IIT Bhubaneswar

IIT Bhubaneswar

Inviting applications for Appointment of Adjunct Faculty for Integrated Teacher Education Programme (ITEP)

IIT Bhubaneswar invites applications from well-qualified candidates for Adjunct Faculty positions at the level of Professor, Associate Professor and Assistant Professor to teach the following course: Name of the Course: Basic Pedagogy Courses at the Secondary Stage Semester: S-3, Credit: 4 About the Course: This course deals with diverse range of topics of basics of pedagogy at secondary sage that will equip student teachers with valuable knowledge, capacities and competencies. This course comprises four units and a practicum. This course prepares student teachers to understand secondary-stage learners and design teaching accordingly. This course also aims to equip teachers with the necessary tools, knowledge, and competencies to continuously evolve as professionals and create a positive and transformative impact on their students and society as a whole. In this course a strong foundation will be established by exploring the fundamental principles and concepts that support basics of pedagogy in the light aims and objectives of the curriculum. This course emphasizes understanding learners and their backgrounds comprehensively so that an engaging and supportive learning environment, that fosters a need for learning, can be created for facilitating learner’s holistic development. This course is designed to equip student teachers with a wide array of teaching learning strategies. It also focuses on innovative and transformative approaches to education, aiming to create lifelong learners equipped to thrive in an ever-changing world. Through professional development opportunities, student teachers will be better prepared to meet the ever-changing demands of the educational landscape and inspire the next generation of learners. Qualification: The qualification and expected contributions as articulated in the MoE guidelines for hiring Adjunct Faculty will be as detailed below:
  • Any candidate for adjunct faculty for this course should satisfy the following norms:
  1. Must have a Ph.D degree in Education or Sociology.
  2. Her/his association must add value to the academic programme/students.
Method for Selection: The shortlisted candidates will have to appear for a seminar presentation and interaction. Responsibilities: The faculty members will be expected to teach the above course as per the norms of the Institute. Appointment duration: Initial appointment will be for a semester and may be extended for another semester as per the Institute norms. Compensation: The salary structure of such an appointment is as follows:
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor – Honorarium of Rs. 3,000/- per lecture hour.
  • Adjunct Associate Professor – Honorarium of Rs. 4,000/- per lecture hour.
  • Adjunct Professor – Honorarium of Rs. 5,000/- per lecture hour.
In addition to the above, Adjunct faculty would be provided the following travel assistance with local hospitality as stated below:
  1. Institute will provide a hired vehicle for the local travel (Bhubaneswar-Puri-Cuttack) for their visit(s). In case of non-availability of such arrangement, Institute will bear Rs. 1,000/- per visit subject to the maximum ceiling of Rs. 25,000/- in a semester.
  2. In case, any visits made by the faculty members from the cities other than those mentioned above, Institute will bear the travel expenses (as per actual costs) subject to a maximum 6 (six) number of visits in a semester.
No accommodation would be permissible, however she/he shall be provided free lodging and boarding in the Institute Guest House as per the availability of the rooms in the Guest House. She/he shall be given the above honorarium per lecture hour subject to a maximum ceiling of Rs. 1,20,000/- per month. How to Apply: Qualified and interested applicants may send a detailed resume clearly mentioning course she/he would like to teach and other relevant information via email to the Head, School of Humanities, Social Sciences & Management (E-mail: hos.shssm@iitbbs.ac.in) with the subject of the email as “Adjunct Faculty position for ITEP” on or before 05 July, 2024.
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