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    Faculty position – Interactive Technologies Major

    Posted 2 years ago

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    Job Type

    full Time


    Bangalore, India

    Atria University is seeking full time faculty to teach courses in our Interactive Technologies major. We seek applicants with an appreciation for real-world applications in engineering and applied sciences, and hands-on learning. The contract will be for 3-5 years, starting before March 2022 for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    As a faculty member in the Interactive Technologies major, you are expected to have mastery over some or all of the topics listed below:

    • Data analytics and other technologies that aid digitalization
    • VR /AR, AI/ML, or other cutting edge technologies related to human-machine interactions
    • Embedded systems, Sensors, M2M communication, IoT and other technologies related to Connected Systems
    • Sensor-based technologies
    • Design: Industrial / Commercial creative / Product

    Basic Topics

    You will be expected to oversee and deliver the Exploratory Project in Interactive Technologies for Foundation Year students. You must be familiar with the following topics:

    • Interactions and technology
    • Computer vision & its applications / use cases
    • Speech recognition & its applications / use cases
    • Introduction to Metaverse
    • Sensors
    • UI / UX design
    • OTT interaction design
    • AR / VR
    • Ethics of interactive technology

    Advanced Topics

    You will have the opportunity to create and teach more advanced courses from year 2 onwards, and to devise interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary course offerings combining learning goals from other fields.

    Work Expectations

    Initially, 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

    This break-up of time commitments will change as the university grows.

    Each course has faculty expectations of the equivalent of 10 teaching hours per week, with a minimum of 20 hours a week for students to engage in self-directed and open-ended work. You are expected to remain available to students and to direct their activities / research, but not to perform any conventional classroom teaching during those times. 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 student 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 or consult for the industry.

    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-centred learning
    • Experience in integrative learning environments
    • Experience in leading learning programs
    • Ph.D. or the equivalent highest degree in your relevant field(s)

    Core Competencies

    We seek candidates who:

    • Embrace experiential and hands-on learning
    • Value innovation and collaboration with their fellow faculty members and other staff,
    • Have interesting life experiences and unique viewpoints, skills, and talents.
    • Have a diverse personal, cultural, and professional backgrounds.
    • Are inclusive, respectful, collaborative, sustainable, and goal-oriented.
    • 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.

    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.

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