IIT Bombay – Professor and Associate Professor jobs in Mumbai for Ph.D pass

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay), an Institute of Eminence, invites applications from well qualified Indian nationals (including Persons of Indian Origins (PIOs) and Overseas Citizens of India (OCIs) and Foreign Nationals* for Faculty positions at the level of Professor / Associate Professor for following Departments / Centers / Schools and Inter-disciplinary programs : *Foreign National (who does not have either an Indian passport or PIO/OCI card) will be offered contractual position up to 5 years. The appointment can be renewed thereafter

Name Of Post No of posts Salary Last Date
Associate Professor 1 Rs. 1,39,600/-Per Month 31/03/2021
Professor 1 Rs. 1,59,100/-Per Month 31/03/2021



Qualifications: – Ph. D. with first class or equivalent (in terms of Grades, etc.) at the preceding degree and excellent academic record throughout.



A minimum of 10 years post-PhD 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 Institutions/Universities of comparable standard. The candidate should have demonstrated leadership in research in a specific area, with excellent record of publications in reputed journals and conferences, patents, laboratory/course development and other recognized relevant professional activities of specialization. The candidate should have generated sufficient funding for research and should have guided PhD students.

Associate Professor:-

A minimum of 6 years post-PhD teaching/research/professional experience of which 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 very good experience of research and guidance of postgraduate and Ph.D. students, publications in reputed journals and conferences, patents, laboratory/course development and other recognized relevant professional activities. It is desirable that the candidate has received external funding for research. The criteria of guidance of students may be relaxed for candidates from industry with excellent research record .

Salary Structure:-

PROFESSOR Academic Level 14A (Rs.159100 – Rs.220200) For Direct recruits, minimum pay in the Pay Matrix to be fixed at Rs.1,59,100/-p.m. (Gross salary as on 01.01.2021 is Rs. 2,32,755/- p.m. [Incl. HRA]) Pay protection is admissible as per rule. Allowances as admissible to Central Government Employee
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR Academic Level 13A2 (Rs.139600 – Rs. 211300) For Direct recruits, minimum pay in the Pay Matrix to be fixed at Rs.1,39,600/p.m. (Gross salary as on 01.01.2021 is Rs. 2,05,260/- p.m. [Incl. HRA])  


Areas of Specialization for the position of Associate Professor and Professor:

Outstanding candidates in other areas may also be considered depending on the requirement of the individual academic unit. Department/Centre/ Interdisciplinary Program:

  1. Aero space Engineering: Environmental damage and residual strength modeling in polymer composites, Multifunctional polymer composites
  2. Biosciences and Bioengineering: i. Structural Biology and Biomolecular NMR spectroscopy ii. Biophysics and computational biology iii. Molecular Virology and evolutionary biology
  3. Chemical Engineering:  i. Biotechnology and Biosystems Engineering ii. Catalysis and Reaction Engineering iii. Energy and Climate Studies iv. Materials Engineering v. Process Systems and Controls Engineering vi. Transport, Colloids and Interface Science vii. Other Frontier areas of chemical engineering
  4. Chemistry: Biomimetic Supramolecular Chemistry
  5. Civil Engineering: i. Water Resources Engineering -Water resources system optimization ii. Ocean Engineering- Coastal Infrastructure Engineering and Dynamics iii. Structural Engineering – Mechanobiology
  6. Computer Science & Engineering: a. Image analysis with machine learning, and in particular medical image analysis using pattern recognition and machine learning. b. Formal methods (concurrency, automata and logics) and computer aided geometric design.

Reservation in Faculty positions will be as per rules of Ministry of Education, Government of India.

General Information:-

In addition to incentives which are a part of the pay package according to 7th Pay Commission norms, the following apply :

  1. a) The Institute provides a Cumulative Professional Development Allowance (CPDA) of Rs. 3 Lakhs for every block period of 3 years, minimum of Rs. 2 Lakhs is earmarked for presenting papers at conferences and a maximum Rs. 1 Lakh is available towards membership fee of professional bodies and contingency expenditure.
  2. b) A matching grant of Rs. 3 Lakhs in the block period is supported from IRCC / Donation funds to attend conference, workshop, etc.
  3. c) Further, IRCC also provides Rs. 1 Lakh over a period of 3 years to file patent on the research outcome at IIT Bombay.
  4. d) Reimbursement of relocation charges of upto Rs.1.0 Lakhs for faculty from abroad for reimbursement of air fare for self and spouse and cost of transportation of goods. Reimbursement of upto Rs.50,000/- for self and family and transport of goods for faculty joining from within India.
  5. e) An honorarium of Rs.15,000/- per month to the faculty who have obtained Bhatnagar Award and to faculty who are fellows of at least two National Academies.


  1. Last date of receiving application is March 31, 2021 and application should be sent at facultyrecruitment@iitb.ac.in.
  2. Faculty application is available at http://www.iitb.ac.in/sites/default/files/Advertisement_0.pdf.
  3. Separate applications must be sent if a candidate is applying for a faculty position in more than one Department/Centre/School etc.
  4. Foreign Nationals who are “Persons of Indian Origin” (PIO) or Overseas Citizens of India (OCI), in whose case, if selected, permission will be sought from Govt. of India before he/she can join the Institute.
  5. Other Foreign Nationals, in whose case, if selected, appointment will be on a contract basis for up to 5 years subject to permission from the Govt. of India before he/she can join the Institute.
  6. Political and security clearance from Ministries of External Affairs and Home Affairs is necessary in every case for individuals with foreign passports.
  7. Mere fulfillment of the qualifications and experience requirement laid down does not entitle a candidate to be called for interview.
  8. 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.
  9. Facilities for research and development activities exist in all the Departments, Schools and Centers. These are being continuously modernized with contemporary equipment and services. Good facilities also exist for computing. The Institute has a well stocked library with 2.54 lakhs volumes of books, 1.1

9 lakhs bound volumes of journals, 0.68 lakhs reports, pamphlets, standards etc. and 3400 e-books.

  1. 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.
  2. Candidates belonging to SC/ST communities, Persons with Disabilities (PwD) and Female candidates are exempted from payment of application fee. No fee is applicable for candidates applying from abroad. Candidates other than those mentioned above, need to send a Demand Draft for Rs.100/- drawn on any nationalized bank payable at Mumbai in favor of Registrar, IIT Bombay along with the application. Candidates also can make online payment to the below account and send the acknowledgement along with application form :
ACCOUNT NO. 00000010725729128
MICR NO 400002034


  1. Outstation candidates (within India) called for interview will be reimbursed apex air fare by Economy class from the place of their residence and back by the shortest route preferably by Air India.
  2. Persons employed in Government/Semi Government Organization or Educational Institutions must apply through proper channel OR shall provide No Objection Certificate while applying or at the time of Interview.
  3. The Institute reserves the right to fill or not to fill any or all the posts advertised.


Indian Institute Of Technology Bombay Powai, Mumbai – 400 076

Selection Procedure:-

Selection Will be Based either Written Exam/Interview

How to Apply:-

Last date of receiving application is March 31, 2021 and application should be sent at facultyrecruitment@iitb.ac.in.

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