Career opportunity in South Asian University

2017-11-27

As per regulations

Full time

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South Asian University is the joint University of South Asian Countries and it runs program from undergraduate to Post-graduate programs.

The Univeristy is looking for faculty in teaching and non-teaching areas.

Teaching Positions:

1. Assistant Professor: Computer Science-3, Life Science/Biological science-1, Sociology-1

An Assistant Professor should be a brilliant and highly productive scholar with a great promise to excel in academics.

Essential Qualifications:

Ph.D. degree from a recognized University/Institution; and Master’s Degree in relevant subject area with at least 60% marks or equivalent grade (for Science subjects); OR with at least 55% marks or equivalent grade (for Social Science and Humanities). Post-doctoral research/teaching experience of at least 2 years (excluding the period spent for obtaining the research degree).

Note:

  1. Teaching/research experience before the award of Ph.D. degree may be counted with following conditions:
  2. Two years of pre-Ph.D. teaching will be counted as equivalent of one year of post-doctoral teaching/research experience.
  3. Post-Ph.D. experience will only be counted if the experience was not obtained while pursuing Ph.D. or other degrees, and was acquired on a regular confirmed position and/or regular full time contractual position with responsibilities of full-time teaching / research.

Desirable Qualifications:

High quality research publications in reputed journals/books.

Other Provisions:

Selection committee could ask the short-listed candidates to make a short class-room type presentation on a given topic at the time of interview so as to assess his/her ability to teach. Ability to teach and communicate effectively with students should form an important component of the assessment of a candidate for a faculty position.

2. Associate Professor- International Relations-1, Sociology-1

 An Associate Professor should be an established independent researcher with immaculate academic credentials.

Essential Qualifications:

Ph.D. degree from a recognized University/Institution; and Master’s Degree in relevant subject area with at least 60% marks or equivalent grade (for Science subjects); OR with at least 55% marks or equivalent grade (for Social Science and Humanities). Post-doctoral research/teaching experience of at least 6 years (excluding the period spent for obtaining the research degree).

Notes:

  1. Post-Ph.D. experience will only be counted if the experience was not obtained while pursuing Ph.D. or other degrees, and was acquired on a regular confirmed position and/or regular full time contractual position with responsibilities of full-time teaching/ research.
  2. Experience of teaching at the undergraduate level will not be considered as relevant experience.

Desirable Qualifications:

  1. High quality research publications in journals of repute.
  2. Experience in guiding doctoral research and a productive research group
  3. For laboratory based research in sciences, proven ability to get research funding from National / International granting agencies.

Other Provisions:

Research and teaching experience during the period a candidate is registered for obtaining Ph.D. degree, will not be considered as relevant experience. However, if a candidate with an M.Phil. / M.Tech. degree was involved in the teaching of post- graduate courses as a regular faculty before enrolling for Ph.D. degree, half of the period of such teaching experience will be considered as a relevant experience.

3. Professor- Computer Science-1, Economics-1, International Relations-1, Life Science/Biological science-1

A Professor should be an eminent scholar with evidence of outstanding scholarship and international recognition.

Essential Qualifications:

Ph.D. degree from a recognized University/Institution; and Master’s Degree in relevant subject area with at least 60% marks or equivalent grade (for Science subjects); OR with at least 55% marks or equivalent grade (for Social Science and Humanities). Post-doctoral research and/or postgraduate teaching experience of at least 12 years (excluding the period spent for obtaining the research degree).

Notes:

  1. Post-Ph.D. experience will only be counted if the experience was not obtained while pursuing Ph.D. or other degrees, and was acquired on a regular confirmed position and/or regular full time contractual position with responsibilities of full-time teaching/ research.
  2. Experience of teaching at the undergraduate level will not be considered as relevant experience.

Desirable Qualifications:

  1. High quality research publications in journals of repute.
  2.  Experience in guiding doctoral research and a productive research group
  3. For laboratory based research in sciences, proven ability to get research funding from National / International granting agencies.

