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Invitation for application for faculty positions in Economics

Location: Azim Premji University, Bangalore

Azim Premji University was established in 2010 by the Azim Premji Foundation. The Foundation works extensively with the public school systems in many states in India, with a clear purpose - to contribute to a just, equitable, humane and sustainable society. The University supports Education and related fields of human development through its programmes of study. The University offers a liberal undergraduate degree in the Sciences, Economics and Humanities and post-graduate degrees in the fields of Education, Development, Public Policy, Economics, and Law & Development.

We have open positions with possibilities to teach in the Bachelors and Masters programmes. We encourage applicants from all fields, but we are particularly interested in the following:

a) Environmental Economics, Economics of Education, and Macro and Micro Theory

b) Candidates whose work focuses on the Indian context are of particular appeal

The faculty at the University engages with a broad range of paradigms in their teaching and research, and welcomes applicants working in diverse theoretical traditions within Economics. We seek candidates with a strong commitment to teaching and research and a willingness to contribute to a general liberal arts curriculum.

Application Process

Interested candidates should submit

  • Recent CV
  • Statements of teaching and research interests
  • Two samples of recent academic work
  • 2-3 letters of recommendation (to be sent directly by the referees) and
  • A covering letter providing an indication of interest in Azim Premji University's unique mission

Application deadline: 31/01/2021

Reference Instructions:

Please ask for letters of reference to be sent directly to [email protected]

Application Instructions:

Email materials to [email protected]

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