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Content Writer, Communications, Ahmedabad University

Level: Executive/Senior Executive

Reporting to: Head, Communications

Function: Communications

Role Summary

Work closely with University Leadership team, internal teams and stakeholders to develop content for University, Schools & Centres. Being an integral part of University Communications team, will require active participation in new communication initiatives along with active contribution to content-related needs of the team.

Responsibilities

  • Create, edit & proofread content for various communications across the University i.e. University office, Schools & Centres for newsletters, website, social media posts on University Social Channels i.e. Facebook, LinkedIn & Twitter
  • Coordinate, assist and advise internal teams in editing, collating & proofreading content
  • Interact with key stakeholders internally for approvals and coordinate dissemination
  • Working on new initiatives with internal teams and preparing well-structured drafts
  • Create content for collaterals related to university-specific events, outreach and admissions
  • Draft, edit & proofread content for Press Releases, Press Announcements, Press Events, PowerPoint presentations

Key Skills

  • The applicant needs to be a vivid writer and put ideas, concepts in a simple frame of phrases
  • Should have impeccable grammar, punctuation and command over English language
  • Should have flair to understand the contents or process of an organization, and present a lucid content
  • Have an eye for detail and ensure all-around consistency (style, fonts, images and tone)
  • Should be able to understand, conceptualize and present in an acceptable international style
  • Keeps up-to-date with best practices in writing for the web, social media trends, web usability and industry trends
  • Excellent writing skills, as well as the ability to communicate and collaborate effectively

Qualifications

  • Graduate/Postgraduate degree in English Literature or Journalism or Communications
  • Proven work experience as a content writer, with minimum 1 year in content writing profile (in service sector)
  • Please share samples of your work or portfolio of your work, any creations, published articles etc.
  • Candidate having work experience in academic institutions are preferred

Counsellor, Wellness Services, Ahmedabad University

Reporting to: Assistant Dean of Students (Wellness)

Function: Office of the Dean of Students

About us

Ahmedabad University is a private, non-profit University that offers students a liberal education with a focus on research-driven and project-based learning. https://www.ahduni.edu.in/

Role Summary

To drive Parent Engagement initiative, design wellness programmes for students and employees by forming support groups and focus groups for group interactions and therapy, to provide personal counseling to students and employees and to extend support to the wellness function in all its initiatives.

Responsibilities

  • To engage with Parents of the students and design initiatives to enlist their support as volunteers
  • To plan, design, coordinate and execute wellness programmes for students and employees
  • Create awareness and sensitisation on issues such as ragging, sexual harassment, cyber misconduct, substance abuse, gender parity, sexual orientation, etc. through talks, posters, workshops, panel discussions, etc.
  • To organise and/or conduct workshops on self-harm and suicide prevention, in addition to topics mentioned above
  • Help develop psychological tools and programmes to help students cope with anxiety, stress, depression, issues related to relationships, etc.
  • To form support groups and focus groups for group interactions and therapy
  • To provide personal counselling in an environment of confidentiality and trust
  • To document and analyse all activities undertaken and maintain and share records
  • To coordinate with Programme Offices and colleagues from other functions
  • To establish a bond and connect with students through outreach initiatives
  • To design and drive awareness campaigns across the University for issues pertinent to students
  • To participate in and contribute to activities and events undertaken by the Office of the Dean of Students

Key Skills

  • Communication: Fluency in spoken and written English, good comprehension of spoken Hindi and Gujarati
  • Computer: Adept at MS Office
  • Farsightedness: Ability to foresee possibilities and requirements and plan long-term

Ideal candidate must be self-motivated and be able to work independently. She/he should be well organised and appreciate the value of a methodical and process driven approach to handling various tasks. The person should also be willing to learn and to handle challenges. Being inclusive, yet accepting of local ethos will help adapt to the University culture.

Qualifications

Candidate should have a Master’s degree in Psychology with strong communication, interpersonal, data management and organisational skills. Experience of minimum 7 years of working as a counsellor would be required. Someone with an experience at a prominent educational institution would be preferred.

How to Apply

Candidates should send their CV to careers@ahduni.edu.in with a brief covering letter saying why they are interested in this job, and why they think they would be a good fit.

Assistant to the Vice Chancellor's Office, Ahmedabad University

Reporting to: Vice Chancellor's Office, Ahmedabad University

Role Summary

This is an administration position to manage the office of the Vice Chancellor in collaboration with the other team members of the office, serving as the administrative and strategic liaison between the office and the rest of the constituents of the University. The primary responsibility is to ensure that the School’s planning efforts, the Vice Chancellor’s priorities including but not limited to strategic and operational management initiatives are communicated, well-coordinated, followed-up and timely and effectively implemented.

Responsibilities

  • Be an integral Team member of the Vice Chancellor’s Office managing the day-to-day operation of the Office working in collaboration with the other team members of the office.
  • Ensures that there is adequate coverage of Office at all times. Relieves the Vice Chancellor of operational and administrative details by planning and coordinating the implementation of academic or administrative policies and decisions
  • Exercises initiative and independent judgment in the daily activities of the Office and managing the staff in the offices of the Vice Chancellor
  • Liaison with the external stakeholders and coordinate university wide strategic and operational initiatives
  • Provides confidential administrative support to the Vice Chancellor including but not limited to preparation of correspondence and reports, minutes of the meetings and auctioning on the same, calls, visitors, and oversees and monitors confidential projects assigned to administration by the Vice Chancellor.
  • Safeguards the confidentiality of University administration by exercising discretion in communicating information to faculty, students, staff, and the various publics served by the University and in handling administrative records, files, and similar confidential items.
  • Providing ongoing analyses of institutional planning efforts and conducting or overseeing special initiatives as needed to ensure that the Vice Chancellor initiatives and the university priorities are being administered at the highest level with timely and accurate completion.

Key Skills

  • Able to take charge of activities in collaboration with various stakeholders and deliver
  • Ability to be very detail minded and proactive in the completion of tasks.
  • Possess a strong analytical, and coordination skills
  • Willing to work on a range of new initiatives
  • Possess very strong written and oral communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, pro-activeness
  • Discreet and able to manage a contemporary technology driven office

Qualifications

  • Post Graduate in any discipline/Masters in Management
  • Minimum of 7-9 years of experience

Executive, Career Development Centre, Ahmedabad University

Level: Executive

Reporting to: Director, Career Development Centre

Function: Career Development Centre

Role Summary

Industry Engagement & Placements Executive is responsible to look after the placement activities, internships and projects of students. He/she should have closely liaised with various industries and streams (Management/IT) for placement of students. The incumbent is responsible for organizing campus recruitment process, lectures from industry professionals, have hands-on experience in providing excellent service to both students and partner organisations, balancing the needs of these various stakeholders in the identification, confirmation and administration of placements.

