iit gandhinagar recruitment 2021
iit gandhinagar recruitment 2021


Applications are invited for the place of Senior Project Assistant (on a contract foundation solely) for
‘Scaling up the Digital Repository, Managing and Promoting Research Publications’ created and
managed by the Library at IIT Gandhinagar for an interval of 1 yr.

Name of Post:

Senior Project Assistant

Number of posts:


Duration of Appointment:

One yr

Consolidated Monthly Pay:

30,000 -35,000 monthly (Consolidated)

Age Limit:

Not greater than 32 years (as of twelfth March 2021)

Qualification & Experience:

Candidate should have First Class Masters in Library & Information Science (M.L.I.Sc) or equal
diploma from a acknowledged college with a constantly good educational file. Should have a legitimate
rating of UGC NET/JRF and a minimal of 1 yr expertise in creating and managing digital
repository for Institution Research Publications and data of a complete vary of actions
carried out at every stage of scholarly communication. The expertise in assortment, administration, and evaluation of analysis publications utilizing numerous bibliometric, scientometric, altmetric, and
different current and broadly accepted instruments used for measuring the impression of analysis work can be
an added benefit. Also, the candidate having expertise in selling the analysis output of an
group utilizing numerous platforms, instruments, applied sciences, and so forth. to provide required visibility to the
analysis work can be most popular. Candidates ought to have confirmed experience in utilizing DSpace- an
open-source software program and the workflow for creating and managing digital content material.


 Basic data of copyright, licensing, Creative Commons
 Good written and oral communication expertise
 Knowledge of Open Access publishing
 Knowledge of digital advertising and marketing/promotion of knowledge

Job Description:

The Institute Library already has a reside occasion of DSpace-based Digital Repository with metadata
and summary of all analysis publications. The candidate chosen will work for the profitable

migration of the whole repository to the most recent accessible steady model of DSpace software program with
present content material. In addition, full-textual content for every merchandise within the repository should be collected, organized, and uploaded into the repository after due checking of copyrights of every merchandise. The candidate
chosen can be required to work not just for finishing up this exercise but in addition to help in
selling the visibility and thereby creating the much-required impression of the Institute’s analysis
work, utilizing completely different on-line platforms. In addition, occasionally, the candidate can be
required to research the publication knowledge and generate completely different reviews based mostly on broadly used
high-quality databases. He/She can be part of a small however devoted group of Institute library employees
and can be required to work on different jobs assigned by the Librarian occasionally. The
candidate ought to be extremely motivated, result-oriented, and eager to be taught new info and
know-how expertise.

Application Procedure:

Interested candidates ought to ship their application together with their newest résumé by means of an
e-mail to the Librarian ([email protected]). A quick write-up (one para every) in your related
expertise and your motivation to use for this place, should be despatched with a résumé in a single
file. Candidates are additionally requested to provide a minimum of two references with their contact particulars.

Deadline for software:

The final date for software is twelfth March 2021

Mode of Selection:

The shortlisted candidates can be interviewed In-Person or Online. No TA/DA can be paid for
attending the interview. The remaining choice of candidates can be selected his / her benefit and
efficiency within the interview.

Any queries referring to this place could also be addressed to the Librarian, IIT Gandhinagar, Palaj,
Gandhinagar 382355.

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