Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati Teaching Faculty Recruitment 2021

About Institution

Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, the sixth member of the IIT fraternity was established in 1994. The academic programme of IIT Guwahati commenced in 1995. At present, the Institute has eleven departments and five inter-disciplinary academic centres covering all the major engineering, science and humanities disciplines, offering BTech, BDes, MA, MDes, MTech, MSc and Ph.D. programmes. Within a short period of time, IIT Guwahati has been able to build up world-class infrastructure for carrying out advanced research and has been equipped with state-of-the-art scientific and engineering instruments. Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati’s campus is on a sprawling 285 hectares plot of land on the north bank of the river Brahmaputra around 20 km. from the heart of the city. With the majestic Brahmaputra on one side, and with hills and vast open spaces on others, the campus provides an ideal setting for learning.

 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Applications are invited for faculty positions from eligible candidates at the level of Professor, Associate Professor and Assistant Professor in the following Departments

Designation / Job Position

  • Professor
  • Associate Professor
  • Assistant Professor

Department / Discipline / Specialization


Associate Professor: Transition Metal and Metal-Free Catalysis, Peptide Chemistry, Bioactive Organochalcogens Chemistry.

Professor: Nucleic Acid & Peptide Chemistry, Ultrafast Spectroscopy, and Dynamics, Nonlinear Dynamics, Quantum Computations in Chemistry.


Assistant Professor:(Exclusively for School of Data Sciences and Artificial Intelligence) Statistics, Applied Probability

Associate Professor: Matrix Theory, Abstract Harmonic Analysis, Fourier Analysis, Partial Differential Equations, Operator Theory, Optimal Stochastic Control, Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes, Statistics, Theory of Computing, Algebraic Geometry.

Professor: Numerical Analysis, Number Theory, Approximation Algorithms, Computer Networks.


Associate Professor: 

Condensed Matter Theory: Quantum phase transitions in strongly correlated systems, Quantum simulations, Topological phase transitions, Non-linear dynamics, fluid turbulence.

Condensed Matter Experiment: Energy conversion and storage, catalysis, Graphene and other 2D materials.

High Energy Physics: Collider Phenomenology, perturbative QCD and precision calculations, Particle dark matter, the origin of neutrino mass & baryon asymmetry, Nuclear and hadronic (chiral) Effective Field Theories.

Atomic, molecular and optical physics (Experiment): Laser cooling and trapping of atoms Cold and ultra-cold atoms and their applications in quantum computation and simulations. Atomic coherence, EIT, and Magnetometer. Spectroscopy and frequency metrology of optical-atomic transitions.

Gravitation & Cosmology: Blackhole thermodynamics, Quantum Field theory in curved space-time, Hawking and Unruh effects.


Condensed Matter Experiment: Electro ceramics (microwave, ferro & piezo) bio ceramics and their thin films. Semiconductors, strongly correlated electrons: spinel oxides.

Laser and Photonics: Pulsed Laser Ablation and Deposition, Laser-Plasma Interaction, Plasmonics.

Astrophysics: Accretion flows around astrophysical black holes.

High Energy Physics: Neutrino physics, Origin of matter-antimatter asymmetry, Dark matter phenomenology.

Qualification & Experience / Requirement

Minimum Qualifications:

Ph.D. with first class at the preceding degree or equivalent in the appropriate branch with a very good academic record.

Professor: A minimum of 10 years of 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.

Associate Professor:  A minimum of 6 years of teaching/research / industrial experience of which at least 3 years should be at the level of Assistant Professor, Senior Scientific Officer / Senior Design Engineer.

Assistant Professor Gr I: At least 3 years of teaching/research / industrial experience, excluding however, the experience gained while pursuing a Ph.D.

Assistant Professor on Gr-II:   This is not a regular cadre of the Institute. Ph.D. without adequate experience are eligible for the post of Assistant Professor on a contract basis.

Professor of an Institute of national importance who is on the verge of retirement or who has recently retired may also apply for a contract appointment.
Minimum requirements of the qualification and/or experience may be relaxed in respect of exceptionally outstanding candidates.

Salary / Remuneration / Pay Scale

 As Per Norms

Job Location

Guwahati, Assam

How to apply

Online applications are invited from the excellent academic record and relevant work experience for recruitment to the Professor, Associate Professor, and Assistant Professor post

View official Notification

At least two reference letters from persons well acquainted with the candidate’s work are essential for external applicants for consideration of candidature. Candidates have to ensure that reference letters as above reach the Institute well before the date of interview for consideration of their application.  The tentative schedule of interviews for different departments is mentioned in the table above. 

Reference letters from the referees may be sent electronically to rec@iitg.ac.in or to the address mentioned below:

Asst. Registrar (Faculty Affairs)
Ph : +91-361-2582189 / 2582059
Fax: +91-361-2690762
E-mail: rec@iitg.ac.in

Note: The policy of Govt. of India on the reservation of faculty positions as applicable to IITs, will apply.

Hard copy (off-line) of application is not acceptable.


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