IIT Gandhinagar (IITGN) invites applications for faculty positions in all disciplines. Candidates whose work is interdisciplinary are especially encouraged to apply.
IITGN is looking for applicants with a passion for teaching and demonstrated excellence in research. Successful candidates will be expected to teach undergraduate and postgraduate courses, conduct
independent research in their fields of expertise and contribute to Institute service.
IIT Gandhinagar has embarked on an ambitious journey to become the best educational institute in India and among the best in the world. The institute promotes critical thinking and encourages innovations. We have experimented with numerous ideas in curriculum, student affairs, faculty recruitment, and faculty management. Interdisciplinarity and diversity are our DNA. Our faculty members graduated from
world’s leading institutes and 80% have overseas degree or post doc experience. We are currently home to 6 Ramanujam Fellows, 9 INSPIRE Fellows, and 2 Ramalingaswami Fellows.
For details about current research interests of our faculty and an overview of research facilities in each discipline, please click on the discipline name on the left.
Rolling recruitment. Applications are accepted throughout the year
WHY SHOULD YOU CONSIDER A FACULTY POSITION AT IITGN?
Excellent connectivity via air, road and rail. The Institute is about 30 minutes from the Ahmedabad international airport
Located near Ahmedabad, one of India’s safest cities and the only UNESCO designated world heritage city in India
Close proximity of one of India’s leading industrial hubs and prestigious educational institutes, including Physical Research Laboratory, IIM Ahmedabad, National Institute of Design, ISRO Space Applications Centre, etc.
Besides its formal degree programs, IITGN has also nurtured a number of, interdisciplinary and distinctive programmes that offer opportunities for broader academic discussion and collaboration, for instance:
Design and Innovation
We particularly welcome applicants from interdisciplinary areas whose interests broadly fit into the above themes.
If the application is recommended for further processing, the candidate is invited for a Skype video conference. The video conference enables us to learn more about the candidate’s background, teaching interests, and future research plans. It gives an opportunity for the candidate to ask any questions about the institute and the recruitment process. The Skype conference is normally conducted within a month of the receipt of the application.
Further scrutiny of the application is conducted. If the application is recommended for further processing, the candidate is invited for a two-day campus visit. The visit is scheduled at the earliest convenient date based on the availability of the faculty candidate and concerned faculty members of the institute.
The campus visit involves a teaching session, research seminar, a future research proposal session. Faculty candidates also interact with students and have one-to-one meetings with concerned faculty members of the institute.
During the campus visit, faculty candidates have the opportunity to explore the campus, interact with students and faculty, visit the labs and other facilities, and experience the institute culture and ethos