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Why work at Krea?

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
  • 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

Vice-Chancellor Search

Krea University’s current Vice-Chancellor, Dr Sunder Ramaswamy will be returning to the US at the end of his term in summer 2021.

The search for Krea University’s next vice-chancellor is now closed.

Faculty – SIAS

Faculty hire for SIAS 2020-2021 Krea University is looking for dynamic faculty across experience levels–in natural and life sciences, social sciences, humanities and the arts, with an immediate requirement in Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics, Environmental Studies, Mathematics, Physics, Politics, Psychology, and Social Studies.
Subject Preferred specialisation
1 Biological Sciences Physiology, Microbiology, Genetics
2 Chemistry Organic chemistry, Inorganic chemistry and Computational chemistry
3 Computer Science Programming Language/software foundation, Networks/Cryptology/Security, Machine Learning
4 Economics Mathematics/Statistics for Economics, Economic Theory, Environmental Economics, Welfare Economics, Behavioral Economics, Monetary Economics
5 Environmental Studies Agrarian Studies, Environmental Policy /History, Atmospheric Science/ Pollution/ Toxicology
6 History Art History and Archaeology / Environmental History.
7 Literature Translation studies, contemporary and minority literatures (South Asia focus), eighteenth/nineteenth century literatures, gender/sexuality studies
8 Mathematics Analysis, Probability, Topology/Geometry (Algebraic and Differential), Differential Equations / Dynamical System
9 Physics Experimental physics (condensed matter/quantum optics), Quantum optics/quantum information, Complex systems
10 Politics Comparative Politics, International Politics (theory and global issues), Political Theory, Public Policy
11 Psychology Neurology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Cognitive Psychology
12 Social Studies Social Theory, Urban Studies, Gender Studies, Labour/Industrial Sociology, Human Geography, Science and Technology Studies
Requirement: Candidates must demonstrate an excellent academic record including at least a Ph.D. or its equivalent; experience in and passion for undergraduate teaching and mentoring; a robust research agenda; and a keen interest in institution building. How to Apply Please send the following materials to facultyapplications@krea.edu.in:
  1. A cover letter introducing you and your interest in Krea
  2. Full CV
  3. Short bio (not more than 300 words)
  4. Statement on teaching (philosophy and approaches), courses taught and their evaluation
  5. Statement on research trajectory and agenda
  6. Sample writing
  7. Reference Letters (minimum 3) – Letter of reference should be directly emailed to facultyapplications@krea.edu.in with the subject line [Reference_ ]

Title : Assistant/Associate Professor – Mathematics

Job Location : Krea university, Sricity Campus: # 5655, Central Express Way Sector 24, Sri City Chittoor – 517 646, A.P.

Educational Qualification:Ph.D or equivalent

Salary:As per the university policy

Job Description:

  1. You must have an excellent academic record and at least a Ph.D. or equivalent.
  2. You must have undergraduate teaching and mentoring experience and should be passionate about the same.
  3. You should possess a robust research agenda.
  4. You should be prepared and excited to play a role in institution building.

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

For any informal queries or further information, please contact the Divisional Chair, Division of Sciences at [sias.chair_sciences@krea.edu.in]

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

Title : Assistant/Associate Professor – Computer Science

Job Location : Krea university, Sricity Campus: # 5655, Central Express Way Sector 24, Sri City Chittoor – 517 646, A.P.

Educational Qualification:Ph.D or equivalent

Salary:As per the university policy

Job Description:

  1. You must have an excellent academic record and at least a Ph.D. or equivalent.
  2. You must have undergraduate teaching and mentoring experience and should be passionate about the same.
  3. You should possess a robust research agenda.
  4. You should be prepared and excited to play a role in institution building.

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

For any informal queries or further information, please contact the Divisional Chair, Division of Sciences at [sias.chair_sciences@krea.edu.in]

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

Faculty – IFMR GSB

Title: Assistant / Associate Professor – Marketing

No. of Position: 1

Job Location: IFMR GSB, Sri City Campus: # 5655, Central Express Way Sector 24, Sri City Chittoor – 517 646, A.P

Educational Qualification: PhD in Marketing

Salary: As per the university policy

Who can apply: 

We seek an ambitious and enthusiastic colleague, who maintains the harmony at work, and is committed to research, education and institution building. Your profile shows:

  • A PhD degree in business administration or a related field from a highly qualified institution in India or abroad
  • Research reputation evidenced by publications in internationally recognized high-quality journals.
  • Strong teaching qualities, an enthusiasm for teaching and working with students
    The capacity to develop and implement innovative teaching methods, develop and coordinate academic courses or study programs.
  • International work experience will be an advantage.
  • Willingness to work in a multicultural and multidisciplinary environment.

