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Vikash Sharma

Bhubaneswar: South Asian University (SAU), an international University focused on postgraduate teaching and research jointly established and funded by the eight SAARC countries, is looking for one outstanding, highly qualified and experienced faculty member and two non-teaching staff.

As per an official notification, citizens of the eight SAARC Member States are especially encouraged to apply for these positions. Selected candidates from countries other than India will be sponsored for a work visa in India.


Professor (Economics) – One position – US$ 30,000 to 45,000 per annum

Registrar – Grade I A: US$ 30,000 to 45,000 per annum. Preferred Maximum Age: 54 years as on 30-04-2021.

Director (Admissions & Examinations) – Grade I B: US$ 27,000 to 40,000 per annum. Preferred Maximum Age: 54 years as on 30-04-2021.

Selection Process:

All applications will be screened by a Screening committee that will shortlist candidates. Short-listed candidates will be invited for an interview. Ability to teach and communicate effectively with students will form an important component of the assessment of a candidate for a faculty position. Candidates from outside India who are unable to attend the interview may be interviewed through Skype.

Salary Benefits and Incentives:

Salary package being offered by SAU is highly attractive, compared to what teaching & non-teaching staffs are offered in Central or State Universities in India. Selected candidates who meet the minimum essential criteria of qualifications and experience will be offered a basic salary in the beginning of the pay range. Higher starting basic salary may be offered to candidates with significantly greater experience than the minimum required for the position. Salary fixation shall be as per the guidelines.


In addition to the basic salary the other components like Dearness Allowance (DA), House Rent Allowance (HRA) and contribution to pension fund will be added to salary as admissible from time to time to other employees of the University. In addition, a faculty member is eligible for RRG and start-up funds as is admissible from time to time.

Annual increment: A 3% annual increment in basic salary will be provided.

For other details like eligibility, application fee, visit the official website of South Asian University. Click for the official notification issued by the Ministry of Education.

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