Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor, JSLL of OP Jindal Global University job with OP JINDAL GLOBAL UNIVERSITY
Professors/Associate Professors/Assistant Professors, Jindal School of Languages & Literature (JSLL) at OP Jindal Global University (JGU):
OP Jindal Global University (JGU) is an Indian university offering world-class education, located in the National Capital Region, Delhi (Sonipat), India. JGU is a vibrant intellectual community of over 8,000 students, over 900 faculty, and over 500 staff representing 41 countries in twelve multidisciplinary schools: law, business, international affairs, public policy, liberal arts and journalism, art and architecture, banking and finance, environment and sustainability, psychology and counselling, languages and literature and public health and human development. JGU is dedicated to promoting global learning through its global faculty, global programs, global collaborations, global research, and global programs. JGU is the youngest university to be ranked in the Top 3% Universities in the World and Top 150 Universities (Under 50) by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World Rankings 2021. JGU was ranked among the “Top 700 universities worldwide” in the QS World University Rankings 2021 and recognized as a “institution of eminence” by the government of India.
Position Summary: The Jindal School of Languages and Literature (JSLL) at OP Jindal Global University (JGU) is recruiting faculty for the Fall 2022 semester.
Eligible candidates who wish to undertake teaching and research assignments are welcome to apply.
Roles and responsibilities:
Faculty members joining the School in 2022-23 will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses beginning in the fall 2022 semester, mentor students, and engage in other activities on behalf of the school. ‘School and University. Faculty will oversee JSLL internship programs, foster collaboration in research and teaching, enhance the reputation of the university, and contribute to the advancement of their profession globally and locally. Appointed at Associate Professor or Professor level they are expected to be professionally visible scholars and/or practitioners with equivalent experience in institutional administration and demonstrated academic leadership (e.g., journal writing, engagement with professional associations).
Applicants must have completed significant research projects in one or more areas of linguistics and literature (and/or translation, linguistics) studies and their work must have been communicated to an academic/professional community in the form of publications, presentations conferences, media reports or other appropriate mode of professional communication. Applicants must have a future research agenda and be able to “teach through research” and train researchers (including undergraduates). Successful candidates will have demonstrated excellence in teaching and possess communication and interpersonal skills to work effectively with a diverse group of students and colleagues.
Qualifications and professional experience:
- For appointment as Professor, a PhD obtained at the time of application is required. The PhD could be in a field related to Hispanic studies, including but not limited to the following: Spanish or Romance language/literature studies; Iberian or Latin American studies; comparative literature (with Spanish as an element); creative writing; translation studies (with Spanish as source or target language); linguistic; journalism/communication studies/media studies; film studies; drama studies; performing arts. An acquired doctorate is also normally required for appointment at the level of Associate Professor.
- Candidates with a degree in education/educational studies will be considered, provided that their training and/or research has focused on Spanish language learning and pedagogy.
- For appointment as assistant professorthe ideal candidate should possess a PhD/Masters degree with relevant teaching experience at the time of application.
- Applicants who are not a native Spanish speaker (or who did not acquire at least one of their post-secondary degrees from a Spanish-language educational institution) must present CEFR/CEFRL certification in Spanish like C2.
- All applicants who do not have a master’s or doctoral degree from an officially English-speaking educational institution must have a CEFR / CEFR grade in English of at least B2 (or a high score corresponding to the TOEFL or an internationally recognized equivalent English test). Please note that JGU’s general language of instruction is English. All applicants must have taught undergraduate students in Spanish language/literature/cultural studies; additional postgraduate teaching experience is preferred for appointment at Professor/Associate Professor level. Applicants who have taught at a recognized language learning institute (governmental or private) may be considered, but preference will be given to those who have taught for several years at an accredited college or university.
- Research published in peer-reviewed professional journals and/or as monographs. Other forms of professional communication and outreach – such as translation work to or from Spanish, journalism, or creative publishing/production – may be recognized as contributing to the publication requirement.
Knowledge and skills:
In addition to demonstrating a strong knowledge of their academic field, successful applicants must demonstrate:
- ability to communicate effectively and work productively with colleagues;
- ability to engage and effectively teach students with a wide range of skills, motivations, and academic and professional goals;
- ability to work in admissions outreach activities involving prospective students, teachers, and parents;
- ability to promote innovation, teaching, learning and service to a diverse student population;
- ability to participate in curriculum development and assess student learning outcomes;
- ability to pursue an active career in research, resulting in the regular production of professional publications.
Benefits and Compensation:
JGU is an equal opportunity employer and offers internationally competitive salaries and benefits based on the candidate’s qualifications and experience.
In addition to a competitive salary, JGU offers research benefits comparable to top international universities, comprehensive health and accident insurance coverage, accommodation on or near the university campus, a staff development allowance, research grants research, research awards for publications and other benefits.
Applications must include:
- Curriculum vitae.
- Letter of interest (addressing teaching, research, institution building, contribution to the profession). The letter of intent should not be a summary of the curriculum vitae, but rather a short narrative highlighting or describing in more detail your relevant skills, experiences, achievements, academic interests and career goals.
- Names of at least two professional referees, identified by title/affiliation, and with full contact and email information – preferably an academic email address (e.g. .edu, .ac). Identifying an arbitrator signifies your consent to JGU communicating with the named arbitrator on a confidential basis.
The recruitment process includes an interview and may include giving a presentation to an audience of professors or students or teaching a “mock” class.
Interested candidates can send their applications to [email protected] . If you had already applied for this position in 2021, you do not need to apply again.