Other Provisions:

Research and teaching experience during the period a candidate is registered for obtaining Ph.D. degree, will not be considered as relevant experience. However, if a candidate with an M.Phil / M.Tech degree was involved in the teaching of post- graduate courses as a regular faculty before enrolling for Ph.D degree, half of the period of such teaching experience will be considered as a relevant experience.

Non-teaching Positions:

1.Director (Finance)

Grade IA - (US$ 30,000 to US$ 45,000) Preferred Maximum Age: 51 years (Eight year fixed contract)

Minimum Educational Qualifications and Experience:

Master’s degree in Accounting/Commerce/Business Administration with at least 55% marks or equivalent grades, plus at least 15 years related professional experience, of which 8 years as Deputy Registrar or an equivalent post, in accounting, budgeting, or fiscal administration in a reputed organization, preferably a University/large academic institution. A professional CA/CPA qualification would be desirable. Successful candidate must have thorough knowledge of the methods, plans, and practices of modern computerized accounting, budgeting and record keeping systems. He/she must have strong interpersonal skills; exceptional writing and speaking skills; strong ethical convictions and a commitment to quality service; and the ability to competently interact with a culturally and ethnically diverse population of students, faculty, and staff.

2.Deputy Registrar

Grade II – (US$ 18,000 to US$ 30,000) Preferred Maximum Age : 50 years (Five year contract/extendable)

Minimum Educational Qualifications and Experience:

Master’s degree with at least 55% marks or equivalent grades, plus at least 6 years related professional experience in University Administration in progressively responsible positions in a University including at least 5 years as Assistant Registrar or above. Successful candidate must have experience in one or more of the following areas: administrative matters, including recruitment, establishment, legal, campus/estate management or materials management – procurement, distribution of materials, import procedures/stores accounting, stock verification or work relating to statutory bodies of the University or admission and examination – pre and post-conduct of examinations, graduation procedures and processes, academic record keeping; thorough knowledge of admissions, transfer credit requirements, degree verification - and thorough knowledge of service matters, regulations and academic standards; ability to understand complex rules and regulations, and ability to apply them in varying circumstances; strong interpersonal skills; exceptional writing and speaking skills; ability to use initiative, establish priorities and meet multiple deadlines; strong ethical convictions and a commitment to quality service; experience with management of an office and evaluation of employees/administration; ability to manage web applications, complex administrative databases and technology-based employees information systems; and the ability to competently interact with a culturally and ethnically diverse population of students, faculty, and staff.

Preferable Area : Administration

3.Assistant Registrar

Grade III– (US$ 14,000 to US$ 23,000) Preferred Maximum Age : 50 years (Five year contract/extendable)

Minimum Educational Qualifications and Experience:

Master’s degree with at least 55% marks or equivalent grades, plus at least 3 years related professional experience in University/large academic institution in progressively responsible administrative positions in a Registrar’s Office. Desirable is five years of experience in Administration/Accounts/Admission/Vice-Chancellor’s Office as Section Officer or in an equivalent post in a Government department/university/educational or research institution. The successful candidate must have experience in one or more of the following areas: administrative matters, including recruitment, establishment, legal, campus/estate management or materials management – procurement, distribution of materials, import procedures/stores accounting, stock verification or work relating to statutory bodies of the University and academic administration or admission and examination – pre and post-conduct of examinations, graduation procedures and processes, academic record keeping; or experience in managing the Vice Chancellor’s office; thorough knowledge of policies, regulations and academic standards; ability to understand complex rules and regulations, and ability to apply them in varying circumstances; experience with management of an office and evaluation of employees/administration; ability to manage web applications, complex administrative databases and technology-based employees information systems.

The successful candidate must also have good knowledge of computer applications and internet; strong interpersonal skills; exceptional English writing and speaking skills; strong ethical convictions and a commitment to quality service; and the ability to competently interact with a culturally and ethnically diverse population of students, faculty, and staff.

Last date of application: 27th December, 2017

Eligible citizens of any country can apply.

For further detailed information:

South Asian University

New Delhi

website: www.sau.int