prof -2, Asso. Prof -1), Law( Prof- 1, Asso. Prof -1, Asstt. Prof-3), Journalism & Mass Communication ( Prof -1, Asso. Prof -2, Asstt.  Prof -3), Deptt. of Cultural & Creative Studies (Pro/Asso. Prof-1, Asso. Prof -2 ), Anthropology (Asstt. Prof-1), Geography (Prof-1), Economics (Prof-1, Asstt. Prof-1), Commerce (Prof-1, Asstt. Prof-1 ),Library & Information Sciences (Prof-2, Asstt. Prof-1), Tourism and Hotel Management ( Prof-1, Asso. Prof-2, Asstt. Prof-3), Physics (Prof-3),  Chemistry (Asso. Prof-1),Mathematics ( Prof-1, Asso. Prof-1), Centre for Science Education (Asstt. Prof-1), Botany ( Asso. Prof-2), Biotechnology & Bioinformatics (Prof-1, Asso. Prof-1,Astt.Prof-3), Electronics & Communication Engineering (Prof -1, Asso. Prof-2,Asstt. Prof-4, Asstt.Prof-1 in Electrical Engineering), Information Technology (Prof-1, Asso. Prof-2, Asstt. Prof-3,Asstt.Prof-1 in Mechanical Engineering), Biomedical Engineering (Prof-1, Asso. Prof-4, Asstt. Prof-5), Architecture ( Prof-1, Asso. Prof-4, Asstt. Prof-5), Energy Engineering ( Prof-1, Asso. Prof-4, Asstt. Prof-5), Nano Technology ( Prof-1, Asso. Prof-1, Asstt. Prof-2), Basic Sciences and Social Sciences, (Asstt. Prof-1 Chemistry ),  SAIF ( Formerly RSIC)  ( Professor-1 ).

Deputy Librarian-1, System Analyst – 1, Assistant Editor-1, Medical Officer-1

Department of Rural Development and Agricultural Production (Asso. Prof-1), English (Asso. Prof-1, Asstt. Prof-1 ),  Education ( Prof- 1, Asso. Prof-1), Garo (Prof-1, Asso. Prof-2 ), Management ( Asstt.Prof-1)

Synopsis of faculty positions
Professor :   21 (UR) 6 (SC) 2 (ST) 1 (PH)
Professor/ Associate Professor  1 (UR)
Associate Professor: 28(UR) 8(SC) 2 (ST) 1(PH)    
Asstt.  Prof. : 13 (UR) 15(SC) 3 (ST) 18(OBC) 4(PH)

N.B: * Prof.           = Professor
*Asso. Prof.          = Associate Professor
*Asstt. Prof.         = Assistant Profess


The prescribed application form along  with other details may be obtained from the Section  Officer, Estt.II (B),  NEHU,  Mawkynroh-Umshing,   Shillong- 793022   on   payment   of  Rs. 20/- ( Rupees twenty) only  in  the form of  Banker Cheque/Demand Draft  or through University Challan drawn in  favour of the Finance Officer, NEHU, Shillong and payable  at the   State Bank  of   India, NEHU Branch ( Code No. 4295) . The same can also be downloaded from the website www. nehu.ac.in for which fee of Rs. 120/-
(one hundred twenty) for general  candidates and Rs. 70/-(seventy) for SC/ST and OBC  candidates is required to be paid along with the application form.  Physically Challenged candidates are exempted from payment of any fees. Application forms may be collected personally or by sending self addressed stamped envelope.

  1. Candidates already in service should  send  their applications (s) through Proper Channel. 
  2. Short-listing of candidates for interview shall be as per norms of the University.
  3. Mere fulfilling minimum qualification shall not entail a candidate to be called for interview.
  4. The candidates having higher qualification shall be given preference.
  5. The University reserves the right to reject any application(s) without assigning any reasons.
  6. The University reserves the right to fill up or not to fill up any post.
  7. Fees once paid is not refundable.
  8. Applications received after the last date and incomplete application shall be rejected outrightly.

    Last date for receipt of application form is  15. 10. 2009.

For more details go to:



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6th International Conference on Yoga: Research and Cultural Synthesis

December 27-30, 2009



Calls for Papers:

Abstract (upto 200 words) on or before: 31 August 2009

Full Paper: 31 October 2009



Upto 1 August 2009

Delegates fees rs.2000/-

Students with valid ID Rs.1250/-

After 1 August

Delegates fees rs.2500/-

Students with valid ID Rs.1500/-

After 30 November 2009

Delegates fees rs.3000/-

Students with valid ID Rs.2000/-

Note: For payment mode see the below mentioned site.


Note that there is also a Pre-Conference Course in Pranayama for Three courses of two week duration.



