Avantika is conceived and envisioned as India’s first Design Centered University and is spearheaded by eminent educationist, Dr. Sanjay Dhande – Former Director, IIT Kanpur. The spirit of creativity and innovation, complemented by design thinking and intellectual boldness is the central theme at Avantika. The unique academic model is based on an integrated trans-disciplinary approach that harmoniously amalgamates design with various disciplines on a solid foundation of liberal education.
We invite you to join us in our mission to develop students as innovators and contribute towards creating a positive change in society. We seek;
Empowered Individuals, to work beyond boundaries
Mentors and Facilitators for nurturing young learners
Innovation Evangelists, to take on challenges and question the status-quo
Avantika is seeking energetic applicants for Full time faculty positions. If you are an academician, an industry professional, an active consultant, an administrator, or pursuing research, and seek a vibrant environment for lifelong learning, we are looking just for you.
Avantika is the place for you,
If you are an academician, industry professional, an active consultant, or pursuing research or just graduated from an institution and seeking vibrant environment for lifelong learning.
If you like to work without disciplinary and departmental boundaries.
If you are excited about co-teaching in an Experiential, Studio and Project-based learning environment.
If you cherish joys of creating with young learners, and question the status-quo and use innovative methods to teach, interact and learn.
If you appreciate how design, research and society connect with each other, love to engage in creative writing, run interactive workshops, and leverage advances in other disciplines.
If you like to work in a team environment.
If you as a teacher can impact and influence the minds and spirits of young learners.
We envisage faculty to collaborate, to move in new directions and grow, and to take risks as they work towards Avantika’s mission of developing students as innovators with the spirit of Design Thinking and contributing to impacting positive change in the society.
We envisage the faculty to,
continuously enrich the deliverables on learning aims of the curriculum for undergraduate and postgraduate programs.
publish regularly in journals of high impact and other quality outlets, and pursue research in frontier areas.
develop effective collaborations with other universities and external stakeholders such as industries, organizations, professionals, and start-ups.
create intellectual properties in the forms of patents, designs, concepts, ideas etc., and demonstrate capacity for constant engagement with learning.
Education: PhD in Education
Professor: 15 years (Doctorate or its equivalent industry experience)
Associate Professor: 10 years (Doctorate or its equivalent industry experience)
Assistant Professor: 5 years (Doctorate or its equivalent industry experience)
Lecturer (Academic Associate): 0 to 4 years (minimum Masters) in academics/ industry/ research with significant contribution in terms of patents/ publications/ designs/ case-studies/ product development/ system development, and like.
Reports to: Vice Chancellor
Place of Work: Avantika University Campus at Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh