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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.

Why work at Krea?

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


Faculty Openings - SIAS

We invite applications from standout faculty who fulfil the following requirements:

  1. You must have an excellent academic record and the highest degree in your field (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 champion the interdisciplinary approach and collaborate with colleagues from other disciplines for courses and projects
  5. You should be prepared and excited to play a role in institution building

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

  1. Arts
  2. Biological Sciences
  3. Chemistry
  4. Computer Science
  5. Economics
  6. Environmental Studies
  7. History
  8. Literature
  9. Mathematics
  10. Philosophy
  11. Physics
  12. Politics
  13. Psychology
  14. Social Studies

We continue hiring exceptional faculty across disciplines with a strong preference for Biological Science, Computer Science, Economics, Mathematics, Politics and Psychology.

Application requirements

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

  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 Openings: IFMR-GSB

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 company standard

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 facapp@ifmr.ac.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 facapp@ifmr.ac.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 company standard

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 facapp@ifmr.ac.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 facapp@ifmr.ac.in with the subject line [Reference_ ]

Title : Assistant and 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 company standard

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 facapp@ifmr.ac.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 facapp@ifmr.ac.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 company standard

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 facapp@ifmr.ac.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 facapp@ifmr.ac.in with the subject line [Reference_ ]

Staff Openings

Title : Program Manager

No. Of Position : 1

Job Location : Chennai

Education : Master's Degree/MBA, Certification in process excellence (PMI)

Experience : 10+ yrs work experience with at least 2 yrs of experience managing mid-level managers.

Salary : As per company standard

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 a Program 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, and manage all aspects of the program execution – including writing user requirements, maintaining the project schedule, resolving or mitigating issues and risks, and communicating results throughout the organization.

You will interface and drive agenda with the technology, vendors and functional teams to build scalable programs. The role 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:

  1. Responsibility for meeting Program Goals
  2. Driving appropriate process improvement projects, data-oriented analysis and adoption of technology solutions to achieve operational goals
  3. Managing stakeholder communication across multiple functions on operational milestones, process changes and escalations
  4. Identify automation gaps with product teams to build scalable solutions to manage university needs at scale
  5. Providing project management and cross-functional support on key improvement initiatives
  6. Disseminating program & strategy updates to internal and external stakeholders

We are looking for candidates who:

  1. Has the ability to work in a highly dynamic environment that requires cross-functional coordination.
  2. Has high ability to influence senior stakeholders to prioritize use cases for implementation.
  3. Make Independent decision making
  4. Has the ability to prioritize, assign work to others, take the initiative and ownership of projects and routinely and independently exercise sound judgment in making decisions.
  5. Continue to push stakeholders to think big in developing or re-design processes and systems that can create transformational impact for all functions
  6. Has the ability to work with external vendors and deliver organization-centric solutions while working with multiple internal stakeholders

Skills Required

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

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


Title : Assistant Manager/Deputy Manager

No. Of Position : 1

Job Location : Chennai

Education : The incumbent should have 4-5 years of working experience in finance, having CA Inter / CA with 2 years post qualification work experience

Experience : CA inter 4-5 years/ CA with 2 years

Salary : As per company standard

Job Responsibilities

  • Precise & timely preparation of P/L, B/S on Monthly basis & MIS reporting with variance analysis to the set parameters in the budget
  • Overseeing Accounts payable including compliances like GST/TDS and preparation of inputs for filing TDS/GST returns
  • Preparation of Cash flow.
  • Experience in preparation of Organisational budgets in co-ordination with various teams
  • Experience in payroll management including knowledge of PF,ESI, Income Taxes
  • Co-ordination with internal and Statutory auditors on periodical basis in smooth completion of audits
  • Requirements

    1. Strong Excel skills preferred
    2. Excellent communication skills and ability to work in a team environment
    3. Working knowledge of SAP B1

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


    Title : Sr. Manager / Manager – Outreach

    No. Of Position : 2

    Job Location : Kolkata, Chennai/Bangalore

    Education : A post-graduate degree or equivalent

    Experience : 2-7 yrs

    Salary : As per company standard

    Job Responsibilities

    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. Engage with counsellors, school administrators, to set up interactions with students and parents of our target group.
    4. Deliver interactive sessions across different schools, events for students and parents.
    5. Conceptualising and executing events like Principal and counsellor meets, open houses and mega promotional events.
    6. Work with designers, vendors, partners for the 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 organise 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.

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


    Title : Manager Accounts

    No. Of Position : 1

    Job Location : Chennai

    Education : CA Qualification

    Experience : 2 to 4 yrs

    Salary : As per company standard

    Job Responsibilities

    1. Statutory compliances like GST, TDS, PF, ESI, PT, Income Tax, Reports filing,
    2. Interaction with the Income Tax Dept.
    3. Annual GST returns preparation & submission, Refunds.
    4. Preparation of Cash Flow, monthly financials with variance.
    5. Precise & timely preparation of P/L, B/S on Monthly basis
    6. Co-ordination with internal and Statutory auditors on a periodical basis in smooth completion of audits

    Skills Required

    1. Strong Excel skills preferred
    2. Excellent communication skills and ability to work in a team environment
    3. Working knowledge of SAP B1

