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

Biosciences and Bioengineering

Biochemical Engineering (minimum qualifications: Undergraduate in Chemical Engineering and further research/specialization in Biochemical Engineering)

All areas in Biotechnology

All areas in Biotechnology

1st week of April, 2015

25th January,2014

Chemical Engineering

Advanced Materials Engineering and Nano Technology, Biochemical Engineering, Catalysis and Reaction Engineering, Fuel and Thermodynamics, Interfacial Phenomenon, Multiphase Flow, Optimization Techniques in Chemical Engineering, Particulate Technology, Petroleum Refining and Petrochemicals, Polymer Engineering, Process Dynamics and Control, Process Synthesis and Equipment Design, Transport Phenomenon Control

All areas in Chemical Engineering

All areas in Chemical Engineering


26th April,2014


Inorganic (Organometallic Chemistry and Main Group Chemistry), Organic, Physical

All areas in Chemistry

All areas in Chemistry

-- 21st February, 2015  

Civil Engineering

Structural engineering, Civil engineering materials, Construction engineering and Management, Geo-technical Engineering, Water Resources Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Surveying and Remote Sensing, Planning and Architecture, Earth Science and Engineering

All areas in Civil Engineering

All areas in Civil Engineering


23rd December,2014

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

1st week of May, 2015

22nd March,2014


Graphic Design, Industrial Design, Usability Engineering, Human Computer Interaction, Ergonomics, Product Design, New Media and Digital Arts, Exhibition Design, Interaction Design, Animation, Design management with operation research

All areas in Design

All areas in Design


15th November,2014

Electronics and Electrical Engineering

Communication, Electrical Machines and Drives, Image Processing and Computer vision, Instrumentation, Microelectronics, Microprocessors and Embedded Systems, Microwave Engineering, Opto-electronics, Power Electronics, Power Systems, Semiconductor Devices and VLSI Design. Candidates with good academic background and having specializations in other areas of Electrical Engineering may also apply.

All areas in Electronics and Electrical Engineering

All areas in Electronics and Electrical Engineering

Last week of April, 2015

24th February,2014

Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS)

English,Linguistics,Philosophy,Psychology,Economics (preferably specializing in Financial Economics, Corporate Finance / Corporate Governance, Empirical Finance, Econometrics, Behavioural Finance, Market Microstructure), Sociology, History, Archeology, Political Science and other relevant areas in HSS

All Areas in Humanities & Social Sciences

All Areas in Humanities & Social Sciences


17th February,2014


Complex Analysis,Operator Theory,Optimizations,Differential Equations,Statistics and Probability,Computer Systems,Operating Systems, Databases and Computer Network All areas in Mathematics All areas in Mathematics

28th Feb, 2015 (Application submission deadline for this Interview is closed) 

 30th November,2013

Mechanical Engineering

Experimental aspects of Fluid Dynamics, Aerodynamics,Turbomachinery and Propulsion-windtunnel/PIV/shadography etc.; Micro-fluidics, MEMS; Mechatronics & Control engineering; Robotics; I.C. engines and Automobile engineering; Solid Mechanics; Stress Analysis;Manufacturing and Materials; Computational Mechanics

All areas in Mechanical Engineering

All areas in Mechanical Engineering

--- 28th Jan, 2015


Condensed matter (experimental and theoretical), Laser Physics and Photonics, Theoretical Physics

All areas in Physics

All areas in Physics


30th Aug, 2014

 N.B.: Selection for every Department takes place usually during the same time in the subsequent year.

Last date for receipt of completed application forms:

Applications may be sent upto 21 days prior to the tentative schedule of interview. 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. 


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.

Please download the application form (external candidates) here ( doc / pdf )

Application forms for Internal Candidates is available here

Why a career at IIT Guwahati!

Electronic copies of the application and/or reports from the referees will be considered only on receipt of the hard copies.

Asst. Registrar (Faculty Affairs)
Ph : +91-361-2582189 / 2582059
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