Academic Associate — Child Development and Learning

We invite applications for the role of Academic Associate in Child Development and Learning’ for our MA Education Programme.

Azim Premji University, Bhopal, started operations in August 2023, offering postgraduate and undergraduate programmes. The first phase of campus construction is complete and the overall 50-acre campus with state-of-the-art academic and residential facilities will be ready over the next few years. We expect to grow to about 4000 students and 500 members over the next few years.

We are expanding our programme offerings and are inviting applications for full time faculty positions. We will offer faculty an enriching and fulfilling institution building experience encompassing inter disciplinary programme design, development, and research opportunities, setting up and implementation of key institutional processes, culture building and participation in various institutional bodies. 

This role will be a part of MA Education Programme for the Bhopal Campus. This will be a 2‑year full time engagement.


As an Academic Associate in Child Development and Learning, you will be:

  • Supporting students of MA Education Programme in the Child Development and Learning’ core course by conducting small group sessions with them. This support would be by facilitating readings, clarifying doubts regarding assignments, language and academic support.
  • Participating in all course-related discussions with the faculty.
  • Supporting the development of resources- readings, audio/​visuals, translation of teaching materials from English to Hindi.
  • Supporting practicum/​fieldwork of students.
  • Spending considerable time helping students in small tutorials to improve their grasp of concepts.
  • Advancing your teaching research skills over the course of 2 years.
  • Postgraduate degree in Human Development and Childhood Studies/​Developmental Psychology/​MA Education degree with keen interest and work experience in Child Development and Learning/​ECE.
  • Ability and interest in tutoring and mentoring a diverse body of students.
  • Ability to tutor students in Child Development and Learning and related areas.
  • Candidates who are motivated and interested in teaching and research are encouraged to apply.

Please email the following documents to facultypositions@​apu.​edu.​in with the subject line Application for Academic Associate in Child Development and Learning”:

  • Curriculum Vitae.
  • A short (one-two page note) explaining why you might wish to join the University.
  • One sample of scholarship (articles, essays submitted for coursework, chapters, books or any other).
  • Two letters of recommendation emailed directly to the email ID above.
  • Completed Information Summary Sheet.