Wednesday, 6 May 2015

Berhampur University needs faculty in Communication

Following from Dr. Mrinal Chatterjee, Professor and Head of the Institute, Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC)

Berhampur University, Odisha State has advertised for recruitment of one Professor (UR) and one Lecturer (SC) in Journalism & Mass Communication. The appointments will be carried out against regular vacancies.
The last date for submission of offline application has been fixed 25th May 2015 and the text of advertisement can be accessed at
The incumbents will teach and guide research at the Post Graduate Department of Journalism & Mass Communication. The 41 years old Department is one of the oldest media training institutions of the country which have awarded bachelor’s and master’s degrees to more than 1,200 students and Ph.D. degrees to about 32 scholars over the years.
One faculty member of the Department retired from services during last June 2014 and two others will retire during July 2015 and October 2015. A post of Reader (UR) was advertised during last February 2015. Hopefully recruitment for all the 3 posts will be completed by next July 2015. The new appointees will work with one Lecturer who joined in August 2013.
Post Graduate Council of Berhampur University comprises of 20 teaching departments with 80 regular faculty members and 1600 students and scholars at the campus. There are over 50 vacancies of teaching posts which are expected to be filled-up in the near future.
Berhampur is a small town of about 4 lakh population situated at eastern coast of southern Odisha. It is about 165 kms from state capital Bhubaneswar and 250 kms from Visakhapatnam, the port city of neighbouring Andhra Pradesh. Berhampur is well connected with railways (Brahmapur Railway Station) and national highway (16). The campus of Berhampur University is situated in the outskirt of the city 10 kms away at Bhanja Bihar and 5 kms away from Gopalpur-on-Sea. Public transport includes well connected town bus and auto-rikshaw service.
Berhampur has a glorious past of about 300 years. The town comprises of both Odia and Telugu speaking population. The citizens of the city are visitor friendly and people from other parts of the country will find it pleasant. Living cost in Berhampur is low in compression to neighbouring places. The first time visitors to Berhampur can check into a hotel situated at the entrance gate of railway station or ask auto to go to Kama’s Inn, Moti, Radha, Nandan International, Bhubaneswari Classic or Shankar Bhavan to name a few lodging houses.

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