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Career with Tata-Dhan Academy

The Academy is a joint venture of Sir Ratan Tata Trust (SRTT), from the house of TATA; and DHAN Foundation, a leading development organisation in India. The Academy grooms young graduates as Development professionals for rural and urban development organisations.

Faculty Positions

The Academy invites applications from prospective candidates for faculty positions in the areas of

  • Communication for Development
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Gender and Development
  • Agri business Management

The selected faculty are expected to design the courses and teach the students of Post Graduate Diploma in Development Management (PGDDM) using innovative teaching methods. They are also expected to take up research and consultancy assignments in the field of development management.


MBA or M.Phil. from reputed institutes with good academic record in their respective areas. Candidates with Ph.D. are preferred. For faculty position in communication for development, postgraduates in English or MBAs with a flair for teaching written and oral communication are preferred.


More than 3 years of teaching experience in institutes of repute or implementing development projects with community. Candidates who want to work on deputation for specified periods may also apply. Those who work in NGO projects, interested in teaching either full time (or) part time are encouraged to apply.

Age : Between 35 years and 45 years
Salary : as per terms

Research Associates

The Academy also invites fresh PhDs and Post Graduates in agriculture and social sciences for pursuing a career in applied social research. Remuneration as per terms of the organisation. They can also take up research on project (or) contractual basis.

The Director
Tata-Dhan Academy
T. Malaipatti
Thenkarai BO, Mullipallam SO
Vadipatti Taluk
Thenkarai BO, Mullipallam SO
Madurai District, Tamil Nadu, INDIA
Tel: + 91 4543 293405, 293406
Fax: 91-452-2602247
Email: tatadhanacademy@dhan.org


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