Professor/Associate Professor/Assist. Professor/Lecturer/Assist. Lecturer, Psychology & Counselling

Sonipat, Haryana (IN)
13 Oct 2020
End of advertisement period
11 Jan 2021
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Full Time

Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor / Lecturer / Assistant Lecturer, Jindal School of Psychology & Counseling (JSPC)

O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) is an internationally recognized leader in higher education. Located in the National Capital Region, Delhi (Sonipat), India, JGU provides students a world-class education in a vibrant intellectual community. The university is host to 6500 students and 725 faculty members, representing 36 countries, across 9 multi-disciplinary Schools: Law, Business, International Affairs, Government and Public Policy, Liberal Arts and Humanities, Journalism & Communication, Banking & Finance, Art & Architecture, and Environment & Sustainability. JGU is dedicated to promoting global learning through its global faculty, global curricula, global collaborations, global research and global programmes. JGU is the youngest university to be ranked in the Top 3% of all universities in the World and in the Top 150 universities (under 50 years of age) by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World Rankings 2020.

The Jindal School of Psychology & Counseling (JSPC), the 10th school of JGU, will begin its first academic session in August 2021. JSPC is seeking new faculty interested in building a new school of psychology in India, one dedicated to excellence in education, scholarship, and service.

O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) invites applications for faculty positions in the Jindal School of Psychology & Counseling (JSPC).


We are hiring at all levels, including Assistant Lecturer, Lecturer, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, and Professor.

Role and Responsibilities:

Faculty members will be expected to teach undergraduate / graduate courses, mentor students and engage in school and university level activities. Faculty will also oversee internship programmes, seek out collaborations, and contribute to global and local challenges related to psychology and mental health.

Faculty are expected to have a scholarly psychology research program, one that can ideally be used to train undergraduate students. We are especially interested in candidates who have demonstrated excellence in teaching and possess the communication and interpersonal skills to work effectively with an increasingly diverse array of students and colleagues.

Qualifications & Experience:

Doctorate (Ph.D.) in Psychology or related discipline at time of application.

Undergraduate-level teaching experience in Psychology or related fields.

Published research in professional peer-reviewed journal(s). 

Knowledge & Abilities:

The successful candidate must demonstrate depth of knowledge in the field of psychology, as well as the:

  • ability to effectively communicate and work collegially and productively with colleagues;
  • ability to effectively engage and teach students with a wide range of skills, motivation, academic and vocational goals;
  • ability to promote innovation, teaching, learning and service to a diverse student population;
  • ability to participate in the development of curriculum and assess student learning outcomes;
  • ability to maintain an active research career, resulting in two or more publications per year.



Compensation & Benefits:

JGU is an equal opportunity employer and offers internationally competitive salaries and benefits commensurate with the candidate's qualification and experience.

Apart from a competitive salary, JGU offers research benefits comparable to the top international universities along with comprehensive health and accidental insurance coverage, accommodation on university campus, staff development allowance, research grants, research rewards for publications and other benefits.

For additional information, visit: jgu.edu.in/jspc

Application Process:

Applications must include:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of Interest (teaching, research & institution building)
  • 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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