Advertisement No. IITPKD/R/F/02/2018 dated 15th November 2018

IIT Palakkad, one of the new IITs established under MHRD during the year 2015, started academic activities from August 2015. Four batches of undergraduate students are in its roles now. Currently, the Institute is functioning from the temporary campus located at Ahalia Integrated campus, Kozhipara, Palakkad.

IIT Palakkad looking for individuals with an established record of independent, high quality research and commitment to teaching and research for  faculty positions at the levels of (as per the 07th Central Pay Commission):

Professor Level 14A
(Rs.159100 -  Rs.220200)
Associate Professor Level 13A2
(Rs.139600 -  Rs.211300)
Assistant Professor Gr. I Level 12
(Rs.101500 -  Rs.167400)

In all cases, allowances as applicable to Central Government employees located in Palakkad will be paid.

The positions are available in the Disciplines of

  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Physics

All recruitments will be for permanent positions and those appointed will be on probation for one year. The selection committee may consider ON CONTRACT appointments in some cases.

 AREAS OF SPECIALISATION

Sr No

Discipline

Designation

Areas of specialization

1

Electrical Engineering

Assistant Professor

Associate Professor

Professor

  • Control Systems, Robotics, Power Systems
  • Power Electronics, Electrical Machines and Motor Drives, Analog and Mixed Signal Design, Digital VLSI Design
  • Speech, Audio and Multimedia Signal Processing, Statistical Signal Processing, Biomedical Circuits and Systems, Machine Learning
  • Electronic Instrumentation and Process Control, Optoelectronics and Optical Communications
  • Those with exceptional qualifications in other areas of research applicable to electrical engineering may also apply.

2

Civil Engineering

Assistant Professor

Associate Professor

Professor

  • Structural engineering: Computational Mechanics, Structural Risk and Reliability, Structural health monitoring,
  • Geotechnical engineering: Computational Geomechanics, Soil Dynamics and Dynamic Soil-Structure Interaction,
  • Water resource engineering: Computational and experimental Hydraulics, Water Resources Systems,
  • Environmental Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Building technology and construction management.
  • Those with exceptional qualifications in other areas of research applicable to Civil Engineering may also apply.

3

Physics

Assistant Professor

Associate Professor

Professor

  • Theoretical and experimental: Soft Condensed matter, non-equilibrium statistical Physics, Astronomy and Astrophysics,
  • Theory: quantum information and quantum computing, Atomic and molecular physics, particles physics,
  • Those with exceptional qualifications in other areas of research applicable to physics may also apply.

4

Computer Science and Engineering

Assistant Professor

Associate Professor

Professor

  • Applications are invited from outstanding researchers in all areas of Computer Science and Engineering. With the aim of complementing our current strength, we are keen on enhancing our expertise in the Systems side of Computer Science. In particular, we are looking for high quality applications in the following areas:
  • Concurrent, Parallel and Distributed Systems; Cloud Computing Systems; Databases and Data Mining; Compilers and Programming Languages; Cryptography and Security
  • Computer Graphics and Vision
  • Logic; Formal Methods and Verification.

5

Chemistry

Assistant Professor

Associate Professor

Professor

  • Synthetic Organic Chemistry
  • Experimental spectroscopy related to studies on Chemical dynamics or Surface Science studies on solids
  • Solid-State Chemistry and Crystallography
  • Biochemistry or Chemical Biology

6

Mathematics

Assistant Professor

Associate Professor

Professor

  • Probability and Statistics
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics and Numerical Analysis
  • Algebra and Number Theory
  • Geometry and Topology
  • Analysis: Functional and Harmonic Analysis, Several complex variables
  • Those with exceptional qualifications in other areas of research applicable to Mathematics may also apply.

 

 

7

 

 

Mechanical Engineering

Assistant Professor

Associate Professor

Professor

  • Vibration and Acoustics
  • MEMS;
  • CAD and design optimization
  • Industrial Engineering; Micro and Nano Manufacturing; Product design and realization; Composite materials; Manufacturing processes
  • Refrigeration and Air-conditioning; Turbo-machinery (Fluid machinery);
  • Experimental Fluid Dynamics;
  • Energy Systems Engineering.
  • Those with exceptional qualifications in other areas of research applicable to mechanical engineering may also apply.

8

Humanities and Social Sciences

Assistant Professor

  • Macroeconomics/ Monetary economics

QUALIFICATION

Ph.D., with first class or equivalent at the preceding degree in the appropriate branch with consistently good academic record throughout.

EXPERIENCE: PROFESSOR

At least 10 years industrial / research/teaching experience of which at least 4 years should be at the level of Associate Professor in IITs, IISc Bangalore, IIMs, NITs and IISERs or at an equivalent level in any such other Indian or foreign institution/institutions of comparable standards.

EXPERIENCE: ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

At least 6 years industrial / research/teaching experience of which at least three years should be at the level of Assistant Professor / Senior Scientific Officer / Senior Design Engineer.

EXPERIENCE: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR GR.I

At least 3 years industrial / research/teaching experience excluding, however, the experience gained while pursuing Ph.D.

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR GR.II

Candidates not eligible for direct recruitment as Assistant Professor Grade I, such as those with lesser experience may be considered for the regular position of Assistant Professor Grade II.

AGE LIMIT FOR DIFFERENT POSTS

For the post of Assistant Professor, the candidates should be below 40 years of age and preferably below 35 years.

For the post of Associate Professor, the candidates should be below 45 years of age and preferably below 40 years.

For the post of Professor , the candidates should be below 50 years of age and preferably below 45 years.

In all cases age will be reckoned as on the date of this advertisement.

Indian Institute of Technology Palakkad