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 and Engineering with significant contributions in the fields of Data Sciences and Artificial Intelligence.
Visiting faculty applicants can include academicians with significant teaching and research experience, senior industry professionals who are enthusiastic about teaching, retired faculty members, or those on sabbatical leave. Selected candidates will receive a consolidated pay of 2500 USD per month, along with basic health coverage and return airfare (economy class). Visiting faculty are expected to engage in high-quality undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, as well as to be involved in advising/mentoring students, while pursuing their academic interests at IIT Madras Zanzibar Campus.
The Assistant Professor (on contract) provides a unique opportunity to actively contribute to institution-building and shape a long-term career in academia. Initially, the appointment will be for three years, possibly extending up to five years, based on the candidates’ performance. Successful candidates are expected to engage in high-quality undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, as well as to be involved in advising/mentoring students and institution-building activities, while pursuing their own research interests and help build a strong research and development ecosystem at IIT Madras Zanzibar Campus. They are also expected to be involved in community outreach and capacity-building activities. Selected candidates will receive a consolidated salary of 2,500 USD per month and basic health coverage. Additionally, they will receive an attractive professional development allowance for travel to conferences, membership in professional societies, and support for other research activities 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.