Job Description

Teaching at Chanakya: 

Teaching at Chanakya University offers a fulfilling and intellectually stimulating career path that will contribute to your professional growth and personal satisfaction.

Professor/ Associate Professor/Assistant Professor with specialization in

School of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences:

Psychology- Counselling/Clinical, Organizational/ Industrial, Applied Economics, Journalism & Media Studies, Sociology, Political Science, International Relations, Philosophy, Social work, Anthropology, English, Sanskrit, Hindi, Kannada

School of Commerce & Management

Accounting, Taxation, Finance, Marketing, Human Resources, FinTech, BusinessAnalytics, Banking&Insurance, Entrepreneurship, Strategy, Logistics & Supply Chain Management, Aviation

School of Mathematics & Natural Sciences

Computer Science- DBMS, Computer Network, Cloud & Mobile Computing, Cyber Security & Digital Forensics, Physics- Electronics, Theoretical Physics, Mathematics- Algebra, Number Theory, Topology, Real Analysis, Data Science- Statistics (ISI), Informatics- Bio Informatics, Geo Informatics & Eco Informatics, Computational Studies, AI, ML

School of Engineering

About Chanakya University: Located in Bengaluru’s Aerospace Industrial Zone, Chanakya University is a global, multidisciplinary, research-focused University at the forefront of higher education. The University is dedicated to seamlessly integrating global academic excellence with the rich heritage of Indian knowledge.  In the dynamic landscape of higher education, Chanakya University stands out for its commitment to academic excellence and the fusion of global perspectives with India’s rich knowledge traditions. The University embraces a forward-thinking approach, aligning itself with the evolving needs of the academic community and global industry demands.

About the School of Engineering: The School of Engineering at Chanakya University is committed to fostering transformative leaders by offering innovative and transdisciplinary programs that equip youths with skills to address complex challenges. Our strong focus on innovation, sustainable solutions, and state-of-the-art infrastructure collectively contributes to the university’s vision of becoming a globally recognized university rooted in Indian ideals.

The School of Engineering at Chanakya University is seeking applications for the position of Dean and Faculty members in diverse fields such as Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence, Data Science, Civil Engineering, Sustainability, Mechanical, Aerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering, VLSI and Embedded Systems. Moreover, a willingness to contribute effectively to the educational landscape of the university is highly desirable.

Responsibilities: Primary duties of the faculty position involve:

  • Conducting courses across a range of disciplines within the School of Engineering.
  • Developing substantial research initiatives in collaboration with external partners within the mentioned fields.
  • Forming impactful research groups inclusive of aspiring PhD students.
  • Engaging actively in institutional research, academic programs, and participating in various institutional activities.
  • Providing mentorship, guidance, and support to students, fostering their academic and research growth.
  • Actively participating in institutional research endeavours, contributing expertise to interdisciplinary projects.

Remuneration and Benefits: Compensation packages will be commensurate with individual expertise and experience. Additionally, selected faculty members are entitled to other benefits such as Provident Fund, Gratuity, and Health and Life Insurance according to prevailing University policies.

Eligibility: Preferred qualifications for candidates include:

CadreQualificationExperience
Assistant ProfessorBE/B.Tech & ME/ M.Tech in relevant branch with 1st class or equivalent either in BE/B.Tech or ME/M.Tech.Candidates with experience can also apply
Associate ProfessorQualifications as above that is for the post of Assistant Professor, as applicable and PhD or equivalent, in appropriate discipline. Minimum of 5 years’ experience in teaching / research /industry of which 2 years post PhD experience is desirable.
ProfessorQualifications as above that is for the post of Associate Professor, applicable.Minimum of 10 years teaching/ research /industrial experience of which at least 5 years should be at the level of Associate professor. or
Post PhD publications and guiding PhD students is highly desirable.Minimum  of  13  years’ experience in teaching and / or Research and/or Industry.In case of research experience, good academic record and books/ research paper publications /IPR/ patents record shall be required as deemed fit by the expert members of the selection committee.
If the experience in industry is considered, the same shall be at managerial level equivalent to Associate Professor with active participation record in devising/ designing, planning, executing, analyzing, quality control, innovating, training, technical books/ research paper publications/  IPR/  patents,   etc., as deemed fit by the  expert members of the  Selection committee.
  • Demonstrated capability in formulating research proposals and attracting external funding.
  • Excellent communication skills adaptable to diverse audiences.
  • Evidence of commitment to teaching and mentorship.