Responsibilities

  • Experience in database management, proficiency in excel mandatory.
  • Exposure to campus placement and corporate relations required
  • Research and build relationships with new clients
  • Prospect for new clients by networking, cold calling as appropriate, or other means of generating interest from potential companies. Have persuasive approach and pitch to convince potential companies to build relationship with the university
  • Grow and retain existing accounts by presenting new collaborative opportunities with companies
  • Identify potential clients, and the decision makers within the client organization
  • Set up meetings between client decision makers and company’s practice leaders/Principals

Key Skills

  • Excellent database management, networking skills, Persuasion, Prospecting, Public Speaking, Research, Writing and Influencing Skills
  • Motivated for Sales, can identify Customer Needs and Challenges
  • Must have a flair for rapport building, sustaining and building relationships both externally and internally
  • Confident, articulate and have excellent communication skills
  • Highly positive and self-motivated, friendly and accessible, initiating easy connect with people

Qualifications

Bachelors / Masters in Management with minimum 0-2 years of experience in similar position

Other Factors

Individuals having work experience in Education Industry in areas of Business Development/ Educational Sales/Corporate Tie Ups/Campus Placements preferred

How to Apply

Please submit your CV to careers@ahduni.edu.in

Teaching Assistant, Foundation Programme, Ahmedabad University

Level: Full Time Contractual Positions

Reporting to: Faculty Coordinators of the Courses

Duration of the Engagement

  • The Foundation Programme will run from July 29, 2019 – September 27, 2019, and March 2, 2020 – May 1, 2020. In the intervening period Teaching Assistants will be considered for other courses/positions at the University.
  • It is preferred if a Teaching Assistant can be available for the entire academic year 2019-20 but those available only for the period July 29, 2019 – September 30, 2019 may also apply.
  • The Teaching Assistant positions are full time positions. There may be some flexibility in the working hours for the period from October 2019 to February 2020.

No. of Positions: 32

About us

Foundation Programme

Undergraduate students entering Ahmedabad University in 2019 will go through a Foundation Programme in their first year. This will include four interdisciplinary and immersive 4-week courses in the Studio format, referred to as Thematic Studios, on Democracy and Justice, Environment and Climate Change, Neighbourhoods and Water. For each of these courses we seek Teaching Assistants.

Role Summary

The Teaching Assistants for the Foundation Programme will support the teaching-learning activities at the Foundation Programme courses. On most days the learning in the mornings will be via lectures and discussions which will be led by the faculty while the activities in the afternoon will be coordinated by the Teaching Assistants. Teaching Assistants are required to attend the morning sessions as well as coordinate the afternoon sessions.

Responsibilities

  • Assist the faculty members in developing / improving the course material, as needed.
  • Guide the students during the activities sessions
  • Identify the learning gap and facilitate the interactions for a better understanding of the concepts/course requirements
  • Assist the faculty members in managing and assessing the evaluation components like assignments/presentations, class participation and projects
  • Support the faculty members in handling classroom discipline
  • Inform the faculty members about the students’ progress and follow it up in case of any action required
  • Keep a record of the attendance during the day
  • Any other tasks as assigned by the faculty members

Key Skills

  • Proficiency in English and effective communication skills
  • Must be learning enthusiasts and student friendly
  • Proficiency in use of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Some experience in college-level research, including knowledge of citing, referencing, annotating, etc. is desirable
  • Any prior experience/exposure to teaching is desirable

Qualifications

We are seeking Teaching Assistants with any of the following qualifications:

  • BA/BCom/BBA
  • MA/MCom/MBA
  • Bachelors in Architecture/Planning/Geography
  • BSc in Biology
  • BSc in Physics/Chemistry/Geology

Teaching Assistants will be remunerated commensurate with their qualifications.

How to Apply

The updated CV with full contact details must be received via email to the Office of the Dean of the Undergraduate College at the email id: vanaja.shankar@ahduni.edu.in by 21st April 2019. Candidates must mention “Teaching Assistant for Foundation Course” in the subject line of the email. Applications received after 21 April 2019 will also be considered, after the in time applications are reviewed, till all the positions are filled.

Date of Interview will be communicated to the shortlisted candidates only; No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview.

Address for Correspondence:
Office of The Dean of the Undergraduate College, Room 201, GICT Building
Ahmedabad University, Navrangpura
Ahmedabad-380009, Gujarat, India
Email: vanaja.shankar@ahduni.edu.in, Website: https://ahduni.edu.in/

Senior Officer, Sports, Ahmedabad University

Role Summary

To create, implement, lead and enhance an excellent quality Sports coaching programme and recreation programme in the University, thereby ensuring maximum participation and performance of the University teams in various sports events internally and externally.

Responsibilities

  • Design, develop and maintain an appropriately challenging and broad programme (short and long term goals) for the Sports requirements of the University including Physical Education, various games and extra-curricular activities for all students.
  • To direct and manage the University’s Sports leadership programme with effective leadership, professional support, training and promotion.
  • Further develop a well-balanced competitive Sports programme for the University for each Year’s Student Group.
  • To be accountable for student attainment in various sports and progress in Physical Education ensuring every student achieves and exceeds their potential Promote and demonstrate good sportsmanship and conduct for students across all aspects of sports (thereby contribute to the University’s achievement of objectives). Encourage participants and achievement at National level.
  • Liaise with the facilities and grounds staff/contractors to ensure that indoor and outdoor sports facilities are well maintained.
  • Develop and maintain the Sports programme Handbook, including policies and procedures and SOP’s.
  • Ensure that the fixture and sports events timetable is finalised in good time for each term. Liaise with other Functions and staff to avoid clashes with other events.

Key Skills

  • High level of skills of a variety of sets, including detailed knowledge of sports education and young sports persons.
  • Proven experience in sports administration and sports promotion.
  • Close relationships and strategic alliances with a variety of sports community personnel and groups who can assist in sport promotion/ development in the University.
  •  Excellent interpersonal, organization and communication skills.
  • Professional demeanour & friendly/congenial personality, background.
  • Excellent behavioural attributes to work in/with teams.

