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Careers

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Research Associate for Distinguished University Professor

Function: Academic Support

Reporting to: Professor Ramadhar Singh, Distinguished University Professor PhD (Purdue University)

Location: Ahmedabad

About Ahmedabad University

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

Ahmedabad University is looking for a Research Associate (RA) to support a senior distinguished faculty. The associateship may be held for a maximum period of two years.

Responsibilities
  • Assist with various academic and research activities including data analysis, creation & maintenance.
  • Support research projects running throughout the academic year.
  • Assist in documentation and dissemination of key learnings.
  • Coordinate between different schools and faculty.
Key Skills
  • Aptitude of working and learning simultaneously.
  • Experience of collaborative, interdisciplinary research.
  • Passionate about research and be groomed into an academician.
  • Highly skilled in managing and working on Excel.
Qualification
  • Post Graduatein the discipline of Psychology, HR/ OB or Statistics.

Send in your updated resume at careers@ahduni.edu.in.Apply Now

Junior Research Fellow, SAS

About School of Arts & Science (SAS)

SAS currently operates in all fields of Biological and Life Sciences including nano biotechnology and related domains of environmental biotechnology, nanomedicine, toxicity and safety assessment. https://ahduni.edu.in/dbls/ SAS is in the process of establishing divisions in Humanities and Languages, Social Sciences, Mathematical and Physical Sciences and Performing & Fine Arts.

Title of Research Project

DNA Biochip for on-site water pathogen detection including viability and antibiotic resistance testing.

Reporting to

Dr Ashutosh Kumar, Assistant Professor, School of Art and Sciences, Division of Biological and Life Sciences, Ahmedabad University, Navrangpura, Ahmedabad-380009, Gujarat, India

Duration
  • The position is temporary, terminating with the project period of two years. Initial appointment will be for one year, extendable annually based on performance.
Qualifications
  • M.Sc.(Life Sciences/Biochemistry/Biotechnology/Microbiology) with at least 60 % aggregate marks or equivalent B+ grade.
  • NET/SLET cleared (Desirable).
  • Research experience in the areas of Environmental microbiology, Nanotechnology, Cell and Molecular Biology.

Age Limit: 30 years (as on July 30, 2017, relax able in case of SC/ST/PH/OBC candidates as per Government of India instruction)

How to Apply
  • Interested candidates can submit their application with their curriculum vitae to email office_ils@ahduni.edu.in with the following text in the subject of your email: Application for the JRF- IGSTC latest by July 10, 2017.
  • Date of Interview will be communicated to the shortlisted candidates by July 17, 2017.

Administrative Assistant, SEAS

Function: Administration

Reporting to: Head – Senior Manager – Administration SEAS

Level: Senior Assistant / Executive

Role Summary

Responsible for performing administrative and accounts functions related to academics for the school.

Responsibilities
  • Assistance in academic and general administration.
  • Database management, Coordination with the Faculty and Students for Academic work.
  • The candidate will take care of the petty cash and Basic Accountingfor the school in coordination with the university accounts team.
Key Skills
  • Effective Communication and Coordination Skills.
  • English Proficiency.
  • Basic Accounting skills.
  • Effective Team Member and Basic Computer Skills for Data Management.
Qualification
  • Graduate / Post Graduate in Commerce, BBA.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in the relevant area.

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Teaching Assistant, SEAS

School: School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Reporting to: Chair, UG Programmes / Associate Dean

Employment Type: Contractual and can be renewed annually

Level: Entry Level

Role: Teaching Assistants for ICT, Chemical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering - SEAS

Role Summary

Responsible for conducting lab sessions, assisting faculty members in assessing object types of examinationlike quiz, evaluation of projects and assignments.

