Indian Institute of Technology Madras Chennai: Assistant Professor (Grade II & Grade I)

Advertisement No. IITM/R/5/2021

Dated 03.11.2021

IIT Madras invites applications from individuals who belong to SC/ST/OBC-NCL/EWS category with an established record of independent, high-quality research and commitment to teaching and research for faculty positions at the level of Assistant Professor (Grade-I / II).


Ph.D., with first class or equivalent at the preceding degree. Specialization in the appropriate area/branch with consistently good academic record throughout. Specific qualifications and specialization areas sought in each department are available (official link given at the end of the post).



Assistant Professor (Grade II): Candidates with less than three years of industrial/ research/ teaching experience may be considered for this post.

Assistant Professor (Grade I): Candidates with at-least three years of industrial/research/ teaching experience may be considered for the post. The experience gained while pursuing Ph.D is excluded for consideration.

Application Procedure

Upload a detailed Academic Profile which includes the following information:

  1. Academic Qualifications and Experience in an academic CV format.
  2. A Teaching Plan, indicating core courses from the IITM core courses master list (available at the IITM website) that you can teach and also an expanded statement of your objectives and long-term interests in coursework development.
  3. A Research Plan, highlighting your current and past research interests and achievements. Also, include your plans in the short and long terms.
  4. Candidates are required to upload reprints of his/her three best papers published. In addition, include a write-up on (a) why the work is essential (context), (b) a short description of their technical contribution of these papers and (c) if based on collaboration with non-students, the candidate’s specific contribution. The papers are to be uploaded in the upload section of the online application.

Pay Scale

Pay level along with approximate total emoluments at the minimum of the scale:

Post 7th CPC Pay Level Total emoluments




With House
Rent Allowance
Without House
Rent Allowance
Assistant Professor Grade-ll Pay Level: 10
Minimum Pay: Rs 709007-
Rs 1215007- Rs 102300/-
Assistant Professor Grade-I Pay Level: 12

Minimum Pay: Rs 101500/-

Rs 169800/- Rs 142400/-

Deadline: The completed application materials should be uploaded on or before December 2nd, 2021.

Quick Overview————-
Organization Indian Institute of Technology Madras
Fellowship Level Faculty
Country India
Subject areas Science and Engineering
Fellowship amount Minimum Pay: Rs 1215007 – Rs 169800/-
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline December 2nd, 2021

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