Assistant Professor / Associate Professor, History of Interiors, Objects and Material Cultures
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The Jindal School of Art and Architecture (JSAA) at the O.P. Jindal Global University, invites applications for a position at the rank of Assistant Professor/ Associate Professor (full time) beginning August 1, 2023.
We seek candidates with expertise and research interests in histories/ sociologies of interior environments, objects and material cultures. We are especially interested in candidates who work while primarily focused on the global south is also transnational and comparative in its outlook, who are interested in looking at the investigation of interior environments, objects and material cultures as they figure in the popular imaginations, as forms of the social and whose work intersects with questions of modernity, nationhood, gender, post/decoloniality, caste and class.
Candidates would be expected to teach undergraduate seminars, while also demonstrating a keen interest in developing masters coursework and contributing towards evolving the curriculum. Given the inter-disciplinary nature of pedagogical practices at the JSAA candidates will be expected to teach students from across various design majors, and thus, develop coursework in a manner that highlights both the collaborative and inter-disciplinary nature of the field. Further, candidates will be expected actively pursue research, critical practices and undertake institutional development.
- Ph.D. in Art/ Architectural/ Design History, Cultural Studies, Anthropology or any allied field.
- Relevant college-level teaching experience
- An established or emerging trajectory for creative and/or scholarly work.
- A flexible, integrative, collaborative and inter-disciplinary approach to teaching and research
- Candidates who are able to demonstrate a minimum of 5-7 years of active and involved working experience within the field, following their culminating degree will be given preference.
How to Apply
Interested Candidates can send their application package with the following material to email@example.com before the 31st of January, 2023.
Please put the following in the subject line: Application for Assistant Professor/ Associate Professor – History of Interiors, Objects and Material Cultures
- Cover letter
- Current CV with the name of at least three professional/academic references and their contact information.
- A Teaching and Research Statement (Not more than 250 words)
- Sample of published work or Research work.
- Two sample course outlines
About The School
The Jindal School of Art and Architecture is founded with the vision to become one of the foremost schools of learning of the visual, material and the built environments. The School is committed to developing an academic environment that is intellectually rigorous, interdisciplinary, innovative, and creative. The school follows internationally accepted best practices of the academia and is supported by an acclaimed faculty.
About the University
O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) is a non-profit, multi-disciplinary and research oriented university founded in 2009. JGU was established as a philanthropic initiative of its Founding Chancellor, Mr. Naveen Jindal in memory of his father, Mr. O.P. Jindal. JGU maintains a 1:9 faculty-student ratio and appoints faculty members from India and different parts of the world with outstanding academic qualifications and experience. With over 9000 students and 1000+ full time faculty members, studying and living on a fully residential campus, JGU’s twelve schools focus on Law, Business & Management, International Affairs, Public Policy, Liberal Arts & Humanities, Journalism, Art & Architecture, Banking & Finance, Environment & Sustainability, Psychology & Counselling, Languages & Literature and Public Health & Human Development. JGU has been ranked as India’s Number 1 Private University for three years in a row by the prestigious QS World University Rankings 2023 and is ranked among top 700 universities of the world in QS World University Rankings 2023. JGU has also been recognised among the Top 150 universities globally under the age of 50 years by the QS Young University Rankings. JGU has also been recognised in the Top 500 Universities as per the QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2022.
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