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


    Title : Manager/Sr Manager, Student Life, SIAS

    No. Of Position : 1

    Job Location : Sri City, Andhra Pradesh

    Education : A postgraduate degree, preferably in education or social work

    Experience : 2-3 years

    Salary : As per company standard

    Job Responsibilities

    1. Build a community grounded in values of diversity, inclusivity and camaraderie
    2. Facilitate the functioning of student clubs and societies
    3. Curate intramural sports and cultural events
    4. Partner with other universities for intercollegiate sports and cultural events
    5. Moderate student forums to understand student concerns and ideas
    6. Plan and execute thematic workshops, speaker series and townhalls
    7. Work closely with the student government to address day-to-day challenges
    8. Build a robust support system for mental wellness and flourishing on campus
    9. Provide inputs for constantly evolving community norms, policies and procedures
    10. Constantly innovate to make the campus a laboratory for learning and life-skills

    Skills Required

    1. Stellar communication skills and an empathy-based approach towards student concerns
    2. Adaptability and ability to work in a dynamic, complex and startup-like environment

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


    Title : Senior Executive Accounts

    Job Location : Chennai

    No. Of Position : 1

    Experience : 1 to 2 yrs

    Experience : B.com with CA Inter with 1-2 years of work experience excluding articleship

    Salary : As per company standard

    Job Responsibilities

    1. Good understanding of accounting concept concerning payable accounting & receivable accounting
    2. Timely preparation of monthly MIS & financials
    3. Responsible for providing Timely inputs filling of statutory returns like TDS, GST

    Skills Required

    1. Experience in core accounting and statutory compliance include TDS/GST
    2. Experience in SAP B1 preferred
    3. Good written & Verbal communication
    4. Excellent operation skills in excel with vlookup

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


    Title : Sr. Manager / Manager – Admissions

    No. Of Position : 2

    Job Location : Chennai

    Education : A post graduate degree or equivalent.

    Experience : 3-6 years

    Salary : As per company standard

    Job Responsibilities :

    A. Admissions and Evaluation:

    1. Organizing the admissions process for the upcoming application cycle.
    2. Managing review of applications, shortlisting and organizing for interviews (staffing of the panels, scheduling) with prospective students across different cities in the country in close coordination with Faculty and Senior Leaders.
    3. Supporting the due diligence and decision-making process for the selection of students.

    B. Communication:

    1. Counselling and guiding students and parents that will help them understand the Krea proposition better.
    2. Engaging with counsellors, parents and students who may need to understand details about Krea University and the undergraduate programme or may have queries around decisions on their candidature.
    3. Query management.

    C. Data Management and Analysis:

    1. Managing large volumes of data, information, records and ensuring efficient archival of application data.
    2. Setting up and implementing an archiving system to ensure an efficient record-keeping of applicant data.

    Skills required :

    1. Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel.
    2. Comfort with data, analysis and a strong sense of detail.
    3. Ability to organize and execute projects.
    4. Strong writing and communicating skills.
    5. Prior experience in project management is desired.
    6. Being comfortable with uncertainties of a start-up like an environment.

    The ideal candidate should have 2-3 years of experience in working with students (in the capacity of teachers, counsellors, or managing admissions) in the education sector.

    Please note : The responsibilities will require frequent travelling within the country.

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


    Title : Creative Content Writer

    Experience : 5+Yrs

    Job Location : Chennai

    Education : A post-graduate degree or equivalent.

    Salary : As per company standard

    About the Role:

    We are looking for a talented and creative content writer to write strong and compelling content for Krea University’s outreach, internal communication, publications, social/digital platforms and the website.

    The person will be a part of the communications team at Krea University and will be expected to work closely with the designers and the Krea team of staff and faculty to create clear and concise copy to get the brand message across.

    If you can grasp project requirements quickly and offer valuable insight, we’d like to meet you. Feel free to include drafting emails to your content or portfolio in your application

    Job Responsibilities :

    1. Understanding Krea’s mission and philosophy
    2. Conduct high-quality research and conversations/interviews with the team/project heads etc. to derive sharp insights that can be leveraged
    3. Developing high-quality website content consistently for Krea’s undergraduate and graduate programmes.
    4. Developing supporting materials for the brand development of the university
    5. Writing, editing and proofreading content for a variety of communication purposes
    6. Developing highly effective, original and targeted marketing content for the promotion of the university
    7. Collaborate with designers, PR and other professionals on large- and small-scale marketing projects (e.g. email campaigns, landing pages, social media projects, print ads, brochures, prospectus etc.)
    8. Working across departments at the university to write and edit creative materials for promotions and direct marketing
    9. Using and maintaining the correct tone of voice consistent with the brand guidelines
    10. Have an in-depth understanding of the target audience

    Job Requirements :

    1. Proven experience as a content writer in outreach/marketing/advertising/journalism or a related field
    2. Possession of creative flair, versatility, conceptual ability and originality
    3. Should ideally have experience of working with a design partner on visualizing concepts and then penning them down based on the brief
    4. Knowledge of online content strategy and creation
    5. Excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills
    6. Strong research skills, creativity, collaborative spirit
    7. Ability to interact, communicate and present ideas
    8. Excellent time-management and organizational skills

    Experience with SEO friendly copy is an added advantage

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


    Research Openings

    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.


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