Responsibilities: 

The candidate should be

  • An active researcher in the field of Marketing. You will be expected to contribute to the development of research in accordance with IFMR GSB, and Krea University’s research programs, and publish in high-quality international journals.
  • Teach courses in the MBA degree program; develop curriculum, new modules
  • Build international and local networks with businesses and academics
  • Organize a Marketing Conclave and a Research Conference each year.
  • Contribute to the Group’s administration and management tasks and overall institution building.
  • Contribute to overall training, education and research work in accordance with IFMR GSB guidelines

Job Description:

We have a strong preference for a candidate who combines interest in technology and marketing intersection. More specifically we seek someone with an interest in Marketing Research, and Marketing Analytics. Other issues related to Marketing Management such as Consumer Behavior, International Marketing will be an asset. We seek a highly motivated, committed, and collaborative colleague to further strengthen our Group.

Application requirements:

Please send an email to ifmrgsb_facapp@krea.edu.in with cc to gsb.dean@krea.edu.in with the following documents:

  1. A cover letter introducing yourself and your interest in IFMR GSB, Krea University.
  2. Long form Curriculum Vitae.
  3. Short biography (maximum one page, approx. 300 words).
  4. Statement of your teaching approach and courses taught.
  5. Course evaluations (if available).
  6. Statement of research trajectory.
  7. Sample of writing.
  8. Reference letters (minimum of 3) – Letter of reference should be directly emailed to ifmrgsb_facapp@krea.edu.inwith cc to dean@krea.edu.in with the subject line [Reference_ ]

Title : Assistant Professor – Data Science & Information Systems

No.of Position : 1

Job Location : IFMR GSB, Sri City Campus: # 5655, Central Express Way Sector 24, Sri City Chittoor – 517 646, A.P

Educational Qualification:PhD in Computer Science / Information Systems

Salary:As per the university policy

Who can apply:

We are looking for applicants who hold a PhD in computer science/information systems from a reputable university and show evidence of quality research in the form of published/accepted journal papers/conference proceedings.

Applicants should be able and willing to teach some or all of the following topics:

  1. Introductory programming in Python and R,
  2. Data management (RDBMS and NoSQL),
  3. Machine learning, particularly deep learning.

Responsibilities:

The faculty member will be responsible for teaching MBA and PhD courses in Data Science & Information Systems

Job Description:

The faculty member will be responsible for teaching MBA and PhD courses in Data Science & Information Systems, publish in research journals, participate in academic activities such as supervising student research work, and engage in professional activities including presenting research papers in academic conferences.

Application requirements:

Please send an email to ifmrgsb_facapp@krea.edu.in with cc to gsb.dean@krea.edu.in with the following documents:

  1. A cover letter introducing yourself and your interest in IFMR GSB, Krea University.
  2. Long form Curriculum Vitae.
  3. Short biography (maximum one page, approx. 300 words).
  4. Statement of your teaching approach and courses taught.
  5. Course evaluations (if available).
  6. Statement of research trajectory.
  7. Sample of writing.
  8. Reference letters (minimum of 3) – Letter of reference should be directly emailed to ifmrgsb_facapp@krea.edu.inwith cc to dean@krea.edu.in with the subject line [Reference_ ]

 

Title: Associate Professor / Professor – Data Science & Information Systems

No.of Positions : 1

Job Location: IFMR GSB, Sri City Campus: # 5655, Central Express Way Sector 24, Sri City Chittoor – 517 646, A.P

Educational Qualification: PhD in Computer Science / Information Systems

Salary: As per the university policy

Who can apply:

We are looking for applicants who hold a PhD in computer science/information systems from a reputable university and show evidence of quality research in the form of published/accepted journal papers/conference proceedings.

Applicants should be willing and able to teach some or all of the following topics:

Data Management using relational and NoSQL databases (Big Data experience preferred)

Machine Learning using GUI tools (e.g. Weka, RapidMiner, …) and programming languages (Python / R)  

Data Visualization using GUI tools (e.g. Tableau) and programming languages (R / Python).

Responsibilities:

The faculty member will be expected to teach MBA, PhD, and Executive courses in Data Science & Information Systems.

Job Description:

The faculty member will teach MBA and PhD courses in Data Science & Information Systems, publish in high-quality research journals and conferences, supervise student research, and contribute actively to institutional efforts.

Application requirements:

Please send an email to ifmrgsb_facapp@krea.edu.in with cc to gsb.dean@krea.edu.in with the following documents:

  1. A cover letter introducing yourself and your interest in IFMR GSB, Krea University.
  2. Long form Curriculum Vitae.
  3. Short biography (maximum one page, approx. 300 words).
  4. Statement of your teaching approach and courses taught.
  5. Course evaluations (if available).
  6. Statement of research trajectory.
  7. Sample of writing.
  8. Reference letters (minimum of 3) – Letter of reference should be directly emailed to ifmrgsb_facapp@krea.edu.in with cc to gsb.dean@krea.edu.in with the subject line [Reference_ ]

Title : Assistant / Associate Professor – Strategy

No.of Position : 1

Job Location: IFMR GSB, Sricity Campus: # 5655, Central Express Way Sector 24, Sri City Chittoor – 517 646, A.P.

