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An institution to foster impactful leadership in the complex and uncertain world of the 21st century - John Etchemendy

A new paradigm of interwoven learning to create relevant, meaningful jobs in the future – Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw

Create a new generation of thinking Indians who will contribute to the development of the globe - Raghuram Rajan


Join us in creating a new paradigm of
Interwoven Learning

Krea University’s vision is to address the challenges and opportunities of the 21st century, and set a global benchmark in higher education in the coming years. We’re looking at a dynamic team to be part of this momentous journey.

Krea University offers you
  • The opportunity to co-create our unique Interwoven Learning approach
  • The chance to play an important role in institution building and be part of the growing education space in India
  • Benefits commensurate with best practices in the industry
  • Research infrastructure and teaching facilities that match global standards
  • The autonomy to pursue your research objectives
  • Unwavering commitment to academic freedom in publishing, teaching & research, as defined by the University guidelines
  • Top of the line admin support to ensure a smooth day-to-day working environment

Faculty Openings

We invite applications from standout faculty who fulfil the following requirements

  • You must have an excellent academic record and the highest degree in your field (Ph.D or equivalent)
  • You must have undergraduate teaching and mentoring experience, and should be passionate about the same
  • You should possess a robust research agenda
  • You should champion the interdisciplinary approach and collaborate with colleagues from other disciplines for courses and projects
  • You should be prepared and excited to play a role in institution building

Faculty positions (across experience levels) are open for the following disciplines:

    • Economics
    • History
    • Literature & the Arts
    • Political Science
    • Social Studies
    • Philosophy
    • Computer Science
    • Environmental Studies
    • Life Sciences and Cognitive Sciences
    • Mathematics
    • Physical Sciences
    • Economics
    • History
    • Literature & the Arts
    • Political Science
    • Social Studies
    • Philosophy
    • Computer Science
    • Environmental Studies
    • Life Sciences and Cognitive Sciences
    • Mathematics
    • Physical Sciences

Application requirements

Please send an email to facultyapplications@krea.edu.in with the following documents:

  • Cover letter introducing yourself and your interest in Krea University
  • Long form Curriculum Vitae
  • Short biography (maximum one page, approx. 300 words)
  • Statement of your teaching approach and courses taught
  • Course evaluations (if available)
  • Statement of research trajectory
  • Sample of writing
  • Reference letters (minimum of 3) - Letter of reference should be directly emailed to facultyapplications@krea.edu.in with the subject line [Reference_<candidate name>]

Join us in creating a global benchmark
in higher education.

Krea University's vision is to address the challenges and opportunities of the 21st century, and set a global benchmark in higher education. To translate this into a working reality, we are looking for an exceptional administration and support team.

Krea University offers you
  • The chance to be part of the founding team, and work in the growing education space in India.
  • Benefits commensurate with best practices in the industry.
  • Working facilities and infrastructure on par with global standards.

As one of the pillars of Krea University, we expect you to:
  • Be a specialist in your area of expertise.
    Play a critical role in institution building.
  • Facilitate the creation of the academic programme and its smooth running.

Staff Openings

Title : HR Manager Recruitment

No. Of Position : 1

Job Location : Chennai, Alwarpet

Educational Qualifications : UG/PG

Experience : 8 to 10 years

Salary : 7 to 8 lac


  1. Handling end to end recruitment for various business units across all levels
  2. Focus on developing a strong culture in the region by adherence of right policies and practices
  3. Responsible for Talent Planning and Acquisition for the region
  4. Smooth execution on onboarding and handholding of the new joiners to drive activations and higher productivity
  5. Develop ways of employee engagement and drive employee engagement programmes in the region to boost morale of the employees.
  6. Engage with employees to increase retention
  7. Timely delivery of MIS and all reporting’s
  8. Focus on launching at least one initiative which will have positive impact on people and business.

Knowledge, Skills and Competencies:

  1. Incumbent should be MBA in HR
  2. Experince of 7-8 years out of which at least 3-4 years in HR business partnering role


  1. Planning and Analytics
  2. Negotiation
  3. Relationship Building
  4. Learning Attitude
  5. Assertive

Mail to : careers@krea.edu.in

Title : Assistant Librarian

Job Location : Sricity(Andhra Pradesh)

No.of Position : 2

Experience : 6 to 8 yrs

Job Responsibilities :

  1. Perform checking-in, checking-out and circulation of library materials.
  2. Perform patron registration and transaction activities.
  3. Process new books, maintain circulation records and make reserves on requested books.
  4. Manage library data and reports utilizing library software systems.
  5. Maintain library materials including bibliographic and other library files.
  6. Train and supervise library clerks and assistants in their job duties.
  7. Assist staffs in collecting, cataloging, preparing, and organizing library materials according to established policies.
  8. Assist readers in finding books and help students and faculties in research problems and reference questions.
  9. Maintain the library in the absence of the Head Librarian.
  10. Address administrative issues like colleting fines and managing reservations.
  11. Maintain library clean, safe and organized.
  12. Conduct library promotional activities and prepare press releases and newsletters to attract more readers.
  13. Organize book talks, tours, multimedia programs, exhibits and displays.Assist in conducting Library workshops and conferences.
  14. Edit bibliographic to add or remove items according to current library stock.
  15. Perform routine maintenance of library equipment including computers, audio-visual devices, printers, and photocopiers.
  16. Manage library inventory, perform stock checks, and prepare item list for removal, relocation and binding.
  17. Manage serial collection and acquisition of new library materials.

Any other duties that may be assigned by the Dean.

