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Applications are invited for faculty positions for IIT Guwahati in the following specializations:




Specialisations sought under various posts

Interview Schedule


Biosciences and Bioengineering 

Professor: Cell Systems Biology, Cancer Biology, Tissue          Engineering/ Biomaterials/ Regenerative medicine, Biophysics/ Bionanotechnology, Stem cells for cell therapy.

 Associate Professor:  Nano Biosensor/ Nano Biotechnology,   Biochemical/ Bioprocess Engineering, Biochemical   Engineering/   Environmental Biotechnology, Computational   Biology.

01st September 2019

Chemical Engineering 

Professor:  Polymer Physics, Catalysis and Adsorption

 Assistant Professor:  Process control, Petroleum Engineering, Food /   Polymer Process Engineering and Rheology. 

 The applicants should have B. Tech / B.E. degree in Chemical / Petroleum   Engineering.

28th September 2019
Chemistry     Professor and Associate Professor: All fields of Physical Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry. 31st August 2019
Computer Science and Engineering 

Associate Professor: All Fields related to Computer Science and Engineering.

Assistant Professor: Preferably in Database, Operating Systems, Software Engineering, Compilers, Security and Cloud Computing

07th September 2019
Civil Engineering  -- --

Associate Professor and Assistant Professor: Communication Design, Interaction Design and Industrial Design

25th August 2019
Electronics and Electrical Engineering 

Professor: All Fields related to Electronics and Electrical Engineering 

Associate Professor: All Fields related to Electronics and Electrical Engineering 

Assistant Professor: Communication Engineering, Power Engineering, RF and Photonics, Signal Processing and Machine Learning, System, Control and Automation, VLSI

14th September 2019
Humanities and Social Sciences

Professor: Economics (Development Economics, Political Economy, Ecological Economics), Archaeology (Archaeology of North East India), Linguistics (Phonetics and Phonology), Philosophy (Applied Ethics), Sociology (Sociology of Science and Technology, Sociology of Development), Psychology (Cognitive Psychology).                       

Associate Professor: English (Modern Indian Literature), Sociology (Ethnic and Identity Politics, Environmental Studies), Modern Indian History (Social History of Technology, History of Cultural Transitions).


18th August 2019


Professor: Mathematical Biology, Mathematical Finance, Computational Finance, Distributed Algorithms.     

 Associate Professor: Harmonic Analysis



17th August 2019
Mechanical Engineering

Professor: All Fields related to Mechanical Engineering. 

Associate Professor: All Fields related to Mechanical Engineering.     

Assistant Professor: Experimental Aerodynamics, Energy Systems, Fluid Mechanics and Thermal Science, Industrial Engineering and Operation Research, Mechanical Systems Design.




21st September 2019


Professor: Condensed Matter Experiment: microwaves, ferroelectricity, piezoelectricity, bio-ceramics, oxide materials, composite thin films; Laser and Photonics: Laser-produced plasma and spectroscopy, pulsed laser ablation, thin films deposition and characterization, Plasmonics, Non-linear Quantum Optics theory.

Associate Professor: High Energy Physics: B- Physics   phenomenology, collider phenomenology, dark matter; General theory of relativity: Inflationary   cosmology, microscopic nature of black hole spacetime.



24th August 2019
Last date for receipt of completed application forms: 

Applications submitted 21 (twenty one) days prior to the date of interview will be considered. At least two reference letters from persons well acquainted with 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.  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 [AT] iitg.ac.in


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 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 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 qualification and/or experience may be relaxed in respect of exceptionally outstanding candidates.


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


Please submit application online here