Rolling Advertisement (New) for Faculty positions (IITG/2024/FA-ADVT/01 dated 14.02.2024)

Advertisement No. IITG/2024/FA-ADVT/01 dated 14.02.2024

Online applications against rolling advertisement pertaining to some Departments/Schools, are invited for the faculty positions at Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati as detailed below.

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Specializations sought under various posts




Quantum Molecular Dynamics; Metal-Organic Frameworks in Fluorescence Sensing; Catalysis and Gas Storage; Nanofluidic Energy Harvesting; Transition Metal Complexes for De(hydrogenative) Catalysis; Materials for Functional Wettability; Doped Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (Experimental)



Assistant Professor

Visual Communication; Film and Video; Graphics Design; Animation; Visual Arts; Typography; Visual Design; Product Design; Furniture Design; Toy Design; Game Design; System and Service Design; Interaction Design; Cognitive Ergonomics

Associate Professor

New-media; Graphic Design; Film and Video; Interaction Design; Architecture Design; Furniture Design; Product Design; Design for Sustainability; Frugal Design; Design for Social Innovation; Automobile Design


UX Design and HCI; Immersive Design; Animation and Communication; Graphic Design; Ergonomics; New-media; Product Design



Associate Professor

Algebraic Combinatorics; Formal Languages and Automata Theory; Operator Theory; Geometric Topology; Probability and Statistics


Algebraic Geometry; Algebraic Graph Theory and Harmonic Analysis



Assistant Professor

Gravity, Astrophysics, and Cosmology Area (Theory): Numerical Astrophysical Flows and Cosmology

Condensed Matter Physics Area (Theory): Soft Condensed Matter, Quantum Material, Non-equilibrium Statistical Mechanics, Strongly correlated system

High Energy Physics Area (Experimental): Experimental Collider Physics

Quantum Optics and Quantum Technology Area: Quantum Sensing and Metrology


Gravity, Astrophysics, and Cosmology Area (Theory): Reheating, primordial black hole

High Energy Physics Area (Theory): Dark Matter phenomenology; Precision studies in heavy flavour decays and mixing


Jyoti and Bhupat Mehta School of Health Sciences and Technology

Assistant Professor

Biomedical imaging and analysis – Radiomics/Signal processing;

Medical/Imaging Physics;

Computational Medicine – Bioinformatics / Machine Learning/ Deep Learning / Artificial Intelligence / Data Analytics;

Medical Instrumentation – Diagnostics and Device development / Frugal Point-of-Care Technologies

Tissue Engineering and Organ Printing; Biomechanics, Prosthetics, and Implantable devices

Pharmacodiagnostics – Theranostics and Personalized Medicine;

Regenerative / Transformative Medicine


Mehta Family School of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence

Assistant Professor

Natural Language Processing; Financial Engineering and Financial Analytics; IoT and Embedded Systems; Information Systems and Security; Data Mining; Machine Learning

At least two reference letters from persons well acquainted with the candidate's work are essential for external applicants for consideration of candidature. Candidates have to ensure that reference letters as above reach the Institute well before the date of the interview for consideration of their application. The tentative schedule of interviews for different departments is mentioned in the table.

Reference letters from the referees may be sent electronically to or to the address given below:

Assistant Registrar (Faculty Affairs)
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
Guwahati – 781 039


Minimum Qualifications

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



Professor (Pay level 14A): A minimum of 10 years of 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 standards.

Associate Professor (Pay level 13A2): A PhD with first class in the preceding degree or equivalent in the appropriate branch with a very good academic record throughout and a minimum of 6 years of teaching/research/industrial experience of which at least 3 years should be at the level of Assistant Professor Gr. I, Senior Scientific Officer/Senior Design Engineer.

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.

Professor of an Institute of national importance who is on the verge of retirement or who has recently retired may also apply for a contract appointment.

Minimum requirements of qualification and/or experience may be relaxed in respect of exceptionally outstanding candidates.


Other Information

1. Pay and allowances will be as per GOI rules.

2. Preferably the candidates should be below 35 years of age for Assistant Professor post.

3. Age relaxation for SC/ST/OBC-NCL/PwD candidates is applicable as per Government of India norms. Age relaxation in upper age limit in case of SC/ST = 5 years, OBC-NCL = 3 years and PwD = 5 years (10 years for SC/ST and 8 years for OBC candidates).
Reserved category candidates must upload their self-certified valid SC/ST/OBC-NCL/EWS/PwD certificate issued by the Competent Government Authority in the prescribed format in support of their claim. Please note that OBC-NCL or EWS certificate must be a valid current certificate issued by the appropriate Authority as per GOI norms. Original certificates will be verified during the interview.

4. Degrees obtained by the candidate must be from a recognized University/Institute.

5. All Educational qualification certificates (from 10th onwards) including the date of PhD award must be uploaded.

6. All Experience certificates having the signature and seal of the employer, must be uploaded.

7. In the CV attachment, you must contain your short and long-term research plan by highlighting your current and past research interests and achievements.

8. 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.

9. Separate applications must be sent if a candidate is applying for a faculty position in more than one Department/School.

10. Incomplete applications (without relevant data / certificates) may not be considered for shortlisting.

11. 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.

12. No correspondence whatsoever will be entertained from the candidates regarding the reason for not being called for interview / outcome of interview.

13. The applicants will be responsible for correctness of the information given by them during applying for the posts. In case of submission of any incorrect information by them, their candidature / appointment may be cancelled/withdrawn in any point of time.

14. Canvassing any manner may entail disqualification of the candidature.

15. The Institute reserves the right to withdraw any or all the posts advertised.

16. To be familiar with the Institute and for overview, please visit IIT Guwahati website


Mode of Application and Last Date

1. Please submit an online application through the link Hard copy (offline) of the application is not accepted.

2. For any correspondence related to your application other than listed in Sl. No. 11, please email to or contact:

Faculty Affairs Section
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
Contact Nos.: 0361 258 2979 / 2059

3. Completed online application with all supporting documents must be submitted on or before 28.03.2024, 5 PM (IST).

4. Amendments / changes, if any, in the advertisement will be published only on the Institute website (