Faculty positions to teach content in Physics, Mathematics and Engineering

Atria University
Bengaluru, Karnataka
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift, 2nd Shift

About the University:

Atria University is innovating an education framework focused on empowering students to “Learn how to Learn”, combining interdisciplinarity, project based learning and innovative pedagogies towards making the problem solvers of tomorrow. We are accepting our first class of students in October 2020 at the heart of Bengaluru, India - a vibrant metropolis and hub of research, technology, art and enterprise in India. Courses will be 1-3 week full-time immersive modules, with students working on fundamentals in the context of real-world problems. Students take courses sequentially, completing an entire course before moving on to the next one. First year courses will be common to all incoming students and will emphasize foundational skills in ethics, inquiry, mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology and computation, to prepare the students to choose and specialize in the majors of their choice after the first year.

AU invites applications for multiple full-time faculty positions to teach content in Physics, Mathematics and Engineering, with positions starting either in August-October 2020 or June-August 2021. We seek applicants with a strong grounding in fundamental sciences, but with an appreciation for real-world applications in engineering and applied sciences. Applicants should have a strong passion for hands-on and student centered learning. Interdisciplinary scholars who combine theory and practice, and researchers from groups under-represented in these academic fields are encouraged to apply.

Apply here if you are excited by –

  • Student centered teaching - We will combine the best of traditional teaching methods with the new where they exist and innovate where they don’t, in order to enable the best learning for our students.
  • Institution building - Being part of the founding team, you will be setting in place a culture of innovative pedagogy and developing projects for students to learn concepts in context.
  • Interdisciplinary - Faculty will be facilitated and encouraged to work together in developing teaching modules, projects and courses that engage

Work expectations:  

60% of time: Design and teach undergraduate courses in collaboration with other faculty

30% of time: Conduct original research

10% of time: Commit to University service

Location: Bengaluru, India



          Required Qualifications-

  • Masters or equivalent postgraduate degree in a relevant field. PhD is preferred
  • Undergraduate level teaching and/or mentoring experience
  • Demonstrated passion and commitment to student-centered teaching
  • Capacity/experience for working with unconventional pedagogies
  • Real-world design, engineering consulting/ industrial experience is valued
  • Demonstrated interest in physics/mathematics education
  • Desire to conduct active research/consulting/performance in addition to teaching in your chosen field

Desired Qualifications-

  • Interdisciplinary teaching/learning
  • Curriculum development and design experience
  • Student-centered learning
  • Experience in integrative learning environments
  • Experience in leading learning programs

Please note, we welcome PhD students in their final year of completion

Core Competencies:

We seek candidates who embrace experiential and hands-on learning and want to be a part of this exciting shift in higher education. We value innovation and collaboration in our faculty and staff, offering them resources and support.

We seek candidates with interesting life experiences and unique viewpoints. We are an inclusive university that values individuals from a wide range of personal, cultural and professional backgrounds, skills, and talents.

When considering candidates, we look for indicators of a number of main competencies, including being inclusive, respectful, collaborative, sustainable, and goal oriented. Successful candidates demonstrate leadership, communicate effectively, display integrity and concern for ethics, value personal and professional development, take initiative and exhibit that they will engage in the growth and development of the university.

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Faculty positions to teach content in Physics, Mathematics and Engineering

Atria University
Bengaluru, Karnataka

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