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Junior Research Fellow, SAS

About School of Arts and Sciences (SAS):

SAS 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/ 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 Arts 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:
  • MSc (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, relaxable in case of SC/ST/PH/OBC candidates as per Government of India instruction)

How to Apply:
  • Interested candidates can email their application along with their curriculum vitae to office_ils@ahduni.edu.in with the following text in the subject of your email: Application for the JRF- IGSTC by June 30, 2017.
  • Date of Interview will be communicated to the shortlisted candidates by July 10, 2017.

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Junior 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 prepare graduates with aptitudes for lifelong learning, complex problem solving, and design and innovation orientation.

Role Summary:

Applicants are invited for one Junior Research Fellow (JRF) position at SEAS to work on a research project on `Developing Data Analytics Architecture'. The project is sponsored by the Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India under scheme `The Natural Resources Data Management Systems (NRDMS) and National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI)'. Candidates can visit website https://ahduni.edu.in/seas/research to get further details about Research Activities of SEAS.

Project Details & Responsibilities:

Geo-spatial data is very important to develop flexible and versatile functions and applications, for developing multidisciplinary applications, helping in planning, managing and utilizing natural resources efficiently using spatial analysis. We need common standards for data integration and effective analytical infrastructure and we aim to use OGC standards for big data processing of spatial data. The core scientific and technological objectives are:

  • Development of big data integration and analytical platform built on open source architecture for enrichment of large data sets including geo-spatial databases. Agriculture will be used as the domain to realize various aspects of proposed architecture.
  • Integration with already developed and deployed Decision Support Systems and Spatial Decision Support Systems for an application domain.
  • Indexing, querying, analyzing, and visualizing Geo-spatial data at scale using open source.
  • To connect structured and unstructured data in real time or batch processing for data management and analytics of systems for decision making in operational environment, e.g. applications like agro advisory system should be able to process event streams in a real time, extract relevant information and identify values that do not follow the general trends.
  • Develop and implement distributed algorithm(s) to store and process geo-spatial data.
  • Implement advanced data structures to store and process geo-spatial data in an efficient manner.

Duration:
  • The position is for two years
    (With an initial appointment for one year, and renewed subsequently for one more year).
Qualifications:
  • Graduate Degree in Basic Science with NET qualification or undergraduate Degree in Professional Course with NET qualification or Graduate Degree in Professional Course.
  • Background in Data Analytics, GIS, Java and R Programming will be an added advantage.
How to Apply:
  • Applicants should submit a CV, a Cover letter, copies of degree certificates by email to Ms. Kinjal Arya at: kinjal.arya@ahduni.edu.in with subject line as ‘Application for JRF / SRF’.
  • Last date for receiving applications: June 27, 2017
  • Date of Interviews: June 29, 2017

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:

Applicants are invited for one Senior Research Fellow (SRF) leading to PhD position at SEAS, to work on a research project on `Developing Data Analytics Architecture'. The project is sponsored by the Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India under scheme `The Natural Resources Data Management Systems (NRDMS) and National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI)'. Candidates can visit web site https://ahduni.edu.in/seas/research to get further details about Research Activities of SEAS.

Project Details & Responsibilities:

Geo-spatial data is very important to develop flexible and versatile functions and applications, for developing multidisciplinary applications, helping in planning, managing and utilizing natural resources efficiently using spatial analysis. We need common standards for data integration and effective analytical infrastructure and we aim to use OGC standards for big data processing of spatial data. The core scientific and technological objectives are:

  • Development of big data integration and analytical platform built on open source architecture for enrichment of large data sets including geo-spatial data bases. Agriculture will be used as the domain to realize various aspects of proposed architecture.
  • Integration with already developed and deployed Decision Support Systems and Spatial Decision Support Systems for an application domain.
  • Indexing, querying, analyzing, and visualizing Geo-spatial data at scale using open source.
  • To connect structured and unstructured data in real time or batch processing for data management and analytics of systems for decision making in operational environment, e.g. applications like agro advisory system should be able to process event streams in a real time, extract relevant information and identify values that do not follow the general trends.
  • Develop and implement distributed algorithm(s) to store and process geo-spatial data.
  • Implement advanced data structures to store and process geo-spatial data in an efficient manner.

Duration:
  • The position is for two years
    (With an initial appointment for one year, and renewed subsequently for one more year).
Qualifications:
  • Graduate Degree in Basic Science with NET qualification or Undergraduate Degree in Professional Course with NET qualification or Graduate Degree in Professional Course.
  • Background in Algorithms, Data Analytics, GIS, Java and R Programming will be an added advantage.
  • 2 years of relevant work experience.
How to Apply:
  • Applicants should submit a CV, a Cover letter, copies of degree certificates by email to Ms. Kinjal Arya at: kinjal.arya@ahduni.edu.in with subject line as ‘Application for JRF / SRF’.
  • Last date for receiving applications: June 27, 2017
  • Date of Interviews: June 29, 2017

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.

Warden – Boy’s Hostel

Function: Facilities & Services

Reporting to: Head – Facilities & Services

Level: Assistant Manager

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:

The Warden will look after the administration of the Hostel in all respects which will include managing the infrastructure, facilities, security, etc. and the day-to-day running of the dormitory. It’s a 100 seater offsite Boy’s Hostel for male residents only. The building complex is equipped with dining facilities, gym and lounge, laundry, maintenance service and other related facilities. A sports facility for games is also available. In addition, we will have a dedicated shuttle bus that will ply between the campus and the dorm every hour.