Industry : Education

Functional Area : Teaching , Education , Training , Counselling

Role Category : Librarian

Role : Assist Librarian

Interested candidates mail us : careers@krea.edu.in

Title : Senior Manager/General Manager –Corporate Relations

Job Location : Chennai

No.of Position : 1

Exp : 12 to 18

Key Responsibilities & Tasks :

Responsible for designing and executing plans and procedures that drive executive education business. Take ownership for Management Development and Executive programs to ensure maximum revenues generated with utmost client satisfaction and exceed targets for Executive education.

Qualifications, Experience and Competency requirements :

  • An MBA with 12 to 18 years of Business Development experience preferably in the Education Industry.
  • Go-getter attitude, take complete ownership of the targets as well as delivery portfolio.
  • Ability to multitask and coordinate with multiple stakeholders.
  • Excellent communication and networking skills, influencing & negotiation skills
  • Sense of customer relationship and business development opportunities.

Job Description :

  • Responsible for acquisition of candidates/Clients for Executive Programs and MDP’s
  • Strategize and implement a robust sales pipeline.
  • Effective coordination to manage lead generation on social media and content marketing campaigns with vendors.
  • Manage email lifecycles to nurture leads and engage with customers.
  • Manage Major Key/strategic accounts.
  • Ownership of activities covering all aspects of program delivery & participants learning experience
  • Support faculty to ensure that participant’s learning outcomes are met and a high level of satisfaction is maintained.
  • Be the first point contact for participants, troubleshoot queries and manage discussions.
  • As a part of IFMR GSB Corporate Engagement team, lead the corporate outreach initiative in a territory / city.
  • Identify, grow and manage relationships with leading corporates as Strategic Partners with the primary objective of getting employees to up skill themselves at IFMR.
  • Conceptualize and lead initiatives with Corporates to understand their requirements and create Customized Management Development Programs to meet Client’s training needs.
  • Work closely with cross functional teams (internally and externally) to create successful outcome for Corporate Partners.

Interested candidates mail us : careers@krea.edu.in

Title : Sr. Manager / Manager – Outreach

No.of Position : 2

Job Location : Chennai Office, Bangalore, Mumbai

Educational Qualification : A post graduate degree or equivalent.

Experience : 3-7+ yrs

Salary : As per company standard

  1. Developing and leading strategic initiatives designed to attract high potential students for Krea University.
  2. Responsible for student admission counselling and meeting enrolment objectives of the assigned geographic areas.
  3. Engaging with counsellors and school administrators, to set up interactions with students and parents of our target group.
  4. Delivering interactive sessions across different schools, events for students and parents.
  5. Conceptualizing and executing events like Principal and counsellor meets, open houses and mega promotional events.
  6. Work with designers, vendors, partners for development and production of marketing collaterals like brochures, presentations, online ads and other promotional material.

Experience : Minimum of 2 years of relevant experience - higher education or student affairs experience preferred.

Skills required :

  1. Ability to organize and execute projects.
  2. Strong writing and communication skills.
  3. Ability to listen and counsel students and their parents from diverse backgrounds.
  4. Experience in student recruitment, education advocacy or college counselling.
  5. Ability to analyse data and make informed recommendations.
  6. Being comfortable with uncertainties of a start-up environment.

Research Openings

Position : Announcement Research Associate, Krea University

About the Project :

The Consortium of Humanities Centers and Institutes (CHCI), on behalf of the International Council of Philosophy and the Human Sciences (CIPSH) and in collaboration with UNESCO, and supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, is undertaking a World Humanities Report (WHR). The WHR, is designed to increase understanding of and reflection on the contributions of the humanities to knowledge and society across the globe. The report will show where and how the humanities are practiced and make recommendations for the humanities in the 21st Century, with a medium-term concentration on the next five-to-ten years. The South Asia region research group will be led by a Regional Research Lead from Krea University. Krea is a liberal arts and sciences university located in Sri City, north of Chennai. Krea University has a unique ‘interwoven learning’ approach that weaves creativity and action, arts and sciences, theory and practice, to make students ready to deal with challenges and opportunities of the 21st century.

About the Position :

The Research Associate, based at Krea University, will work directly with the Regional Research Lead for a global project on World Humanities Report coordinated by CHCI (Consortium of Humanities Centers and Institutes), located at University of Wisconsin-Madison. Responsibilities include coordination of a research team, liaising with scholars in the region, planning and executing brainstorming and review meetings, preparing presentations for academic and other audiences, preparing original research support and literature reviews, analyzing, expanding, and maintaining databases of thematic research topics and representing the project in forums and with groups as needed in the field. The successful candidate will demonstrate strong conceptual ability; excellent writing skills; the ability to work productively under time pressure; the capacity to work well independently; and the ability to interact successfully with senior scholars and practitioners. The position will involve working with various online platforms, collecting and assembling material from disparate sources and fields of the humanities.

  • This is a full-time term appointment starting as soon as possible for a period of 12 months.
  • The selected candidate should be willing to work for the full 12-month period with some flexibility until the report is delivered.
  • The position will be located at Krea University. Travel will be involved, but is likely to be moderate.
  • Salary commensurate with qualifications and housing will be provided at Krea University.

Basic Qualifications :

A minimum of a Master’s degree in a relevant social science/humanities discipline along with 3+ years of significant relevant work experience. Evidence of academic excellence and of independent research experience. Strong skills related to the Microsoft Office Suite and webbased research are expected.

Application Materials and Deadline :

The deadline for applications is August 5, 2019. A cover letter along with the C.V, an academic writing sample, and names of two referees with their contact details are required for full consideration.

Short-listed candidates will be interviewed by a panel, either in person or on skype.

Applications should be emailed as attachments to:
Prof. Bishnu Mohapatra (bishnu.mohapatra@krea.edu.in)

with subject line:
Research Associate-WHR (Last Name, First Name of applicant)

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