How to Apply: Interested individuals should submit:

  • A detailed CV outlining qualifications and experiences.
  • A cover letter delineating their interest in the position.
  • A 1000-word Statement of Purpose highlighting their perspective on contributing to a multidisciplinary and liberal educational framework at Chanakya University.
  • A brief description of the envisioned research program they aim to initiate at the School of Engineering. Applications should be sent to the HR department at Chanakya University via email at careers@chanakyauniversity.edu.in. Only shortlisted candidates will receive notifications.
  • Shortlisted candidates will be invited to conduct a teaching session, present their research program, and participate in a personal interview.

School of Law, Governance & Public Policy

Constitutional Law, Cyber Law, International Law, Family Law, ADR, Public Policy

School of Education

Curriculum Studies, Pedagogy & Assessment, Educational Technology, Educational Leadership, Teacher Development, NEP, NCF, Educational Research

School of Biosciences

The School of Biosciences, Chanakya University seeks to appoint faculty in areas such as Computational Biology, Genomics, Systems Biology, Disease Biology, Synthetic Biology, Bioengineering etc. The applicant should preferably have good postdoctoral or Industrial experience and have an inclination to develop strong research programs in the areas mentioned above. The applicants should have experience and passion for teaching in the courses offered by the University.

Responsibilities:

Primary responsibilities include

  • Teaching in various courses offered by the School of Biosciences.
  • Developing strong, extramurally funded and collaborative research programs in the areas mentioned above.
  • Establishing strong research groups including PhD students
  • Supporting institutional research and academic programs, and participating actively in institutional activities

Eligibility

  • Ph.D. in relevant areas of Biosciences
  • Strong publication track-record in relevant areas of Biosciences
  • Minimum of Three years of post-doctoral/ industrial experience
  • Ability to write research proposals and attract extramural funding
  • Ability to communicate effectively with multiple audiences
  • Evidence of commitment to teaching and training

Remuneration and other benefits: Remuneration will be commensurate with expertise and experience. Selected candidates will receive seed funding (based on their research proposal) for starting their research work. Selected candidates are also eligible for other benefits such as PF, Gratuity and Insurance (Health and Life) as per the existing University policy.

How to Apply:

To pursue a career at Chanakya University, we would like you to provide a 1000 word write up as “Statement of Purpose” with specific reference to your thoughts, action, unique propositions to work for a University in a multi-disciplinary and a liberal educational framework which is endeavouring to make a difference.

Interested candidates can apply with their CV (with the names and details of at least three referees), a cover letter, Statement of Purpose and a brief description of the research program they would like to initiate at the School of Biosciences, to the HR department at Chanakya University by email careers@chanakyauniversity.edu.inon or before 10th January 2024. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Shortlisted candidates would be invited for a teaching session followed by a presentation of their research program and a personal interview.

About Chanakya University:

Chanakya University aspires to be India’s foremost for-purpose university, on a steadfast mission, in pursuit of expanding frontiers of knowledge, to nurture world-class scholarship and advance high impact research. We are committed front runners in merging global academic excellence India’s exceptional civilization wisdom for individuals’ and society’s sustained goodness and greatness.

Chanakya University is a global learning destination that is deeply committed to the creation of a foremost knowledge movement in which students rise higher with ideas and achieve sustained success with abundant wisdom (jñāna), indomitable will (ichhā) and meaningful action (kriyā).

About the School of Biosciences:

The Chanakya School of Biosciences is committed to providing an exceptional educational experience in the field of biosciences and a place where you can embark on an exciting journey of scientific discovery and exploration. It is aligned with the vision that technology is the driver of this century and needs to be utilized for social development. Our school is dedicated to fostering a passion for scientific inquiry and discovery in our students, and we strive to prepare them for a variety of careers in biosciences.