Educational Qualification: Management or a closely related discipline from a reputed institution

Salary: As per the university policy

Who can apply:

We are looking for applicants with a PhD in Management or a closely related discipline from a reputed institution, with a research focus, and a teaching interest, in Strategic Management. The applicant should have published in high-quality research journals and taught Strategy courses at well-regarded academic institutions. Applicants with relevant industry experience, in addition to academic experience, are also invited to apply.

Responsibilities:

The faculty member will be responsible for teaching MBA and PhD courses in Strategy

Job Description:

The faculty member will be responsible for teaching MBA and PhD courses in Strategy, publish in research journals, participate in academic activities such as supervising student research work, and engage in professional activities including presenting research papers in academic conferences.

Application requirements:

Please send an email to ifmrgsb_facapp@krea.edu.in with cc to gsb.dean@krea.edu.in with the following documents:

  1. A cover letter introducing yourself and your interest in IFMR GSB, Krea University.
  2. Long form Curriculum Vitae.
  3. Short biography (maximum one page, approx. 300 words).
  4. Statement of your teaching approach and courses taught.
  5. Course evaluations (if available).
  6. Statement of research trajectory.
  7. Sample of writing.
  8. Reference letters (minimum of 3) – Letter of reference should be directly emailed to ifmrgsb_facapp@krea.edu.inwith cc to dean@krea.edu.in with the subject line [Reference_ ]

Title : Associate Professor/ Professor – Strategy

No.of Positions : 1 or 2

Job Location : IFMR GSB, Sricity Campus: # 5655, Central Express Way Sector 24, Sri City Chittoor – 517 646, A.P.

Educational Qualification: Management or a closely related discipline from a reputed institution

Salary: As per the university policy

Who can apply:

We are looking for applicants with a PhD in Management or a closely related discipline from a reputed institution, with a research focus, and a teaching interest, in Strategic Management. The applicant should have published in high-quality research journals and taught Strategy courses at well-regarded academic institutions. Applicants with relevant industry experience, in addition to 10+ years of academic experience, are also invited to apply.

Responsibilities:

The faculty member will be responsible for teaching MBA and PhD courses in Strategy, mentoring PhD students, developing curriculum, and teaching Executives.

Job Description:

The faculty member will be teach MBA and PhD courses and in the Executive programme, publish in high quality research journals, participate in academic activities such as supervising student research work, engage in professional activities including presenting research papers in academic conferences, and lead efforts /participate actively in institution building services.

Application requirements:

Please send an email to ifmrgsb_facapp@krea.edu.in with cc to gsb.dean@krea.edu.in with the following documents:

  1. Cover letter introducing yourself and your interest in IFMR GSB, Krea University.
  2. Long form Curriculum Vitae.
  3. Short biography (maximum one page, approx. 300 words).
  4. Statement of your teaching approach and courses taught.
  5. Course evaluations (if available).
  6. Statement of research trajectory.
  7. Sample of writing.
  8. Reference letters (minimum of 3) – Letter of reference should be directly emailed to ifmrgsb_facapp@krea.edu.in with cc to gsb.dean@krea.edu.in with the subject line [Reference_ ]

Title : Assistant  / Associate Professors– Finance

No.of Position : 2

Job Location : : IFMR GSB, Sri City Campus: # 5655, Central Express Way Sector 24, Sri City Chittoor – 517 646, A.P

Educational Qualification: PhD in Finance

Salary:As per the university policy

Who can apply:

We are looking for applicants with a PhD in Finance or a closely related discipline from a reputed institution, with a research focus and teaching interest. The applicant should have published in high-quality research journals and taught Finance courses at well-regarded academic institutions. Applicants with a quantitative finance background, relevant industry experience, in addition to the academic experience, are also invited to apply.

Responsibilities:

The faculty member will be responsible for teaching MBA and PhD courses in Finance

Job Description:

The faculty member will be accountable for teaching MBA and PhD courses in Finance, publish in research journals, participate in academic activities such as supervising student research work and engage in professional activities including presenting research papers in academic conferences.

