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Assistant Professor, Scenic/Set/Production/Installation/Exhibition Design Specialization job with OP JINDAL GLOBAL UNIVERSITY

The Jindal School of Art and Architecture (JSAA) at the OP Jindal Global University invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor who are willing to take up teaching & research assignments and are ready to join latest by beginning August 2022.

JSAA seeks applicants who have their undergraduate coursework in a professionally accredited architecture program in India or in their country of residence with a master’s or higher degrees with focus on set design, scenography or film/ stage production design.

Candidates should have expertise and research interests in dramaturgic spatial compositions within a theatrical or urban context, scenic design, installation and/or exhibition design, production, and allied coursework to do with narratives, textual-visual translations, light, sound, costumes, movement , multi-media explorations etc. Candidates would be expected to teach and develop undergraduate studios and seminars, while also demonstrating a keen interest in developing coursework from a multi/interdisciplinary perspective and contributing towards research.

Required Qualifications

  1. Professionally Accredited Bachelor of Architecture (or equivalent) degree and Registration in India or their country of residence.
  2. Master’s degree in Scenic Design/Scenography / Stage and/or Film Production Design/ Exhibition Design, or Interior with a focus on the scenic design/ scenography/ stage or film production design/ exhibition design and allied subjects
  3. Professional Experience in Exhibition/ Scenic Design/ Scenography / Stage and/or Film Production (minimum 3 – 5 years)

Desired Qualifications

  1. Ph.D. in relevant field
  2. Prior teaching / industry experience is strongly preferred
  3. Flexible, integrative, collaborative and inter-disciplinary approach to design education

How to Apply

Interested Candidates can send their application to HR@JGU.EDU.INalong with the following additional documents by the 9th April 2022.

  1. cover letter
  2. Current Curriculum Vitae with the name of at least three professional/academic references and their contact information.
  3. A Teaching Statement (Not more than 250 words)
  4. A Research Statement (Not more than 250 words)
  5. Sample of 1 proposed studio course related to scenic/set/installation/exhibition design
  6. Sample of 2 proposed seminar courses related to set/interior/installation design
  7. Sample of Scholarly writing
  8. Digital portfolio (maximum 50 pages, 30 MB size limit) which includes professional and academic work (if applicable)

Please mail all the above credentials mentioning the following subject line:

“Application for Assistant Professor – ARCHITECTURE W. SCENIC/SET/PRODUCTION/INSTALLATION/EXHIBITION DESIGN SPECIALIZATION”

About The School

The Jindal School of Art and Architecture is founded with the vision to become one of the foremost schools of learning of the visual, material and the built environments. The School is committed to developing an academic environment that is intellectually rigorous, interdisciplinary, innovative, and creative. The school follows internationally accepted best practices of the academia and is supported by an acclaimed faculty. We believe in research and innovative excellence that fosters interdisciplinary research cutting across academic programs allowing students and faculty to actively engage in addressing the most pressing issues facing our world today.

About the University

OP Jindal Global University (JGU) is an Indian University providing world class education, located in the National Capital Region, Delhi (Sonipat), India. JGU is a vibrant intellectual community of 8000+ students, 900+ faculty and 500+ staff members representing 41 countries in twelve multidisciplinary schools: Law, Business, International Affairs, Public Policy, Liberal Arts and Journalism, Art & Architecture, Banking & Finance, Environment & Sustainability, Psychology & Counselling, Languages ​​& Literature and Public Health & Human Development. JGU is dedicated to promoting global learning through its global faculty, global curricula, global collaborations, global research and global programs. JGU is the youngest university to be ranked in the Top 3% universities in the World and in the Top 150 universities (under 50 years of age) by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World Rankings 2021. JGU has been ranked among the “Top 700 universities” in the World” in the QS World University Rankings 2021 and recognized as an “Institution of Eminence” by the Government of India.

Research:

JGU’s aspiration to become a world-class university is founded on our commitment to promoting high-quality interdisciplinary research in a vibrant and plural environment, facilitated by a supportive governance and management structure, enabling policies and facilitating the state-of-the-art infrastructure . The pursuance of a global research agenda lies at the center of our goal to build a world-class institution of learning.

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