Cotton University Recruitment 2024: Apply for Research Assistant, Field Investigator Posts

by Dhrubajyoti Haloi
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Cotton University Assam is inviting applications from eligible candidates for the recruitment of six vacant positions in an ICSSR sponsored research project titled “Maternal Healthcare in Flood Prone Rural Assam: A Household Level Study of Accessibility and Utilisation.” These positions are purely temporary, and incumbents will have no claim for regular appointments under Cotton University or continuation in other projects. The appointment is terminable with a one-month notice without assigning any reason.

Last date: 14.06.2024

Cotton University, originally known as Cotton College, was established in 1901 by Sir Henry John Stedman Cotton, the Chief Commissioner of the erstwhile British Province of Assam. It is a renowned public state university.

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Cotton University Recruitment 2024

Cotton University  Job Details and Eligibility Criteria

1. Research Assistant
  • Number of Posts: 1
  • Monthly Remuneration: ₹37,000
  • Essential Qualifications: Ph.D., M.Phil., or Post-Graduate degree in Social Science with at least 55% marks.
  • Desirable Skills: Proficiency in MS-Excel, Stata/SPSS packages, and research experience in the social science field.
2. Field Investigator
  • Number of Posts: 5
  • Monthly Remuneration: ₹20,000
  • Essential Qualifications: Post-Graduate degree in Social Science with at least 55% marks.
  • Desirable Skills: Experience in conducting field surveys for social science research.

Application Process and Deadline

Interested candidates should submit their applications along with the necessary documents to Dr. Rupon Basumatary, Principal Investigator, and Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at Cotton University, Guwahati, Assam, PIN-781001. The deadline for submission is June 14, 2024.

Selection Process

Shortlisted candidates will be notified of their interview dates via email. Please note that no travel allowance or dearness allowance (TA/DA) will be provided for attending the interview.

How to Apply

Candidates interested in these positions should send their applications along with relevant documents to:

Dr. Rupon Basumatary,
Principal Investigator,
Assistant Professor,
Department of Economics,
Cotton University,
Guwahati, Assam,
PIN-781001.

Last date for submission of applications: June 14, 2024.

Shortlisted candidates will be informed about the interview date via email. Please note that no TA/DA will be provided for appearing in the interview.

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Conclusion

The Cotton University recruitment drive for Research Assistant and Field Investigator positions offers a unique opportunity to contribute to a significant research project. If you have the necessary qualifications and are passionate about social science research, this could be a perfect opportunity for you. Remember to submit your application by June 14, 2024, and prepare thoroughly for the interview. Joining Cotton University will not only enhance your professional skills but also provide you with the chance to make a meaningful impact in the field of maternal healthcare in rural Assam.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q: What is the duration of the project?

A: The project is purely temporary. The exact duration will be communicated during the interview process.

Q: Is there any possibility of a permanent position?

A: No, the incumbent selected will have no claim for a regular appointment under Cotton University or continuation of their services in another project.

Q: Will I receive any travel allowance for the interview?

A: No, no TA/DA will be provided for appearing in the interview.

Q: What are the key skills required for the Research Assistant position?

A: Proficiency in MS-Excel, Stata/SPSS packages, and research experience in the social science discipline are highly desirable.

Q: How will I know if I am shortlisted for the interview?

A: Shortlisted candidates will receive information about the interview date via email.

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