Application requirements:

Please send an email to ifmrgsb_facapp@krea.edu.in with cc to gsb.dean@krea.edu.in with the following documents:

  1. A cover letter introducing yourself and your interest in IFMR GSB, Krea University.
  2. Long form Curriculum Vitae.
  3. Short biography (maximum one page, approx. 300 words).
  4. Statement of your teaching approach and courses taught.
  5. Course evaluations (if available).
  6. Statement of research trajectory.
  7. Sample of writing.
  8. Reference letters (minimum of 3) – Letter of reference should be directly emailed to ifmrgsb_facapp@krea.edu.inwith cc to dean@krea.edu.in with the subject line [Reference_ ]

Title : Associate Professor / Professor – Finance

No.of Positions : 1 or 2

Job Location: : IFMR GSB, Sri City Campus: # 5655, Central Express Way Sector 24, Sri City Chittoor – 517 646, A.P

Educational Qualification: PhD in Finance

Salary: As per the university policy

Who can apply:

We are looking for applicants with a PhD in Finance or a closely related discipline from a reputed institution, with a research focus and teaching interest. The applicant should have published in high-quality research journals and taught Corporate Finance courses at well-regarded academic institutions. Candidates with professional courses like CA, ACMA or FRM, CFA  will have an added advantage. Applicants with a quantitative finance background, relevant industry experience, in addition to the academic experience, are also invited to apply.

Responsibilities:

The faculty member will be responsible for teaching MBA and PhD courses in Corporate Finance, mentoring PhD students, developing curriculum, and teaching Executives.

Job Description:

The faculty member will be accountable for teaching MBA and PhD courses in Corporate Finance, publish in high quality research journals, participate in academic activities such as supervising student research work, engage in professional activities including presenting research papers in academic conferences, and lead efforts /participate actively in institution building services.

Application requirements:

Please send an email to ifmrgsb_facapp@krea.edu.in with cc to gsb.dean@krea.edu.in with the following documents:

  1. Cover letter introducing yourself and your interest in IFMR GSB, Krea University.
  2. Long form Curriculum Vitae.
  3. Short biography (maximum one page, approx. 300 words).
  4. Statement of your teaching approach and courses taught.
  5. Course evaluations (if available).
  6. Statement of research trajectory.
  7. Sample of writing.
  8. Reference letters (minimum of 3) – Letter of reference should be directly emailed to ifmrgsb_facapp@krea.edu.in with cc to gsb.dean@krea.edu.in with the subject line [Reference_ ]

Title : Assistant Professor – Operations Management

No.of Position : 1

Job Location : IFMR GSB, Sri City Campus: # 5655, Central Express Way Sector 24, Sri City Chittoor – 517 646, A.P

Educational Qualification:PhD in Operations

Salary:As per the university policy

Who can apply:

We are looking for applicants who hold a PhD Operations with research and teaching interests in Operations Management, Operations Research and Management Science. Applicants from the area of Industrial and Systems Engineering can also apply. Additional expertise in Business Analytics and Data Science is sought. The applicant should have the potential to publish/have published in high-quality research journals and be able to teach/have taught Operations Management and related courses. Applicants with relevant industry experience, in addition to the academic experience, are also invited to apply.

Responsibilities:

The faculty member will be responsible for teaching MBA and PhD courses in Operations Management.

Job Description:

The faculty member will be responsible for teaching MBA and PhD courses in Operations Management, publish research journals, participate in academic activities such as supervising student research work and guide in Executive programmes offered by the department and school.

Application requirements:

Please send an email to ifmrgsb_facapp@krea.edu.in with cc to gsb.dean@krea.edu.in with the following documents:

  1. A cover letter introducing yourself and your interest in IFMR GSB, Krea University.
  2. Long form Curriculum Vitae.
  3. Short biography (maximum one page, approx. 300 words).
  4. Statement of your teaching approach and courses taught.
  5. Course evaluations (if available).
  6. Statement of research trajectory.
  7. Sample of writing.
  8. Reference letters (minimum of 3) – Letter of reference should be directly emailed to ifmrgsb_facapp@krea.edu.in with cc to gsb.dean@krea.edu.in with the subject line [Reference_ ]

Staff Openings

Title: Part-time Panelist for KICs, SIAS Admissions 2021

Job Location: Chennai

Salary: As per Institution standard 

About KREA University:

Krea University is instituted by a team of global academicians, industrialists and intellectuals with a vision for the 21st Century and beyond. At the School of Interwoven Arts and Sciences (SIAS), we offer a distinctive undergraduate curriculum in the humanities, social sciences, literature, arts, and sciences. Our academic programme emphasizes our guiding principles of lnterwoven Learning, a multi-directional approach to knowledge that encourages creativity, critical thinking, communication, contemplation, cross-disciplinary approaches, real-world implementation, and the ability to negotiate unanswered questions.

In our Office of Admissions, we continue to work to build a cohort where the brightest minds from diverse backgrounds come together to co-create a rich learning experience for everyone. Flexibility, the pursuit of excellence, and passion are vital traits within the Admissions team. We are looking for someone who shares our values and who will support the mission of the university through their work.