The Convenor,

6th International Conference on Yoga: Research and Cultural Synthesis


Swami Kuvalayanada Marg,


Telephone:+91(0) 2114 273001/276001/273039/278223

Email: kdham@vsnl.com

Web Page: http//:www.kdham.com



For more details go to the main page:



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NOVEMBER 6-8,2009





Contact for more details:

Dr. Kaidar Nath Sharma,

Professor & Head, Department of Samskriot ,

University of Jammu, Jammu Tavi-180006

Phone:0191-2434422, Mobile:09419127727

For details of Programmes visit at:


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What is the Project :
WHO IS WHO IN PHILOSOPHY’ is an important documentary work aiming at compilation of the essential information regarding the people working in different areas of philosophy and allied subjects. This information is supposed to be comprising :

  • personal details like name, address, phone, E-mail and
  • designation, affiliation and information of the department/place of work,
  • research pursuits & publication
  • achievements and significant contribution to the field by a Scholar.

The Outcome:

The whole project is supposed to reflect the entire community of philosophers and those working in allied subjects in the country and abroad. The data base may be useful for the researchers and other entreats in the area in the following way :

  • to contact scholars regarding the specialized area,
  • get the benefit of the experts and learned persons,
  • repetition and redundancy in pursuits may be avoided and advancement in the area be procured.

In addition to above, it will subserve as the fundamental and authentic documental work in the area. The information gathered through the project will present the status quo of the philosophers and other persons devoted to philosophy and allied areas.

Publication :

The said directory will be published in a book form. It will be handy and will be available on line at the ICPR official website http://www.icpr.in also for quick consultation.

Present status of the Project :

‘WHO IS WHO IN PHILOSOPHY’ is in fact is a documentation work which requires updation and modification from time to time. ICPR in its ongoing pursuit has received many entries so far. The list of such entries from dept./Inst./Univ./Persons etc. has been put on the ICPR official website www.icpr.in.

If you have not sent your entry so far for publication in the directory please download the Proforma from the website and submit to who who.philosophy@gmail.com at the earliest and return the filled up proforma along with your Curriculum-vitae to:

Dr. Sushim Dubey,
Program Officer,
Indian Council of Philosophical Research, Darshan Bhawan,
36 Tughlakabad Institutional Area,
Mehrauli Badarpur Road,
Near Batra Hospital New Delhi – 110 062

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September 21 to October 4, 2009

Department of Humanities and Social Sciences Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur 721 302 West Bengal

How to apply?

Download Application Form

Fill in the application form and send that to the Coordinator or Co-coordinator of the programme on or before 10 September 2009.


Prof. Damodar Suar
Department of Humanities and Social Sciences
Indian Institute of Technology
Kharagpur 721 302
West Bengal
Phone: (03222) 283626/282270
Fax: 91-03222-255303/282270
Mob: 09474403605


Dr. Rabindra Kumar Pradhan
Department of Humanities and Social Sciences
Indian Institute of Technology
Kharagpur 721 302
West Bengal
Phone: (03222) 282346/282347
Fax: 91-03222-255303/282270
Mob: 09434703900

Important date

Last date for receiving the application at IIT Kharagpur 10 September 2009, 5 PM
Arrival at IIT Kharagpur to participate in the programme 20 September 2009, Afternoon
Completion of the programme 04 October 2009, 4PM



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Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU)
New Delhi– 110067

Advt. No. RC/39/2009

The JNU has openings for various faculty positions at the level of Professor, Associate Professor and Assistant professor in the areas of specialization and desirable qualification as indicated here :

  • Professor : 35 posts in various Schools of Education, Pay Scale : Rs. 37400 – 67000 Academic Grade Pay of Rs. 10000
  • Associate Professors : 65 posts, Pay Scale : Rs. 37400 – 67000 Academic Grade Pay of Rs. 9000
  • Assistant Professor : 56 posts , Pay Scale : Rs. 15600 – 39100 Academic Grade Pay of Rs. 6000

Centre for Philosophy (SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SCIENCES)

Associate Professor (Reserved for SC)

(i) M.A. and Ph.D. in Philosophy; (ii) specialization in Epistemology/Metaphysics/Ethics in Buddhism/Nyaya/ Vedanta; (iii) at least 5 years teaching and/or 5 years post doctoral research experience; (iv) excellent publication record. Preference will be given to candidates whose publication record shows ability in more than one area of specialization and/or candidates who have the ability to bring interdisciplinary approach to bear upon the listed areas of specialization.

 Assistant Professor

(i) M.A. and Ph.D. in Philosophy; (ii) specialization in Logic and/or Comparative Philosophy; (iii) excellent publication record. Preference will be given to candidates whose doctoral work or publication record shows ability in more than one area of specialization and/or candidates who have the ability to bring interdisciplinary approach to bear upon the listed areas

of specialization.


How to Apply : Application Form in the prescribed format may be sent to The Section Officer, Recruitment Cell, Room No. 131, Administrative Block, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi – 110067 on or before 30/09/2009.

Kindly see document http://www.jnu.ac.in/Career/FacultyPost_Advt.No.RC_39_2009.pdf for detailed information and application form is available at http://www.jnu.ac.in/Career/Application%20Form.pdf along with bio-data form at http://www.jnu.ac.in/Career/Biodata%20Form.pdf

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