The Chanakya School of Biosciences has domains/centres with core expertise in specific areas necessary for interdisciplinary research and education programs. The interconnected domains/centres will focus on cutting-edge research in thematic and emerging areas of biosciences with a translational aspiration. The school will offer skill-oriented educational programs at the interface of Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and computation. The centres will also develop online educational resources, tools, software and databases in the areas of core expertise. The school will also incubate start-up companies in relevant areas.

Project Assistant, JRF and Post-Doctoral fellows in the School of Biosciences

Applications are invited for the positions of Project Assistant, Junior Research Fellow and Post-Doctoral fellows in the School of Biosciences at Chanakya University, Devanahalli. The successful candidates will participate in the ongoing research projects of the faculty and provide support for the operations of the laboratory and the school. The positions are purely temporary and  coterminous with the project. The position will be available  initially for one year and can be extended based on the performance. 

Responsibilities:

Project assistants will participate in the ongoing research projects of the faculty and will also provide support for the maintenance of the equipment and laboratory space.

Junior Research fellowswill participate in the ongoing research projects of the faculty and suitable candidates will be enrolled for the PhD program at the University. Candidates with their own fellowships such as NET-JRF, DST-INSPIRE and DBT fellowships are preferred however, Chanakya University will provide few fellowships for outstanding candidates.

Post-doctoral fellows will be working in an ongoing research project of the faculty or independent research projects under the supervision of a faculty. In addition, the candidate should also have an interest in teaching and participate in the ongoing education programs. 

Essential Qualifications, Experiences and Skills for Project Assistant (position code- SBS-RPA-01)

  1. Master’s degree (M.Sc. OR equivalent) in Life Sciences/ Biochemistry/ Molecular Biology/ Biotechnology/ Zoology/ Genetics or related subjects with at least 60% of marks or 6.50 CGPA from a recognized university.
  2. Hands-on experience in any of the research areas including Cell and Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Microbiology and Immunology, computational studies such as Genomics, Structural biology, Drug discovery and Bioinformatics 
  3. Good IT skills including the use of Microsoft Office packages.
  4. Ability to carry out basic maintenance of general lab equipment and resources.
  5. Good organisational and prioritisation skills, ability to maintain accurate records.
  6. Team player and willingness to learn.

Desirable Experiences and Skills:

  1. Experience of working in industry/ academic institutes/ R&D laboratories 

Essential Qualifications, Experiences and Skills for Junior Research Fellow (JRF) (position code- SBS-RSRF-02)

  1. Master’s degree (M.Sc. OR equivalent) in Life Sciences/ Biochemistry/ Molecular Biology/ Biotechnology/ Zoology/ Genetics or related subjects with at least 60% of marks or 6.50 CGPA from a recognized university.
  2. Hands-on experience in any of the research areas including Cell and Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Microbiology and Immunology, computational studies such as Genomics, Structural biology, Drug discovery and Bioinformatics 
  3. Good IT skills including use of Microsoft Office packages.
  4. Good organisational and prioritisation skills, ability to maintain accurate records.
  5. Team player and willingness to learn.
  6. Commitment for long-term  research 

Desirable Experiences and Skills:

  1. Candidates having their own fellowships such as NET-JRF, DBT or DST-INSPIRE or ICMR or UGC NET or CSIR NET are preferred 
  2. Laboratory research experience
  3. Motivation to work on a long-term basis
  4. Experience in industry/ academic institutes/ R&D laboratories. 

Essential Qualifications, Experiences and Skills for Post-Doctoral fellows (position code- SBS-PD-03)

  1. Ph.D. in any relevant areas of Life Sciences/Biosciences (Biotechnology/ Microbiology/Biochemistry Zoology/ Computational Biology/Bioinformatics/Genetics or related subjects. 
  2. Good publication track record 
  3. Good IT skills including use of Microsoft Office packages and working with online databases.
  4. Good organisational and prioritisation skills, ability to maintain accurate records.
  5. Team player and willingness to learn.
  6. Teaching experience/Willingness to teach 
  7. Good presentation skills 

Desirable Experiences and Skills:

  1. Experience of working in industry or academia  
  2. Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  3. Organizing training/meetings/workshops and conducting outreach programmes

Remuneration:

Remuneration will be commensurate with expertise and experience

How to Apply:

Interested applicants can send their CV along with a cover letter, giving specific example(s) demonstrating relevant practical expertise and experience by email (careers@chanakyauniversity.edu.in and cc’ing to sbs@chanakyauniversity.edu.in) on or before 30th April, 2024. Last date for submission of application is 30th April, 2024. 

