Apeejay Stya University Announces International Teaching Fellowship

Top Quote •Two years fellowship program invites Graduates/ Masters from international universities for fellowship in 11 different subjects. •The university is offering a high level of academic freedom, freedom of research and excellent remuneration. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) January 22, 2011 - Apeejay Stya University, built up on a 32 acre campus, is a new non-profit philanthropic endeavor of the Apeejay Stya Group that blends the best features of a research based university with that of the liberal arts philosophy. With an ambition to create a unique university imbibing the best of features from across the world, brining a revolution in Indian Higher Education, Apeejay Stya University announced an International two-year teaching fellowship in 11 different subjects. This two-year fellowship is offered to graduates and post-graduates of international universities who wish to come to India to teach and do research. ASU offers rich opportunities for an innovative teaching-learning experience as well as support for research across disciplines.

    This fellowship program provides an opportunity to the fellows worldwide to gain experience in teaching in a global and creative environment within an extremely innovative university system. ASU is committed to provide a unique academic system, with innovative features such as admissions directly into the university and then the option to choose a department and later, the freedom to learn at an individual pace, and to take any class the university has to offer regardless of their field and level. The fellows would be provided discretion on pedagogy, evaluation and adapting the in class syllabus according to their own teaching style. Apart from that they would also be provided access to the student body for research assistants along with a full support on any external grant applications. The shortlisted subjects for teaching during the fellowship program are: Philosophy, English, History, Psychology, Religion, Economics, Physics, Engineering, Design, Bio Sciences, Management, Mass Communication and interdisciplinary areas involving the above mentioned subjects.

    On the occasion Mr. Aditya Berlia, Pro- chancellor & Co-Founder, Apeejay Stya University, said, "Apeejay Stya University is a platform of knowledge sharing where people from all around the world can come together and contribute. The fellowship program is an attempt with our non-profit apolitical mandate and dedication to academic freedom to delve into the creation of knowledge for its own sake and the sake of development of the country alone, allowing researchers and teachers to thrive in their own field without interference, or agendas. For this we need individuals with imagination, ability, ambition, drive and love for society and development."

    The university will ensure that the fellows who are travelling down to the country will be immersed in the Indian experience. They shall be provided with on-campus or near campus accommodation, along with meals at the campus dining area and a teaching stipend that would be approximate to around a 1000 USD per month.

    The applicants for the fellowship program should hold at least a Master's degree in their fields and preference will be given to the holders of PhDs and those with prior teaching experience.

    About Apeejay Stya University:-

    The Apeejay Stya University, located in Sohna, Gurgoan on a 32 acre built up campus, is a new non-profit philanthropic endeavor of the Apeejay Stya Group that blends the best features of a research based university with that of the liberal arts philosophy. The university is supported by more than 40 years of philanthropic work in the field of education by the Apeejay Education Society, which today runs 13 non-profit schools (k-12), and 16 non-profit higher institutions across the country having more than 30,000 students and 60,000 alumni.

    Situated within a sprawling picturesque campus with state-of-the-art infrastructure on the Sohna-Palwal Road in Gurgaon district of Haryana, the ASU offers a wide range of innovative graduate, post-graduate and doctoral programmes across a plethora of disciplines that are based on the best education practices of the leading universities of the world. It aims to bring about transformation of society through value-based education, man-making and nation-building, by blending together the dual identities of a technology and research based university with a liberal arts institution.

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