Research Associate (RA-I)
Kumaun University Recruitment- Junior Research Fellow, Project Assistant Vacancies – Last Date 31 May 2016 (Nainital, Uttarakhand)
Junior Research fellow
Kumaun University (Nainital, Uttarakhand) recruits Research Associate, Field Assistant, Junior Research Fellow and Project Assistant Vacancies. B.sc, Ph.d, M.sc, Intermediate, Experienced candidates can apply.
About Kumaun University
Established in 1973, Kumaun University consists of three campuses at Almora , Nainital and Bhimtal; 3 5 affiliated government colleges; and almost equal number of affiliated self-financed private institutions spread across the Kumaun region. The total area covered by the university thus far is an impressive 160 acres. The beautifully designed colleges blend in perfectly with the surrounding architecture and complete the breath taking scenery. In order to cater the technical, professional and vocational education, another campus of the University is being developed at Bhimtal. Special emphasis is placed by Kumaun University to uphold the motto of excellent teaching and high quality research. In the residential and affiliated campuses, both teaching and research activities are equally important factors that support the curriculum and contribute to the student’s learning habits.
Kumaun University, a residential-cum-affiliating university, was established on 1st December 1973 under the Act of State Legislature (U P State Universities Act), and is a permanent member of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).
Kumaun University has been awarded FOUR Stars status by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC).
Kumaun University is an ISO 9001-2008 certified institution, which follows International Quality Management System.
Kumaun University is spread over in three campuses (DSB Campus, Bhimtal Campus and SS Jena Campus) with an area of 5,31,373 sq. mt. (160 acres) and built-up area of 3,00,000 sq. mt. The location of the university in Uttarakhand offers excellent research and teaching due to its landscape which is on undulating high ground. There are many herbs, shrubs and trees as well as rocks and minerals constituting eco-systems that can be studied. The university is known for its research and teaching in Geology, Forestry, Ecology, Particle Physics and Chemistry, Economics and Management as well as boasts of several centres that offer interesting research. Furthermore it continues to raise awareness regarding a variety of topics including economic resources, medicinal plants, environment, development of tribes, human rights and symmetries and conservation. Kumaun University has been imparting quality education in the disciplines of Arts (Languages, Literatures, Social Sciences, and Humanities), Commerce & Management, Education, Law, Medicine, Sciences, and Technology under the Clause 12 (B). The University Grants Commission (UGC) granted full recognition to the University on June 30, 1984. Ever since its inception, Kumaun University has always held a place of pride among the state universities. Over the years, by innovating and making several structural changes in its functioning, the University has given a new direction and dimension to the higher studies in this region. The University was granted permanent membership of the Association of Indian Universities and was awarded the special rank of Four Star by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) in 2000. The main focus of the University has been to include the courses which are relevant and facilitate the learners in developing skills for easy job access.
Our University values students, faculty and staff from different backgrounds, faiths, traditions and is committed for creating an atmosphere of trust, safety and respect in a community characterized by a rich diversity of people and ideas for the fullest development of the whole person by inculcation of moral values. We aim:
to be a bold and dynamic community, with a “no walls” culture and a spirit of enterprise which strives for positive influence and impact through our education, research and service which will help us in achieving international distinction for creativity, innovation and excellence;
to be established as a University, known for the quality of teaching and learning, with a particular commitment to education for employment and harmonisation with the various professions, business, industry and Government;
to deliver superior customer service to all stake holders with the goal of attracting, developing, motivating, and retaining a diverse workforce in a supportive work environment;
to provide an excellent, relevant and responsive education across a wide range of discipline in baccalaureate, postgraduate and professional education to students from all backgrounds from Uttarakhand and around the country.
The mission of our University is the creation, dissemination and proliferation of knowledge to all sects of the society. As a leading centre of academic excellence our purpose is:
to develop hidden gems of tomorrow;
to be the premier regional higher education provider offering quality employability-based programmes on accessible terms delivered through the most innovative technologies and studentcentric learning techniques;
to transform the way people think and do things through education, research and service in the best interest of region and state in particular and country and universe in general;
the discovery, communication, and preservation of knowledge and cultural heritage. We value integrity, quality, and teamwork in everything we do and address the social, cultural, and economic needs of our community and our society;
to make a significant, sustainable and socially responsible contribution to Uttarakhand, India and the World, promoting personal growth and a passion for learning;
to create an atmosphere where students can earn while they learn;
to develop an academic, administrative and research work culture where we ‘think Globally and act Locally’.
The ten key components of Kumaun University’s strategy are:
Nurture, recruit and retain best quality people – the single most important determinant of the quality of education and research.
Nurture the students, who are academically strong, and who have passion, commitment, leadership potential and come from diverse backgrounds.
Promote the average and below average students and make efforts to bring them in the main frame.
Make special provisions for slow learners.
Provide a high quality educational experience that stretches students, is globally-oriented, and develops skills and values to enable them to reach their full potential.
Focus on high impact research that advances knowledge and its application, and which is of high international quality and impact.
Inject a spirit of enterprise into education and research, and develop impactful synergies in education, in research, and between education and research, within a dynamic “no-walls” environment.
Nurture committed alumni to be key members of the Kumaun University community, who will actively support Kumaun University towards its Vision and Mission.
Develop global profile so as to emerge as a leader among universities.
Adopt and adapt best practice governance and management for optimal administration, management of resources and faculty, staff and student services.
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