The Department of Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) at the
Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology is looking to hire
tenure-track faculty in *Ethics and Politics, Policy, and Liberal Arts
and Communication *broadly construed. The Department has its focus on
disciplines like Economics, Sociology, Anthropology, Media Studies,
Liberal Arts and offers a B Tech programme in Computer Science and
Social Sciences (CSSS) and PhD Programme.
The incoming faculty is expected to actively contribute towards the PhD
programme and offer Liberal Arts, Communication and Humanities courses
in the B Tech programme. The Institute provides strong support for
research with a good teaching-research balance and offers among the best
compensation packages in academia in the country. The Department is
looking to hire *Tenure Track Assistant Professors,*whose overall
research and teaching interests align with the Department’s objectives
in the following areas:
*Ethics and Politics: *we are looking for scholars with research and
teaching interests in the following areas:Applied Ethics| Moral and
Political Philosophy| Ethics of Information Technology| Digital Ethics|
Political Theory| Comparative Politics etc.
*New Media/ Social Media:*//Social Media Data Analytics | Computational
Social Network Analysis | M-Health | E-Health | Digital Literacy |
Digital Creative Industries | Quantitative and Computational Research
Methods | Psychology of New Media
*Policy: *we are looking for scholars with research and teaching
interests in areas related to Politics, IT and social development,
including*: *Governance and E-governance | ICT Policies | Political
economy of the Internet | Internet Governance | Science and Technology
policy | ICTs for Social Transformation
*Science and Technology Studies: *we are looking for scholars with
research and teaching interests in areas related to the domain of
science and technology studies (STS) with a focus on Information
Technology and society.
*About IIIT- Delhi*: IIIT-Delhi (Indraprastha Institute of Information
Technology, http://www. iiitd.ac.in <http://iiitd.ac.in>) is an Autonomous
Institute created by Govt. of Delhi with a mission to become a world
class R&D led Institution in IT and interdisciplinary areas. It offers
one of the most vibrant and exciting academic environments in India and
is an ideal place for a young researcher who wishes to work in India in
these exciting times. In recent times we have recruited over 50 faculty
members most of whom hold PhD Degrees from prestigious universities from
US and Europe.
*Research, Innovation and Development*
IIIT Delhi emphasizes on research, innovation and development to create
impact through published papers, reports, projects, and technology
development. It strongly focuses on graduate education via its PhD
program. It also extends significant support for initial career
development via initiation research grant, support for international
conference travel, professional society membership, and encouragement of
continuing collaborations with foreign partner institutions (with
options for short-term leave support). It has implemented systems of
yearly appraisal / feedback and a tenure process to help faculty members
aim high and create an institute whose reputation is benchmarked against
*Compensation and Quality of Life*
The Institute provides compensation at par with other premier research
institutions of higher education in India and also allows a faculty
member to supplement it through research grants, summer sabbaticals in
R&D labs/companies, consultancy, etc. The campus is situated in Okhla
Phase-III, in South Delhi, with a Metro station within ½ km, with
modern, good quality and spacious housing for faculty.
*Eligibility: *We are seeking candidates with a PhD from a top
Institution (post doc experience will be an added bonus) with strong
academic training and a strong publication record in the relevant areas.
Scholars having the capability to independently develop and lead a
program of research, and provide innovation and quality teaching at both
the undergraduate and graduate levels are especially encouraged to apply.
*Important Dates/ Schedule*
*For applying: *Anytime-applications processed regularly.
*Seminars: *On a mutually convenient date; often when the candidate is
visiting India. E-seminars can also be arranged.
*Interaction with Selection Committee: *Held regularly, a few times a year.
For applying, send an email to *firstname.lastname@example.org
<mailto:email@example.com>.* */Subject of the email
should be “Faculty position in Department of Social Science and
Humanities/”* (please mention the discipline in the subject – as mails
are organized using that). Please attach the following to your email:
(i) CV with details about your education (please mention CGPA/percentage
also for each degree, including class X and XII), work experience,
publications, etc, as well as names of at least three references (if
desired, list of references may be sent later upon request from the
(ii) a research statement giving research background, approach, research
plans for the near future, etc.
(iii) a teaching statement containing teaching approach,
basic/foundation courses you would like to teach, advanced courses you
would like to teach or design, etc.