Agricultural Sciences

Notification for Recruitment

Applications are invited from eligible candidates for the following posts in the prescribed form available / downloadable from the career portal of SRM Institute of Science and Technology. The duly completed application forms should be signed, scanned and mailed to dean.agri@srmist.edu.in on or before 15 November 2019.

PROFESSORS/ ASSOCIATE PROFESSORS in Agroecology, Horticulture

ASSISTANT PROFESSORS in Agroforestry, Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Extension, Horticulture (Vegetable Science), Horticulture (Spices and Plantation Crops), Information Technology, Genetics and Plant Breeding, Plant Pathology, Soil Science

TUTORS in Agroforestry, Horticulture, Horticulture (Spices and Plantation Crops), Information Technology, Genetics and Plant Breeding, Agricultural Engineering, Soil Science.

Essential Qualifications

Professor

i. A Candidate with Ph.D. qualification in the concerned / relevant discipline and published work of high quality, with a minimum of 10 publications as books and/or research/policy papers, of which at least five papers in refereed journals in the previous cadre.

i. A Master’s degree in the relevant discipline with at least 55% marks or equivalent (or an equivalent grade in point scale wherever grading system is followed).

ii. A minimum of ten years of experience in teaching/ research/ extension in university/college or accredited Research Institutions including experience of guiding candidates for research, in the cadre of Assistant Professor and above.

iii. At least two years of experience in the Associate Professor cadre or equivalent.

Note: Specialization for the post of Professor (Agroecology) :Agronomy / Soil Science & Agricultural Chemistry / Agricultural Microbiology with thesis/research experience in agroecology / organic farming / sustainable agriculture /soil microbiology/ bio fertilizers / soil organic matter will be considered.

Associate Professor

i. A candidate with a Ph.D. Degree in the concerned / relevant discipline.

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

iii. A minimum of five publications as books or research/policy papers of which at least three papers in refereed journals in the cadre of Assistant Professor.

iv. A minimum of eight years of experience in teaching/research/ extension in the cadre of Assistant Professor in teaching/research/extension in University / College or accredited Research Institution in the cadre of Assistant Professor.

Note: Specialization for the post of Associate Professor (Agroecology):  Agronomy / Soil Science & Agricultural Chemistry / Agricultural Microbiology with thesis/research experience in agroecology / organic farming / sustainable agriculture /soil microbiology/ bio fertilizers / soil organic matter will be given preference.

Assistant Professor

i. A candidate with a Ph.D. Degree in the concerned / relevant discipline.

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

iii. Experience in teaching / research will be preferred

Tutors

i. PG in concerned specialization.
ii.A Master’s degree in the relevant discipline with at least 55% marks or equivalent (or an equivalent grade in point scale wherever grading system is followed).
iii.Experience in teaching will be an added advantage

Instruction to candidates

  • The applicants must fulfil the prescribed essential requirements to apply for the particular post.
  • The candidates are requested to download the application form, fill up the details, sign, scan and mail to dean.agri@srmist.edu.in
  • Applications that are incomplete or not received in time will not be considered for scrutinizing.
  • Salary: As per the 7thPay commission under SRMIST Norms.
  • Recruitment process as adopted in SRMIST.
  • All applications will be scrutinized by the selection committee to determine the eligibility and suitability.
  • Those found satisfactory will be called for presentation/ personal Interview which they should attend at their own expenses. Candidates are required to carry the originals of all documents along with the completed application form (duly signed) at the time of personal interview for verification.
  • Selected candidates will be informed through email/post and have to report for duty within a month.
  • SRMIST reserves the right to not fill positions in any of the above and/or any other specialization(s) without assigning any reason
  • Candidates called for interview to fill a vacancy may be considered for lower/higher post, at the discretion of the committee
  • Providing false information, misrepresentation of facts, plagiarism, etc., will disqualify the candidate’s application/ appointment at any point of time
  • All rights are reserved with SRMIST, under the Jurisdiction of the High Court of Madras, Tamil Nadu
  • The decision of SRMIST will be final and binding