About Chanakya University:

Chanakya University aspires to be India’s foremost for-purpose university, on a steadfast mission, in pursuit of expanding frontiers of knowledge, to nurture world-class scholarship and advance high impact research. We are committed front runners in merging global academic excellence India’s exceptional civilization wisdom for individuals’ and society’s sustained goodness and greatness. 

Chanakya University is a global learning destination that is deeply committed to the creation of a foremost knowledge movement in which students rise higher with ideas and achieve sustained success with abundant wisdom (jñāna), indomitable will (ichhā) and meaningful action (kriyā). For more details, please visit https://chanakyauniversity.edu.in/

About the School of Biosciences (SBS)

The Chanakya School of Biosciences (SBS) is committed to providing an exceptional educational experience in the field of biosciences and a place where you can embark on an exciting journey of scientific discovery and exploration. It is aligned with the vision that technology is the driver of this century and needs to be utilized for social development. Our school is dedicated to fostering a passion for scientific inquiry and discovery in our students, and we strive to prepare them for a variety of careers in biosciences.

The Chanakya School of Biosciences (SBS) has domains/centres with core expertise in specific areas necessary for interdisciplinary research and education programs. The interconnected domains/centres will focus on cutting-edge research in thematic and emerging areas of biosciences with a translational aspiration. The school will offer skill-oriented educational programs at the interface of Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and computation. The centres will also develop online educational resources, tools, software and databases in the areas of core expertise. The school will also incubate start-up companies in relevant areas. For more details, please visit https://chanakyauniversity.edu.in/bioscience/

Physical Education & Sports

Sports Infrastructure & Curriculum, Sporting Events & Games, Track & Field  Focus, Wellness Coach & Yoga, Affiliation with Sporting Bodies


Non-Teaching at Chanakya: 

Working in Non-Teaching roles at Chanakya University provides an enriching and intellectually engaging career trajectory that will enhance both your professional development and personal contentment.

ERP System Administrator

  • A bachelor’s degree in a relevant field with 1-2 years of relevant experience.
  • Demonstrated expertise in ERP systems, preferably within an academic setting.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills for effective collaboration with diverse stakeholders.
  • Problem-solving and analytical skills to address system issues and optimize processes.
  • Project management skills to plan and implement changes effectively.
  • Upgrade and Software Support.
  • Provide ongoing support and training to end users of the ERP system to ensure that the university community is aware of and efficiently utilizes new functionalities and features.

Assistant Manager – Procurement

Accountability, integrity, and transparency are essential values and principles that should be upheld by employees in Procurement Department of The Chanakya University. These qualities contribute to a positive and ethical work environment and promote trust among colleagues, superiors, and stakeholders.

  • Any graduate in the relevant field with 6 to 10 yrs of relevant experience.
  • Preferably from the reputed Real Estate industry background.
  • Developing and implementing procurement strategies and policies that align with the organization’s goals and budget constraints.
  • Assist in identifying potential suppliers and vendors for the organization’s needs.
  • Generate and process purchase orders (POs) based on approved requisitions.
  • Ensure that all financial transactions and records are accurately and timely reconciled.

Senior Executive – Procurement

Accountability, integrity, and transparency are essential values and principles that should be upheld by employees in Procurement Department of The Chanakya University. These qualities contribute to a positive and ethical work environment and promote trust among colleagues, superiors, and stakeholders.