Responsibilities
  • Handling and conduct Lab Sessions and assist students in performing lab experiments / development.
  • Assistance in setting up laboratory experiments as well as preparation of teaching material for laboratory sessions.
  • Helping students in project work.
  • Academic work assigned by faculty including compilation of attendance, demonstration of projects, and course related activities.
Key Skills
  • Good knowledge in few of engineering courses offered by SEAS.
  • Effective Communication and Coordination Skills.
  • English Proficiency.
  • Effective Team Member.
Qualification (Education and Experience)
  • BTech / BE / MTech / ME in Computer Science and Engineering, ICT, Electronics, Communication Engineering, Chemical Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering.
  • MSc in Mathematical and Physical Sciences.

Send in your updated resume at office_seas@ahduni.edu.in.

Senior Research Fellow, SEAS

About School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS):

SEAS delivers undergraduate and graduate engineering programmes with extensive student-centric pedagogies to produce relevant learning outcomes. Our project-based approach and a design driven curriculum prepares graduates with aptitude for lifelong learning, complex problem solving, and design and innovation orientation.

Role Summary:

Applications are invited for a Senior Research Fellow (SRF) at the School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS), Ahmedabad University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, to work on a research project titled: Description based person identification in unconstrained surveillance video (2016 - 2019) Sponsored by the Board of Research in Nuclear Science, Department of Atomic Energy, Govt. of India. Candidates can visit web site https://ahduni.edu.in/seas/research to get further details about Research Activities of SEAS.

Project Details & Responsibilities:

The goal of the project is to locate a person-of-interest based on specific set of soft biometric attributes from a surveillance video without prior registration. The project will integrate and minimize semantic gap between human descriptions and soft biometric traits. Moreover it aims at extracting soft biometric features from an input image or a video frame and then uses these features to locate a matching individual in the video stream. This project will add another dimension to surveillance as human cognitive perceptions are used while searching the video streams.

Duration:
  • The initial appointment will be for one year, with the possibility of extension based on the performance.
  • The candidate recruited for the above position is strongly encouraged to register for the PhD program at SEAS.
Qualifications:
  • ME/MTech in Electronics and Communication Engineering / Computer Science and Engineering / ICT / IT or a related discipline
    OR
    BE/BTech Electronics and Communication Engineering / Computer Science and Engineering / ICT / IT or a related discipline and two years of experience in R&D organization/Industry/Teaching.
  • Background in Image processing, image analysis, computer vision, and surveillance will be an added advantage.
How to Apply:
  • Applicants should submit a statement of purpose, a CV (including a list of publications, if any) and copy of the best paper (if available) as a single zipped file by email to mehul.raval@ahduni.edu.in. Candidates must mention “Senior Research Fellow BRNS” in the subject line of the email. Shortlisted candidates will be intimated through email.
  • PI home page: https://ahduni.edu.in/seas/people/faculty/mehul-s-raval
  • Last date for receiving applications: July 12, 2016

Send in your updated resume at office_seas@ahduni.edu.in.

Executive, Learning and Development

Department: Career Development and Industry Engagement

Reporting to: Director, Career Development and Industry Engagement

Level: Executive

Role Summary

The Learning and Development Executive’s role is to support the overall career development initiative of the University across different Schools and help the students develop. Arrange Training programmes for soft skills and for interview facing skills for the students using institutional and external expertise. Organise training venues across schools, logistics, transport, accommodation as required, to achieve efficient training attendance and delivery.

Responsibilities:
  • Identify career & skill development needs of students within different schools, and regular consultation with faculty and human resources departments.
  • Devise individual learning plans.
  • Produce training materials for in-house courses in consultation with concerned authorities.
  • Manage delivery of training and development programmes.
  • Monitor and review the progress of students through questionnaires and discussions with faculty & placement cell.
  • Evaluate career development programmes.
  • Amend and revise programmes as necessary, in order to adapt to need of the stakeholders.
  • Develop good working relationships with colleagues and other internal departments.
Key Skills
  • Strong understanding of learning needs analysis, creation of training programmes.
  • Interpersonal skills, good written and spoken communication, problem-solving, initiative and the ability to offer new ideas, organisational and planning skills, time management to meet deadlines and objectives.
  • Ability to work as an individual and to be a team player.
  • Confident, articulate and have clear communication skills with all level of employees & students.
  • Self-motivated with a positive attitude at all times.
Qualification
  • Masters in HR/ Psychology with minimum 3 years of experience in similar position.
Other Factors
  • Travel Factors: Approximately 25% primarily within different schools and centres.

