International Academics

Recruitment of International Academics

Recruitment of International Academics

The Mahatma Gandhi Institute was set up in 1970 as a joint venture between the Government of Mauritius and India as a centre of studies of Indian Culture and Traditions and to promote education and culture generally.

Its mission is, inter alia, to: continue providing a sound academic and cultural base for the preservation and promotion of Indian cultural traditions and heritage; continue strengthening the administrative and academic capacity to enhance teaching, learning and research at tertiary level in the fields of Indian Studies, Mauritian and Area Studies, Chinese Studies, Performing Arts and Fine Arts; and ensure good governance and quality education at all levels.

In so doing, the MGI envisions to be a leading, multifaceted educational and cultural institution offering a full range of quality and holistic education both at secondary and tertiary levels with special emphasis on Indian Culture and Arts, and committed to becoming a full-fledged degree awarding body.

It has today developed into tertiary institutions with five Schools namely:

  • School of Indian Studies
  • School of Performing Arts
  • School of Fine Arts
  • School of Indological Studies 
  • School of Mauritian & Area Studies

Applications are invited from academics recognized foreign universities to be considered as International Academics at the Mahatma Gandhi Institute in the following fields. 

Sn 

Field

Level

 

 

Indian Studies Second Language Teaching & Curriculum Development 

 

Professor 

 

Sanskrit & Indian Philosophy 

 

Professor

 

Indian Music & Dance 

  • Research 
  • Choreography
  • Compositional works 
  • Aesthetics

Either Senior Lecturer or

Associate Professor or Professor 

Sn 

Field

Level

 

 

Chinese Language and Literature  

Either Senior Lecturer or

Associate Professor or Professor

 

 

Migration and Diaspora Studies 

 

Professor 

 

Digital Arts 

Professor 

 

Duration 

The contract will be for a period of one year.

Profile 

The academic should : 

  1. Have proven distinguished academic record in his respective area
  2. Be active in research and should have proven record of excellence in Research
  3. Have made a significant contribution to knowledge

Active, retired foreign faculty may also be considered.

Remuneration and Benefits  

  1. Salary in the range of MUR 45 275 – 95 000 monthly, depending on level and grade of faculty.
  2. Monthly rent allowance of MUR 20 000 or actual rent, whichever is less
  3. Most direct and economical air fare from and to country of origin. 

Mode of Application

Interested candidates are invited to submit their detailed CV to the Director-General (MGI & RTI), MGI, Moka by e-mail on the following address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The MGI reserves the right to :

  1. Contact only best qualified candidates, and
  2. Not to fill the vacancy following the advertisement

For more information, applicants are Kindly requested to consult the Tertiary Education Commission, Mauritius Website.

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