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in all induction sessions
  • Understand the nature and structure of the sessions and the assessment metrics
  • Coordinate with other panelists to prepare for the Krea Immersive Case (KIC) sessions
  • Ensure the quality of participant experience during the KIC
  • Observe and interact with participants consistently, providing equitable access to all.
  • Apply the assessment rubrics without personal bias
  • Complete all scoring and comments on time

Required (Minimum) Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher
  • Proven excellent interpersonal, problem solving, and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills with strong attention to detail.
  • Proven proficiency with technology (Zoom, Google Suite, Microsoft Office)
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.

Preferred Experienced:

  • Prior admission/recruiting and/or secondary education experience
  • Advising or working with a community-based organization advancing education and career opportunities.

Remuneration:

Remuneration will be per session

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

 

 

 

Title: Part-time Application Reader/Evaluator, SIAS Admissions

Job Location: Chennai

Salary: As per Institution standard 

About KREA University:

Krea University is instituted by a team of global academicians, industrialists and intellectuals with a vision for the 21st Century and beyond. At Krea University, students are guided by some of the best academic minds drawn from leading universities around the world, a combination of path-breaking young scholars to highly experienced experts. Krea will shape a new generation of adaptable, resilient leaders, giving them critical thinking skills and the ethical grounding needed to forge ahead.

At the School of Interwoven Arts and Sciences (SIAS), we offer a distinctive undergraduate curriculum in the humanities, social sciences, literature, arts, and sciences. Our academic programme emphasizes our guiding principles of lnterwoven Learning, a multi-directional approach to knowledge that encourages creativity, critical thinking, communication, contemplation, cross-disciplinary approaches, real-world implementation, and the ability to negotiate unanswered questions.

In our Office of Admissions, we continue to work to build a cohort where the brightest minds from diverse backgrounds come together to co-create a rich learning experience for everyone. Flexibility, the pursuit of excellence, and passion are vital traits within the Admissions team. We are looking for someone who shares our values and who will support the mission of the university through their work.

Responsibilities:

  • Read and evaluate applications and application materials, considering both academic and other factors
  • Apply assessment rubrics; apply assessment principles without personal bias
  • Attend training sessions and meetings pertaining to admission and application decisions.

Required (Minimum) Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher
  • Proven excellent interpersonal, problem solving, and organizational skills
  • Proven proficiency with technology (Microsoft Office, Google Suite, etc)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Comfort with data, analysis and a strong sense of detail.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior admission/recruiting and/or secondary education experience
  • Advising or work with a community-based organization advancing education and career opportunities.
  • Ability to work independently for hours at a time.
  • Ability to interact with fellow team members with an open mind

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

Title: Part-time Application Reader/Evaluator, SIAS Admissions

Job Location: Chennai

Salary: As per Institution standard 

About KREA University:

Krea University is instituted by a team of global academicians, industrialists and intellectuals with a vision for the 21st Century and beyond. At Krea University, students are guided by some of the best academic minds drawn from leading universities around the world, a combination of path-breaking young scholars to highly experienced experts. Krea will shape a new generation of adaptable, resilient leaders, giving them critical thinking skills and the ethical grounding needed to forge ahead.

 

At the School of Interwoven Arts and Sciences (SIAS), we offer a distinctive undergraduate curriculum in the humanities, social sciences, literature, arts, and sciences. Our academic programme emphasizes our guiding principles of lnterwoven Learning, a multi-directional approach to knowledge that encourages creativity, critical thinking, communication, contemplation, cross-disciplinary approaches, real-world implementation, and the ability to negotiate unanswered questions.

 

In our Office of Admissions, we continue to work to build a cohort where the brightest minds from diverse backgrounds come together to co-create a rich learning experience for everyone. Flexibility, the pursuit of excellence, and passion are vital traits within the Admissions team. We are looking for someone who shares our values and who will support the mission of the university through their work.

Responsibilities:

  • Read and evaluate applications and application materials, considering both academic and other factors
  • Apply assessment rubrics; apply assessment principles without personal bias
  • Attend training sessions and meetings pertaining to admission and application decisions.

Required (Minimum) Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher
  • Proven excellent interpersonal, problem solving, and organizational skills
  • Proven proficiency with technology (Microsoft Office, Google Suite, etc)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Comfort with data, analysis and a strong sense of detail.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior admission/recruiting and/or secondary education experience
  • Advising or work with a community-based organization advancing education and career opportunities.
  • Ability to work independently for hours at a time.
  • Ability to interact with fellow team members with an open mind.

 

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

 

Title: Assistant/Deputy Manager – Accounts 

Job Location: Chennai

No.of Position: 1

Exp: 2 to 4 years of experience (excluding articleship training).