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Senior Manager, IT

Department: Information Technology

Reporting to: Vice Chancellor (VC) of Ahmedabad University (AU)

Team Size: 3

Employment Type: Permanent

Level: Manager / Senior Manager

Role Summary

Responsible to design, develop and execute the University’s strategy on educational computing, digital and learning while providing leadership in IT system and support in the AU campus.

Responsibilities
  • Design, Develop and Integrate a robust and centralized IT infrastructure and services system.
  • Create and carry out strategic planning for information technology from a University wide prospective.
  • Design, Develop and maintain the hardware and network side of the University.
  • Software support in developing applications and solutions for the University.
  • Identify and implement leading-edge technology to enhance University processes and services.
  • Provide leadership in managing stack of services necessary to deliver best-in-class IT support.
  • Engage and ensure smooth transition of the IT systems in the new ERP.
  • Aware of the trends in Education sector especially Universities and accordingly propose and implement modules along with ERP team.
Key Skills
  • Education industry knowledge necessary to align technology-related decisions with AU’s goals.
  • Demonstrate technical knowledge of current and emerging technologies particularly relevant to large- scale University systems and operations.
  • Responsible for interactions with faculty and staff, vendors, and internal and external auditors on information technology issues.
  • Supervises Information Technology Services staff and responsible for the overall direction, coordination and evaluation of information technology.
  • Communicate effectively with constituents and stakeholders at all levels both verbally and in writing.
  • Negotiate contracts with applicable vendors.
  • Highly collaborative style, exemplar interpersonal, negotiation and communication skills.
  • Work varied hours.
  • Effectively manage both operating and project budgets.
  • IT management experience in a complex multi-site University setting.
Qualification
  • BE/ MCA/ MSc Computer Science with 8-10 years of relevant industry experience.
  • Expertise in both technology and services in the Education domain will be preferred.

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Faculty Requirement

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

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:
  1. Amrut Mody School of Management (AMSOM)

    Amrut Mody School of Management (AMSOM) at Ahmedabad University (AU) 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 (CHM) 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)
    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. http://seas.ahduni.edu.in/

    Applications invited in the following disciplines:
    • Computer Science& Engineering
    • Electrical Engineering
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Chemical Engineering
    • Materials Science
    • Information and Communication Technology
  3. Interested candidates could kindly email their resumes at dean.seas@ahduni.edu.in

  4. School of Arts and Life Sciences (SAS)
    SAS currently operates in all fields of Biological and Life Sciences includingnanobiotechnology and related domains of environmental biotechnology, nanomedicine, toxicity and safety assessment. http://dbls.ahduni.edu.in/

    SAS is in the process of establishing divisions in Humanities and Languages, Social Sciences, Mathematical and Physical Sciences and Performing & Fine Arts.

    Applications invited in the following disciplines:
    • Biology and Life Sciences
    • Humanities and Languages
    • Social Sciences
    • Mathematical and Physical Sciences
    • Performing and Fine Arts

Interested candidates could kindly email their resumes at vc@ahduni.edu.in Apply Now

Industry Engagement and Placements Manager

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

Department: Career Development & Industry Engagement

Reporting to: Director, Career Development & Industry Engagement

Level: Manager

Role Summary

Industry Engagement & Placements Manager is responsible to look after the placement, 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.

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/

Responsibilities
  • Experience in campus placement and corporate relations required
  • 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
  • Research and build relationships with new clients
  • Set up meetings between client decision makers and company’s practice leaders/Principals
  • Attend industry functions, such as association events and conferences, and provide feedback and information on market and creative trends
Key Skills
  • Excellent Networking, 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
Qualification

Masters in Management with minimum 5 - 7 years of experience in similar position

Other Factors

Travel Factors: Approximately 60% within India

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

Salary will be commensurate with experience and position.

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