Qualifications

  • Masters in Physical Education or Sports Management Experience of team coordination, event organization and coaching
  • Accomplishment in a national level sport
  • Understanding of tournament/league systems

How to Apply

Please submit your CV to careers@ahduni.edu.in

Research Associate for Vice Chancellor, Ahmedabad University

Ahmedabad University is seeking to appoint Research Associates for its Vice Chancellor

This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of a fast-growing, dynamic private university in India which holds a mission to prepare leaders of outstanding character who will contribute significantly to their fields of study and practice. Ahmedabad University (https://ahduni.edu.in/) has four schools and four centers. Our Schools are; Amrut Mody School of Management, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, School of Arts and Sciences, School of Computer Studies, and Centres are Centre for Heritage Management, Centre for Learning Futures, Global Centre for Environment and Energy, VentureStudio. Our Vice Chancellor and the faculty are distinguished scholars from some of the finest institutions of higher education in India and abroad who are leading researchers in their field.

Ideally, the successful applicant for the position would have a masters in Statistics or Economics or Engineering or Operations Research. The work areas may include public policy, economic analysis, manufacturing, technological innovation, management, management of innovation. They must have interest or aspire to work in these areas or in academia and hold record of excellence in academics with excellent communication skills. The position holder will get an opportunity to work closely with the Vice Chancellor having global outlook, actively participating and collaborating in their ongoing research, publication, paper presentation, book writing etc., thereby immensely benefiting and learning from their rich experiences.

Ahmedabad University supports pioneering, interdisciplinary, project-based education, and emphasizes on creating impact through research and experimentation. As a responsible educational institute, we strongly value academic freedom and achievement orientation and at the same time extend the promise of independent mindedness and social engagement. The University is committed to the discovery of ideas that can enhance the understanding of issues and challenges that face our society. The applicant will undoubtedly experience all of these in their engagement. The University offers competitive salaries including Insurance benefits. This is a contractual position for a year and may be renewed based on performance and mutual agreement.

Applicants are requested to submit: (1) a covering letter stating their interest in the position and outlining briefly their qualifications for it; (2) an up-to-date CV detailing their educational background, trainings or workshops attended, jobs/internships held and publications if any;

Applications and enquiries should be made to the Human Resources of Ahmedabad University, using the email address careers@ahduni.edu.in

Please ensure to mention the position in the subject line as: 'Research Associate for Vice Chancellor'.

Admissions Operations, Ahmedabad University

Level: Assistant Manager/Manager

Reporting to: Director, Office of Admissions & Financial Aid

About us

Ahmedabad University is a private, non-profit University that offers students a liberal education with a focus on research-driven and project-based learning. https://www.ahduni.edu.in/

Role Summary

The role holder’s responsibility is to ensure in providing an interface to the students applying to the University with effective and efficient support via email, phone and in person to successfully complete their admission process.

Responsibilities

  • Guides and advises current and prospective students concerning registration, admissions, programme selection, and payment of fees and acts as liaison between the University and parents as necessary.
  • Act as an initial point of contact for new participants to the program. Provide assistance and guidance to students, including providing information through electronic and printed forms.
  • Interfaces with Dean, program chair, or other appropriate academic administrators to secure approval of enrollments and resolve any issues arising from admissions processes.
  • Ensure timely and consistent outreach to confirm attendance for initial appointments.
  • Support and work closely with the IT team to continuously automate various admission process.
  • Track outreach attempts, and scheduling of the enrolment process of students for all programs through use of the automated admission portal.
  • Follow-up with students regarding missed appointments and reschedule, as appropriate.

Key Skills

  • Excellent interpersonal, organization and communication skills including Public Speaking.
  • High proficiency to operate MS Office, technology oriented.
  • Strong English Writing Skills.
  • Professional demeanour & friendly/congenial personality.
  • Handles pressure and is able to gently yet firmly communicate the policy regarding admission process.

Qualifications

  • Graduate in a social science, communications, public relations, commerce/business/marketing or related field with relevant experience working with high school students and coordinating events.
  • 6-8 years of relevant experience.

How to Apply

You should send your CV to careers@ahduni.edu.in with a brief covering letter saying why you are interested in this job, and why you think you would be a good fit.

Regional Admissions Counsellor, Office of Admissions and Financial Aid, Ahmedabad University

Reporting to: Office of Admissions and Financial Aid, Ahmedabad University

Function: Office of Admissions and Financial Aid, Ahmedabad University

No. of Positions: 1

  • East (based out of Kolkata/Ranchi/Bhubaneshwar)

Role Summary

The role holder will plan, manage and execute all aspects of conducting a highly professional Outreach Program for their respective regions in collaboration with the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid, and building and leveraging the network. He/she should develop strong relationships with select high schools, engaging with students, school counsellors, parents, making them aware of the University offerings and encourage them to take admissions.

Responsibilities

  • Assist the Office of Admissions in spreading awareness about Ahmedabad University and its offerings in their respective regions (East).
  • Plan, manage and execute the admissions process from point of inquiry, application process and final admission of students in the University in close collaboration with the University Office.
  • Help translate the interest of students into application and admission.
  • Reach out to students and build future prospects and applicant pools by visiting high schools; attending college fair; visiting community schools and colleges and institutions by giving presentations, speaking with students individually.
  • Maintain regular, consistent contact with all schools, counsellors, applicants and prospects of a given territory through steady communication via phone, e-mail, social media and visits, etc.
  • Attend, events on and off campus of various schools to interact with prospective students, counsellors and parents.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organisations.
  • Regular updation to the University Admissions office via weekly calls and reports of the progress in their respective regions.

Key Skills

  • Excellent interpersonal, organisation and communication skills including public speaking.
  • High proficiency to operate MS Office.
  • Strong English writing skills.
  • Professional demeanour & friendly/congenial personality.
  • Open to traveling extensively, work and interact with people from diverse backgrounds.
  • Attitude and orientation to be working in a professional, performance based system and stringent outcomes.

Qualifications

  • Post Graduate in Social Science, Communications, Public Relations, Commerce/Business/Marketing or related field with relevant experience working with high school students and coordinating events.
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience and network of schools in the respective regions.

How to Apply

You should send your CV to careers@ahduni.edu.in with a brief Cover Letter saying why you are interested in this job, and why you think you would be a good fit.

Research Associate Senior (Post-Doctoral Associate) (PDA), School of Arts and Sciences, Ahmedabad University

Reporting to: Dr Darshini Mahadevia (Professor, School of Arts and Sciences) under the project “Opportunities for Climate Mitigation and Sustainable Development (OPTIMISM)).

School: School of Arts and Sciences

Duration of the Engagement One year and extendable up to another one year based on annual performance review. This position is co-terminus with the project. Total duration of project is two years.

No. of Positions: 1

About the School of Arts and Sciences

The School of Arts and Sciences at Ahmedabad University is in the process of being built, physically and institutionally. It will help to form the core of the University’s educational experience. We will offer undergraduate and graduate learning to the highest academic standards in a variety of disciplines, spanning the range from visual arts to life sciences, from mathematics to history. To learn more about the School, visit https://ahduni.edu.in/sas/.

