Assistant / Associate / Full Professor - Philosophy

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Sonipat (IN)
27 Sep 2018
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27 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Assistant/ Associate / Full Professor - Philosophy

Institution: O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU)

School/Department: Jindal School of Liberal Arts & Humanities (JSLH)

Location: Sonipat, NCR of Delhi, India

Category: Faculty - Liberal Arts - Philosophy

Specialty: Analytical Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Political Philosophy and/or Ethics

Type: Full Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Start: August 2019

About the University:

JGU is a leading Indian University providing world class education, located in the National Capital Region of Delhi (Sonepat), India. JGU is a vibrant intellectual community of 4500 students and 700 faculty and staff members representing 26 countries in eight multidisciplinary schools viz. Law, Business, International Affairs, Public Policy, Liberal Arts, Journalism & Communication, Art & Architecture and Banking & Finance. JGU is dedicated to promote global learning through its global faculty, global curricula, global collaborations, global research and global programmes.

Position Summary

JSLH invites applicants for an Assistant/ Associate/ Full Professor in the area of political philosophy, philosophy of law, and/or ethics. In addition to research endeavors, candidates will be expected to teach at the graduate and undergraduate levels and provide service to the University and Department. The standard teaching load is two courses per semester.

Teaching all levels of undergraduate Philosophy courses, including courses in logic, history of philosophy, ethics, philosophy of science, philosophy of mind, Introduction to Political Philosophy et al; 2/2 (fall/spring) teaching load is required, In addition to teaching responsibilities, successful candidates will be required to make meaningful and substantive service contributions, including attending monthly departmental meetings, holding regular office hours, advising and mentoring students, and participating in other department, college, and university service at the discretion of the department. Willingness to undertake administration, if required, is a plus.


Ph.D. in Philosophy with open specialization but teaching/research experience, commensurate with the seniority of the position, in either Analytical Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Political Philosophy or Ethics is preferred. Capacity to teach a wide range of undergraduate Philosophy courses is needed. Excellent teaching and communication skills, commitment to undergraduate education, and some scholarly activity required.

Compensation & Benefits:

Competitive; commensurate with education and experience.

We offer university accommodation, health coverage, retirement benefits, research grants and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic programs and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community.

Application Process:

Application process is ongoing until the successful candidate is found. We are looking to close this position as soon as possible.

Applications must include:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of Interest (teaching & research)
  • At least two references with full contact and e-mail information (References will not be contacted without applicant's consent)

Submit your applications to hr@jgu.edu.in

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