Presidency University Recruitment 2020 - Research Assistant Posts - 35000 Salary - Apply Now
Last updated: Sep 12, 2020 13:21 PM | Ranjani
|Company Name||Presidency University Recruitment 2021|
|Post Name||Research Assistant Jobs|
|No of Posts||1 Post|
|Salary||Rs. 35,000 /-Per Month|
|Job Location||Kolkata Jobs|
|Last Date to Apply||17/09/2020|
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The Hindoo College, established in 1817, was the first “Western” educational institution in Asia. It was renamed as Presidency College in 1855. The college was established a few years after the Fort William college in Calcutta (1800) and the Haileybury College (1806) in England. The aim of this project is to write global histories of intellectual production in Hindoo/Presidency college. By what processes did the globality of intellectual life in this institution emerge in a newly established city, promoted largely through private enterprise under Company rule, and continue its dominance in the Indian academic scene well into the postcolonial period? Who were the beneficiaries of its education? What was the history of pedagogy and disciplinarity in the College?The chronological span of our inquiry is 1817-1972. 1817 was the year that the college was founded. In 1972, Professor P. C. Mahalanobis, the eminent statistician, founder of the Indian Statistical Institute, Professor Emeritus, Presidency College and moving force in independent India’s planning regime, died.
1. Eligibility: M.A. in any discipline of the Humanities and Social Sciences
2. Project duration : October 2020-June 2021
3. Salary : Rs. 35,000 per month (consolidated)
Selection Procedure :
Short-listed applicants will be interviewed online, the date and time of which will be notified to them over email
How to Apply :
1. Applicants are requested to email their CVs and a brief response (300 words) to the following question:‘What kinds of historical research, and historical sources, do you think, can be used to write global histories of intellectual production in Hindoo/Presidency College?’Applications should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
2. Deadline: September 17, 2020
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