Assistant Professor of Psychology

Sonipat (IN)
27 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
21 Nov 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Full Time

Assistant Professor of Psychology

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 - Psychology

Specialty: Cognitive Psychology; Experimental Psychology

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 is looking for a qualified candidate in cognitive psychology; experimental psychology and/or biological foundations of psychology, as well as higher level seminar courses on different topics of interest. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate courses, conduct research, mentor students and engage in school and university level activities.

We also expect the candidate to oversee internship programs and direct undergraduate research thesis. The candidate will also be expected to have a scholarly research program in his/her field of expertise that could involve undergraduate students. We are especially interested in candidates who have demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and scholarship, commitment to undergraduate education, and excellent communication and interpersonal skills to work effectively with an increasingly diverse array of students and colleagues.

The successful candidate will value collegiality and service to their department/institution along with the demonstrated capacity to teach undergraduate courses. At JGU, we value

interdisciplinary approach and experiential learning, and therefore, we expect the successful candidate to have strong inclination towards these.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Ph.D. in psychology with teaching experience is required to be eligible to apply for this position.
  • Ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement

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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