Inviting Applications for the Mamoni Raisom Goswami Chair.

Applications are invited from distinguished scholars, members of the teaching faculty and other academia for the position of the Mamoni Raisom Goswami Chair Professor at the Department of Assamese, Gauhati University. This Chair has been instituted at Gauhati University with the fund received from the State Government of Assam.
1. Requisite qualifications as specified in the UGC Regulations, 2010 for Professor.
2. Extensive and domain-specific knowledge of Assamese literature, language and culture, as evident in quality publications in the form of books, research papers etc.and research projects.
Desirable (one or more of the following) :
1. Commendable knowledge of Modem Indian Literature (comparative and/or literary theory) with special reference to Contemporary Assamese Literature.
2. Expertise in Indology (Bharat Tatva) with reference to Ramayana Studies.
3. Having quality research work on Dialectology and Stylistics.
4. Evidence of literary response to such social issues relevant to the North-East as Minorities, Women, Gender, Tribals etc.
• There will be no interviews for the Chair. An Expert Committee constituted by the Vice- Chancellor of Gauhati University will scrutinize the applications and recommend the suitable name for appointment.
• As incumbent of the Chair, the selected scholar will be expected to conduct extensive research on Mamoni Raisom Goswami’s works along with other areas of Assamese Literature.
• The applicants should preferably not be more than sixty years of age. The term of the appointment will initially be for three years. Pay and allowances will be as per UGC rules.
• The application should be submitted along with the curriculum vitae of the applicant and all relevant supporting documents.
• The applications should be sent to the Registrar, Gauhati University, Gopinath Bardoloi Nagar, Guwahati- 781014, on or before 9 January, 2016.

Registrar Gauhati University.