Responsibilities:
  • Managing students within the hostel premises and providing them with required support & assistance.
  • Handling routine issues and/ or grievances of students.
  • Maintaining the students sign-in/ sign-out system.
  • Ensure proper housekeeping and maintenance of hostel premises and rooms.
  • Keeping track of all maintenance issues and following up with University Office for repairs.
  • Ensuring proper safety and security of students by monitoring duties of out-sourced Security Agency.
  • Ensuring hygiene at all times in the Kitchen and dining halls.
  • Finalizing the menu in consultation with students.
  • Ensuring discipline is maintained in a friendly yet firm manner.
  • Responsible for all inventories within hostel premises.
  • This is a 24 X 7 Job and the Warden is required to stay on premises.
Key Skills
  • Must have worked as a warden in a residential educational institution of repute.
  • A strong personality with right amount of strictness & empathy towards the students, to ensure adherence to rules & regulations.
  • High sense of responsibility & principles.
  • Experience in handling out-sourced manpower.
  • Good Communication skills, Verbal & Written.
  • Willing to stay in the hostel on full time basis (Boarding and Lodging included).
  • Age between 35 to 50 years.
Qualification
  • Graduate in any discipline.
  • 5-10 years’ experience in a similar capacity.

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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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Assistant, Learning Initiatives

Department: Learning Initiatives (LI)

Reporting to: Associate Director, Learning Initiatives

Level: Assistant (Entry)

Role Summary

Overall Co-ordination of Office of Learning Initiatives.

Responsibilities:
  • Acting as the nodal point of the Office of Learning Initiatives.
  • Report making.
  • Assisting in Communication with the different programmes and offices at AU.
  • Facilitating research for various initiatives of LI.
  • Overall Co-ordination.
  • Supporting the Associate Director in anything else he/she may need help on.
Key Skills
  • Excellent reading and writing skills.
  • Inquisitiveness.
  • Extremely positive attitude.
Qualification
  • Recent Post Graduate from any stream or a high-achiever graduate can also apply.

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Assistant, Programme Office

Department: AMSOM – BBA/iMBA

Reporting to: Programme Chair

Role: Programme Coordination and Documentation

Role Summary

Coordinate with Programme Chairs/Programme Managers on implementable tasks for the programme.

Responsibilities
  • Assistant to Program Managers of iMBA and BBA.
  • Create, maintain and mine data from hardware and University level software.
  • Create and disseminate reports as and when required.
  • Creation, printing and verification of documents like Transcripts, Bona-fide Certificates, etc.

Facilitate work of the examination committee, student committee, etc.

  • Responsible for internal coordination with respect to Summer Internship Programme of iMBA students. This includes:
  • Coordinating with the Career Development Cell for leads and CV requirements.
  • Coordinating with students for all internship related activities (arranging and scheduling workshops, CV collection, student related data management, etc.).
  • Organizing company requirements at the school level.
Key Skills
  • Effective Communication and Coordination Skills, English Proficiency, Effective Team Member and Basic Computer Skills for Data Management.
Qualification and Experience
  • Undergraduate/Graduate from any stream.
  • 1 or 2 years of experience in the area of placements would be preferable.
Key Challenges
  • High level of coordination with various team members and students. Requirement of good interpersonal skills.

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Manager, Facilities and Services

Department: Facilities & Services

Reporting to: Head – Facilities & Services

Level: Asst. Manager / Manager

Role Summary

Designing, planning, managing and maintaining, effective and responsive Facilities & Services to the School of Engineering & Applied Sciences (SEAS) as the single point of contact that ensures all customer requests are actioned to a high level of service.

Responsibilities
  • Ensure Housekeeping of Building is as per the outsourced vendors Key Performance Indicators (KPI).
  • Check and ensure all Maintenance activities are carried out as per standards.
  • Ensure all Facilities (E&M) are in working order.
  • Ensure all classrooms are equipped and ready for use through the day.
  • Ensure Cafeteria is clean and that the kitchen is in hygienic condition at all times. Cafeteria operations including interfacing with the caterer, quality food and timeliness of services to be ensured.
  • Ensure Security is alert, vigilant and in allotted posts.
  • Ensure all Fire Fighting equipment is in working order.
  • Sign off on all AMC vendor visits.
  • Liaise with University Office and ensure all Guest schedules are managed as per programme.
  • Ensure all events are conducted as per programme and event venues are in order.
  • Maintain the logbooks, checklists and PPM schedules for all M & E installations.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time
Key Skills
  • Must have man-management abilities.
  • Must have handled large teams (30 +) of out-sourced manpower.
  • Good skills in communication, oral & written.
  • Must be conversant in MS Excel, Word & PPT.
Qualification and Experience
  • Graduate in any discipline.
  • 3 – 7 years’ experience in Facilities Management.
  • Tertiary qualifications in either Electrical/Mechanical/Civil Engineering (desirable).
  • Proven ability to function effectively as part of a team.
  • Proven ability to initiate and follow through with improvement initiatives.

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Teaching Assistant

Number of Openings: 2

Position Description

The successful candidate will have the following responsibilities:

  • Handling laboratory sessions of various courses in Mechanical Engineering.
  • 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.
Qualification
  • B.E. or B.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering preferably with first class.
  • Candidate shall have good communication skills and ability to learn new technologies.

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

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 provost@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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