Education: Chartered Accountant (Qualified)

Salary: As per institution standards

Job Responsibility:

  • Prepare accurate MIS and Reports:
    • liaise with other departments for to prepare MIS reports for all expenses, including creating period-end provisions.
    • Process and verify revenue entries from fees and projects on monthly basis, and prepare daily fee reports.
  • Preparation of Financials and preparation of schedules.
  • Liaise with auditors and vendors for timely processing
  • Ensure timely payments to vendors adhering to the SOPs, DOA and policies, conduct periodic (quarterly/ half-yearly) reconcile vendor balances, confirm balances and maintain updated SOPs.
  • Ensure timely payments to staff, liaise with other departments for timely submission of bills and documents to ensure the timely processing of payroll, reimbursements and petty cash. Manage inter-unit entries, payments and reconciliations.
  • Ensure efficient and compliant receivables processes
  • Manage and run payroll process
  • Ensure Statutory compliance for TDS, GST, payroll taxes
  • Prepare Project CAPEX Report along with Budget Vs Actual and Variance Analysis.
  • Prepare annual budgets and monthly forecasts, liaise with other departments to understand spend patterns and assessment of forecast Cash management

Skills Required: 

  • CA (completed articleship) with 2 to 4 years of relevant experience in Finance and Accounts.
  • Expertise in finance/accounting
  • Excellent knowledge in Accounts
  • Working knowledge of SAP B1, ZOHO, SARAL payroll will be preferred

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

Title: IT Manager

Job Location: Chennai

No.of Position: 1

Exp: 10+ yrs work experience with at least 2 yrs of expertise managing middle level managers.

Education: Master’s Degree or higher in Education or related fields

Salary: As per Institution standard

Responsibilities and Duties:

Job Description: 

At KREA, we’re working to be the most student-centric university. To get there, we need exceptionally talented, bright, and driven people. We are looking for a high-octane individual (with strong analytical capabilities) to join the Technology team as a Program Manager.

Role Description: 

As an IT Manager, you will create and implement processes that can deliver projects at scale. You will collaborate with functional unit heads and teams across the university to define requirements, design high-level processes, manage vendor relationships, identify software solutions that will benefit the university faculty, staff and students. 

You will be managing teams that work on technology, set up the network infrastructure, look over hardware management/maintenance. 

 You will interface and drive the agenda with the technology vendors and functional teams to meet user needs. The role also involves influencing peers and stakeholders in other functions to achieve the operational goals. A successful candidate should have the ability to work at all levels of detail to accomplish team/organization goals. The ideal candidate actively seeks to understand Krea’s core values and initiatives and translates those into everyday practices.

 KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

 Some of the key result areas include, but not limited to:

  • Responsibility for meeting IT Vision and Strategic goals set for the university 
  • Driving appropriate process improvement projects, data-oriented analysis and adoption of technology solutions to achieve operational goals
  • Managing stakeholder communication across multiple functions on operational milestones, process changes and escalations
  • Identify automation gaps with product teams to build scalable solutions to manage university needs at scale
  • Providing project management and cross-functional support on key improvement initiatives, Manage vendor relationships, budget forecasting for Software, hardware & campus IT requirements
  • Disseminating projects, functional & strategy updates to internal and external stakeholders

 Skills Required:

  • Has a background in quantitative decision making, ability to drive operations metrics, and driving adoption of different tools and resources.
  • Has managed critical operational processes, with end to end responsibility.
  • Strong analytical, mediation and problem resolution skills.
  • Track record of employee development (including an emphasis on selection and retention).
  • Demonstrated leadership with a bias towards action, supporting a culture of ownership and learning.
  • Skilled in a collaborative management environment, succeeding through regular meetings and clear formal and informal communication with members of the remote and local teams.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Exposure to working with technology teams and solving operational issues using technology
  • Knowledge of how cloud-based applications are delivered and consumed 
  • Understanding of unique features and challenges of SaaS applications and ERP solutions

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

 

Title: Manager Fundraising

Job Location: Mumbai

No.of Position: 1

Exp: Prior experience in fundraising or business development in a University / NGO is preferred. Minimum 4 – 5 years of work experience and a proven track record of raising funds is preferred

Education: Postgraduate in Business Management

Salary: As per Institution standard

Responsibilities and Duties:

Your responsibilities will include but not limited to:

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. Our growth plan includes achieving a cohort of 4000 students in the next 6-8 years and setting up a state-of-the-art green campus with ultra-modern amenities and world-class design.

Krea’s ethos of inclusivity and diversity allows a large number of students to avail of financial assistance, that covers their tuition fees and living expenses.

We’re looking for a dynamic team member to join the Fundraising team at Krea and be part of this momentous journey. 

Role

This is a key role in the development and implementation of fundraising strategy towards securing funding for Krea. The role includes the following.

