Assistant Professor Agricultural Engineering

Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean studies
Experience : Freshers
Education : M Phil / Phd
Location : Kochi
Job Role : Teacher
Posted on 14 Jun 19
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Job DescriptionLast Date 01 Jul 19
No.GA5/4173/2019

Assistant Professor 
Agricultural Engineering  job Position in Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies purely on contract basis

1. Agricultural Engineering 1 Open

2. Biotechnology 1 Ezhava/Billa/Thiyya

3. Biotechnology and Bioinformatics 2 (1 Open & 1 SC) 

4. Coastal and Harbour Engineering 2 (1 Open & I Muslim )

5. Disaster Management /2 (1 Open & 1 Ezhava/Billa/Thiyya) 

6. Fishery Biology/ 1 Open 

7. Food Engineering/ 1 OBC

8. Geo physics/ 1 Open 

9. Geology/ 1 ST 

10. Marine Chemistry 2 (1 Open & 1 LC/AI) 

11. Marine Microbiology and Marine drugs 2( 1 Open & 1 Muslim 12. Maritime Law 1) Open

13. MBA Energy Management 2 (1 Ezhava/ Billa/Thiyya & 1 Open) 

14. Post Harvest Technology /1 Viswakarma

15. Fish Pathology /1 Ezhava/ Billa/Thiyya (NCA)

16. Mechanical Engineering /1 Ezhava/ Billa/Thiyya (NCA)

17. Marine Biodiversity /1 Muslim (Renotification of GA5 3735/2016)

18. Maritime Law/ 1 Viswakarma (Renotification of GA5 4591/2017)

Essential Qualifications as prescribed by UGC 2018 Regulation.(for Biotechnology, Biotechnology and Bioinformatics, Disaster Management, Fishery Biology, Geo Physics, Geology , Marine Chemistry, Marine microbiology and Marine drugs, Maritime Law Post Harvest Technology, Fish Pathology and Marine Biodiversity)

Eligibility (A or B) : A. i) A Master's degree with 55% marks (or an equivalent grade in a point-scale wherever the grading system is followed) in a concerned/ relevant/ allied subject from an Indian University, or an equivalent degree from an accredited foreign university. ii) Besides fulfilling the above qualifications, the candidate must have cleared the National Eligibility Test (NET) conducted by the UGC or the CSIR, or a similar test accredited by the UGC, like SLET/SET or who are or have been awarded a Ph. D. Degree in accordance with the University Grants Commission (Minimum Standards and Procedure for Award of M.Phil./Ph.D. Degree) Regulations, 2009 or 2016 and their amendments from time to time as the case may be exempted from NET/SLET/SET : Provided, the candidates registered for the Ph.D. programme prior to July 11, 2009, shall be governed by the provisions of the then existing Ordinances/Bye-laws/Regulations of the Institution awarding the degree and such Ph.D. candidates shall be exempted from the requirement of NET / SLET/SET for recruitment and appointment of Assistant Professor or equivalent positions in /Colleges/Institutions subject to the fulfillment of the following conditions :- a) The Ph.D. degree of the candidate has been awarded in a regular mode;

 b) The Ph.D. thesis has been evaluated by at least two external examiners; c) An open Ph.D. viva voce of the candidate has been conducted; d) The Candidate has published two research papers from his/her Ph.D. work, out of which at least one is in a refereed journal; e) The candidate has presented at least two papers based on his/her Ph.D work in conferences/seminars sponsored/funded/supported by the UGC / ICSSR/ CSIR or any similar agency. The fulfillment of these conditions is to be certified by the Registrar or the Dean (Academic Affairs) of the University concerned.

Note: 1. NET/SLET/SET shall also not be required for such Masters Programmes in disciplines for which NET/SLET/SET is not conducted by the UGC, CSIR or similar test accredited by the UGC, like SLET/SET. 2. The relaxation in minimum mark is applicable as per Sec 3.4 (I),3.5 and 3.6 of UGC Regulation 2018 to the eligible candidates.

OR B. The Ph.D degree has been obtained from a foreign university/institution with a ranking among top 500 in the World University Ranking (at any time) by any one of the following: (i) Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) (ii) the Times Higher Education (THE) or (iii) the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) of the Shanghai Jiao Tong University (Shanghai). Essential qualification as per AICTE Regulation 2019 (For Agricultural Engineering, Coastal and Harbour Engineering, Food Engineering, MBA Energy Management and Mechanical Engineering)

a. Engineering/Technology B.E/B.Tech/B.S and M.E/M.Tech/M.S or Integrated M.Tech in the relevant branch with first class or equivalent in any one of the degree. 

b. Management Bachelor‟s Degree in any discipline and Master‟s Degree in Business Administration/ PGDM/C.A/ICWA/M.Com with First Class or equivalent and two years of professional experience after acquiring the degree of Master‟s degree. 

