(JOBS) Recruitment of Assistant Professor at Indian Institute of Technology, Mandi: 2011

Indian Institute of Technology Mandi

IIT Mandi, is the only IIT in the Himalayas. IIT Mandi’s 530 acre campus is located on the River Uhl, a tributary of the River Beas 14 km outside the historic town of Mandi in Himachal Pradesh. Surrounded by forested hills far from the hustle and bustle of cities and highways, this scenic campus will provide an excellent environment for the highest quality academic pursuits – research, teaching and learning.

IIT Mandi is evolving curricula at the Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral levels aimed at training engineering leaders for industry, academia and the public sector. The curriculum has a strong design component based on real-world problems, complemented by liberal doses of basic sciences, engineering sciences and humanities. The curriculum offers flexibility for students to tailor their studies depending on their interests.

The first batch of students was admitted in July 2009 through JEE. Initially, the new Institute started three B.Tech programs, in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Computer Science & Engineering. The intake in each branch is 40. There are also about 25 MS and Ph.D. research scholars. We plan to increase the number of research scholars rapidly. IIT Mandi strongly encourages faculty to collaborate and address significant inter-disciplinary problems, especially with real-world applications. Collaboration could be within the Institute and with other institutions and industry. The Institute actively encourages research in the thrust areas below:

  • Energy-efficient and environmentally sound infrastructure for the Himalayan region (renewable energy systems, buildings, transport networks, waste management, water resources management, etc.)
  • Technologies, including IT and communications, for sustainable development (including disaster management; and increasing the viability of fruit and vegetable growing through mechanization/biotechnology and post-harvest value addition)
  • Materials for electronics and electrical engineering, including meta-materials and nanomaterials
  • Other research areas of interest include: Structures, processes, manufacturing and emerging materials for these; engineering design; controls; IT and network security; networks and communications; computer vision; theoretical computer science; VLSI; large software systems; technical communication; economics; sociology; organizational psychology; entrepreneurship; finance; policy studies; mathematics; statistics; computational biology.

We are recruiting faculty in engineering, sciences and humanities who are interested in research in any of the above areas and have a proven track record relevant to it. Individuals who combine a strong academic record with a few years of relevant industry experience, particularly in design and manufacturing, will be preferred.

Indian nationals, Persons of Indian Origin, and Overseas Citizens of India with an established record of independent, high quality research and a commitment to teaching and research are invited to apply for the under- entioned permanent Faculty Positions in various disciplines. Foreign nationals may apply for contract appointments of up to 5 years

Assistant Professor

Pay Scale:

  • Pay Band 3 (Rs.15,600-39,100) with AGP Rs.6,000/- with seven non-compounded increments (minimum starting pay of Rs.20,140/-) Candidates not eligible for direct recruitment may be put on tenure track for the regular post of Assistant Professor they shall move after 1 year to AGP of Rs.7,000/- and after 3 years to AGP of Rs.8,000/- with a minimum pay of Rs.30,000/-.

Qualification:

  • Ph.D. in a relevant area with first class or equivalent at the preceding degree with consistently good academic record throughout.

How To Apply:

Candidates fulfilling the eligibility criteria must apply online in www.iitmandi.ac.in  The online application form will be active from 7th March. The deadline for application is 28th March
2011.

Instructions for completing the online application form:

  • Indicate one or more Schools/Posts for which you wish to be considered.
  • Indicate the Thrust Area(s) and other research areas in which you have experience.
  • Write a short statement of purpose, in the box provided, that explains your plans in reference to IIT Mandi's vision and goals.
  • Please enclose a detailed Academic Profile including the following information:
    (a) Details of publications/conference papers presented listing:
    Publications/presentations giving chronologically:
    Names of authors, title of the paper, name of the journal/conference, volume/proceeding, pages (from-to) year, etc. (Group the above separately as Refereed National Journals, Refereed International Journals, Non-referred Journals, presented at National Conferences, presented at International Conferences etc.)
    (b) Awards, Patents, Prizes etc. indicating:
    - Nature, name of prize/award, awarded by awarded for, year of award
    - Name of the patent, year and details about the patent, etc.
    (c) Research guidance (Ph.D/M.S./M.Tech., only those awarded) listing:
    - Research degree, name of the scholar, title of thesis, year of award, co-guide, if any, etc.
    (d) Role in and details of research/consultancy projects carried out, listing:
    - Title of the project, duration, sponsor, value, co-investigators, if any,etc.
    (e) Other Activities like:
    - Text books and Monographs written with details.
    - Continuing education programs/conferences organized (as an organizer or co-organizer) etc.
    (f) Any other relevant but brief information on your academic standing.
  • Please ask your referees to send letters of reference directly to the Registrar, IIT Mandi, Indian Institute of Technology Mandi, Mandi - 175001, (Himachal Pradesh) India by post or by email to registrar[at]iitmandi.ac.in
  • Enclose reprints of your three best papers published.

Important Links:

The online application form will be active from 7th March. The deadline for application is 28th March 2011.

Contact Details

The Registrar
Indian Institute of Technology Mandi
Admin Block, Near Bus Stand
Mandi - 175 001, Himachal Pradesh, India
Email: registrar[at]iitmandi.ac.in
Phone No.: +91-1905-237943
Fax No.: +91-1905-237945

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