Plaksha University, Applied Mathematics

Position ID: 2895-PUFMATH [#19850]
Position Title: Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor of Applied Mathematics & Statistics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Mohali, Punjab 140306, India
Subject Area: Applied Mathematics & Statistics
Application Deadline: none (posted 2022/04/07)
Position Description:    

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Plaksha University, Mohali, India invites applications to the position of Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor of Applied Mathematics & Statistics. The positions are available with immediate effect. 

Plaksha University is a collective philanthropic initiative led by a global community of 60+ entrepreneurs, business leaders and academicians to reimagine technology education and research. Our vision is to nurture the next generation of tech leaders who will solve the grand challenges of the world. In 2021, the University launched its 50-acre campus in the Chandigarh tricity, India, at the foothills of the Himalayas, amidst a robust academic and research ecosystem. 

Job Description: This is an exciting opportunity for young bright career professionals in mathematics and statistics to become part of an exciting and new interdisciplinary university. Selected faculty will also have opportunity for taking up leadership roles within the organization. 
  • To develop and conduct a world class research program that will involve supervising PhD students, post-doctoral fellows, and developing a thriving scientific ecosystem in allied areas of scientific research.
  • To teach up to a maximum of 6 contact hours per week (lectures/labs) at the UG level or (4+3) contact hours per week (lectures/labs) at the PG level. 
  • To raise research funds through government and private agencies and international consortiums. 
Compensation & Benefits: The position comes with best in class compensation, research funding opportunities, and unmatched professional development allowances and other benefits. 
  1. Competitive salary 
  2. Start-up research funds to the tune of INR 25,00,000 based on research proposal 
  3. Professional Development Allowance of INR 2,00,000 per annum. 
  4. Best in class IP and start-up facilities.
Required Qualifications:
  1. A Ph.D. in applied mathematics, statistics or a closely related area from an internationally acclaimed university.
  2. Demonstrated potential for excellence in research and teaching.
  3. Demonstrated understanding of the importance of diversity, equity and inclusiveness in the scientific community.
Desired Qualifications:
  1. Documented record of published research in top-tier international journals and strong potential for grant support.
  2. Demonstrated competence in teaching and successful mentoring experience, especially in the context of engineering undergraduates.
  1. Citizenship of India is not a requirement. Foreign nationals with fluency in English are encouraged to apply.
  2. Candidates of all genders are encouraged to apply.

Research areas of current math faculty include mathematical modelling of complex systems like climate and weather, planetary fluid dynamics, lattice dynamics and applied mathematical physics, quantum computing, applied statistics and probability, mathematics of machine learning and AI. This is non-exhaustive list for illustrative purposes only.

Application Instructions:

Applicants should send their (1) Cover letter (2) CV (3) Teaching statement expressing their views on interdisciplinary education, (4) Research statement, (5) A page on statement of impact describing their academic, entrepreneurial and industrial experience, and (6) a list of three to five references.


There is no deadline for faculty position applications, rather applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. The appointment dates are flexible and will start as early as Summer 2022. For more information and access to the application portal, please visit: You may also contact us via email at for any questions.

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Contact: Radhika Gupta
Email: email address
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Plaksha University
Alpha, Sector 101, IT City Rd,
Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar, Mohali, Punjab 140306
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