Chair Professor Position in National Institute of Technology, Rourkela

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Chair Professor Position in National Institute of Technology, Rourkela

Designation/Position-  Chair Professor Position

National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, Odisha, India, invites applications for Chair Professor Position from eligible and interested candidates.

About- National Institute of Technology Rourkela to have continuous employment opportunities invites online applications for faculty positions at the level of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, and Professor in various specializations of Engineering, Architecture, Science, Humanities, and Management. Indian nationals fulfilling eligibility criteria and possessing an excellent academic record, aptitude, commitment to quality teaching and research, and propensity towards institutional development are strongly encouraged to apply.

Research/Job Area- Chemical Engineering 

Location- National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, Odisha


Designation and PayEssential QualificationEssential RequirementsCumulative Essential Credit Points
Professor   Academic Pay Level 14-A of 7th CPC Pay MatrixB.Tech., M.Tech. & Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering Ten years after Ph.D. or thirteen years total working experience, out of which seven years should be after Ph.D. At least three years at the level of Associate professor with Academic Grade Pay of Rs.9500 or four years at the level of Associate Professor with Academic Grade Pay of Rs.9000 or combination of Rs.9000 and Rs.9500 or equivalent in NIT Rourkela.80


The Professors of Chemical Engineering (CH) Department of NIT, Rourkela fulfilling the above criteria are eligible to apply.

Job/Position Description- 

National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, an Institute of National Importance under Ministry of Education, Government of India invites applications from distinguished academicians of the Institute with the prescribed qualifications to fill up Endowed Chair Professor position namely “Dipti Ranjan Patnaik Endowed Chair Professor” in the department of Chemical Engineering  with additional financial and other benefits out of funds provided by NIT Rourkela Alumni Group (NITRAG), besides other terms and conditions.

Sl. No.Name of the PostPay ScaleVacancyAge limit 
1ProfessorAcademic Pay Level 14-A of 7th CPC Pay Matrix01 (UR)Up to 62 years

The initial appointment of the Chair Professorship is for a period of 3 years, which may be extended by another 2 years upon satisfactory performance. A new selection will be held on every 3 to 5 years. The incumbent Chair Professor may also be a candidate for fresh appointment. If the present incumbent will not be found suitable for the Chair Professorship in the next round of selection, s/he will continue as a regular professor in her/his respective department, nevertheless s/he will not be entitled to additional amount and research grant as mentioned above. The additional honorarium and research grant are coextensive with the Chair Professor post.

How to Apply- 

  1. apply     online    at
  2. The online application can be filled in multiple sessions.
  3. Applications shall be received online only.  No application or CV should be sent against this advertisement by email or letter mail.
  4. No application fee is applicable.
  5. The candidates shall submit a signed copy of the application generated online at the time of interview, if shortlisted.
  6. Candidates are required to check the Institute website from time to time for latest information, application status, call for interview, change of dates and final results.

Last Date for Apply– 15 November 2023

Opening of online application portal        –                03/11/2023

Closing of online application portal           –                15/11/2023

For further queries (if any) please contact:

Dean (Faculty welfare): e-mail:

Tel: 0661-2462802, 2462012

Deputy Registrar (Establishment-I): email:

Tel: 0661-2462041       

The preferred mode of communication is e-mail.

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