About the Project:

The Opportunities for Climate Mitigation and Sustainable Development (OPTIMISM) project is funded by the UK Natural Environment Research Council as part of the research council’s “Towards a Sustainable Earth” program. The Principal Investigator is Dr Raphael Slade.

The OPTIMISM project will analyse how rapid action to mitigate climate change could affect the delivery of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (Agenda 2030). Working with partners in Japan, UK and Sweden, the project explores case studies of transitions impacting both the earth system and human development. Ahmedabad University is undertaking a case study on how mitigation choices around transport impact sustainable development.

Role Summary

The role requires the person to coordinate all aspects of the study as stated in the responsibilities below. The person will be required to closely work with the Ahmedabad University based PI and Co-PI. The gross monthly emoluments will be as mentioned in the grant document.

Responsibilities

The person will work closely with Professor Darshini Mahadevia (PI) and Dr Minal Pathak (Co-PI) at Ahmedabad University to support with the following responsibilities

Overall responsibilities:
  • Undertaking research around the interactions between Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and climate mitigation strategies, with specific focus on urban areas.
  • Undertake case study research assessing the effects of urban low carbon transport systems on SDGs using quantitative and qualitative methods.
  • Assisting the academic team in liaison with project partners. Co-ordinating project delivery across partners including the promotion of the project and project results.
  • Synthesising and summarising results.
  • Preparing reports, papers and presentations.
Specific duties
  • Undertake literature review and prepare the first report
  • Take lead in timely preparation and delivery of the research paper and policy briefs
  • Assist in project management, particularly in preparation of project reports and financial statements for submission to the funder
  • Prepare survey tools for qualitative and quantitative surveys in coordination with the Project PI and Co-PI
  • Supervise Junior Research Assistants in surveys, documenting field work, and all other data collection
  • Co-ordinate with the City Governments
  • Coordinate with the PDAs of other institutional partners of the OPTIMISM project
  • Any other task given by the Project PI and Co-PI

Key Skills

  • Understanding of climate change mitigation, specifically related to urban low carbon transport scenarios
  • Familiarity with literature and methodologies relating to assessment of climate change mitigation and sustainable development, with specific understanding of urban areas.
  • Proven record of publications
  • Technical knowledge of urban development and planning
  • Doctoral work on a topic related to cities and climate change/ urban sustainability/ urban development and/ or planning
  • Ability to undertake detailed literature review, synthesis the literature review and prepare a first draft of the write-up based on literature review
  • Ability to scan/collect official policy and data documents
  • Ability to interview government officials and collect official data
  • Ability to undertake qualitative surveys/interviews and prepare notes based on the same
  • Ability to co-ordinate field work
  • Ability to co-ordinate stakeholder consultations and workshops
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to synthesise, summarise and articulate complex ideas for a range of audiences
  • Ability to develop and apply new concepts and have a creative approach to problem-solving.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, organise work with minimal supervision and prioritise own work in response to deadlines.

Qualifications

A PhD (or equivalent experience) in urban development and particularly transport, environment, and sustainability.

In addition, the successful candidate should have:

  • A strong background on environmental assessment, bioenergy and/or climate policy
  • A background in engineering, biological sciences, environmental or other social or natural science.
  • Experience of leading and undertaking research in an international environment on multi-stakeholder projects.
  • Experience and familiarity with integrated assessment models, analysis of food systems, and the UN sustainable development goals is an advantage.

How to Apply

Interested candidates can submit their application with their curriculum vitae (CV) through email by writing to info.artsandsciences@ahduni.edu.in with the following text in the subject of your email: “Application for OPTIMISM Project” by December 1, 2019. CV should include details of academic grades starting from 10th standard onwards with details of year of passing, university/college, etc. and also work experience and nature of work if applicable. Name and contact details of two referees must also be included in the CV. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Shortlisted candidates will be informed for the date of interview by phone/email. No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview.

Research Associate (Junior) , School of Arts and Sciences, Ahmedabad University

Reporting to: Dr Darshini Mahadevia (Professor, School of Arts and Sciences) under the project “Opportunities for Climate Mitigation and Sustainable Development (OPTIMISM)).

School: School of Arts and Sciences

Duration of the Engagement One year and extendable up to another one year based on annual performance review. This position is co-terminus with the project. Total duration of project is two years.

No. of Positions: 1

About the School of Arts and Sciences

The School of Arts and Sciences at Ahmedabad University is in the process of being built, physically and institutionally. It will help to form the core of the University’s educational experience. We will offer undergraduate and graduate learning to the highest academic standards in a variety of disciplines, spanning the range from visual arts to life sciences, from mathematics to history. To learn more about the School, visit https://ahduni.edu.in/sas/.

About the Project:

The Opportunities for Climate Mitigation and Sustainable Development (OPTIMISM) project is funded by the UK Natural Environment Research Council as part of the research council’s “Towards a Sustainable Earth” program. The Principal Investigator is Dr Raphael Slade.

The OPTIMISM project will analyse how rapid action to mitigate climate change could affect the delivery of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (Agenda 2030). Working with partners in Japan, UK and Sweden, the project explores case studies of transitions impacting both the earth system and human development. Ahmedabad University is undertaking a case study on how mitigation choices around transport impact sustainable development.

Role Summary

The role requires the person to undertake the responsibilities listed below and as assigned by the project PI, Co-PI and Post Doctoral Associate (PDA). The gross monthly emoluments will be as mentioned in the grant document.

Responsibilities

The person will work closely with Professor Darshini Mahadevia (PI) and Dr Minal Pathak (Co-PI) at Ahmedabad University to support with the following responsibilities

  • Support research around the interactions between Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and climate mitigation strategies, with specific focus on urban areas.
  • Provide key support for case study research assessing the effects of urban low carbon transport systems on SDGs using quantitative and qualitative methods.
  • Undertake literature review and prepare a summary note
  • Collect secondary data and policy papers
  • Support in writing the report, development of figures for the policy briefs and other outputs
  • Assist in preparation of survey tools for qualitative and quantitative surveys in coordination with the project team
  • Undertake qualitative and quantitative surveys
  • Undertake field work
  • Prepare base maps, maps and final outputs of all spatial data
  • Any other task given by the Project PI and Co-PI and the PDA

Key Skills

  • Understanding of sustainability of urban transport systems
  • Technical knowledge about urban development and planning
  • Understanding of literature review and assessment methodologies
  • Knowledge of referencing softwares
  • Familiarity with graphics tools
  • Ability to scan/collect
  • Familiarity with qualitative and quantitative research methods
  • Familiarity with survey methodologies including documentation
  • Willingness to undertake extensive field work
  • Ability to co-ordinate stakeholder consultations and workshops
  • Written and oral communication skills including preparing and delivering presentations

Qualifications

A Masters, with three years research experience and one journal publication.

