Research Assistant – Arts

We invite applications for the role of Research Assistant — Arts. 

We invite applications from candidates who are keen to contribute to the development, coordination and ad delivery of our Undergraduate programme, Arts Education curriculum. 

By Arts we mean Dance, Music, Drama, and Visual art and craft. 

Responsibilities:

As a Research Assistant you will be:

  • Building and maintaining relationships with, and a database of, local artists and arts groups in the area surrounding the University and with a wider network of arts educators and practitioners.
  • Providing logistical support to arts events and programmes at the University and in the local communities.
  • Working with arts faculty and students to document and research arts education and community arts practices.
  • Building awareness and encouraging arts activities across all members on campus — arts for all.
  • Using arts activities to work on building social equity across gender, caste, class, region, and race with a view to building inclusive and sustainable communities.
  • Helping develop, refine, and maintain systems and processes related to arts facilities on campus.
  • Acting as a liaison between visiting artists, students, children, and the local communities.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree – background in visual art or performing arts is preferred.
  • Previous experience in art programs, preferably with diverse communities, including school children.
  • Active engagement with at least one arts practice and reasonable proficiency in it.
  • Familiarity with one or more South Indian languages would be an advantage.
  • Willingness and basic competence to engage in administrative tasks that enable arts programming and networks to flourish.
  • Willingness to learn and engage with diverse communities of students, faculty, artists, and practitioners.

Please email the following documents to openpositions@​apu.​edu.​in with the subject line​“Application for Research Assistant – Arts”:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Completed Application Form