FACULTY

Plaksha’s community of faculty members comprises individuals who are equally brilliant as teachers, researchers and practitioners. Faculty at Plaksha have trained and worked at some of the world’s best universities, bringing with them diverse domain knowledge and interdisciplinary expertise.

Our Faculty

Amit Sheth

Inclusive Design & Design Thinking

Dr. Aditya Malik

Anthropology, History, Religious Studies, Philosophy

Dr. Amrik Sen

Applied Mathematics

Dr. Amruta R Behera

MEMS Technology, IOT systems

Dr. Dhiraj Sinha

Ph.D., University of Cambridge

Dr. K. Gopinath

Dr. Kriti Khanna

Financial Development, Macroeconomics

Dr. Manoj Kannan

Discipline based education research

Dr. Monika Sharma

Computational biophysics, bioinformatics

Dr. Navjot Kaur

AMR surveillance networks, CRISPR technologies

Dr. Prashanth Suresh Kumar

Water Technology

Dr. Ramesh Singh

Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology

Dr. Rucha Joshi

Engineering Education, Tissue Engg, Drug Delivery

Dr. Rudra Pratap

MEMS Technology, Mechanics and Mechanobiology

Dr. Sanjay Kumar Bose

Computer Networks & Queueing Systems

Dr. Saumya Jetley

Computer Vision and Machine Learning Algorithms

Dr. Sebastien Foucaud

Ph.D., Aix-Marseille University

Dr. Shashank Tamaskar

Robotic autonomy, Vision based robot navigation

Faculty at Plaksha

Hear our Vice Chancellor and Chief Academic Advisor talk about qualities of an ideal Plaksha faculty. They also take us through faculty recruitment process at Plaksha.

Be a part of the team
  • Open positions
  • Role Specifications
  • Benefits
  • How to apply
Open positions
Plaksha invites applications for tenure-track positions at the Assistant, Associate and full Professor levels from candidates with a Ph.D. from a world-class institution in disciplines including economics, design thinking, computer science, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, bioengineering, energy systems engineering, mathematics, social sciences and related fields; interest and experience in interdisciplinary topics such as machine learning, artificial intelligence, data science, cyber-physical systems, biological systems, robotics, digital transformation, cybersecurity etc., and a track record of creating impact via research, innovation in teaching, industry practice or entrepreneurial ventures.

Applicants are also invited to apply for positions at all levels at Plaksha’s upcoming grand challenge-based research centers, particularly in Clean Energy and Water Security.
For more information, click here.
Role Specifications
Key faculty responsibilities include teaching and mentoring students at the Bachelors, Masters and Doctoral level, implementing project-based and experiential learning experiences, and helping to realize the mission of Plaksha through the establishment of research centers & laboratories of global eminence that have a deep and far reaching impact on economy and society. In line with the vision of the university, we specifically seek founding faculty members with the following characteristics.
Who we are looking for
  • Faculty who are inspired, creative and passionate about what and how they teach, who truly enjoy teaching and mentoring students, and are highly committed to student learning and success.
  • A willingness to embrace Plaksha’s vision of reimagining education by adopting new pedagogical methods, including in teacher training, education workflows, course formats, and the role of technology in teaching and learning.
  • A strong commitment and track record in one or more of the following:
    Research framed by grand challenges of India and the world in the 21st century.
    Research with impact on industry, public policy, practice, sustainable development etc.
    Making inventions/ commercializing technology/software or other entrepreneurial experience.
    Experience in leading companies, or other significant industrial/corporate experience.
    Innovative pedagogy and/or scholarship of education and/or interdisciplinary education.
  • An interdisciplinary mindset, in the broadest sense, recognizing the need for partnerships between social sciences, humanities and STEM disciplines, and willingness to learn from colleagues with different perspectives.
  • A passion for institution-building with a desire for continuous improvement, entrepreneurial mindset and a can-do attitude.
  • A willingness to work in a team, by accepting others’ ideas, partnering, leading or following, as needed to accomplish team objectives.
Benefits
Faculty members at Plaksha will receive several benefits, including but not limited to, competitive joining packages and salaries, seed grants for research, attractive IPR and consultancy policies, mentorship opportunities from members of an eminent global Academic Advisory Board and other members of the Plaksha family, collaboration and partnerships with industry and entrepreneurs, along with the opportunity to contribute to and create research labs and centers.
 