  • Responsible for Donor acquisition, Donor retention and Fundraising communication
  • Focus on Philanthropy, CSR and Event-based fundraising 
  • Prospection – identify a prospective individual and corporate donors and develop strategies to cultivate those relationships. Research new opportunities to reach out to HNIs and companies and ink partnerships
  • Pitches and Presentation – prepare grant proposals, pitch presentations and communication material to support prospection
  • Donor Stewardship- serve as a relationship manager for assigned donors, provide periodic updates, organize campus visits, and ensure donor retention
  • Events- help organize fundraising events across India and overseas. This will include List management, venue management and event operations
  • Coordinate with donors, and Office of Student Life to ensure compliance with Mentor Policy, Employee Volunteering Policy, Naming Rights, Donor branding in campus and such.
  • Maintain donor and prospect database
  • Liaise with the internal Communications team and external creative agencies to develop brochures, produce AVs and other marketing material
  • Maintain dashboard reports for fundraising
  • Meet annual fundraising targets
  • Any other support to the fundraising team

Knowledge Skills Attitude:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with experience in developing and delivering sales pitches and written proposals
  • Strong analytical skills and conducive interpersonal skills 
  • A collaborative mindset and ability to work with teams, both internal and with donors
  • Passionate about shaping the lives of students and contributing to building a secure future for the University
  • Open-minded and willing to learn

Interested candidates mail us atcareers@krea.edu.in

Title : Lab Instructor – Chemistry, SIAS

Job Location : Krea University Campus, Sri City, Andhra Pradesh

No. Of Position : 1

Experience : 2 yrs

Education : MSc in Chemistry

Salary : As per company standard

Job Description:

  1. The laboratory instructor will handle the regular and one-time purchases for the laboratory, and interface with the manufacturers and account department, in consultation with the faculty in the Department.
  2. Responsibilities include Setting up equipment and maintaining the equipment in ready-to-use condition.
  3. coordinating with the faculty to run practical classes, interfacing with students and trouble-shooting the experiments for them instructing students about the relevant theory and laboratory safety ‘
  4. contributing, in consultation with the faculty, to grading and assessment of practical and theory
  5. examinations/tests/quizzes
  6. carrying out any other academic and lab related activities as and when required by the department.

Qualifications and skills

  1. Ability to handle laboratory equipment and chemicals. Basic skill is computers desirable.
  2. Should be able to maintain a inventory of the Chemistry laboratory and liaison with the budget and accounts department for purchases for smooth functioning of the Chemistry laboratory.

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

Title : Head – Safety and Security

No. Of Position : 1

Job Location : Sri City

Education : UG /PG Degree

Experience : Retd personnel from the Armed forces/Police dept. – rank of SM/DSP

Salary : As per company standard

Job Responsibility:

As Head of Safety & Security at Sri City Campus –

  1. Plan, provide & maintain a robust and secure safety & security architecture for the 40 acre campus housing 08 buildings, accommodating approx. 700 students, faculty, staff & visitors.
  2. Supervise the planning & operations of the campus safety & security apparatus, provide suitable guidelines and improve it regularly as required.
  3. To supervise and control the work of all the security personnel.
  4. Ensure complete CCTV coverage at all times and safe and retrievable storage of all video recordings
  5. Prevent any intrusion from the 2 gates or from any point on the perimeter fencing area.
  6. Ensure serviceability & readiness of all firefighting equipment at all times.
  7. Develop & improve upon campus emergency/incident response procedures.
  8. Coordinate regular Fire and Evac drills with the students and staff to enhance response capability.
  9. Attend to any fire /other emergency incidents on/off the campus.
  10. Physical protection of all assets & campus vehicle discipline – parking & driving.
  11. To maintain regular liaison with Police, Fire dept and other District Authorities regarding any law and order issue, investigation of any criminal or theft cases affecting the University etc.
  12. To assist the University Hostel Administration in day to day functioning, prevention of unauthorized entry, discipline, ragging etc.
  13. Oversee investigation of security breaches and assist with disciplinary and legal proceedings associated with such breaches as & when necessary

Skills Required:

  1. Ability to work in collaboration, teamwork, and problem-solving to achieve overall goals.
  2. High levels of personal integrity & discipline, good fitness and smart turnout.
  3. Good skills in verbal & written communication through mails.
  4. Language fluency preferred in Telugu, English, Hindi & Tamil.

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

Research Openings

Krea

Title : Krea Postdoctoral Fellowship

Location : Krea University, Sri City Campus: # 5655, Central Express Way Sector 24, Sri City Chittoor – 517646, A.P.

Remuneration : The remuneration package is competitive.

Who can apply:

To fulfil its research mandate, Krea University invites applications for postdoctoral positions from interested candidates who have received their PhDs in the last three years (2017 and after). The fellowship will be offered for 12 months.

Responsibilities:

With its philosophy of interwoven and engaged learning, Krea encourages interdisciplinary research in all domains. Postdoctoral fellows at Krea are expected to actively contribute to the academic activities of the university in their respective disciplines and beyond.

Application requirements:

If you are interested in contributing to the academic ambience at Krea, please send a copy of your application to:

Research Council, Krea University

Email: postdocapplications@krea.edu.in

Your CV should inform us about your personal details, academic achievements, research interests, the research plan that you wish to pursue at Krea, publications, and names and contact details of two referees. You should send up to three of your most prestigious publications. Include a cover letter and any other information that will help us understand you better.

