The School of Arts and Sciences at Ahmedabad University is seeking to appoint three Assistant Professors, two Associate Professors and one Professor in the Humanities and Languages division. Our teaching and research base will include History, Geography, Philosophy and Religious Studies, Modern and Classical Languages, World Literatures and Global Humanities. At this stage, we are not defining areas of specialisation, but will in time move to clusters of expertise as the faculty develops. This is an exciting opportunity to join a fast-growing school in India at a new private university with a public ethos.
Applicants must already have a doctorate (or be close to completion) from an institution with international recognition. Appointees will be expected to engage in high-level research, to publish in their specialist field, to teach and examine undergraduates, to seek opportunities to win external funding for their research, and to supervise and examine both Masters and Doctoral work. They must have a record of excellence and potential, commensurate with their appointment level and stage of career. They will be expected to provide evidence of excellence as demonstrated by publications in leading academic journals or a research project at an international level, an emerging record of scholarly accomplishments, presentations at significant conferences and examples of original forms of knowledge production.
Ahmedabad University supports innovative, interdisciplinary, project-based education, and asserts the centrality of the arts and sciences in a broad, fulfilling education. We welcome applications from scholars with strong communication skills who can contribute to imaginative learning, and have a willingness to work collaboratively as part of a community of emerging scholars. All faculty at the University are expected to engage in both teaching and research, and we operate a six-year tenure track. Ahmedabad University is committed to diversity, and welcomes applications from qualified persons from underrepresented groups regardless of ethnicity, gender, religion or similar status.
Applicants are requested at this stage to submit
Applications and enquiries should be made to the office of the Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences using the email address email@example.com. Please quote the reference SAS/HL/002 on your application and in any associated correspondence.Recruitment is now open. All applications should be received by 15 December 2018, when this recruitment campaign will close.