Academic & Research - Recruitment - Jio Institute
Academic & Research - Recruitment

Jio Institute invites full-time faculty from Academia, Research, Policy and Practice in 

Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence & Data Science Digital Media & Marketing Communications Journalism & Mass Communication Sports Management
Healthcare Management Energy , Earth Science and Environmental Science Materials Science and Engineering Biomedical and Life Sciences

Jio Institute also invites applications for Post-Doctoral Fellows, Research Fellows and Academic Associates in the areas of Artificial Intelligence & Data Science, and Digital Media & Marketing Communications. 

View the Academic and Research Recruitment advertisement dated 4th May 2022

View the Academic and Research Recruitment advertisement dated 10th May 2022

About Jio Institute

Jio Institute is a multi-disciplinary higher education institute set up as a philanthropic initiative by Reliance Industries Ltd. and Reliance Foundation. The Institute is dedicated to the pursuit of excellence by bringing together global scholars and thought leaders and providing an enriching student experience through world-class education, relevant research platforms, and a culture of innovation.

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Governing Council

The Governing Council is the principal governing and policy-making body of the Jio Institute. It consists of eminent persons from diverse domains contributing to and upholding the Institution's ideals and traditions. 

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Our Growth Plan

Our vision is to build an exemplary Indian academic institution of international repute that contributes to industry and society by providing a robust interdisciplinary research platform to innovators, leaders and entrepreneurs of tomorrow. Jio Institute believes that a vibrant solution-oriented research ecosystem is of vital importance to pole-vault from being followers of best practices to creators of next practices.

To build such a base of enabling culture and environment, we are following a well thought-out strategy of initially focusing on developing a range of postgraduate, doctoral, and post-doctoral programmes across disciplines. This will build a culture of research and innovation, and attract top-notch global scholars and researchers. The benefits of a strong research foundation will then percolate down when we subsequently launch undergraduate programmes in the next stage.

Growth Plan .  

Campus

Set in a serene environment overlooking the Arabian sea, our 52-acre digitally-enabled campus in Ulwe, Navi Mumbai harmoniously combines nature and state-of-the-art infrastructure. In addition to smart classrooms, modern laboratories, and a well-stocked library, the campus has several open spaces including walkways, sports facilities, jogging tracks, lawns as well as an open amphitheatre. The campus is well-connected to different parts of Mumbai through roads, rail, and water. It is situated near Mumbai's upcoming international airport and Mumbai Trans-Harbour Link.

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Post Graduate Programme admissions for 2022-23

Our programmes are carefully designed to achieve academic excellence, business relevance and social significance. All our programmes will be multidisciplinary.

We have recently launched admissions to the following one-year full-time on-campus programmes:

  • Post Graduate Programme in Artificial Intelligence & Data Science focused on providing a solid academic foundation in the core concepts of artificial intelligence & data science along with a deep understanding of their applications to develop professionals that are ahead of the curve in the rapidly changing eco-system of the technology industry.
  • Post Graduate Programme in Digital Media & Marketing Communications seeks to prepare a new generation of professionals, marketers, technologists, researchers and entrepreneurs for the digital age. The program provides a strategic approach through which organizations and individuals drive performance by engaging, serving, and communicating with consumers and other stakeholders. The program incorporates a comprehensive and applied curriculum with an emphasis on new and emerging technologies, branding and strategy, consumer psychology, research methods and analytics.
Recruitment Advertisement

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Recruitment - What we are seeking

Jio Institute is building a team of bright and passionate full-time faculty from Academia, Research, Policy and Practice who :

  • Are committed to excellence in teaching and research.
  • Like to collaborate with like-minded individuals to address complex problems and impact industry and society.
  • Wish to undertake interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary research projects focused towards solving challenges quickly and effectively.
  • Are passionate about establishing interdisciplinary research centres and academic programmes.
  • Are excited about the benefits, opportunities and challenges offered by technology and digital thinking.
  • Are aligned to Jio Institute’s vision of becoming a world-class higher education institute and playing a pivotal role in nation-building and nurturing global citizens.
  • Can demonstrate their leadership attributes while being an excellent team player at the same time. 
  • Believe in building a culture of research and innovation.
Compensation and Benefits
  • Attractive compensation and allied benefits package 
  • Generous start-up packages for research, innovation, and incubation 
  • Health insurance, relocation expenses and assistance with faculty housing
  • Opportunity to shape the direction of the green-field institution to make it world-class.
  • Work with renowned scholars and institution builders.
  • Opportunity to access Reliance and Jio ecosystem for research, teaching and project-based collaborations.
About Mumbai and Navi Mumbai

Mumbai is one of the most prominent cities in the world and is the gateway to India. It is known as the financial centre of India and has some of the leading educational institutes, MNCs, and a thriving start-up ecosystem. The city boasts of many incredible historic architectures and is the heart of the Bollywood film industry. Bustling with people from all over the country and across the world, the vibrant cosmopolitan city is known for its amazing variety of food, art, culture and other experiences. 

Navi Mumbai, also known as New Bombay, is a beautifully planned city in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region. It was originally developed to relieve the city of Mumbai from its growing population and infrastructural demands. Today, Navi Mumbai has shaped into a large metropolitan city with many IT & ITES companies set up in the region. The city is well-planned and well-managed and has been ranked the cleanest city in Maharashtra and 3rd cleanest city in India. It is also known for its rich biodiversity and numerous nature treks which are frequented by people of Mumbai and Navi Mumbai alike.  

Jio Institute campus is located at Ulwe in Navi Mumbai. The campus is situated near the upcoming landmark infrastructure projects - Navi Mumbai International Airport and Mumbai Trans Harbour Link (MTHL), a sea bridge that will connect Navi Mumbai with South Mumbai. 

