Academic Associate in Biology

We invite applications for the post of Academic Associate in Biology.

Your primary role as an Academic Associate (AA) will be to assist faculty in developing and running labs. You will serve as an additional resource person that students can contact for any queries, regarding specific lab /​field course requirements and procedures. At any given point, multiple courses may be running at the same time and the you are expected to assist the instructor/​lab manager to coordinate these events. 

The appointment will be for a duration of one year, with the possibility of extension of an additional year. 

Responsibilities

  • Assisting faculty members in preparing and running labs for different courses 
  • Assisting students during the labs 
  • You are encouraged to participate in designing the labs 
  • Mentoring students for course related projects 
  • Since the pedagogical style and content of the courses may be unique, we require you to sit in on the courses that you will be providing technical help with 

This position allows you to explore innovative pedagogical practices, engage with a socio-economically diverse student cohort, and is suited for someone who is interested in working or pursuing higher studies in the future. 

Candidates who are motivated and interested in teaching and/​or research are encouraged to apply. 

  • BSc/​MSc degree in Biological Sciences or any related discipline
  • PhDs are not eligible for this position

Please email the following documents to biologyfacultyposition@​apu.​edu.​in with the subject line Academic Associate applicant — 2021

  • A cover letter (not as an email) that mentions why you are a suitable candidate for this position and explain why you wish to join the University 
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • A sample of your writing (a term paper, a blog or any other recent material)
  • Names of two referees with their contact details