TISS Recruitment 2023: Assistant Professor/Research Associate Vacancies

About TISS:

TISS Recruitment 2023 Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) is a prestigious multi-campus public research university located in Mumbai, India. With a rich history dating back to 1936, TISS is Asia’s oldest institute for professional social work education. It was initially established as the Sir Dorabji Tata Graduate School of Social Work by the Sir Dorabji Tata Trust. In 1944, the institute was officially renamed as the Tata Institute of Social Sciences. In 1964, TISS became a deemed university under the University Grants Commission Act (UGC) of India.

TISS Recruitment 2023 for Assistant Professor:

Position: Assistant Professor

  • Qualification: Master’s degree/M.Phil./Ph.D
  • Experience: Freshers/Experienced
  • Total Vacancies: 01 Post
  • Salary: Rs. 57,700/-
  • Job Location: Mumbai
  • Last Date to Apply: 02 August 2023

Detailed Eligibility:

Education Qualification:

TISS Recruitment 2023 To be eligible for the position of Assistant Professor, candidates must have a Master’s degree with 55% marks (or an equivalent grade) from an Indian University in the following disciplines: Political Science, Human Resource Management, Elections Studies, Electoral Management, Electoral Sociology, or Anthropology of Elections. Alternatively, candidates with an equivalent degree from an accredited foreign university may also apply.

TISS Recruitment 2023

TISS Recruitment 2023 In addition to the above qualifications, candidates must have cleared the National Eligibility Test (NET) conducted by the UGC, or a similar test accredited by the UGC, like SLET/SET. Candidates who have been awarded a Ph.D. degree in accordance with the UGC regulations and have published research papers and presented papers at conferences/seminars may be exempted from the requirement of NET/SLET/SET. Candidates with prior teaching/research experience and those with experience working with the Election Commission of India will be preferred.

Desirable Qualifications:

Candidates with a Ph.D. in Political Science, Human Resource Management, Sociology, or Anthropology with a focus on Electoral Behavior, Management of Elections, Election Management Bodies (EMBs), and Management of Elections will be given preference.


The selected Assistant Professor will receive a salary of Rs. 57,700/-.

Selection Process:

The selection process for the Assistant Professor position includes an interview. Shortlisted candidates will be sent a call letter and provided with a link to attend the online interview. The interview will be conducted in the second or third week of August 2023.

Verification of documents:

Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit scanned copies of their photograph, passport, and relevant certificates to support their qualifications and experience. Original certificates will be verified for the selected candidate at the time of appointment.

How to Apply for TISS Recruitment 2023?

Interested and eligible candidates can apply for the Assistant Professor position online on or before 02 August 2023. The application fee is Rs. 1000/- for general candidates and Rs. 250/- for SC/ST/PWD candidates (with required certificates). Women applicants are exempted from paying the application fee.

TISS Recruitment 2023 for Research Associate:

Position: Research Associate

  • Qualification: M.Sc
  • Experience: 2-3 years
  • Total Vacancies: 01 Post
  • Salary: Rs. 40,000 – 60,000/-
  • Job Location: Mumbai
  • Last Date to Apply: 20 July 2023

Detailed Eligibility:

Education Qualification:

Candidates applying for the Research Associate position must have a post-graduation degree in social sciences or a related degree program. Excellent English-language skills are required. Candidates with 2-3 years of experience in manuscript writing, published papers in reputed journals, and editing peer-reviewed journals will be preferred. Strong research and analytical skills, along with proficiency in MS Office or Google Docs, are essential. Good oral and written communication skills are also required.

Area of Responsibility:

  • Conduct literature reviews, reading, and writing content on the given research topic.
  • Adhere to ethical and journal guidelines.
  • Have knowledge of relevant software (SPSS/STATA) and data analysis techniques.
  • Edit and organize written content professionally.
  • Be self-disciplined and timely in creating research content.

Expected Outcomes:

  • Conceptualize manuscript themes in collaboration with project leaders/coordinators.
  • Conduct in-depth literature reviews.
  • Analyze data and write the required manuscripts.


The selected Research Associate will receive a salary ranging between Rs. 40,000 – 60,000/-.

Selection Process:

The selection process for the Research Associate position includes an interview. Only shortlisted candidates will be informed and invited for the interview. Preference will be given to candidates with experience.

How to Apply for TISS Recruitment 2023?

Interested and eligible candidates can apply for the Research Associate position by sending their CVs to [email protected]. The last date to submit the application is 20 July 2023. The email subject line should be “Application for the post of Research Associate” with the updated curriculum vitae attached.

Note: Merely possessing the prescribed qualifications and experience does not guarantee an interview call. For more Updates

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