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Faculty Positions in Humanities and Social Sciences
Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar

Date Posted Feb. 17, 2021
Title Faculty Positions in Humanities and Social Sciences
University Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar
Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India
Department Humanities and Social Sciences (and Archaeological Sciences Centre)
Application Deadline Rolling Advertisement
Position Start Date Flexible
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Archaeology
    Humanities - General

We at IIT Gandhinagar (IITGN) have embarked on an ambitious journey to be the best Institution in India and among the best in the world. The institute takes an uncompromising position when recruiting its faculty members. We are keen on recruiting those individuals who have demonstrated excellence in research and teaching, and show great promise in continuing to do so. Individuals whose work is interdisciplinary in nature are particularly encouraged to apply. We receive applications throughout the year (without a set deadline). You may apply when you feel you are ready.

Applications are welcome in all areas of Humanities and Social Sciences. Candidates with specializations in archaeological sciences are encouraged to apply. Proficiency in the application of some scientific techniques to archaeology is highly desirable. Selected candidates will be expected to show initiative in research and publication.

Some advantages of a faculty position at IITGN are:
Unparalleled research support
Generous start-up grants that theoretically have no upper limit
Separate budget for procuring high-end research infrastructure
Schemes to attract top-quality PhD students (higher scholarship and early offers)
Extra travel support to faculty and students

Innovative Curriculum
World Education Award (2013) for IITGN education model
Emphasis on project-based learning and entrepreneurship
Emphasis on humanities and the arts
International exposure to students

A stimulating work environment
Modern, world-class, riverfront campus
Spacious on-campus housing for faculty
On-site daycare center
Located in a vibrant hub of renowned academic institutes

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Contact Information

  • B. Prasanna Venkatesh
    Faculty Recruitment
    Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar
    Ahmedabad, Gujarat 382355


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