How to Apply

Interested candidates can submit their application with their curriculum vitae (CV) through email by writing to info.artsandsciences@ahduni.edu.in with the following text in the subject of your email: “Application for OPTIMISM Project” by December 1, 2019. CV should include details of academic grades starting from 10th standard onwards with details of year of passing, university/college, etc. and also work experience and nature of work if applicable. Name and contact details of two referees must also be included in the CV. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Shortlisted candidates will be informed for the date of interview by phone/email. No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview.

Research Associate (Junior_2), School of Arts and Sciences, Ahmedabad University

Reporting to: Dr Darshini Mahadevia (Professor, School of Arts and Sciences) under the project “Opportunities for Climate Mitigation and Sustainable Development (OPTIMISM)).

School: School of Arts and Sciences

Duration of the Engagement One year and extendable up to another one year based on annual performance review. This position is co-terminus with the project. Total duration of project is two years.

No. of Positions: 2

About the School of Arts and Sciences

The School of Arts and Sciences at Ahmedabad University is in the process of being built, physically and institutionally. It will help to form the core of the University’s educational experience. We will offer undergraduate and graduate learning to the highest academic standards in a variety of disciplines, spanning the range from visual arts to life sciences, from mathematics to history. To learn more about the School, visit https://ahduni.edu.in/sas/.

About the Project:

The Opportunities for Climate Mitigation and Sustainable Development (OPTIMISM) project is funded by the UK Natural Environment Research Council as part of the research council’s “Towards a Sustainable Earth” program. The Principal Investigator is Dr Raphael Slade.

The OPTIMISM project will analyse how rapid action to mitigate climate change could affect the delivery of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (Agenda 2030). Working with partners in Japan, UK and Sweden, the project explores case studies of transitions impacting both the earth system and human development. Ahmedabad University is undertaking a case study on how mitigation choices around transport impact sustainable development.

Role Summary

The role requires the person to undertake the responsibilities listed below and as assigned by the project PI, Co-PI and Post Doctoral Associate (PDA). The gross monthly emoluments will be as mentioned in the grant document.

Responsibilities

The person will work closely with Professor Darshini Mahadevia (PI) and Dr Minal Pathak (Co-PI) at Ahmedabad University to support with the following responsibilities

  • Support research around the interactions between Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and climate mitigation strategies, with specific focus on urban areas.
  • Provide key support for case study research assessing the effects of urban low carbon transport systems on SDGs using quantitative and qualitative methods.
  • Undertake literature review and prepare a summary note 
  • Collect secondary data and policy papers
  • Support in writing the report, development of figures for the policy briefs and other outputs
  • Assist in preparation of survey tools for qualitative and quantitative surveys in coordination with the project team
  • Undertake qualitative and quantitative surveys 
  • Undertake field work 
  • Prepare base maps, maps and final outputs of all spatial data
  • Any other task given by the Project PI and Co-PI and the PDA

Key Skills

  • Understanding of sustainability of urban transport systems
  • Technical knowledge about urban development and planning
  • Understanding of literature review and assessment methodologies
  • Knowledge of referencing softwares
  • Familiarity with graphics tools
  • Ability to scan/ collect
  • Familiarity with qualitative and quantitative research methods
  • Familiarity with survey methodologies including documentation
  • Willingness to undertake extensive field work
  • Ability to co-ordinate stakeholder consultations and workshops
  • Written and oral communication skills including preparing and delivering presentations GIS and mapping skills

Qualifications

A Masters, with three years research experience and one journal publication.

How to Apply

Interested candidates can submit their application with their curriculum vitae (CV) through email by writing to info.artsandsciences@ahduni.edu.in with the following text in the subject of your email: “Application for OPTIMISM Project” by December 1, 2019. CV should include details of academic grades starting from 10th standard onwards with details of year of passing, university/college, etc. and also work experience and nature of work if applicable. Name and contact details of two referees must also be included in the CV. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Shortlisted candidates will be informed for the date of interview by phone/email. No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview.

Junior Research Fellow, School of Arts and Sciences, Ahmedabad University

Reporting to: Dr Sanjay Singh (Associate Professor, Biological and Life Sciences) under the project “Development of catalytically active nanoprobes for enhanced imaging and cancer phenotyping” (35/9/2019-Nano/BMS).

School: School of Arts and Sciences

Duration of the Engagement One year and extendable up to a maximum of two more years based on annual performance review. This position is co-terminus with the project. Total duration of project is three years.

No. of Positions: 1

About the School of Arts and Sciences

The School of Arts and Sciences at Ahmedabad University currently operates in all fields of Biological and Life Sciences, including nano biotechnology and related domains of environmental biotechnology, nano medicine, toxicity and safety assessment https://ahduni.edu.in/dbls/. The School of Arts and Sciences has other divisions in Humanities and Languages, Mathematical and Physical Sciences, Performing and Visual Arts, and Social Sciences also.

Role Summary

The project is sponsored by Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), India. JRF will work at Biological and Life Sciences division, School of Arts and Sciences, Ahmedabad University to develop catalytically active nanoprobes for the identification of cancer cells. The research may also require to perform some experiments in collaborating labs and research institutes.

Responsibilities

  • Support in various ongoing research activities in the laboratory.
  • Assist with various academic and research activities including laboratory experiments, ordering and maintenance of project reagents and equipment, progress report/manuscript writing, and maintaining project finances.
  • Hired personnel may have to train/teach undergraduate and graduate students for day to day research activities.

Key Skills

  • Candidates having background in nanotechnology and cancer biology are encouraged to apply. The project requires basic understanding of various methods of nanoparticle synthesis and characterisation.
  • Prior experience in cell culture is highly desirable.

Qualifications

The candidate must have completed Masters degree in any branch of Life Sciences / Nanobiotechnology / Chemistry with some research experience of working in a research laboratory.

How to Apply

Interested candidates can submit their application with their curriculum vitae (CV) through email by writing to info.artsandsciences@ahduni.edu.in  with the following text in the subject of your email: “Application for JRF-ICMR Project” by November 15th, 2019. CV should include details of academic grades starting from 10th standard onwards with details of year of passing, university/college, etc. and also work experience and nature of work if applicable. Name and contact details of two referees must also be included in the CV. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Shortlisted candidates will be informed for the date of interview by phone/email. No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview.

