IIT Bhubaneswar opens Faculty Recruitment Window; First IIT to adopt Tenure Track system

Bhubaneswar: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bhubaneswar invites applications for faculty positions from Indian nationals including Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) and Overseas Citizen of India (OCI).  Faculty posts are available at the following levels: Professor; Associate Professor;  Assistant Professor Grade-I; Assistant Professor Grade-II; and Visiting Faculty Position.

As per the recruitment notification, the recruitment of Assistant Professor Grade-II position will be based on tenure track basis as per the decision of the 53rd IIT Council in its meeting held on 27th September, 2019 for implementation in all IITs.  As per tenure track system, the performance of such faculty members will be reviewed by an Internal Review Committee after three years, and by an External Review Committee after fifth year based on which the decision for their retention or promotion to the next higher grade will be decided.

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Departments where vacant posts exist:

Computer Science and Engineering

Electronics and Communication Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Civil Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

Chemistry

Physics

Mathematics

Geology and Geophysics

Atmosphere and Ocean Sciences

Humanities, Social Sciences and Management: (Economics, English, Psychology, Management, Philosophy).

Minimum Qualification:

PhD with first class or equivalent in the preceding degree in appropriate branch, with a consistently very good academic record and evidence of ability to pursue independent high quality research. University toppers at Bachelors and Masters Level are encouraged to apply.

Experience:

Professor:

A minimum of 10 years teaching/research/industrial/professional experience of which at least 4 years should be at the level of Associate Professor in IITs, IISc Bangalore, IIMs, IISERs or at an equivalent level in any such Indian or foreign institutions of comparable standards.

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

Associate Professor:

At least 6 years teaching/research/industrial/professional experience of which at least 3 years should be at the level of Assistant Professor in IITs, IISc Bangalore, IIMs and IISERs or at an equivalent level in any such Indian or foreign institutions of comparable standards OR Senior Scientific Officer/Senior Design Engineer in a research organization or industrial enterprise.

The candidate should have demonstrated capability and adequate experience of independent research in terms of guidance of Masters and Ph.D. students, sponsored research, publications in reputed journals and referred conferences, patents, laboratory/course development and/or other recognized relevant professional activities.

Assistant Professor Grade-I:

Eligible candidates with at least 3 years teaching/research/industrial/professional experience preferably in IITs, IISc Bangalore, IIMs and IISERs or at an equivalent level in any such Indian or foreign institutions of comparable standards excluding the experience gained while pursuing Ph.D, may be considered for the position of Assistant Professor Grade-I*. Candidates should be highly motivated towards teaching and research and should have demonstrated research capabilities in terms of publications in reputed journals and referred conferences.

Assistant Professor Grade-II:

Eligible candidates with less than 3 years of relevant experience (as described for Assistant Professor Grade-I), may be considered for the position of Assistant Professor Grade-II* with appropriate starting pay. Once selected in this position, the candidate will be considered for the post of Assistant Professor Grade-I upon gaining the required experience.

Visiting Faculty Position

Depending on the immediate teaching requirement of the Schools/discipline, an applicant called for interview for regular position may be offered Visiting Faculty position for a period not exceeding 3-years with annual review. For such positions, select candidates will be offered consolidated monthly remuneration and other benefits as per Institute rule.

This recruitment notification is based on rolling advertisement.  For further details, and online submission of application against this rolling advertisement, the candidates should visit http://www.iitbbs.ac.in/faculty-advt-02/2019.php

The notification informed that those who had applied against the advertisement no. Rectt/01/Acad/2017-18 & Rectt/01/ 2019 are requested to update their biodata available in the new portal.