We are committed to maintaining diversity and welcome applications from all nationalities. Plaksha is committed to supporting dual career couples and has dedicated staff to help with transitioning the faculty’s family to living in Chandigarh, including help with schools, housing, connecting to the larger community etc.
How to apply
There is no deadline for faculty position applications, rather applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. The appointment dates are flexible and will start as early as Summer 2022.
Applicants should send their
  • Cover letter
  • CV
  • Teaching statement expressing their views on interdisciplinary education
  • Research statement
  • A page on statement of impact describing their academic, entrepreneurial and industrial experience
  • A list of three to five references.

You may also contact us for any questions that you have at academic.relations@plaksha.edu.in

Digital marketing specialist 5
We are looking for people to join us on this exciting journey and translate the ambitious vision into reality. Our need at the moment is a digital marketing specialist.
Who are we looking for
  • You will participate in envisioning the overall Digital marketing strategy of the University.
  • This will include planning marketing campaigns, including web, Search Engine Optimization, Search Engine Marketing, email, social media and display advertising.
  • This will also include ensuring continuous social media presence across all digital channels, along with measuring and reporting on the performance of digital marketing campaigns.
  • The role will start with creating and implementing digital marketing initiatives for Plaksha’s Tech Leaders Fellowship.
  • You will participate in envisioning the overall Digital marketing strategy of the University.
  • This will include planning marketing campaigns, including web, Search Engine Optimization, Search Engine Marketing, email, social media and display advertising.
  • This will also include ensuring continuous social media presence across all digital channels, along with measuring and reporting on the performance of digital marketing campaigns.
  • The role will start with creating and implementing digital marketing initiatives for Plaksha’s Tech Leaders Fellowship.
  • The role will start with creating and implementing digital marketing initiatives for Plaksha’s Tech Leaders Fellowship.
  • The role will start with creating and implementing digital marketing initiatives for Plaksha’s Tech Leaders Fellowship.
Digital marketing specialist 6
We are looking for people to join us on this exciting journey and translate the ambitious vision into reality. Our need at the moment is a digital marketing specialist.
Who are we looking for
  • You will participate in envisioning the overall Digital marketing strategy of the University.
  • This will include planning marketing campaigns, including web, Search Engine Optimization, Search Engine Marketing, email, social media and display advertising.
  • This will also include ensuring continuous social media presence across all digital channels, along with measuring and reporting on the performance of digital marketing campaigns.
  • The role will start with creating and implementing digital marketing initiatives for Plaksha’s Tech Leaders Fellowship.
  • You will participate in envisioning the overall Digital marketing strategy of the University.
  • This will include planning marketing campaigns, including web, Search Engine Optimization, Search Engine Marketing, email, social media and display advertising.
  • This will also include ensuring continuous social media presence across all digital channels, along with measuring and reporting on the performance of digital marketing campaigns.
  • The role will start with creating and implementing digital marketing initiatives for Plaksha’s Tech Leaders Fellowship.
  • The role will start with creating and implementing digital marketing initiatives for Plaksha’s Tech Leaders Fellowship.
  • The role will start with creating and implementing digital marketing initiatives for Plaksha’s Tech Leaders Fellowship.
Digital marketing specialist 7
We are looking for people to join us on this exciting journey and translate the ambitious vision into reality. Our need at the moment is a digital marketing specialist.
Who are we looking for
  • You will participate in envisioning the overall Digital marketing strategy of the University.
  • This will include planning marketing campaigns, including web, Search Engine Optimization, Search Engine Marketing, email, social media and display advertising.
  • This will also include ensuring continuous social media presence across all digital channels, along with measuring and reporting on the performance of digital marketing campaigns.
  • The role will start with creating and implementing digital marketing initiatives for Plaksha’s Tech Leaders Fellowship.
  • You will participate in envisioning the overall Digital marketing strategy of the University.
  • This will include planning marketing campaigns, including web, Search Engine Optimization, Search Engine Marketing, email, social media and display advertising.
  • This will also include ensuring continuous social media presence across all digital channels, along with measuring and reporting on the performance of digital marketing campaigns.
  • The role will start with creating and implementing digital marketing initiatives for Plaksha’s Tech Leaders Fellowship.
  • The role will start with creating and implementing digital marketing initiatives for Plaksha’s Tech Leaders Fellowship.
  • The role will start with creating and implementing digital marketing initiatives for Plaksha’s Tech Leaders Fellowship.