Faculty Position in IIT Palakkad (Permanent faculty positions), Kerala, India

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Designation/Position- Faculty Position in IIT Palakkad

Indian Institute of Technology Palakkad, Kerala invites applications for Faculty Position in IIT Palakkad from eligible and interested candidates

About- Established in 2015, the Indian Institute of Technology Palakkad is dedicated to creating an environment that enables students and faculty to engage in the pursuit of knowledge, to dream, think and innovate thereby becoming a change agent for a better world. Beginning with a humble student strength of 120 way back in July 2015, IIT Palakkad has now groomed itself into an establishment which is 1000 students strong with the best of manpower in its key positions. IIT Palakkad targets to become a multi-disciplinary institution with a population of 5000 students in 10 years. IIT Palakkad recognizes collective growth, in collaboration with industry and other academic institutions, as the need of the time and emphasizes blue-sky research and directed research as two essential pillars of technology development. 

Research/Job Area- 

Sl. No.Department Areas of specialization
1Biological Sciences and Engineering● ●Molecular Biology/OMICS (Focus on human pathologies including genetic diseases, cancer & autoimmune diseases)
Bioinformatics/computational biology/systems biology (Focus on human biomolecular interactions, modeling, drug discovery)
  Infectious diseases (Preferably viral diseases – human or zoonotic)
2ChemistryMain group Chemistry (Synthesis and Energy applications)
Peptide and Carbohydrate Chemistry
  Bioanalytical Chemistry
3Civil EngineeringEnvironmental Engineering
Construction Management
Construction Materials
  Transportation Engineering
4Computer Science and Engineering● Compilers, Programming Languages and Program Analysis
● Computer Architecture, Operating Systems
● Database Management Systems
● Formal methods – Logic and Formal Verification
● Distributed Systems and Distributed Computing
Exceptional candidates from broadly all areas of Computer Systems and Theoretical Computer Science may also apply.
5Data ScienceAll areas
6Electrical Engineering● Analog and Mixed Signal Circuits
● Digital VLSI Design
● Signal Processing and Imaging
● Communication Engineering
● Power Systems (power system market, security, and optimization; power system dynamics with renewable energy)
7Environmental Sciences and Sustainable Engineering Centre● Ecology (biodiversity, nature-based solutions, ecosystem modeling, global climate change)
● Environmental Engineering (air quality, sanitation, contaminant transport, environmental modeling)
● Sustainable Agriculture (climate-smart agriculture, photosynthesis, biophysical modeling, soil carbon sequestration, agroforestry)
8Humanities and Social Sciences● History
● Arts
● Political Science
9Mathematics● Probability, Statistics and related areas such as Machine Learning Theory, Game Theory, and Optimization.
● Numerical Analysis
● Functional Analysis
● Topology and Geometry
10Mechanical Engineering● Solid mechanics & Design: all areas.
● Manufacturing and Materials Engineering: Plasticity & Metal forming, Industrial engineering (including Industry 4.0, Smart manufacturing, Product design), Tribology.
● Thermal and Fluids Engineering: Computational & Experimental fluid mechanics, Renewable Energy systems.
11Physics● Experimental Condensed Matter Physics
● Particle Physics (Experiment/Theory)
● Observational Astronomy/Cosmology/Astrophysics
Those with exceptional qualifications in other areas of research applicable to Physics may also apply.

Location- Indian Institute of Technology Palakkad, Kerala


Ph.D. in the relevant area of research, with first class or equivalent at the preceding (penultimate) degree in the appropriate branch with consistently good academic record throughout.


Assistant Professor Gr. I (Level 12)At least 3 years industrial / research / teaching experience excluding, however, the experience gained while pursuing Ph.D.
Assistant Professor Gr. II (Level 10 and 11)Those with industrial / research / teaching experience less than three years (post Ph.D.) will be considered only for this post.

Age Limit

Assistant Professor: Below 40 years (preferably below 35 years). Relaxation in age to Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST), Other Backward Classes – Non Creamy Layer (OBC-NCL), Persons with Disabilities (PwD) would be admissible as per Government of India Norms. Three-year age relaxation will be given for women candidates where no other relaxation is applicable.

Job/Position Description- 

Indian Institute of Technology Palakkad, an Institute of National Importance under the Ministry of Education invites online applications from candidates with an established record of independent high-quality research, and commitment to teaching and research, for faculty positions at the level of Assistant Professor Gr. I and Gr. II (as per the 7th Central Pay Commission) as below. Candidates from SC/ST/PwD categories as well as women candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for the following positions.

PositionPay Scale
Assistant ProfessorLevel 10 (Rs. 57,700- Rs. 98200)
Level 11 (Rs. 68900 – Rs. 117200)
Level 12 (Rs.101500 -Rs.167400)

How to Apply- 

  • Applications are to be submitted online through the portal at https://facap.iitpkd.ac.in wherein all necessary instructions may be found. The portal will be open from 10.00 hours November 3, 2023 to 23:59 hrs, December 02, 2023
  • Applicants should click on the “Submit the application” button to complete the submission. The applicant will receive an email confirming the submission of the application.
  • The completed application along with all enclosures should be submitted through the portal on or before 23:59 hrs, December 02, 2023.

Last Date for Apply– 02 December 2023

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