Faculty of Economics at Plaksha University, India
Advertiser: Plaksha University
Field(s) of specialization: Development; Growth - Econometrics - Environmental; Ag. Econ. - Experimental Economics - Finance - Industrial Organization - International Finance/Macro - Macroeconomics; Monetary - Microeconomics - Behavioral Economics - Any field - Business Economics - Computational Economics - Decision Sciences - Marketing - Operations Research - Statistics
Position type(s): Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Full Professor, Postdoctoral Scholar, Tenured Professor, Visiting Assistant Professor, Visiting Associate Professor, Visiting Professor
Location of job: Alpha, Sector 101, IT City Rd,, SAS Nagar, Mohali, Punjab, 140306, India
Degree required: Doctorate
Job start date: Flexible
Job duration: Continuing/permanent
Letters of reference required: 3
Application deadline: 1 Nov 2023 midnight UTC (no longer accepting applications)
Current search status: Reviewing applications
Posting end date: 5 Nov 2023
Interviews: Interviews will be conducted remotely by video starting December, 2022.
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Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor of Economics

Plaksha University, Mohali, India

Full-Time Academic & Research Position (Tenure Track / Tenured / Visiting)

Plaksha University invites talented academicians, Ph.D. scholars and postdoctoral fellows, who have a zeal for interdisciplinary and impactful research & teaching, to apply for tenure-track/ tenured/ visiting Faculty of Economics.

We offer a thriving research and innovation ecosystem and are looking for top-notch faculty across diverse domains such as economics, statistics, computer science, data science, AI/ML, applied mathematics, finance, marketing, public policy, social sciences, and design. We welcome applications from all nationalities and diversity.

Why Plaksha:

  • Opportunity to build an institution, interdisciplinary academic programs (undergraduate/ graduate/ doctoral level), and research lab
  • High degree of freedom, flexibility & autonomy to define curriculum and pedagogy
  • Attractive salary structure (~40% higher than premier public institutions in India), start-up research grant and professional development allowance
  • Consulting opportunity (1 day/week); support with making industry connections in leading corporates and start-up
  • Mentorship opportunities from an eminent Academic Advisory Board
  • Fast-tracked opportunities for academic leadership positions
  • 2 months in Summer as mini-sabbatical anywhere in the world supported for tenure-track assistant professors
  • Support for research & teaching for Ph.D students with attractive university fellowship

Key responsibilities: research and development, developing innovative curriculum and pedagogy, teaching and mentoring students at the Bachelors, Masters and Doctoral level, and helping to build research centers and laboratories of global eminence.

Appointment: As early as January 2023

Flexible career tracks: Tenure-track/tenured, Professor of Practice, Visiting & Adjunct positions, Joint industry appointments

Eligibility: International experience is desirable.

Plaksha University is supportive of dual-careers and is an equal opportunity/ affi rmativeaction employer. We are committed to maintaining diversity and welcome applicationsfrom all nationalities, and encourage women, members from LGBTQ+ community, persons with disabilities, and other diverse communities. Citizenship of India is not a requirement. Foreign nationals with fl uency in English areencouraged to apply.

About Plaksha University:

Situated in Chandigarh tricity, India, Plaksha University is a collective philanthropic initiative by a global community of 100+ business leaders and academicians. A greenfield university, Plaksha is developing a transformational model of engineering education and research that integrates technology, design, entrepreneurship, and liberal arts. Plaksha represents the bold aspirations of 21st century India and has its mission anchored around three pillars: reimagining technology education, research to impact grand challenges, and catalyzing an entrepreneurial ecosystem.

In a short span of time, Plaksha has inked partnerships with the UC Berkeley, Purdue University, Cornell University, UC San Diego, SRI International, IISc Bangalore, IITs and many other leading institutions. Plaksha is building distinctive research centers on Digital Agriculture, Water Security, Digital Health, Clean Energy and Climate and a university-vide Data Science Institute. Plaksha’s growing and thriving community includes 200+ students, 30+ faculty, 100+ staff including researchers and scholars.

For more details, please visit www.plaksha.edu.in

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