O.P. JINDAL GLOBAL UNIVERSITY

Faculty Position at Jindal School of Public Health and Human Development

Location
Sonipat, India
Posted
23 Sep 2021
End of advertisement period
23 Oct 2021
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Professors/Associate Professors / Assistant Professors / Lecturers / Assistant Lecturers, Jindal School of Public Health & Human Development (JSPH) 

About the University:

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 8000+ students, 900+ faculty members, and 500+ staff members representing 41 countries, across 11 multi-disciplinary Schools: Law, Business, International Affairs, Government and Public Policy, Liberal Arts and Humanities, Journalism & Communication, Banking & Finance, Art & Architecture, Environment & Sustainability, Psychology & Counselling, Language and Literature and is establishing its twelfth school on Public Health and Human Development. JGU is dedicated to promoting global learning through its global faculty, global curriculum, 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 2021. JGU has been ranked among the “Top 700 universities in the World” in the QS World University Rankings 2022 and is also recognized as an “Institution of Eminence” by the Government of India.

The Jindal School of Public Health & Human Development (JSPH), the 12th school of JGU, will begin its first academic session in August 2022. We are seeking new faculty members interested in establishing India’s first interdisciplinary school for Public Health and Development.

About JSPH: 

JSPH is being established in alignment with University’s long term vision and focus on humanities and social sciences. JSPH will prepare and equip the next generation of professionals in the field of Health and Human Development and improve the capacity of the country and the world at large to meet their health care needs  

These objectives will be pursued through undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programmes by combining traditional study areas of public health with relevant research and teaching that addresses health as a human right and sustainable development goals for all.

O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) invites applications for faculty positions in the Public Health & Human Development (JSPH).

Programme Offered: Bachelor of Public Health

JSPH is looking to appoint faculty members to conduct teaching and research in the following areas: 

  • Foundations of Public Health
  • Biostatistics
  • Demography
  • Environmental Health Sciences
  • Health Planning, Management and Evaluation
  • Nutrition and Food Security
  • Health Protection during Disasters and Emergencies
  • Social and Behavioural Sciences
  • Disease Prevention and Control
  • Health Communication
  • Health Economics
  • Health Ethics and Human Rights
  • Human Development
  • Epidemiology

Positions:

We are hiring at all levels, including Professors/ Associate Professors/ Assistant Professor/ Assistant Lecturers/ Lecturers.

Role and Responsibilities:

The faculty member will be expected to teach undergraduate/ graduate courses, conduct research, mentor students and engage in school and university level activities. The faculty will also oversee internship programmes, as well as other activities seeking to improve the scholarship and leadership skills of the students.

The faculty will be expected to engage in scholarly research program in their field of expertise that could involve undergraduate students. We are especially interested in candidates who have demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching, possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills and can work effectively with an increasingly diverse group of students and colleagues.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Doctorate in the related discipline at the time of application (Ph.D. in Health/ Nutrition/ Health Management / social and behavioural sciences/ Bio statistics/ Development Studies).
  • Undergraduate-level teaching experience in areas related to Public Health and Human Development.
  • Demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching.
  • Desire to serve a culturally diverse student body

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 the university campus, staff development allowance, research grants, research rewards for publications and other benefits.

Application Deadline:

Application process is ongoing until the successful candidate is found.

Applications must include:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of Interest (teaching & research) 
  • At least two references with full contact details 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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