is well realized that there is lot of creative talent and
intellectual resources available within the country that are not
formally connected to the higher education/research system. It is
imperative that the expertise and experience of such individuals,
who are outside the main stream academic system/research, flows into
our universities/institutes. This would enhance, strengthen and
improve the quality of teaching, training and research. The current
massive expansion phase in higher education/research mandating huge
programmatic diversity, also required that faculty resources be
augmented by utilizing the services of superannuated academics,
reputed scientists including skilled professionals, both serving and
retired. It is also essential that such faculty is hired with the
same degree of rigour as adopted for full-time faculty so that right
type of candidates is identified for such assignments.
develop a useful and viable collaboration between
universities/colleges/ institutes enhancing quality of skill
development by involvement of academicians, scholars, practitioners,
and skilled professionals in teaching, training, research and
related services on regular basis in ICMR and its institutes only.
attract distinguished individuals who have excelled in their field
of specialization in Biomedical Sciences (priority areas of ICMR) to
enrich the overall quality and significantly the ICMR’s research
by bringing external perspectives on regular basis. Such
interactions are expected to foster trans-disciplinary approach and
synergize the outside ‘real world’ experience with the inside
intellectual pursuits in the ICMR institutes.
promote the interaction of skilled professionals with the ICMR
Scientists and facilitate imparting of industry relevant standards
in skills, acceptable nationally, which could fulfill the need for
skilled workforce and also to undertake R&D in the areas related
to skill development, entrepreneurship and employability in ICMR.
Professionals, Scientists, Doctors and Researchers in service or
retired from national and international agencies /
Collaborative Research at ICMR institutes.
It is expected that the adjunct
faculty in the above streams would be an accomplished scholar in
his/her area of specialization and his/her association would add
value to the scientific programmes, he/she is associated with.
A Professor/ Scientist who wants
to be Adjunct Professor/Scientist has to submit an application
specifying their request for placement in a particular Institute of
ICMR and his/her role. An acceptance letter is required from both
the organizations i.e. from where the Adjunct Faculty is working and
the place where he would like to give his/her services. After
receiving the application on recommendation of Head (HRD), the
Director-General, ICMR will grant the status of Adjunct Faculty. The
request could come from the Head of the ICMR institute also.
faculty will be provided travel cost, as per entitlement(within
India), from his/her institution/place of stay and back, maximum six
times per financial
year. No reimbursement for hiring accommodation will be permissible.
However, she/he will be provided free lodging and boarding in the
Guest House if available.
She will be provided an Honorarium of Rs.2000/- (Rs. Two Thousands
only) per day of service subject to a maximum ceiling of Rs.
40,000/- (Rs. forty thousand only) per month. The Adjunct Faculty
will work at the host institution for a minimum of five days working
per visit. The maximum days for Adjunct Faculty will be 100 days per
At the end of assignment, every Adjunct Faculty will submit a
‘work report’ to the host ICMR institute with a copy to Division
of HRD, ICMR. However, if the Adjunct Faculty plans to visit at the
same institute, several times, he/she can submit the report every
year. His/her report will be evaluated internally by the Division of
HRD and finally by DG, ICMR. The work accomplished report may be
considered for his/her continuation/renewal of next tenure.
of Adjunct Faculty: 50 per year.
SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION
8. The application completed in all respects
together with enclosures may be addressed
The Director General,
Scientist-G & Head,
Division of Human Resource Planning & Development (HRD),
Indian Council of Medical Research,
New Delhi-110 029.