Manager/Senior Manager, Administration, School of Arts and Sciences, Ahmedabad University

Reporting to: Dean, SAS

School: School of Arts and Sciences

Function: Administration

About the School of Arts and Sciences

Ahmedabad University is a private, non-profit University that offers students liberal education with a focus on research-driven and project-based learning. https://www.ahduni.edu.in/

Role Summary

The role holder, plans, coordinates, directs, executes and oversees various general administrative responsibilities that include functions like Finance & Accounts, Human Resources, Information Technology, Facilities & Services of the School of Arts and Sciences.

Responsibilities

  • Plan, set up, direct and supervise administrative systems and procedures and streamline processes while discovering new ways to manage the same more efficiently
  • Identify, develop, executes operational plans, monitor key metrics, and assist the Dean in the decision making on the general administrative requirements, working in partnership with other enabling functions to deliver on objectives
  • Ensure aesthetically as well as functionally the day-to-day operations of the School building and premises of the University campus meets global standards
  • Assist the dean in coordinating faculty and staff associated with the programme, especially in relation to their teaching, scholarship and service responsibilities
  • Schedule and organise meetings/events and maintain agenda and keep minutes for future reference of school-level and division-level academic meetings supporting the Office of the Dean
  • Lead a team of professionals and third party service providers to complete a range of administrative responsibilities ensuring operations adhere to policies and regulations
  • Support and oversees the Facilities and Services that include building maintenance, cleanliness and housekeeping, day-to-day running of the building, event management, student facility management, cafeteria, Business continuity planning, space allocation and changes, building security and a safe working environment in compliance with building and safety codes
  • Promotes a culture of ‘Service Excellence’ throughout the school
  • Develops, tracks and manages all aspects of departmental budget (capital and operating budgets), cost reduction, costs and expenses including preparation, submission, maintenance, reporting, compliance and audits.
  • Ensure the smooth and adequate flow of information within the school and University to facilitate other operations
  • Manage schedules and deadlines of various administrative functions
  • Oversee all services, maintenance activities and vendors for the function.
  • Maintain a clean and enjoyable work environment, and help in the building of positive relations with the different stakeholders at the University and with external parties

Key Skills

  • Sets a tone of leadership that is people-oriented, collaborative in nature and focused in data based decision-making and at the same time maintaining high level of execution
  • Builds a management culture based on teamwork, open communication, prudent risk taking, innovation, mentoring and accountability and ability to develop others
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a high degree of professionalism and competence in dealing with a variety of individuals
  • Excellent Project Management skills integrating technology
  • Ability to develop, organize, and accomplish goals well within timelines and budgets
  • Solution oriented and possessing effective problem solving skills
  • Experience in operations management with knowledge of relevant legal laws and regulations

Qualifications

  • Bachelors of Engineering/ Bachelors of Technology and MBA from premier Institute
  • Proven track record as an administrator at a senior level for 8-10 years with a reputed organization

How to Apply

Please submit your CV to careers@ahduni.edu.in

Junior Research Fellow (JRF), School of Arts and Sciences, School of Engineering and Applied Science, Ahmedabad University

Reporting to: Reporting to Professor R. Rangarajan (Professor, Division of Mathematical and Physical Sciences, School of Arts and Sciences) and Professor G Goswami (Assistant Professor, School of Engineering and Applied Science) under the project Cosmological dark matter, primordial black holes, Bose-Einstein condensates, and charge asymmetry of the Universe.

School: School of Arts and Sciences

School: School of Engineering and Applied Science

Duration of the Engagement One year and extendable up to July 2022 based on annual performance review. This position is coterminous with the project.

No. of Positions: 1

About the School of Engineering and Applied Science

Collectively, the School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Engineering and Applied Science have experts in a very wide range of academic disciplines. In particular, both Schools together have physicists and mathematicians working on various different areas of physics (nonlinear dynamics, fractional calculus, fluid mechanics, renewable energy technology, atmospheric science, particle physics, cosmology, string theory) as well as mathematics (topology, differential geometry).

Role Summary

The project is sponsored by Department of Science and Technology, Government of India under Indo-Russian Call for Joint Proposals. The JRF will contribute to the various calculations related to (a) formation of primordial black holes, their observational imprints, and implications for the physics of the early universe, (b) Axions and axion-like particles, their possible role in structure formation, and novel ideas for detecting them, and, (c) generation of charge asymmetry in the early Universe.

Responsibilities

  • Support in various ongoing research activities in the project,
  • Assist with various academic and research activities including ordering and maintenance of project related equipment and consumables, progress report writing, and maintaining project finances,
  • Visit Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Kolkata, India as well as Laboratory of Cosmology and Elementary Particle Physics, Novosibirsk State University, Novosibirsk, Russia, for collaborative research activities.

Key Skills

  • Required: candidates are expected to be well-versed with various topics in mathematical physics (linear algebra, multivariable calculus, complex analysis, Fourier analysis etc),
  • Candidates having a very good understanding of the fundamentals of classical field theory and with some familiarity with general relativity and quantum field theory are encouraged to apply,
  • Prior experience with cosmology of the early Universe is desirable.

Qualifications

The candidate must have completed a Masters degree in physics.

How to Apply

Interested candidates can submit their application with their curriculum vitae (CV) through email by writing to office_seas@ahduni.edu.in with the following text in the subject of your email: “Application for DST Project” by 12:00 noon, November 18, 2019. CV should include details of academic record starting from 10th standard onwards with details of year of passing, university/college, etc. and also work experience and nature of work if applicable. Name and contact details of two referees must also be included in the CV. Incomplete applications will be rejected. Shortlisted candidates will be informed for the date of interview by phone/email. No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview.

Finance, Accounts & Legal Executive, VentureStudio, Ahmedabad University

Level: Executive/ Senior Executive

Reporting to: CEO Venture Studio

Centre: VentureStudio

About the VentureStudio

A Startup incubator established by Ahmedabad University in 2011 in active collaboration with Stanford University- Centre for Design Research. We are a Technology Business Incubator (TBI) approved by the National Science Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board, DST; approved under multiple NIDHI Schemes such as Prayas, Entrepreneur-in-Residence and Seed Support Scheme; approved BIRAC-BioNEST facility and bio-incubator and an approved Nodal Agency under the Government of Gujarat Startup Policy. Over 50 ventures have been incubated in diverse domains such as health, education, energy, environment, agro, consumer products, transportation etc. We offer advanced facilities, access to a range of pre-seed/ seed funding and personalized mentoring for entrepreneurs having an insight to start up a new venture in strategic areas of focus such as life sciences/healthcare, defence, smart city technologies and other areas with critical unmet needs.

