Teaching Fellow positions in Biology

 Bengaluru, Karnataka


Azim Premji University invites applications for Teaching Fellow positions in Biology

Location: Bangalore

Azim Premji University was established in 2010 by the Azim Premji Foundation. The Foundation works extensively with the public school systems in many states in India, with a clear purpose — to contribute to a just, equitable, humane and sustainable society. The University supports Education and related fields of human development through its programmes of study that prepare professionals with integrity, competence and social commitment. Our research programmes contribute to knowledge relevant to these fields.

The University offers a liberal undergraduate degree in the Sciences, Economics and Humanities and post-graduate degrees in the fields of Education, Development, Public Policy and Law and Development. The University is committed to try and ensure diversity.

They are looking for a Teaching Fellow (broadly trained in ecology or molecular biology) in the Undergraduate Biology Programme.

The primary role of the Teaching Fellow will be to facilitate tutorials, mentoring students with their research projects, help faculty in developing and running labs. The undergraduate programme is fully residential, and some of the tutorials/​discussions may take place in the evenings. Fellows will be involved with one or more of the following courses during the semester: Introductory Biology, Evolutionary Biology, Biostatistics, Ecology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Genetics, Cell and Developmental Biology. 

This position allows Fellows to explore innovative pedagogical practices, engage with a socio-economically diverse student cohort, and is suited for someone who is interested in working or pursuing higher studies in the future. Candidates who are motivated and interested in teaching and research are invited to apply. We seek candidates with an MSc degree in Biology, Life Sciences or related fields. This is a full time two year non-renewable position.


This is a full time two year non-renewable position.


Looking for candidates with an MSc degree in Biology, Life Sciences or related fields. 

To Apply

Please email us the following documents:

  • A short one page note explaining why you might wish to join the University (applications without this note will not be entertained)
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • A sample of your writing (a term paper, a blog or anything recent)
  • Two referee names with their contact details

Please send in the above documents by e‑mail to biologyfellow@​apu.​edu.​in on or before May 15th, 2019. Candidates are expected to join in the first week of July 2019.

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