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The Bhaktivedanta Research Centre, Kolkata, invites applications from interested candidates for the appointment to the following posts, initially for one year, for the project Vaishnava Encyclopaedia.

1. Project Fellow
A. Responsibilities: Translation, Editing, Proof-reading, Archive and Library work. Maintaining office and correspondences etc.
B. Minimum Eligibility Criteria:

  1. M.A. with minimum 55% marks or equivalent grade in Humanities or Social Sciences discipline with uniformly good academic record.
  2. Proficiency in Bangla and English languages
  3. Basic computer skills

C. Desirable: Knowledge of Vaishnava literature, culture and philosophy; Experience of translation, conducting archival work and field-surveys.
D. Fellowship: Rs. 25,000/- Per Month (consolidated). No other allowance is permitted.

2. Research Assistant:
A. Responsibilites: Office assistance, field-work, collecting books and information, assisting in any other way possible.
B. Minimum Eligibility Criteria:

  1. M.A. with minimum 55% marks or equivalent grade in Humanities or Social Sciences discipline.
  2. Working proficiency in Bangla and English languages

C. Desirable: Basic knowledge of Bangla literature; basic translation skills, conducting archival work and field-surveys.

D. Fellowship: Rs. 10,000/- Per Month (consolidated). No other allowance is permitted.

Date and Time of Submission of Application:

Eligible and interested candidates are requested to send their detailed Curriculum Vitae along with a covering letter to kolkata.brc.108@gmail.com by email with the subject “Application for Project Fellow” or “Application for Research Assistant” on or before 11th December, 2018. However, a candidate must submit two copies of covering letter bearing his/her signature, along with self-attested copies of all the relevant documents and two recent passport size photographs at the reporting time on the day of interview at the venue mentioned below; failing which the candidature will be summarily rejected. Intimation with call for interview after primary screening of applications will be sent via email. No TA/DA will be paid for attending interview.

Contact:
kolkata.brc.108@gmail.com
+91 877 907 1763