Academic Reviewer – Translations Initiative

We invite applications for the role of Academic Reviewer — Translations Initiative’, at our Bhopal campus.

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 team and are inviting applications for various operational roles at the University. We will offer members an enriching and fulfilling institution building experience with opportunities for setting up and implementation of key institutional processes, culture building and participation in various institutional bodies.

The Translations Initiative at the University is focused on Azim Premji University’s vision of providing access for quality higher education to a large number of students belonging to diverse socio-economic backgrounds, particularly located in smaller towns and villages. We invite applicants who resonate with this purpose of the University and are keen to work with a team of Translators.


The primary responsibilities of this role are:

  • Reviewing academic readings that are translated from English to Hindi
  • Finalizing the Hindi translation of the academic readings to ensure readability and clarity of concepts
  • Highlighting any gaps in translations, including accuracy of conceptual ideas
  • Reviewing glossaries to ensure all relevant and required words and definitions are updated correctly and appropriately
  • An advanced degree Social Science or Science with experience of academic work in Sociology/​Philosophy/​Economics/​Education
  • 4 – 5 years of experience in research or teaching in a reputed institution. Actual experience in translation of material is desirable
  • High proficiency in reading and writing in Hindi and English
  • The desire and ability to work in a team 

Please email the following documents to openpositions@​apu.​edu.​in with the subject line Application for Academic Reviewer: Translations Initiative, Bhopal.

  • A Cover Letter
  • A Curriculum Vitae
  • Name, address, email ID with designation of three referees
  • A completed Application Form