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




Assistant Professor on contract*/Assistant Professor

Associate Professor


Tentative Interview Schedule

Last Interview Held on

Computer Science and Engineering

All areas in Computer Science & Engineering. However, candidates with specialization in areas related to Computer Systems, Operating Systems, Databases, Computer Networking, Compilers, Graphics, Software engineering will be preferred.

All areas in Computer Science & Engineering

All areas in Computer Science & Engineering

To be Announced 2nd April, 2016.


1. Optics (Theory and Experiments): Experimental Nonlinear Optics, Ultrafast Optics and Spectroscopy, Fiber Optics, Experimental BEC, Optical Tweezers, Optical Imaging, Nano- and Bio-photonics, Plasmonics and Metamaterials.


2. High Energy Physics (Experiments): Colliders Experiments.


3. Gravitation and Cosmology: Relativistic Astrophysics: Theory and observation; CMB Physics: Interface between Theory and Observations.


4. Condensed Matter Physics (Experiments): Multiferroic and Magnetic Nanostructures and Thin Films, Semiconductors, Topological Insulators, Biophysics, Micro- and Nano-electronics.


5. Condensed Matter Physics (Theory): Statistical Physics, Soft Matter and Biophysics, Correlated Systems, Quantum Information Theory.


All areas in Physics

All areas in Physics

To be Announced 10th October, 2015.

Centre for Rural Technology

-- -- -- -- 5th Nov, 2016
Biosciences and Bioengineering


-- -- -- 12th November, 2016
Design --. -- -- -- 26th November, 2016.
Chemical Engineering


-- -- -- 7th Dec, 2016
Civil Engineering -- -- -- -- 16th December, 2016
Electronics and Electrical Engineering -- -- -- -- 21st January, 2017
Mechanical Engineering -- -- -- -- 18th March, 2017
Humanities and Social Sciences -- -- -- -- 31st March, 2017






--  22nd April, 2017
Chemistry -- -- -- --   1st May, 2017
Centre for Energy --. -- -- -- 6th May, 2017
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 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.ernet.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.ernet.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: At least 3 years of teaching / research / industrial experience, excluding however, the experience gained while pursuing Ph.D.

Assistant Professor on contract*:   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