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Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor of AI and Data Science

Jio Institute
Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • Job Type
    Employee
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Jio Institute, a new University located in Navi Mumbai, India, is seeking full-time faculty for Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor positions in the areas of Artificial Intelligence, Data Science, and related fields.

ABOUT JIO INSTITUTE

Jio Institute is being established by Reliance Industries Limited, the largest private sector company in India (ranked 96th in Fortune's Global 500 list for 2020), and its philanthropic arm, Reliance Foundation. Jio Institute is dedicated to becoming a multidisciplinary institution, providing a world-class environment for research, invention, innovation, lifelong learning and an unparalleled student experience, and offering undergraduate, graduate, doctoral and post-doctoral programs in Engineering & Computing; Media, Communication & Journalism; Arts, Humanities, & Sciences; Medicine; Law, Governance & Policy; Architecture & Urban Planning; and Management and Entrepreneurship.

Jio Institute will commence academic sessions from July 2021 with Masters programs in Artificial Intelligence and Data Science, and Digital Media and Marketing Communication, under the guidance of a Global Advisory Council of eminent academicians, researchers, and institution builders. Jio Institute envisions an ecosystem of research, innovation and entrepreneurship to educate leaders, innovators and entrepreneurs.

The Institute plans to develop a research centre focused on AI for All, incorporating research in Artificial Intelligence, Data Science, Retail Analytics, and other related fields with applications in Healthcare, Education, Agriculture among others.

ABOUT THE ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE & DATA SCIENCE PROGRAM:

Jio Institute’s full-time Masters in Artificial Intelligence & Data Science Program is focused on providing a strong academic foundation in the core concepts of AI and Data Science, along with a deep understanding of their applications, to develop technologists and scientists able to contribute and to lead in industrial, entrepreneurial, and research projects.

Students will be guided through a comprehensive curriculum, supplemented by an internship and real-world projects sponsored by industry partners. The program includes an overseas module to prepare the students for an interconnected global working environment. It offers flexibility to customise and align courses so that students are able to define their individual learning experience as research focused, industry oriented, or entrepreneurially inclined, preparing each student to achieve their own path to leadership and impact.

The AI & DS Program will be fully integrated with the Institute’s Research Centre, and will sponsor post-doctoral research fellows to work with faculty and students.

WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

  • A Ph.D. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Statistics, Artificial Intelligence, Data Science, or related fields.
  • Demonstrated ability to engage in high-quality scholarly research and teaching at the graduate level in areas of AI and Data Science, including, but not limited to: NLP, Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Speech Understanding, Robotics, Planning, Databases, Data Mining, Visualiztion, and IoT.
  • Commitment to project-based learning and engaging students in research.
  • Demonstrated experience and commitment to student-centred learning and teaching.
  • The desire to contribute to community and institution building, and to work collaboratively in a multidisciplinary setting.

Applicants are expected to make significant contributions to research and teaching as faculty of the Artificial Intelligence and Data Science program at Jio Institute. These are full-time appointments beginning in July 2021.

Successful applicants have the rare opportunity to help shape a new institution of higher education and build research and teaching excellence with an emphasis on both Indian and global elements. Life-long learning, innovative pedagogy, need-blind admission, continuous innovation in the field of education, and diversity, are integral elements of Jio Institute’s commitment to excellence in research and education.

We are particularly interested in candidates who have demonstrated experience in fostering an inclusive environment, working with students from diverse backgrounds, and incorporating interdisciplinary perspectives in research. 

HOW TO APPLY?

Interested candidates should provide the following documents:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Research Statement
  • Teaching Statement
  • Three professional references with names and email addresses

Applications must be sent to careers@jioinstitute.edu.in. To know more [Click here].

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Posted: 2021-01-04 Expires: 2021-03-05

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Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor of AI and Data Science

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