The Madras Institute of Development Studies
Social Science Research Institute within
the framework of
the ICSSR and with a research focus on development studies]
applications for the post of Librarian [General Category]
Qualification: A Master's Degree in
Library Science/Information Science/Documentation with 15 years of
experience in a reputed national level Research Institute /
University in the cadre of Assistant Librarian/Deputy Librarian.
Working knowledge of integrated house-keeping software and digital
library software such as GSDL or D-space, ability to network with
other libraries for resource sharing activities. Should have
excellent communication skills in English, ability to independently
draft notes for the meeting, minutes, letters, circulars, etc and
ability to work with diverse set of users and colleagues.
M.Phil/Ph.D in Library Science/Information Science. Specialised
course in Computer Applications and Networking related to the
Library. Working experience in Libraries in Social Science
Scale of Pay:
Rs.15600-39100 + GP of Rs.5400 [Based of 6th Pay
Commission] with allowances as per Institute's rules.
Every applicant is required to provide the
names and addresses of two referees not associated with MIDS.
If previously employed, a
letter of good conduct and no
objection from the last place of employment to be submitted.
The last date for receipt of application
including names of referees will be 27th November
The application should be filled in the
prescribed format available in the MIDS website [www.mids.ac.in]
or by writing to MIDS at firstname.lastname@example.org, along with the
recent curriculum vitae should be sent to "The Director, Madras
Institute of Development Studies, 79, Second Main Road, Gandhi Nagar, Adyar, Chennai 600 020" in a sealed envelope superscribing,
"Application for the Post of Librarian" and a
soft copy of the same should be sent through e-mail to