Research Associate/Senior Research Associate –Centre for Writing Studies (CWS)

Sonipat, Haryana (IN)
04 Dec 2019
End of advertisement period
03 Jan 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) is an Indian University providing world class education, located in the National Capital Region, Delhi (Sonipat), India.

JGU is a vibrant intellectual community of 5000 students and 1000 faculty and staff members representing more than 30 countries in eight multidisciplinary schools: Law, Business, International Affairs, Public Policy, Liberal Arts, Journalism, Art & Architecture and Banking & Finance.

JGU is the youngest university in the world ranked by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) in Top 800 in the World and in Top 150 in the World (under 50 years of age).

JGU is recognized by the University Grants Commission as “Institution of Eminence”.

JGU is dedicated to promoting global learning through its global faculty, global curriculum, global collaborations, global research and global programmes.

Job Description two full-time RA/SRA positions at the Centre for Writing Studies at JGU:

The Centre for Writing Studies at O.P. Jindal Global University invites applications for two full-time positions of Research Associate/Senior Research Associate, beginning Spring 2020. Since 2018, CWS has been engaged in teaching academic writing to undergraduate and postgraduate students across various schools in JGU. Developing process-oriented pedagogies which make academic writing accessible and equipping learners to engage with texts critically via the process of writing constitutes the broader vision which animates our work. We are also engaged in research which focuses on the political and institutional underpinnings of the classroom space, which in turn shapes our pedagogical interventions.

The successful candidate will teach courses in academic writing at post-graduate and undergraduate levels across various schools at O.P. Jindal Global University, conduct one-on-one tutoring sessions with students and engage in research and publication.

Applicants must have:

M.Phil. degree in Humanities or Social Sciences

Eligible candidates who are willing to take up teaching and/or research assignments and are ready to join by January 2020 are invited to apply.

Interested candidates can e-mail their cover letter, curriculum vitae and a statement of teaching philosophy, a writing sample and names of two referees to latest by January  3, 2020