Adjunct/Visiting Prof Assistant Professor Associate Professor Professor
Sociology - Economic Sociology - General Political Science - General International Relations/Foreign Service Geography Economics - General Social Sciences - General
IIT Gandhinagar (IITGN) invites applications for faculty positions in all areas of Humanities and Social Sciences. Candidates in the areas of Sociology (both Quantitative and Qualitative), Economics/Development Economics, Geography and Cultural Studies, and scholars whose work is interdisciplinary are especially encouraged to apply. IITGN is looking for applicants with a passion for teaching and demonstrated excellence in research. Successful candidates will be expected to teach undergraduate and postgraduate courses, conduct independent research in their fields of expertise and contribute to Institute service.
IIT Gandhinagar has embarked on an ambitious journey to become the best educational institute in India and among the best in the world. The institute promotes critical thinking and encourages innovations. We have experimented with numerous ideas in curriculum, student affairs, faculty recruitment, and faculty management. Interdisciplinarity and diversity are our DNA. Our faculty members graduated from world’s leading institutes and 80% have overseas degree or post doc experience. We are currently home to 6 Ramanujam Fellows, 9 INSPIRE Fellows, and 2 Ramalingaswami Fellows.
Attractive start-up grants (with no upper limit restrictions)
Separate budget for procuring high-end research infrastructure
Faculty excellence awards for exceptional research, teaching, outreach, and institute service
Schemes to attract top-quality PhD students (higher scholarship and early offers)
Generous travel support for faculty and students
Institute funded postdoctoral fellows for research productive faculty
Liberal international conference support for PhD students
Fully-funded opportunities for PhD students to spend a semester in an overseas university for research
World class faculty from renowed institutes such as MIT, CMU, Cornell, UIUC, etc
Faculty from 18 states in India
20% women faculty members
Opportunity for multi disciplinary appointments
Can teach and guide students in any discipline
Project-based learning, creativity and entrepreneurship encouraged
Emphasis on design, humanities, and life sciences promote out-of-the-box and non-linear thinking
40% of UG and 77% of PhD students receive international exposure
Modern, world-class, riverfront campus
Spacious on-campus housing for faculty
On-site daycare center
Green campus with clean air
Excellent connectivity via air, road and rail. The Institute is about 30 minutes from the Ahmedabad international airport
Located near Ahmedabad, one of India’s safest cities and the only UNESCO designated world heritage city in India
Close proximity of one of India’s leading industrial hubs and prestigious educational institutes, including Physical Research Laboratory, IIM Ahmedabad, National Institute of Design, ISRO Space Applications Centre, etc.
Rolling recruitment. Applications are accepted throughout the year.