Azim Premji University invites applications for faculty positions in the area of Mathematics
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 that prepare professionals with integrity, competence and social
commitment. Our research programmes contribute to knowledge relevant to these fields.
The University is also committed to ensuring diversity across all programmes.
The University offers a liberal Undergraduate degree in the Sciences, Social Sciences and Humanities, Dual degree programme in Science & Education, and Postgraduate degrees in the fields of Education, Development, Public Policy, Economics & Law and Development.
Our undergraduate programmes in Mathematics are centered around two principles. First,
any student with an interest in Mathematics can gain a good foundational understanding
of the discipline in a conducive learning atmosphere. Second, with this solid foundation
in Mathematics, and their varied interests and lived experiences, our Mathematics graduates
can have a meaningful impact in a variety of sectors. With this in mind, our programmes
include active/inquiry-based learning,
structured peer support, exploratory projects, and a strong mentoring culture.
We invite applicants who are interested in contributing to our BSc and BSc-BEd programmes to apply. The faculty will engage in curriculum design and development, teaching, and student mentoring. Apart from this there is an opportunity to design and teach elective courses, guide honors student projects in their fields of expertise, and collaborate with others in the fields of Mathematics and Mathematics education.
Candidates with a PhD in any area of Mathematics are encouraged to apply. Preference would be given to those with a background in analysis, probability, P.D.E, Mathematical modelling, statistics, or data science.
We seek candidates with a strong commitment to teaching and research and a willingness to contribute to a general liberal educational curriculum.
Please email us the following documents:
A short (one-two page) note explaining why you wish to apply to the University
Teaching and research statements
Two samples of scholarship (articles, chapters, books or any other)
Completed Information Summary Sheet
to download the Information Summary Sheet that you can mail in as an attachment
Please send in the above documents by e-mail to
[email protected] with the subject line “Application for Mathematics Faculty Position”