  • A graduate in a relevant field with 4 to 6 yrs of relevant experience.
  • Preferably from the reputed Real Estate industry background.
  • Developing and implementing procurement strategies and policies that align with the organization’s goals and budget constraints.
  • Assist in identifying potential suppliers and vendors for the organization’s needs.
  • Generate and process purchase orders (POs) based on approved requisitions.
  • Support cost control measures to optimize procurement spending.
  • Ensure that all procurement activities adhere to the organization’s procurement policies and procedures.

Senior Manager – MEP (PROJECTS & FACILITIES)

  • Experience in Project Execution (MEP) with a reputed Builder with 4 to 6 yrs of relevant experience.
  • Work with architects, consultants and other stakeholders to design the MEP System (Includes mechanical, electrical, plumbing, firefighting, fire alarm, public addressing system, talk back system, building management system, CCTV, access control, lift and networking systems) according to project specifications and requirements. 
  • Develop MEP system designs in accordance with project requirement, specifications and codes.
  • Assist in developing budgets and cost estimates for MEP systems, ensuring that the project stays within budget constraints.
  • Select and assist in sourcing MEP equipment, materials, and components.
  • Offer post-construction support for MEP systems, addressing any warranty or performance-related issues.
  • Assist with the resolution of any MEP-related concerns during the building’s occupancy phase.
  • Maintain an inventory of MEP equipment and systems, including their lifecycle status and replacement planning.

Deputy Director, Quality Assurance

  • Master’s degree, with a preference for expertise in MIS, data analytics, database management, or process automation with 12-15 years of experience.
  • Deploying Management Information Systems to collate, process, and present data on several quality parameters.
  • Coordinating all the accreditation, assessment, ranking, rating, and institutional award applications of the University with national and international agencies such as NAAC, NBA, UGC, AICTE, Times HE, QS, Ministry of Education, ABET, EQUIS, AACSB and NIRF
  • Real time data analytics on all quality parameters of the University
  • Tracking policy and regulation changes and its implications to university functioning
  • Liaising with regulatory bodies, accrediting agencies and quality assurance units of other institutions
  • Liaise with the Quality management consultants of the University in drawing up process documents, and quality manuals for all schools, center’s, and functions of the University.
  • Conducting workshops on quality management and best practices for the University community

Tele caller / Tele counselor

  • Any Graduate with 3 to 4 years of relevant experience
  • Excellent communication skills (Hindi / English)

Roles and Responsibilities:

  1. Handling incoming and Outgoing calls
    • Call prospective students and parents, handle all their queries related to admissions and convert them to admission.
    • Collect and record and all relevant information required for admissions.
    • Keep accurate and detailed records of calls made and answered results achieved.
    • Achieve all specified targets.
    • Maintain confidentiality of the leads assigned. 
  2. Supporting the Origination in BTL/EXPO/SEMINARS/PGCET 
    • Visiting the schools and colleges and seeking permission to conduct the Seminars.
    • Doing follow-ups for Appointments for Seminars.
    • Coordinating with the BTL and other teams for conducting seminars /GDPI/Entrance exam 
    • Collecting the Information of students who were part of the Seminars.
    • Participation in the EXPO events.

Assistant Librarian

Qualifications & Skills Required:

  • A minimum of a  Master’s Degree in Library & Information Science or Documentation Science, with at least 55% marks (or an equivalent grade) and a consistently good academic record.
  • NET / SET certification, PGDLAN or diploma/ certification in computers or PhD will be an added advantage. 
  • Hands on experience / expertise in Library automation, Digital libraries, ERM, Content management, Portal development, Networking, Remote access, etc is preferred.
  • 4 to 8 years of professional experience in academic libraries including 2-3 years at supervisory level.
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills.
  • Flexibility to work during weekends, extended hours & shifts.

Professional Library Assistants

  • Masters degree in Library & Information Science or Documentation (from a full time / regular program) with a consistent academic record.
  • UG degrees like BCA or BSc (IT or CS) or PGDLAN or NET / SET qualifications will be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge / Proficiency in MS office, Koha, D space, portal management & IT tools / systems.
  • 0-3 years of library experience, preferably in academic / research organizations.

(Freshers & those expecting final results can also apply)

  • Excellent communication and customer service skills.
  • Flexibility to work during weekends, extended hours & shifts.

Age limit : 26 years.