INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY BOMBAY
POWAI, MUMBAI – 400 076
Special Recruitment Drive
Advertisement No. J-7/2023-24
IIT Bombay invites applications from qualified Indian nationals who belong to SC/ST/OBC-NC category to fill up backlog vacancies till 31st December, 2022 for faculty positions.
The last date for application is 31st October, 2023
Total number of vacancies: 45
Departments: Aerospace Engineering, Biosciences & Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Earth Sciences, Economics, Electrical Engineering, Energy Science & Engineering, Environmental Science & Engineering, Humanities & Social Sciences, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering and Materials Science, Physics.
Centres: Ashank Desai Centre for Policy Studies (ADCPS), Centre of Studies in Resources Engineering (CSRE), Centre for Technology Alternatives for Rural Areas (CTARA), Koita Centre for Digital Health (KCDH), Centre for Machine Intelligence and Data Science (C-MiNDS).
Schools: Shailesh J. Mehta School of Management, IDC School of Design, Desai Sethi Centre for Entrepreneurship.
Interdisciplinary Programs: Industrial Engineering & Operations Research, Systems & Control Engineering, Educational Technology, Climate Studies.
Ph. D. with a first class or equivalent (in terms of Grades) in the preceding degree and an excellent academic record throughout.
Additional eligibility criteria are specified separately for each academic unit.
Assistant Professor Grade I
A minimum of three years of post-Ph.D. teaching / research / professional experience, excluding the experience gained while pursuing Ph.D. The candidate should have demonstrated research capabilities in terms of publications in reputed journals and conferences.
Assistant Professor Grade II
Candidates satisfying all criteria of Assistant Professor Grade I, except the post-Ph.D. experience criterion for Assistant Professor Grade I, may be appointed as Assistant Professor Grade II with appropriate pay based on the number of years of post-doctoral experience. After satisfying the experience criteria required for Assistant Professor Grade I, they will be moved to Assistant Professor Grade I.
A minimum of 6 years post-Ph.D. teaching/research/professional experience of which at least 3 years should be at the level of Assistant Professor Grade I in IITs, IISc, IISERs, IIMs or at an equivalent level in any other Indian/Foreign Universities/ Institutions/Industries of comparable level. The candidate should have demonstrated research ability with an excellent record of publications in reputed journals and conferences and must have supervised Ph.D. students. Candidate should also have demonstrated excellent teaching abilities at higher educational institutions. It is desirable that the candidate has carried out laboratory development/course development/ technology development/ innovative work leading to patents and has generated sufficient funding for research. The criteria of supervision of Ph.D. students and teaching at higher educational institutions may be relaxed for candidates who have joined from industry.
A minimum of 10 years post-Ph.D. teaching/research/professional experience of which at least 4 years should be at the level of Associate Professor in IITs, IISc, IISERs, IIMs or at an equivalent level in any other Indian/Foreign Universities/ Institutions of comparable level. The candidate should have demonstrated leadership in research in a specific area, with an excellent record of publications in reputed journals and conferences and should have graduated Ph.D. students. Candidates should also have demonstrated excellent teaching abilities at higher educational institutions. It is desirable that the candidate has carried out laboratory development/course development/ technology development/ innovative work leading to patents and has generated sufficient funding for research. It is also desirable that the candidate has external recognition in the area of specialization. Teaching and Ph.D. guidance requirements may be relaxed for candidates from research labs if they have an exceptional research record.
Applications will only be accepted through the online portal.
First register at this link: https://portal.iitb.ac.in/MMR_Reg
Then fill the form, by logging in using this link : https://portal.iitb.ac.in/MMFR/index.php/index/index/login
The last date to submit applications is 31st October, 2023.
Queries may be sent by email to
All applications should be submitted through the online portal only. No hard copy submission or soft copy submission through email will be accepted.
The candidates who applied during the last two years, may highlight the substantial improvement in their CV since the last application.
Persons employed in Government/Semi Government Organization or Educational Institutions must apply through proper channels OR shall provide No Objection Certificate while applying or at the time of Interview. Foreign organization/Educational Institutions are exempted for application through proper channel/NoC.
Separate applications must be submitted if a candidate is applying for a faculty position in more than one Department/Centre/School etc.
Candidates should submit their valid SC/ST/OBC-NC issued by the competent authority in the prescribed format along with the application form in support of their claim.
The latest valid OBC Non Creamy Layer (OBC-NCL) certificate should be as per the prescribed format of Government of India issued by appropriate authority.
Degrees obtained by the candidate should have been awarded by a recognized University/ Institute.
All Educational qualification certificates including the Date of Ph.D. Defense must be submitted/uploaded along with the application form.
All experience certificates mentioning designation, pay, and tenure must be duly signed and sealed by the employer.
Candidates should have an excellent academic record, good communication skills, a commitment to high quality undergraduate and postgraduate education, and demonstrated ability to carry out original and creative research.
Political and security clearance from Ministries of External Affairs and Home Affairs is necessary in every case for individuals with foreign passports.
The Institute reserves the right to call for interview only those candidates shortlisted on the basis of their qualification, experience, research, publication records, and requirements of individual academic units.
Mere eligibility will not vest any right on any candidate for being called for an interview. The decision of the Institute in all matters will be final.
The Institute encourages interaction of the faculty with industry, other research and professional institutions. Consultancy is encouraged at IIT Bombay and liberal consultancy policies are in practice.
Facilities for research and development activities exist in all the Departments, Schools and Centres. These are being continuously modernized with contemporary equipment and services. Good facilities also exist for computing. The Institute has a well-stocked library with close to 3 lakhs volumes of books, 1.2 lakhs bound volumes of journals, 1 lakh reports, pamphlets, standards etc. and 4000 e-books.
A technology business incubator hosted by the Institute, called the Society for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SINE), (http://www.sineiitb.org) serves to promote technology based entrepreneurship by faculty.
Candidates called for interview will be reimbursed apex airfare within India by Economy class from the place of their residence and back by the shortest route. Air tickets should be booked through the following agencies.
a. M/S Balmer Lawrie & Co. Ltd
b. M/S Ashoka Travels and Tours
c. M/S Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation Ltd.
About 90% of the faculty and research staff live on the Campus. The Institute endeavours to provide suitable accommodation to all faculty. However, initially new faculty may have to stay in transit accommodation outside the campus. Every faculty quarter on campus is provided with intercom and broadband Internet access.
Most of the day to day facilities are available on the Campus including two banks, a post office, a small shopping center, two schools (up to 12thstandard) for children, a well- equipped 65 bed hospital, sports facilities including a swimming pool and vast playground for field games. Cultural facilities include film clubs, Classical music societies, debating and drama and a hobbies club. The Staff Club in particular is a centre of social and cultural activities.
The Institute reserves the right to fill or not to fill any or all the posts advertised or consider applications against existing rolling Advertisement No.I-32/2022-23.
Date: 30th August 2023 REGISTRAR