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Assistant Professor / Associate Professor / Professor

IISER Kolkata
0 to 4 Years
Posted on 16 Mar 19
Job DescriptionLast Date 30 Mar 19

Advt. No.: IISER-K/RA/DoFA/2019/1  

Assistant Professor / Associate Professor / Professor  job opportunities in Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Kolkata (IISER Kolkata)

The IISER Kolkata seeks applications from Indian nationals, who are dynamic with strong motivation and a flair for teaching and research, for the posts of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, and Professor in the following areas of:

A. Humanities and Social Sciences:

Philosophy – specialization in history and philosophy of science and/or logic

Economics – specialization in macroeconomics and/or econometrics

Psychology – specialization in clinical psychology and/or neurophysiology

Sociology – specialization in historical sociology and/or quantitative sociology

B. Computer Science:

Scientific computing / Numerical analysis

Machine learning / Artificial intelligence

Parallel Computing / High performance cluster computing

Data sciences


1) Assistant Professor Grade-II (to be recruited on contract):

Eligibility :  PhD with first class or equivalent at the preceding degree in the appropriate branch, with a very good academic record throughout.

Salary Structure :  a) Academic Pay Level 10 with initial pay of Rs. 70,900/-.  b) After one year of post PhD experience, the candidates shall be placed in Academic Pay Level 11 with an initial pay of Rs. 73,100/-, subject to evaluation of performance and antecedents.

2) Assistant Professor Grade-I

Eligibility : a) PhD with first class or equivalent at the preceding degree in the appropriate branch, with a very good academic record throughout.  b) At least 3 years of teaching/research/industry experience, excluding the experience gained while pursuing PhD.

Salary Structure:  a) Academic Pay Level 12 with initial pay of Rs. 1,01,500/-.  b) On completion of 3 years of regular service as Assistant Professor Grade-I at Academic Pay Level 12, shall be considered for moving to Level 13A1 with an initial pay of Rs. 1,31,400/-, subject to evaluation of performance and antecedents and will, however, continue to be designated as Assistant Professor Grade-I.

3) Associate Professor

Eligibility : a) PhD with first class or equivalent at the preceding degree in the appropriate branch, with a very good academic record throughout. b) Minimum 6 years of teaching/research/industry experience of which at least 3 years should be at the level of Assistant Professor/ Senior Scientific Officer/ Senior Design Engineer.

Salary Structure: Academic Pay Level 13A2 with an initial pay of Rs. 1,39,600/-.

4) Professor

Eligibility :  a) PhD with first class or equivalent at the preceding degree in the appropriate branch, with a very good academic record throughout.  b) Minimum 10 years of teaching/research/industry experience of which at least 4 years should be at the level of Associate Professor in IITs, IISc Bangalore, IIMs, NITIE Mumbai and IISERs or at an equivalent level in any such other Indian or Foreign institution/institutions of comparable standard.

Salary Structure:  Academic Pay Level 14A with an initial pay of Rs. 1,59,100/-.

Selection Process : Faculty at different levels are recruited in various Departments through Rolling Advertisement. The applications received in respective Departments are screened by the concerned Department. The Department Faculty Advisory Committee (DFAC) meets regularly to short-list the candidates, based on area required, research and academic performance, future research plans, efficiency of communication, discussion and quality/aptitude for teaching, research papers published in reputed journals, other publications (books, chapters in book, other than refereed journal articles),potential as researcher/creative worker etc. The short-listed candidates can be called for presentation and interaction with the faculty of concerned department(s). The Institute Faculty Advisory Committee (IFAC) reviews all applications, along with the DFAC recommendations, and shortlists candidates for appearing before the selection committee. The eligibility criteria shall be as on date of the IFAC meeting. Only shortlisted candidates will be informed by the Institute (by email),about the schedule of interviews as and when conducted.

Job Type

Interview Type

Written-test

How to apply

Interested candidates should ApplyOnline.

Last date for submission of Application: All the applications received till 30.03.2019(midnight) will be processed for the first round of selection. Applications received after the stipulated date will be considered for next round of selection process.

Company Description
Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Kolkata (IISER Kolkata) was established in 2006 by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD),Government of India. IISER Kolkata is designed to reach the prestigious position in the global setting that IISc, IIMs and IITs presently enjoy. IISER Kolkata is an autonomous institution awarding its own degrees. The central theme of the IISER Kolkata is to integrate education with research so that undergraduate teaching as well as doctoral and postdoctoral research work could be carried out in symbiosis.
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