Role Summary

To lead and manage the accounting, finance, legal and compliance requirements of the organization

Key Skills

Programmes & Operations

  • Setting up and managing financial & accounting processes, reporting, budgeting and legal compliance
  • Prepare, examine, and analyse accounting records, statements, utilisation certificates and other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards of incubator and other external agencies
  • Analyse business operations, trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations, to project future revenues and expenses or to provide advice
  • Create contracts and agreements based on template forms for startups and any other agency. Facilitating review by legal counsel as appropriate
  • Help in Investment documents and compliance related to the same
  • Develop, implement, modify, and document record keeping of activities, with current computer technology
  • Timely processing of bills for payment, reviewing expenses, payroll records with eye on allocated budget
  • Post and process entries, keep watch on cash, bank balances, Investments and assist managers to ensure all business transactions are recorded
  • Monitoring receivables, consistent follow up in outstanding payments, other discrepancies/reconciliation
  • Manage procurement processes, including developing and reviewing RFPs, managing responses, ensuring selections comply with all policies and regulations
  • Coordinate with startups on voucher processing and payments and also coordinate collection of service charge
  • Assist in maintenance of Fixed Asset Register and physical verification of assets, safe custody of documents
  • Adhere to internal and external compliance responsibilities in a timely manner
  • Help coordinate with students, professors and other University staff as needed
  • Help onboard and coordinate with startups as needed
  • Support the development of appropriate policies and procedures at incubator
  • Coordinate creation and filing documentation related to different programmes (e.g., quarterly and annual reports, incubation and grant agreements etc.) and other aspects.  Coordinate with the representatives for the various grants for any aspect related to the grants/ schemes and submission of any documents
  • Compiling details, as required, from startups and the university for any granting or other agencies as needed
  • Provide additional administrative or other support as requested

Qualifications

  • CA with 3 years experience, M Com with 3-6 years experience or B Com with 7-10 years experience from a recognized and reputed institute. CA and/ or M Com & MBA (Finance) dual specialization will be preferred
  • Experience with other startup incubators would be a positive
  • Knowledge in appropriate computer technology including but not limited to Tally, Quick Books and/or its equivalents, Microsoft Excel, Powerpoint etc.
  • Excellent organizing skills. Systematic, methodical, comprehensive approach to work
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

How to Apply

Please send a cover letter with personal vision statement and curriculum vitae, including your current & expected CTC & joining time, to careers@ahduni.edu.in

Senior Facilities Executive/Facilities Manager, VentureStudio, Ahmedabad University

Reporting to: BioNest Incubation Manager/ CEO VentureStudio

Centre: VentureStudio

About the VentureStudio

VentureStudio is a Startup incubator established by Ahmedabad University in 2011 in active collaboration with Stanford University- Centre for Design Research. We are a Technology Business Incubator (TBI) approved by the National Science Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board, DST; a nodal institute with the Government of Gujart and has been approved under multiple NIDHI Schemes such as Prayas, Entrepreneur-in-Residence and Seed Support Scheme. Over 45 ventures have been incubated in diverse domains such as health, education, energy, environment, agro, consumer products, transportation etc.

VentureStudio has recently been approved as BIRAC-BioNEST bioincubator facility. We look forward to catalysing and spurring innovation in LifeSciences & Healthcare in our ecosystem by providing personalized mentoring, working with startups to raise pre-seed and seed funding and state of the art facilities. The incubator would have wet lab spaces, microbiology labs, multiple tissue culture labs and a state-of-the-art instrumentation facility for work related to genomics, proteomics and diagnostics. We are looking to add clean rooms (BSL-2) in the near future. Other common facilities like conference rooms, meeting rooms, high speed internet, security, stabilized and UPS power connections would also be available for the startups and innovators.

Role Summary

A quick learning versatile person who can ensure smooth operations, maintenance and safety of the BioNest incubator, including but not restricted to inventory management, equipment management, training, safety and any other aspect for bioincubator functioning, while also assisting startups in the design and execution of experiments where applicable, while conforming to the highest quality and safety standards

Responsibilities

  • Assist startups, students and innovators in design of experiments, where applicable
  • Work with Incubation Manager to develop SOPs, protocols and policies for lab operations and use
  • Coordinate scheduling and usage of all equipment by startups, students and faculty
  • Manage and oversee the maintenance and repair of laboratory equipment, including daily upkeep, routine quality control and troubleshooting, and scheduling of preventative maintenance
  • Lead management of alarm systems, including restoration, resets, and routine checks
  • Develop optimal, cost-effective solutions for use of lab reagents and operation of equipment
  • Manage procurement (including negotiation), shipping, and receiving
  • Establish and maintain relationships with vendor representatives
  • Working closely with business and operations team to drive contracts to resolution and execution
  • Manage and oversee the inventory management control program
  • Ensure safe and efficient laboratory operations
  • Manage chemical and lifescience inventories and work with concerned people to manage liquid and solid waste pickup and storage of chemical and biohazard waste
  • Routinely inspect lab safety equipment, ensure equipment are kept clean and calibrated
  • Liaise with building facilities and other safety personnel
  • Liaise with regulatory agencies and ensure maintenance, upkeep and smooth operations of classified areas such as BSL2
  • Assisting with experiments by logging details and setting up lab equipment
  • Assist in planning and organizing workshops/ events at the BioIncubator
  • Maintaining upto date records and in-charge of record management for the facilities
  • Work with management team and contribute to strategy and growth of the Bioincubator and faciltities
  • Source potential startups for the bioincubator
  • Actively participate in the application process for the Startups program- source potential startups, help curate startups and in performing preliminary due diligence before formal acceptance into the program
  • Assist diverse startup and academic lab groups in running experiments
  • Maintaining an environment of collaboration and creativity that is fundamental to our culture.
  • Think critically to resolve unique issues revolving around a shared work environment

Key Skills

  • At least 2 years’ experience in lab operations/management; ideally in industry
  • Previous experience with lab management in an academic lab or early stage biotech is essential, including ordering reagents, managing, purchasing and maintenance of equipment, and responsibility for overall organization in the lab
  • The candidate must be capable of contributing independently and able to thrive in a highly collaborative, fast-paced, team-oriented environment with colleagues from diverse disciplines
  • Candidates with experience in a startup biotech environment will be favorably considered
  • Strong laboratory skills in Microbiology, Tissue Culture, Biochemistry, Cell Biology & Molecular Biology will be preferred
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent networking skills

