Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati wanted Teaching Faculty

Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati announced faculty recruitment for the post of Assistant Professor. Eligible candidates are requested to apply online 


Date Posted: 11th July 2024

College Name: Indian Institute of Technology


College Profile: Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, the sixth member of the IIT fraternity, was established in 1994. The academic programme of IIT Guwahati commenced in 1995. At present the Institute has eleven departments, seven inter-disciplinary academic centres and five schools covering all the major engineering , science, healthcare, management and humanities disciplines, offering B.Tech., B.Des., M.A., M.Des., M.Tech., M.Sc., MBA and Ph.D. programmes. Within a short period of time, IIT Guwahati has been able to build up world class infrastructure for carrying out advanced research and has been equipped with state-of-the-art scientific and engineering instruments. Besides its laurels in teaching and research, IIT Guwahati has been able to fulfil the aspirations of people of the North East region to a great extent since its inception in 1994.

Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati’s campus is on a sprawling 285 hectares plot of land on the north bank of the river Brahmaputra around 20 kms from the heart of the city. With the majestic Brahmaputra on one side, and with hills and vast open spaces on others, the campus provides an ideal setting for learning.

IIT Guwahati is the only academic institution in India that occupied a place among the top 100 world universities – under 50 years of age – ranked by the London-based Times Higher Education (THE) in the year 2014 and continues to maintain its superior position even today in various International Rankings. IIT Guwahati gained rank 32 globally in the ‘Research Citations per Faculty’ category and overall 364 rank in the QS World University Rankings 2024 released recently. IIT Guwahati has retained the 7th position among the best engineering institutions of the country in the ‘India Rankings 2023’ declared by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) of the Union Ministry of Education. IIT Guwahati has been also ranked 2nd in the ‘Swachhata Ranking’ conducted by the Govt. of India. IIT Guwahati has been ranked as the top-ranked University in 2019 for IT developers by HackerRank in the Asia-Pacific region. Also, IIT Guwahati ranks 6th globally in Sustainable Development Goal 7 (Affordable and clean energy) of the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2023.

Job Title: Assistant Professor


  • Chemical Engineering
    • Materials Science and Engineering; Bioengineering; Energy Science and Technology; Health Care; Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning/Data Science; Mesoscale (Micro/Nano); Science and Engineering; Environmental Science and Engineering; Petroleum Science and Engineering; Petrochemicals; Process Control; Advanced Computing (Molecular Dynamics, Multiscale Simulations, CFD. Optimization); Food Science and Technology; Polymer Science and Technology
  • Computer Science and Engineering
    • All areas of Computer Science and Engineering
  • School of Energy Science and Engineering
    • BE/BTech in Chemical Engineering; Bio-Chemical Engineering; Electro-Chemical Engineering; Energy Engineering; Energy System Engineering with research expertise/specializations in Advanced Energy Materials; Advanced Energy Storage Technologies; Bio-Energy; Bio-Process Engineering; AI/ML Application in Energy Engineering; Sustainable Energy Management; Energy Modelling and Efficiency; Energy Planning and Policy; Flexible Printed Electronics for Energy Applications; Hydropower Development

Minimum Qualifications:

  • PhD with first class in the preceding degree or equivalent in the appropriate branch with a very good academic record. 


  • Assistant Professor Gr I (Pay level 12): An Assistant Professor with a PhD and with a first class in the preceding degree or equivalent in the appropriate branch with a very good academic record throughout and at least 3 years teaching/research/industrial experience, excluding however, the experience gained while pursuing PhD.
  • Assistant Professor on Gr II (Pay level 10 & 11): This is not a regular cadre of the Institute. PhD without adequate experience are eligible for the post of Assistant Professor on contract basis.
  • Minimum requirements of qualification and/or experience may be relaxed in respect of exceptionally outstanding candidates.

Job Location: Guwahati, Assam

Pay Scale: Pay and allowances will be as per GOI rules.

Apply Mode: Online

Last Date to Apply:  Completed online application with all supporting documents must be submitted on or before 15.07.2024, 5 PM (IST).

How To Apply : Candidates can apply Online through the link given below


Other Information:

  1. Pay and allowances will be as per GOI rules.
  2. Preferably the age of candidate should be less than 35 years
  3. Degrees obtained by the candidate must be from a recognized University/Institute.
  4. All Educational qualification certificates (from 10th onwards), including the date of PhD award, must be uploaded.
  5. All Experience certificates having the signature and seal of the employer, must be uploaded.
  6. The CV attachment must contain your short and long-term research plan by highlighting your current and past research interests and achievements.
  7. Candidates working in Government / Semi­ Government Organizations or Educational Institutions must apply through the proper channel OR provide a No Objection Certificate while applying or at the time of the Interview.
  8. Separate applications must be sent if a candidate is applying for a faculty position in more than one Department/School.
  9. Incomplete applications (without relevant data/certificates) may not be considered for shortlisting.
  10. The Institute reserves the right to call for interview only those candidates shortlisted on the basis of their qualifications, experience, and requirements of the concerned Department/School. 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.
  11. No correspondence whatsoever will be entertained from the candidates regarding the reason for not being called for the interview/outcome of the interview.
  12. The applicants will be responsible for the correctness of the information given by them while applying for the posts. In case of submission of any incorrect information by them, their candidature/appointment may be cancelled/withdrawn at any point of time.
  13. Canvassing in any manner may entail disqualification of the candidature.
  14. The Institute reserves the right to withdraw any or all the posts advertised.
  15. To be familiar with the Institute and for an overview, please visit the IIT Guwahati website at

Postal Address:
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
Guwahati – 781039,

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