Tenure track system at IITs is a recipe for failure

Flogging a small subset of young faculty to improve research and teaching metrics using the threat of tenure track while leaving the large majority of senior faculty completely unmonitored will do very little to achieve the prime objective. In a marked departure in the way assistant professors, who are the lowest rung of the academic … Continue reading Tenure track system at IITs is a recipe for failure

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‘Tenure track system: Incentivising performance better than making insecurity as a model’

MHRD has called for a meeting of all seven IISER directors to discuss the merits of tenure track system and alternative systems for evaluating the performance of new faculty members before they are made permanent. The directors have been asked to send their views prior to the meeting. A meeting of all seven directors of … Continue reading ‘Tenure track system: Incentivising performance better than making insecurity as a model’