The Avantha Chair is a prestigious position responsible for advancing the India Institute’s goal of being a leading international centre for the study of contemporary India.

The appointee will bring an exceptional research profile able to nurture the interdisciplinary ethos of the Institute and will be committed to high-quality education and student experience.

In addition, it is expected the Chair will engage with a range of external partners and expand the reach of the India Institute, nationally and internationally.

Post title
Avantha Chair
Competitive professorial salary to be negotiated, plus London Weighting Allowance per annum
Hours of work
Full time
Period of appointment
Indefinite contract
Responsible to
Institute Director / Head of School
Responsible for
Staff as allocated by Institute Director / Head of School