Faculty positions in Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Ropar, India

Research Associate Position in a CSIR funded Project, IIT Ropar, Punjab

Designation/Position- Faculty positions

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Ropar, India invites application for position from eligible and interested candidates 

About- Indian Institute of Technology Ropar, an Institute of national importance, is one of the eight IITs set up by the Government of India, Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), in 2008. It is located just about 40 km from Chandigarh, the dream city. Presently, it is operating from its transit campus and is going to be shifted to its permanent campus in the month of July, 2018. The new campus is surrounded by rivers and agricultural fields. It is spread over 500 acres of land and the design has been bestowed a 5 Star rating under GRIHA LD.

IIT Ropar provides an exciting academic environment and is close to premier educational and research institutes such as PGIMER (Chandigarh), IISER (Mohali), IMTECH, CSIO, SCL, NIPER, Panjab University. Within its short span of existence, IIT Ropar has emerged as the leader in quality of research publications amongst the new eight IITs. It has been ranked 22nd amongst the Engineering Institutes of India, in NIRF Ranking released by MHRD. Historically, Ropar city was a part of the Indus valley civilization and it provides a unique experience to the quality of life due to ever supporting nature of people of Punjab.

Research/Job Area- Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Computer
Science & Engineering, Centre for Biomedical Engineering, Department of
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Humanities &
Social Sciences, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, and Physics

Location- Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Ropar, India


Qualified persons include:
(a) Indian Nationals;
(b) Foreign Nationals, who are Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) or Overseas Citizen of India (OCI), in whose case if selected, permission will be sought from the Government of India before he/she can join the institute;
(c) Other Foreign Nationals in whose case if selected, an appointment will be made on a
contract basis upto 5 years subject to the grant of permission from the Government of India before he/she can join the institute.

Educational qualification:
Ph.D. with first class or equivalent at the preceding degree in the appropriate branch with a very good academic record throughout. Further,

1. The applicants for the faculty positions in the Civil, Chemical, and Metallurgical and Materials Engineering Departments must have their B.Tech/B.E. degree in the respective disciplines. However, applicants with their first degree closely related to Chemical Engineering may also be considered. Further specifically, the undergraduate degree for the Metallurgical and Materials Engineering Department must be 4 years’ B.Tech./B.E. degree in Metallurgical Engineering / Metallurgical and Materials Engineering / Materials Engineering.

2. The applicants for the faculty positions in Mechanical Engineering Department must have their B.Tech/B.E. degree in Mechanical Engineering/Aerospace Engineering/Production Engineering/ Automobile Engineering.

Experience Requirements:
Assistant Professor (Grade-I): A minimum of 3 years’ (Post Ph.D) 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.


Job/Position Description-  Indian Institute of Technology Ropar invites applications from qualified candidates for the faculty positions in the specific areas of specializations in various departments.

Indian Institute of Technology Ropar invites applications from qualified and motivated candidates for the following faculty positions in various Departments at the starting pay as per 7th CPC is as under:

Reservations: Without any compromise on qualification, experience and competence, reservations as per Government of India rules – 15%, 7½% and 27% for SCs, STs and OBCs, respectively are applicable at the entry level (Assistant Professors) in the Science and Technology departments. GOI policy on the reservation of faculty positions for persons with physical disability is also applicable.

To avail any of these benefits, relevant certificate in latest format, must be produced at the time of the seminar.

How to Apply- 

Applications by e-mail or hard copy will not be considered. Copies of certificates should not be appended along with the application.
 Mere fulfillment of the above mentioned qualifications and experience does not entitle a candidate to be called for an interview.
 The Institute reserves the right to fill or not to fill positions in any of the above specialization(s) / Department(s).
 The candidate should fill separate applications if he/she is interested in applying to more than one department/ position.
 Recruitment would be based on the need in a given area within the department.
 For a regular faculty position, the candidate must present himself/herself personally at least once; either for research-cum-teaching seminar or for the interview.


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