Deadline: Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis from 15th December 2019.

LEAD

Title : Economist – Financial Inclusion

Employer: LEAD at Krea University

Location: New Delhi, India

Assignment type: Full-time

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

About LEAD at Krea University

LEAD, an action-oriented research centre of IFMR Society (a not-for-profit society registered under the Societies Act), leverages the power of research, innovation and co-creation to solve complex and pressing challenges in development. LEAD has strategic oversight and brand support from Krea University (sponsored by IFMR Society) to enable synergies between academia and the research centre. LEAD is a collaborative hub that brings experts from diverse disciplines and sectors together to develop innovative solutions by harnessing innovation, technology and analytics.

Krea University is an emerging liberal arts institution offering multidisciplinary undergraduate programs which equip students to find their niche in the fluid, interconnected world of development. The world-class University is home to the School of Interwoven Arts and Sciences (SIAS), IFMR Graduate School of Business and LEAD.

About the Role

LEAD has been instrumental in shaping financial inclusion policy and practice for over 15 years under different banners, but with the same enthusiasm, rigor, and intellectual curiosity. With an eye to the future, LEAD is positioning itself to expand its role and thought leadership in the sector. For this purpose, we are actively seeking a motivated, organized, and self-driven Economist who will assist the Financial Inclusion Vertical Head in leading, designing, and implementing LEAD’s research agenda in this sector.

We are looking for candidates with a robust understanding of the financial inclusion landscape, and the ability to connect the dots across interrelated themes and issues (gender, social protection, environment, entrepreneurship, etc.). The successful candidate will be a strategic thinker, but will also be able to manage and execute research projects in time while maintaining the highest standards of work.

The selected candidate will lead and mentor research staff and work in close collaboration with senior team members to co-develop new research ideas, supervise research projects, and expand the team’s project portfolio. The candidate should have excellent communication skills (both verbal and written) and be able to present their research to various stakeholders and in various national and, possibly, international platforms through a wide range of mediums. Demonstrated experience conducting applied and experimental research (including conducting and designing evaluations) as well as a strong understanding of financial inclusion is essential.

Key Responsibilities

  • Execute the strategic objectives and plan of the Financial Inclusion agenda and portfolio through operational and project management support;
  • Lead and mentor staff in the research team and oversee the work of direct reports (2/3 research managers);
  • Provide technical inputs to research staff on policy relevant research questions and identify knowledge gaps in the research work carried out under this theme;
  • Liaise with policy makers, regulators and academia to identify knowledge gaps and expand the research agenda of the financial inclusion team at LEAD;
  • Be accountable for and provide substantial inputs on project design and implementation;
  • Maintain a positive, constructive and co-creative relationship with LEAD’s stakeholders and partners as well as contribute to growing our network;
  • Work in close collaboration with the team to discuss new research ideas, recent and relevant sector trends and brainstorm on possible ways to expand the financial inclusion agenda of the research team at LEAD;
  • Proactively contribute to policy briefs, blog posts and other publications to consolidate LEAD’s thought leadership in this sector;
  • Contribute to capacity building activities within LEAD.

Background and Qualifications

    • Master’s degree or Ph.D. in Sociology, Economics, Development Economics, Political Science, Development Studies, or related disciplines.
    • A minimum of 8 years of work experience (5 years of experience with a PhD) in progressively senior positions in research, monitoring and evaluation, or implementation in the development sector, preferably in financial inclusion (at least 5 years of experience in financial inclusion is required);
    • At least 4 years of experience in applied research and experimental methods;
    • Proven analytical skills, including, specifically, skills working with quantitative data using econometric methods;
  • Excellent knowledge of current developments in inclusive finance, including one or more of the following: micro-insurance and micro-credit, social protection systems (DBTs, G2P), digital financial services, branchless banking.
  • Working experience and knowledge of socio-economic issues, with an understanding og exclusion of various groups, such as women, migrants, tribal groups, from the financial sector and ability to generate strategies to address those issues;
  • Demonstrated ability to develop research and evaluation plans, sampling frameworks and to implement them;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Proven ability to manage multi-tasking and propose solutions in a timely manner with nominal supervision;
  • Capacity to maintain an organized and structured work style in a fast-paced environment;
  • Ability to adapt quickly to changing environments and work with multiple stakeholders;
  • Strong interpersonal skills, and willingness to interact with a wide range of individuals from Research Associates, Research Managers, etc. to academics, donors, research institutions, etc.

Application Instructions

  • Deadline: Applications are being accepted and reviewed until the position is filled.
  • To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter, and two professional references.
  • Please direct queries and applications to 
    recruitment-lead@ifmr.ac.in
     with the title “Economist Financial Inclusion ” in the subject line