Research Assistantship Position in School of Social Sciences and Languages at VIT University, India

Scholarship details

The school of social sciences and languages at the VIT University is pleased to invite applications for the research assistantship position to work on the ICSSR funded project entitled ‘Motivation to learn English as Second Language and Language Learning Strategies used by the rural population of India’. The candidates who are desirous of applying for the research assistantship should possess Master’s in English/Psychology/Linguistics or master of Psychology or cognitive sciences. The deadline for the applications falls on the date of 31st January, 2014.   


Study subjects

The research assistant position is available for the field of ‘Motivation to learn English as Second Language and Language Learning Strategies used by the rural population of India’. The candidates are required to work as a research assistant to the above mentioned ICSSR sponsored project for a period of two years. The research assistant will be provided a monthly stipend according to the university norms.

Course level

The course level is for the research assistant position. This position is open for the candidates who are willing to take up the research project at VIT University.  

Scholarship provider

The scholarship provider is the VIT University. The school of social sciences and languages at the VIT university is conducting the research assistantship position recruitment.

Scholarship can be taken at

This scholarship can be taken only at India.

Eligibility criteria

The candidate has to satisfy the below mentioned eligibility criteria to avail the research assistantship.

1. The candidates should possess the Master’s in English/Linguistics/ Psychology or M.Sc (Psychology/Cognitive Sciences).

2.       The candidates who have prior research experience are preferred for the research assistantship.

Scholarship Open for International students

Only Indian students are eligible to appear for this research assistantship programme.

Number of awards

The number of awards being offered under this scheme is still not known.

Duration of awards

The duration of the research assistantship is for a period of two years.

Scholarship amount/Coverage

The scholarship covers the candidate with an emolument of INR 13,000 per month. The scholarship amount is thus a consolidated one.

Selection criteria

The selection criteria for the above mentioned research assistantship is not known.

Notification

Notification: Whether the candidates will be notified about their selection is still not known.

How to apply

The candidates have to apply to the below mentioned mailing address.
The candidates have to send in their application to Dr. Shahila Zafar, (shahela.zafar-at-gmail.com) Assistant Professor (Senior), School of Social Sciences and Languages, VIT University, Vellore – 632014, Tamil Nadu.

Application deadline

The application deadline falls on the date of 31st January, 2014.

Further details

The further details on the scholarship can be obtained from the official website of the VIT university.
http://www.vit.ac.in/




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