The Bhupat & Jyoti Mehta Family Foundation (MFF) assists in hiring the first six faculty for all new schools and degree programs, with an eye for faculty capable of building a world-class department. All new hires must meet the qualifications for a research-based tenure position at an American university.
The initial faculty are expected to set the tone and culture of new schools and degree programs. Each of the six new professors will be granted a maximum five-year term.
MFF will also fun a Bhupat & Jyoti Mehta Family chair position for new schools’ and degree programs’ founding directors. MFF and the host institution will set the terms of the chair’s additional compensation on a case-by-case basis. The length of award will be variable renewed annually.
Each named professorship will be selected by MFF CARE team members, new/existing funded schools and programs, and facility in consultation with the host institution’s founding director.