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Faculty in Humanities
Avantika University

  • Feb. 27, 2017
  • Faculty in Humanities
  • School of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Avantika University
    Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh
  • Open until filled
  • Jun. 1, 2017
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Philosophy
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Avantika is conceived and envisioned to be a distinctive learning center of India and is spearheaded by the eminent educationist, Dr. Sanjay Dhande, Former Director IIT Kanpur. The spirit of creativity and innovation, complemented by design thinking and intellectual boldness is the central theme at Avantika. The unique academic model is based on an integrated trans-disciplinary approach that harmoniously amalgamates design with technology on a solid foundation of liberal education.

Learners at Avantika would be the harbingers of change, challenging the status quo and look at problems more comprehensively. With a strong emphasis on design thinking and synthesis oriented education, Avantika is poised to explore and catalyze an era of creativity, innovation and enterprise.

Avantika is seeking energetic applicants for Full time, Adjunct and Visiting faculty positions in one or more of the relevant fields of Humanities.

Avantika is the place for you,
If you are an academician or an industry professional or an active consultant or pursuing research or just graduated from an institution and seeking vibrant environment for lifelong learning.
If you like you to work without disciplinary and departmental boundaries.
If you are excited about co-teaching in an Experiential, Studio and Project-based learning environment.
If you cherish joys of creating with young learners, and question the status-quo. Use innovative methods to teach, interact and learn.
If you appreciate how design, research and society connect with each other, love to engage in creative writing, run interactive workshops, and leverage advances in other disciplines.
If you like to work in a team environment.
If you as a teacher can impact and influence the minds and spirits of young learners.

We envisage faculty to collaborate, to move in new directions and grow, and to take risks as they work towards Avantika mission of developing students as innovators with the spirit of Design Thinking and contributing to impacting positive change in the society.

In this exciting opportunity you will:
continuously enrich the deliverables on learning aims of the curriculum for undergraduate and postgraduate courses.
publish regularly in journals of high impact and other quality outlets, and pursue research in frontier areas
develop effective collaborations with other universities and with external stakeholders such as industries, organizations, professionals and start-ups.
create intellectual properties in the forms of patents, designs, concepts, ideas etc.
demonstrate capacity for constant engagement with learning

Academic Fields and Qualifications
PhD in English/ Linguistics/ Philosophy and its allied disciplines

Work Experience
5 to 15 years plus in academics/ research with significant contribution in terms of publications/ designs/ case-studies, and like.

Interested Faculty should apply online on

  • Avantika is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Avantika encourages diversity and the diverse workforce is a reflection of our commitment to serve the people of India and the whole world.

    It is the policy of Avantika to prohibit discrimination on race, color, ethnicity, religion, age, creed, ancestry, sex, marital status, civil union status, national origin.

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applying for or inquiring about this job announcement.

Contact Information

  • Prasheel Suryawanshi
    Project Office
    Avantika University
    Vishwanathpuram, Lekoda Village,
    Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh 456006


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