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Senate of Serampore College (University) Invites Applications for the Post of Dean, Research/SATHRI
Thursday, Aug 17, 2017

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Senate of Serampore College (University) Invites Applications for the Post of Dean, Research/SATHRI



(The only Theological University recognised by the Danish Charter 1818 and Bengal Act IV of 1827 to Confer Theological Degrees in India.)

Applications are invited for the post of Dean, Research/SATHRI, from qualified Christian candidates with outstanding track record in the field of Theological Education. A candidate should be a recognized scholar in the field of any theological discipline with proven scholarship. The candidate is expected to have openness, academic integrity and willing to be innovative to strengthen higher theological education in South Asia.

Position: Dean, Research/SATHRI of Serampore College, Serampore

Location: Serampore, West Bengal

Brief Job Description:

The Dean of Research/SATHRI shall lead the doctoral programmes (D. Th. And D.Min) as well as non-formal research of the Senate of Serampore College. He/She shall be responsible for planning and implementation of the research programmes, and raising its own financial resources, scholarships for students, conducting academic programmes and consultations and maintaining the newly constructed SATHRI building located in the Serampore College campus.


  1. The Position is a term appointed for 5 year and one more term is permissible at the discretion of the Executive Committee of the Senate of Serampore College.
  2. Perks and Privileges: Pay Scale: 38050-1900-57050-2850-85550 Free Housing or up to 30% as HRA; 50% DA, Medical Allowance, Conveyance, Contributory Provident Fund, Gratuity, and Annual Leave Encashment Festival Allowance. Additional increments for experience and qualifications in the related field as per the provisions.
  3. Qualification & Experience: Candidate must have an earned Doctorate Degree recognised by the Senate of Serampore College (University) OR it’s equivalence with a minimum of 10 years of teaching of which a minimum of 5 years in teaching and guiding at the Masters and Doctorate Level and Should be in the rank of Associate Professor/Professor from a recognized institution.

Application may be made on a plain paper (A4 size) with enclosures of Curriculum Vitae, all degrees and diploma certificates, Birth Certificate or SSLC for proof of DOB, experience certificates, a brief testimonial, personal vision statements. Three recommendations: one from the Bishop or Executive Secretary or Principal and two Theological Educators. NOC from the current employer. All documents shall be self-attested.

Short listed candidates shall be called for interview, and if selected he/she should be willing to join the service by 1st week of January 2018.

Application with all supporting documents must reach the Registrar on or before 15th October 2017 by 5:00 pm in soft copy to the and hardcopy to the Registrar, Senate of Serampore College (University), Mack House, 9 William Carey Road, Serampore, District Hooghly, West Bengal 712201. Please do visit our website:

Incomplete application and application received after the last date shall be summarily rejected.

Candidates desiring to apply for the above position shall submit the documents in a sealed envelope superscripted as “Application for Dean of Research/SATHRI” The search Committee has the right not to select any candidate without stating any reason.


Rev. Dr. Prof. Santanu K. Patro

Registrar & Executive Officer