Qualifications

  • Ph.D (any area of Biochemistry/Microbiology/Molecular biology/Biotechnology/Microbiology/Life Sciences either Biology/Physics/Chemistry) with minimum of 2 years experience in lab management
  • M.Sc in the above areas with 3 to 5 years experience in lab management
  • Candidates with only bachelor degree in the above disciplines but with extensive laboratory experience (5 to 8 years) will also be considered
  • Prior experience in bioincubators and  startups ecosystem will be favorably considered

Position Incentives

Besides a competitive salary package, the position offers the following incentives

  • An opportunity to develop close relationships with leaders in startup innovation in Gujarat and across India.
  • Enhancing network by working closely with leading universities, institutes, industry and other organizations related to product development and commercializing innovation in multiple domains
  • Situated in Ahmedabad, the city voted as the best city to live in India by the Times.
  • Possibility of playing an academic role within Ahmedabad University

How to Apply

Please send a cover letter with personal vision statement and curriculum vitae, including your current & expected CTC & joining time, to sri.subramaniam@ahduni.edu.in

Final selection will be based on an interview by the Selection Committee of VentureStudio, Ahmedabad University

Apply before June 15, 2019

Programme and Operations Executive, VentureStudio, Ahmedabad University

Level: Executive/ Senior Executive

Reporting to: CEO Venture Studio

Centre: VentureStudio

About the VentureStudio

A Startup incubator established by Ahmedabad University in 2011 in active collaboration with Stanford University- Centre for Design Research. We are a Technology Business Incubator (TBI) approved by the National Science Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board, DST; approved under multiple NIDHI Schemes such as Prayas, Entrepreneur-in-Residence and Seed Support Scheme; approved BIRAC-BioNEST facility and bio-incubator and an approved Nodal Agency under the Government of Gujarat Startup Policy. Over 50 ventures have been incubated in diverse domains such as health, education, energy, environment, agro, consumer products, transportation etc. We offer advanced facilities, access to a range of pre-seed/ seed funding and personalized mentoring for entrepreneurs having an insight to start up a new venture in strategic areas of focus such as life sciences/healthcare, defence, smart city technologies and other areas with critical unmet needs.

Role Summary

The candidate should be capable of assisting in the managing of various startup/ incubator grants and programs and in the smooth day to day operations spanning startups coordination, events/ outreach and interface wih Ahmedabad University and larger ecosystem as needed.

Key Skills

Programmes & Operations

  • Plan, organize and arrange logistics for seminars/ workshops, road shows/ campaigns, startup events in consultation with VentureStudio leadership
  • Coordinate with VentureStudio leadership and the communications team at Ahmedabad University to create initial drafts for creative marketing content and help with the digital media platform
  • Help in onboarding new startups
  • Create and maintain log of VentureStudio activities, events and other reports on an ongoing basis
  • Help coordinate with students, respective professors and Career Development Council for internships, student course projects
  • Facilitation of meetings,  between startups and Ahmedabad Angel Network Develop interns working on such aspects
  • Addressing enquiries both telephonic and walk-in
  • Announcement of programmes, creating templates in mailer chimp/lite  and circulating the same in the ecosystem for events and call for applications
  • Coordinating and scheduling the interviews with screening committee, with relevant documentation
  • Coordinate creation and filing documentation related to different programmes (e.g., quarterly and annual reports, incubation and grant agreements etc.) and other aspects
  • Coordinate with the representatives for the various grants for any aspect related to the grants/ schemes and submission of any documents
  • Compiling details, as required, from startups and any relevant information from Ahmedabad University to submit to the various granting agencies
  • Coordinate with students regarding VentureStudio Startup Fellowship

Qualifications

  • Post-graduate in any discipline with 3-5 years’ experience in extensive program assistance, operations support
  • Experience with other startup incubators would be a positive
  • Events management and outreach experience will be preferred
  • Knowledge in creating mailers, posters, standees, banners, memorabilia, powerpoint presentations using appropriate software tools. Experience in Social media and digital marketing will be an added advantage
  • Excellent organizing skills. Systematic, methodical, comprehensive approach to work
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

How to Apply

Please send a cover letter with personal vision statement and curriculum vitae, including your current & expected CTC & joining time, to careers@ahduni.edu.in

Faculty Positions

Ahmedabad University invites applications from qualified and experienced candidates for faculty positions at all levels (Assistant, Associate, and Professor) for each of its schools.

Ahmedabad University is a private, non-profit University that offers students a liberal education with a focus on research-driven and project-based learning. https://www.ahduni.edu.in/

Applications are invited for:

Interested candidates could kindly email their resumes to faculty.search.seas@ahduni.edu.in
 

  1. Amrut Mody School of Management

    Amrut Mody School of Management at Ahmedabad University has over 2500 students across various programmes under the umbrella of Management covering the entire range from undergraduate to Doctoral degrees and certificate programmes for practitioners. Education at AU draws strength from the interdisciplinary ethos which drives the various schools and to nurture this spirit, variouscentres have been established. Centre for Heritage Management under AMSOM focusses on academic, practice and research issues in the domain of Heritage and Culture, is one of its kind in India and specializes in heritage management to promote conservation and management of heritage assets.

    Candidates at the Assistant Professor level must demonstrate capability for carrying high quality research and should have completed or be in the final stages of completing their PhD. Associate Professors should have a track record of research and teaching. Professors are additionally expected to provide academic leadership at the School.

    Applications are invited from candidates in all fields of Management including the following:
    • Accounting
    • Communications
    • Economics
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Finance
    • Heritage Management
    • Human Resources
    • Information Systems
    • Operations Management
    • Operations Research
    • Organizational Behavior
    • Public Policy
    • Statistics
    • Strategy

    Interested candidates may send their CV, list of references and samples of recent research output to deanamsom@ahduni.edu.in. Information about Ahmedabad University and AMSOM is available at www.ahduni.edu.in.
     

  2. School of Engineering & Applied Science
    SEAS delivers undergraduate and postgraduate engineering programmes with extensive student-centric pedagogies to produce relevant learning outcomes. Our project-based approach and a design driven curriculum prepare graduates with aptitudes for lifelong learning, complex problem solving, and design and innovation orientation. https://ahduni.edu.in/seas

    Applications invited in the following disciplines:
    • Chemical Engineering
    • Computer Science & Engineering
    • Electronics and Communication Engineering
    • Information and Communication Technology
    • Mechanical Engineering
  3. School of Arts and Sciences

    The School of Arts and Sciences has divisions in Biological and Life Sciences, Humanities and Languages, Mathematical and Physical Sciences, Performing and Visual Arts, and Social Sciences. Interested candidates can find details of the application process at https://ahduni.edu.in/sas/careers.


In case you are interested in exploring opportunities at Ahmedabad University that are not listed above, please submit your CV.

You can also email us at careers@ahduni.edu.in

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