The concerned/allied/relevant disciplines: 1. Agricultural Engineering : ME/ M Tech in Agro Processing/ Agricultural Engineering/Post-harvest Engineering/Post Harvest Processing & Food Engg. 

2. Fishery Biology : Mariculture /Fisheries Resource Management/Fishery Biology/Aquatic Environment Management/ Fisheries Environment and Ecology/Fish Production/Marine Biology/Aquatic Biology and Fisheries/Industrial Fisheries/Coastal Aquaculture/Aquaculture

3. Marine Chemistry : M.Sc Marine Chemistry/hydro Chemistry/Chemical Oceanography or its Equivalent. 

4. Coastal and Harbour Engineering : M.Tech in Ocean Engineering/ Marine Structures/ Coastal and Harbour Engineering/ Computer Aided Structural Analysis and Design/ Structural Engineering/ Dredging and Harvest Engineering/ Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering/Ocean & Coastal Safety Engineering/ Offshore Structures/ Ocean Technology/ Offshore Structural Engineering/ Naval Architecture and Applied Mechanics/ Dredging Engineering.

5. Marine Biodiversity : Biological Oceanography and Biodiversity/ Marine Biology/ Aquatic Biology and Fisheries / Industrial Fisheries /Coastal Oceanography/M.F.Sc. Fisheries Resource Management

6. Maritime Law : LLM in Maritime Law/Commercial Law/ International Law

7. MBA Energy Management : M.B.A Energy Management/ M.Tech Energy Management its equivalent

8. Biotechnology : M.Sc Biotechnology/Marine Biotechnology/Genetics

9. Disaster Management: M.Sc in Disaster Management or its equivalent

10. Biotechnology and Bioinformatics : M.Sc Biotechnology/Bioinformatics or its equivalent 

11. Marine microbiology and marine drugs : M.Sc Microbiology/Marine Microbiology/ Applied Microbiology. 

12. Geo Physics : Geophysics/Marine Geophysics/Applied Geophysics.

13. Geology : Geology/Applied Geo Science/Applied Geology/ Remote Sensing and GIS

14. Fish Pathology : M.F.Sc. Mariculture/ Aquaculture/ Fisheries Microbiology or M.Sc Mariculture/ Aquaculture/Sustainable Aquaculture/Marine Biology /Aquaculture and Fisheries Microbiology/Industrial Fisheries/ Fisheries and Aquaculture/Applied Fisheries and Aquaculture 

15. Post Harvest Technology: ME/ M Tech with B.Tech in Post Harvest Engineering/ Post Harvest Engineering and Technology/ Diary and Food Engineering/ Industrial Engineering and Management/ Thermal Science and Engineering/ Processing and Food Engineering.

16. Food Engineering : ME/ M. Tech with B. Tech in Biotechnology and Biochemical Engineering/ Food Engineering/ Diary and Food Engineering/ Industrial Engineering and Management/ Post harvest Engineering and Technology/ Thermal Science and Engineering/ Post Harvest Engineering/ Processing and Food Engineering

17. Mechanical Engineering : ME/M.Tech in Thermal Engineering/Mechanical Engineering/Food Refrigeration/Chemical Engineering/Fluid Engineering/Production Engineering.  

Age : 40 years as on 01.01.2019

Remuneration: A. Post Graduation with Ph.D - Rs.42,000/- B. Post Graduation with/without M.Phil/NET - Rs.40,000/-
Job Type : Full Time
Interview Type : Face to Face Interview
How to apply
Interested persons should apply in the application attached hereunder with photo copies of all supporting documents 

Application fee Rs.300/- for General candidates and Rs. 100/-for SC/ST candidates 

Mode of remittance of fee: By cash (University cash counter from 10.00 am to 3.00 pm) or DD from any nationalized bank drawn in favour of Finance Officer Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean studies, Panangad payable at Vyttila Branch.

Applications should reach the Registrar at the below address on or before 01.07.2019 at 4.30 pm THE REGISTRAR KERALA UNIVERSITY OF FISHERIES AND OCEAN STUDIES PANANGAD P.O, MADAVANA, KOCHI-682 506.
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Company Description
Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean studies (KUFOS) is an autonomous public funded-institution established on 20th November 2010. KUFOS is the first fisheries university in the country. The headquarters of KUFOS with its enchanting blue building stands in harmony with the greenery at Panangad, 12 km away from Kochi city, along NH-47. It provides high quality instructional programmes in fisheries, ocean sciences and allied subjects. The University now has 75 acres in the headquarters at Panangad, 50 acres at Fisheries station, Puduveypu and 10 acres at Thiruvallom near Vizhinjam.
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