Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Ropar recruiting faculty posts! Apply before 15 Dec 2017

Ropar, Punjab: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Ropar, a premier Engineering and Technology institute in India, has released official notification to recruit faculty posts for its various departments. The permanent faculty positions are open to Indian Nationals, Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) and Overseas Citizens of India (OCI). The recruitment notification informed that appointment of foreign nationals for fixed period not exceeding 5 years on contract basis is permissible.

Key Date: The last date for the submission of online applications is 15 December 2017.

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Disciplines: IIT Ropar invites applications from qualified candidates for the faculty positions in the specific areas of specializations in the following Departments: Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Centre for Biomedical Engineering, Center for Materials and Energy Engineering (proposed to be transformed into Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering), Electrical Engineering, Humanities & Social Sciences, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, and Physics.

Educational qualification:

PhD with first class or equivalent at the preceding degree in the appropriate branch with a very good academic record throughout. Further, there are some additional requirements for some departments. Candidates should follow the Recruitment Notification on this.

Experience Requirements:

Professor: A minimum of 10 years’ experience of which at least 4 years should be at the level of Associate Professor in IITs, IISc Bangalore, IIMs, NITIE Mumbai and IISERs or at an equivalent level in any such other Indian or foreign institution / institutions of comparable standards as may be so decided by the institute.

Desirable experience: The candidate should have demonstrated leadership in research in a specific area of specialization in terms of guidance of Ph.D. students, a strong record of publications in reputed journals and conferences, patents, technology transfer, laboratory / course development, and / or other recognized relevant professional activities.

Associate Professor: A minimum of 6 years’ Teaching / Research / Industrial experience, of which at least 3 years should be at the level of Assistant Professor / Senior Scientific Officer / Senior Design Engineer.

Desirable experience: The candidate should have demonstrated leadership in research in a specific area of specialization in terms of guidance of Ph.D. students, a strong record of publications in reputed journals and conferences, patents, technology transfer, laboratory / course development, and / or other recognized relevant professional activities.

Assistant Professor Grade-I: A minimum of 3 years’ (Post PhD) Teaching / Research / Industrial experience, excluding however, the experience gained while pursuing Ph.D.

Assistant Professor Grade-II: Eligible candidates with less experience may be considered for this position which may be subsequently enhanced to Assistant Professor Grade-I, on completion of minimum experience requirement and satisfactory performance in teaching and research during the intervening period at IIT Ropar on the recommendations of an Assessment Committee.

Selection Process: The recruitment notification mentioned that the applications shall be screened invoking the prescribed pre-requisites. The shortlisted candidates shall be required to appear for a seminar and subsequent interview on announced dates. Ordinarily, the candidates are required to appear in person for both of these interactions. However, for the overseas candidates one of the interactions (either seminar or interview) may be allowed via video conferencing but the other interaction has to be in person. Further, the interaction of the overseas candidates with the visiting IIT Ropar team in US/Canada/Germany during October 2017 may be deemed to be such a personal interaction and consequently both the seminar and the interview may be allowed via video conferencing.

For exact qualification, how to apply and other details, interested candidates should refer the official Recruitment Notification, uploaded on the official website of IIT Ropar.

http://www.iitrpr.ac.in/jobs/faculty-positions

 

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