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    Faculty | Humanistic Social Sciences

    Posted 4 years ago

    Job ID *****



    Job Type

    full Time


    Bangalore, India

    Atria University is hiring for full-time faculty to teach an undergraduate course on the Appreciation of Differences, with a focus on ethics. Our team envisions ethics as built on the question of personal action/decision-making situated in society/community, enabling action with empathy. The faculty will expose students to dimensions of ethics as situated in historical and systemic thinking, and thus an appreciation of differences.

    We seek applications from scholars of Sociology, Anthropology, History, Cultural Studies, Human Geography, Political Sciences, Gender and Sexuality Studies, and other allied or interdisciplinary fields of study.

    The contract will be for 3-5 years, starting no later than May 2021, for the 2021-2022 academic year. To apply for the faculty position, please download and fill the application form and email it to along with your CV.

    Work Expectations

    Faculty members are expected to be engaged as follows:

    • 70% time in teaching and student mentoring
    • 20% time in research/consulting
    • 10% time in service commitments to the University


    Each course has faculty expectations of the equivalent of 10 to 15 teaching hours per week, with plenty of room for students to engage in self-directed and open-ended work. Additional contact hours may be spent on mentoring students or assisting guest faculty to facilitate courses.

    Faculty will play an active role as mentors for student projects. All full-time faculty serve as advisers. We expect our faculty to participate in building growing our University. There will be opportunities to serve in administrative and senior positions with appropriate course release or other compensation.

    When not teaching, you will have the opportunity to work on your own research, consult for the industry, or work on one of the many projects at Atria Business Innovation Center (ABiC). ABiC is an incubation center for exciting new businesses.

    Qualification & Experience


    • Masters or equivalent postgraduate degree
    • Capacity/experience for working with unconventional pedagogies
    • Undergraduate level teaching and/or mentoring experience
    • Collaborative teaching/research
    • Desire to conduct active research/consulting/performance in addition to teaching in your chosen field


    • Interdisciplinary teaching/learning
    • Curriculum development and design experience
    • Student-centered learning
    • Experience in integrative learning environments
    • Experience in leading learning programs
    • Ph.D. or the equivalent highest degree in your relevant fields

    Core Competencies

    We seek candidates who embrace experiential and hands-on learning and want to be a part of this exciting shift in higher education. We value innovation and collaboration in our faculty and staff, offering them resources and support.

    We seek candidates with interesting life experiences and unique viewpoints. We are an inclusive university that values individuals from a wide range of personal, cultural, and professional backgrounds, skills, and talents.

    When considering candidates for our faculty positions, we look for indicators of a number of main competencies, including being inclusive, respectful, collaborative, sustainable, and goal-oriented. Successful candidates demonstrate leadership, communicate effectively, display integrity and concern for ethics, value personal and professional development, take initiative and exhibit that they will engage in the growth and development of the university.


    Compensation is commensurate with experience. Hired faculty are entitled to assistance for relocation. Our dedicated administrators are here to answer questions related to taxation, visa, transportation, childcare, and accommodations.

    If you believe you have the expertise to teach in one or several fields we are hiring for and are excited to be teaching in an inclusive, interdisciplinary space, please apply.


    Next Steps

    Please download the application form here.


    The application form is in two parts

    • Please fill the both the part 1 and part 2 application within the next 7 days of submitting your application form and send it to us with your CV.
    • If your application is shortlisted, we will then schedule a call with you within a week of receiving, to share our vision and clarify any questions that you may have.
    • If your application is shortlisted from telephonic round, we will get in touch with you regarding the next steps of the interview.
    • We also request that you arrange to send a minimum of two letters of recommendation after submitting the application. These letters have to be emailed directly to, with the subject line [Reference – Your Name – for faculty position]. Please solicit at least one recommendation from a colleague/peer/team member and one from a supervisor/mentor. You do not have to wait for the reference letters to reach us in order to submit the application.


    Please send your application and CV with a subject line [Application for the Faculty Position– Your Name – Name of subject] to

    All the information about the job posting can be seen on our dedicated faculty positions page. You can learn more about the foundation year curriculum here and Majors from here.

    If you need assistance or have queries, feel free to write to We will be happy to assist you.

    We look forward to receiving your application from you within the next 7 days!

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