We Are Hiring

The IIT Madras Zanzibar Campus is inviting applications from individuals with a proven track record of independent, high-quality research and a dedication to both teaching and research for faculty positions. This campus provides excellent opportunities for academics in teaching and research. We welcome applications year-round and will be recruiting Assistant Professors through Rolling Advertisement.

Educational Qualification

We are seeking candidates who possess a Ph.D. degree and hold preceding degrees (bachelor’s and/or master’s) with a first-class or equivalent qualification in areas of basic sciences (including but not limited to Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Biotechnology, Humanities & Social Sciences, Management Studies) and Engineering (including but not limited to Computer Science & Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Medical Sciences and Technology, Mechanical Engineering) with significant contributions in the fields of Data Sciences and Artificial Intelligence.

Assistant Professor (on Contract)3 - 5 Years

The Assistant Professor (on contract) provides a unique opportunity to actively contribute to institution-building and establish a long-term career in academia. Initially, appointments will be for three years, potentially extendable to five years based on performance. Successful candidates are expected to engage in high-quality undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, advising/mentoring students, participating in institution-building activities, and pursuing their own research interests to enhance the research and development ecosystem at IIT Madras Zanzibar Campus. Additionally, they are expected to engage in community outreach and capacity-building activities. Selected candidates will receive a consolidated salary of 2,500 USD per month along with basic health coverage. They will also receive a professional development allowance for conference travel, professional society memberships, and other research support as per institute norms.

Note: The institute will shortlist candidates for an interview based on their academic qualifications, tangible research output, teaching and research experience, and the immediate requirements of the newly established campus. Meeting the eligibility criteria does not guarantee automatic selection for an interview. The final decision regarding the selection process rests with IIT Madras. Additionally, the institute reserves the right to decide whether to fill any or all of the advertised positions.

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