Visiting Faculty

We are looking for academics who are capable of bringing their teaching and practical experience for the devising of elective courses in various thematic areas.

You will help design electives in the thematic aresa listed below. Each elective course can be of 3 credits with 16 weeks or 48 hours.

Perspective building:

  • Local democracy and governance for rural and urban areas
  • Adivasis and development
  • Extreme weather events and human response
  • Urban sustainable development


  • Analysis of socioeconomic development policies of India
  • Organisational studies
  • Development planning at the local level
  • Research for advocacy
  • Application of GIS-RS in development
  • Analysing development finance


  • Project design, planning & monitoring
  • Development communications
  • Social/​community mobilisation
  • Preparedness to respond to disasters
  • Managing development organisations


  • Teaching one or more elective courses as part of the MA Development programme, including the evaluation of the students.
  • Conduct the course in one of two formats
    • A semester length (16 weeks) course with 3 hours of classes per week,
  • An 8‑week format with 4 hours of classes per week.
  • Guide students in summer field apprenticeship and or winter field projects
  • Postgraduate degree in any domain or discipline.
  • Relevant experience in development practice in the areas listed, with some teaching or training experience for post graduate teaching
  • Prior teaching experience at post graduate level is desirable but can be relaxed for exceptional candidates.

Please email the following documents to <facultypositions@​apu.​edu.​in>

  • A covering letter indicating the position you are applying to, including the subject area of your interest to teach
  • A professional statement of purpose
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Three samples of scholarship 
  • Two letters of recommendation from referees 
    • Articles
    • Chapters
    • Books
    • Other published material