Opportunity for academicians, Fellowship program graduates, Ph.Ds in India and in overseas looking at returning to India A world class University to be launched in July 2014. – Gurgaon, India
Our Client is establishing a world class University in Gurgaon, India to be launched in July 2014. The University will be spread over 80 Acres of land and 2 – 2.5 million square feet with a peak capacity of 12000 Students. The University team comprises of very experienced academicians from leading Indian and international universities and institutions. The team has globally experienced Indian and expatriate managers to lead development, planning and execution of the University. The University is backed by a $2 billion real estate fund, with a vision to invest in developing social infrastructure at their townships.
They are looking at hiring Product Managers to develop curriculum for the following 5 streams of education.
- Electrical Engineering
- Civil Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Software Engineering
Product Manager Role Details
The Product Manager will be part of the founding team of University with affiliation to a respected, international University. He/she will be responsible for the development of the curriculum of undergraduate and postgraduate programs in their discipline. They would oversee the entire Curriculum development process, irrespective of whether the curriculum is being developed externally or internally and also understand regulatory and accreditation requirements, academic requirements and practices. After the University is formed, they may be transferred to the University in an academic or administrative position as deemed appropriate at that time.
Desired Skills & Experience
The ideal candidate should have the following
- MBA or Masters preferably Ph.D., in either of the disciplines viz., Management/ Electrical Engineering / Civil Engineering and Construction Management/ Mechanical/ Software Engineering or a closely related discipline.
- Excellent communication skills, including speaking, writing and presenting skills.
- 5 years experience as a faculty in an institution of higher learning/ involved in developing curriculum, industry experience in a closely related discipline will be preferred.