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APPLY NOW: The University of Sydney Visiting Chair in Contemporary India

04 May 2017

The University of Sydney is seeking expressions of interest for a Visiting Chair in Contemporary India in 2017. The Visiting Chair will be hosted by The University of Sydney Business School and be involved in activities that will enhance the University community’s understanding of Indian business, economics and politics, and nurture future academic collaborations between Australian and Indian scholars.

The Business school is a world-class business learning and teaching institution that aims to inspire and enable future generations of business leaders. The school takes an innovative “business not as usual” approach that questions the prevailing norms of business, government, community, and students to work toward a goal of better economic and social outcomes. The Business School has a strong international focus and is the only Australian business school to achieve membership to CEMS – the Global Alliance in Management Education in addition to international accreditation from AACSB and EQUIS. Qualifications earned by the School’s 11,000 domestic and international students are underpinned by a wide range of professional accreditations.

Expressions of interest should demonstrate:

  • academic distinction including an outstanding research profile within India and internationally
  • research leadership and an ability to engage with University of Sydney community of researchers
  • superior capacity to engage in public debate beyond the University of Sydney community and showcase the depth and extent of Indian research to a wider public
  • proven ability to write for and appear in the media
  • capacity to contribute to cross disciplinary conversations about pressing issues of regional and global concern.



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