Assistant Professor - Economics  

Sonipat, (IN)
29 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
29 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Assistant Professor - Economics  

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 - Economics
Specialty: Development Economics, Public Economics
Type: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Start: February / 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 an economist with interest in Development Economics, Public Economics or Indian Economics with focus on empirics. The candidate should have completed doctorate in Economics or related disciplines.  The ideal candidate should have a good understanding of applied mathematics and statistics that can be useful for a broad range of social sciences areas. Apart from teaching quantitative skills courses, the candidate will also be expected to offer some elective(s) in Economics. Teaching experience will be an advantage. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate courses, conduct research, mentor students and engage in school and university level activities.

We are 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. or equivalent in Economics
- 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