 

Eligibility requirements

A. Essential and Desired Qualification / Experience
  1. A Ph.D./Post-Doctoral/teaching experience in relevant disciplines from top-tier globally renowned institutions
  2. Evidence or promise (for recent Ph.D. Graduates) of high-level research activity such as top-tier publications
  3. Experience teaching in higher education
  4. Ability to teach in multiple courses in broad areas of relevant programme and domain and capacity to develop new courses
  5. Demonstrated ability or desire to work in diverse and multi-cultural environments
  6. Ability to engage and mentor students in research projects
  7. Commitment to institute-building and social initiatives
  8. Ability to  develop a vibrant research program and to contribute to teaching, advising and mentoring undergraduate and postgraduate students.
  9. Ability to foster an inclusive environment, working with students from diverse backgrounds, and incorporating interdisciplinary perspectives and a collaborative approach.
  10. Possess interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary approach to teaching and research 
B. Professor 
  1. Sufficient experience at Associate Professor level at a reputed institution. 
  2. The educational and/or work experience must include a significant international component.
  3. Demonstrated experience and accomplishments as an educator and mentor.
  4. Established record of scholarly accomplishments such as publications in top-tier journals, patents, authoring books, prizes and awards. 
  5. Strong evidence that the candidate can make substantial contributions to the Institute, the profession and the Indian society.
  6. Aptitude and attitude to become an institutional leader who will further support and enhance the values and goals of Jio Institute.
C. Associate Professor
  1. Sufficient time in Assistant Professor grade. 
  2. The educational and/or work experience must include a significant international component.
  3. Clear evidence of effective teaching and mentoring of students.
  4. Established record of scholarly accomplishments such as publications in top tier journals, patents, authoring books, prizes and awards. 
  5. Strong record of creativity and innovation showing promise for future growth.
D. Assistant Professor
  1. Interest and aptitude in education and teaching.
  2. Evidence of creativity (e.g. PhD work, publications, post-doc experience, etc.)
  3. Indication of the compatibility between the candidate’s interests and the goals and values of the Jio Institute.
E. Professor of Policy, Practice, Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  1. Prolific experience and achievements in the relevant area of expertise at a reputed institution.
  2. The educational and/or work experience must include a significant international component.
  3. Demonstrated experience and accomplishments as an educator and mentor.
  4. Established record of scholarly accomplishments such as publications in top-tier journals, patents, authoring books, prizes and awards.
  5. Strong evidence that the candidate can make substantial contributions to the Institute, the profession, and society as a whole.
  6. Aptitude and attitude to become an institutional leader who will further support and enhance the values and goals of Jio Institute.

Candidates having experience in relevant domain areas can apply even if they do not hold a Ph.D. degree. For instance, subject matter experts in healthcare domain can be part of “AI for All” centre and may contribute towards projects related to AI in healthcare.  

F. Post-Doctoral Fellow / Research Associate

Jio Institute is seeking highly motivated post-doctoral fellows. This is an exciting opportunity to work at new labs being set up at Jio Institute. The candidate will be engaged in innovative and real-world experience, impactful and highly interdisciplinary areas. The candidate will also have a unique opportunity to collaborate and work with a diverse group of multidisciplinary researchers from Jio Institute and Reliance ecosystem.

The ideal candidate must have a Doctoral degree in a relevant discipline.

G. Research Assistant

Research Assistant positions are available for the Artificial Intelligence & Data Science (AI&DS) programme. This is a exciting opportunity to work at new labs being set up at Jio Institute as part of the ”Centre for AI for All”. The candidate will be engaged in innovative and real-world experience, impactful, highly interdisciplinary areas.

Candidates shall have a Bachelors’/Masters’ degree in relevant disciplines from reputed institutions and excellent academic record. 

H. Academic Associates

Jio Institute invites applications for Academic Associates for its programmes in ‘Artificial Intelligence & Data Science’ (AI&DS) and ‘Digital Media & Marketing Communications’ (DM&MC). This is a great opportunity to work at a greenfield institute with an aspiring vision.

Candidates shall have a Masters’ degree in relevant disciplines from reputed institutions and excellent academic record. The job descriptions can be accessed by clicking below:

Selection Process 

A. Share your profile
  1. Interested candidates are requested to submit their details in the profile form below.
  2. Please attach 3 necessary supporting documents which include a Cover letter, a Statement of research & teaching,  a Curriculum Vitae. Candidates may also upload list of publications/ supporting materials. 
  3. Statement of research and teaching may include, but not limited to, current and future program of scholarships, funded activity, impact (journal impact factor, citation index, press coverage, etc), sample research articles, teaching portfolio, teaching philosophy, sample syllabi, student evaluation, etc. 
  4. Candidates to ensure that the uploaded documents are in one of the acceptable formats: pdf, doc, docx. 
  5. Candidates are requested to note their Submissions ID after submission of their details. 
B. Profile screening, Evaluation and Interactions
  1. Selection Committee will be screening the profiles based on the eligibility requirement.
  2. The shortlisted candidate will have a few interactions with a view to know each other better and provide the candidates an opportunity to know more about working at Jio Institute. This may include:
    • a presentation by the candidates on their areas of research & teaching;
    • a campus visit and interactions with different teams.    
C. Selection and Offer
  1. The Selection Committee will take a final decision based on profile, interactions and Institute requirements. 
  2. Offer would be made to the selected candidates.
 
We invite bright and passionate Faculty, Post-Doctoral Fellows, Research Fellows, and Research Associates, who are keen on contributing to the areas listed in our start-up phase. You can apply with your details using the form below. 

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