Advertisement for the position of Research Staff under the ICSSR project at Department of Geography, Presidency University   Date: 19/06/2024

Applications are invited from interested candidates for the following research staff positions under the ICSSR (Govt. of India) funded project-

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Name of the project and Funding Agency


Research Associate



Approximately 9 Months

Postgraduate in social science discipline (preferably Geography/Sociology) with minimum 55% marks and NET/ M.Phil. / Ph.D.

@ Rs.20000/- (twenty thousand) per month (Consolidated)

“Tourism-induced social exclusions and their implications on the host community of rural destination: A study on Sundarbans of India”

Funded by ICSSR, Govt. of India


Field Investigator



Maximum 3 months

Postgraduate in social science discipline (preferably Geography/Sociology) with minimum 55%

Phase-wise random engagement for fieldwork

@ Rs. 15000/- (fifteen thousand) per month (Consolidated)

How to apply:

Interested and eligible candidates are required to prepare the complete Curriculum Vitae (CV) not limited to but comprising the following information- Date of Birth, Corresponding Address, E-mail, Mobile No., Academic Qualification Records, Percentage of Marks and Passing years, Research Experience, Publications.

Candidates should send their CV (one separate .pdf file), scanned copy of all academic certificates (all combined in one separate .pdf file), the latest passport-size photograph to Dr. Subhajit Das (Principal Investigator of the Project) by E-mail ( on or before 25 th June 2024.

The shortlisted candidates will tentatively be intimated for the offline interview in the last week of June 2024.

Terms and conditions:

1. The above position is purely contractual and is only for the project's duration. Selected candidates will not be entitled to claim any regular appointments/absorption in this institute.

2. No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview.

3. Candidates will not be entertained after the interview slot(s), except in case of any exigency and considered by the selection committee.

4. The selection committee's decision will be final and binding on the candidates.

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