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Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

Faculty Corner

Prospective Faculty - How to Apply

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The Institute welcomes applications from exceptionally bright, motivated, with an established record of independent, high quality research, and commitment to teaching, for positions of Assistant Professors and above in all disciplines of interest to the Institute in Science and Engineering.

For the Assistant Professor positions, the prospective candidates must

  • have a Ph.D in the relevant area with first class at the preceding degree or equivalent with a very good academic record throughout
  • have three years of post-doctoral research experience (relaxable in exceptional cases), and
  • be preferably below 35 years of age.

The position of Assistant Professors will be in PB-3 i.e. `15,600-39,100 with minimum pay of `30,000/- with Grade pay `8000/- plus allowances.   After completion of three years service  in PB-3 they will be placed in PB-4 i.e. `37400-67000 with Grade pay of  `9000/- plus allowances.

For higher positions, the prospective candidates, in addition to having a Ph.D in the relevant area, are expected to have made outstanding contributions in the chosen area of research and also guided doctoral students.

The position of Associate Professor will be in PB-4 i.e. `37,400-67,000 with minimum pay of `42,800/- with Grade pay `9500/- plus allowances.   

 The position of Professor will be in PB-4 i.e. `37,400-67,000 with minimum pay of `48,000/- with Grade pay of  `10,500/- plus allowances. 

Women candidates and applicants belonging to the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes are especially encouraged to apply. 

The Institute provides partial support to cover relocation expenses for a new faculty member, and also provides a significant start-up research grant. In addition, the Institute provides Cumulative Professional Development Allowance (CPDA) of  `3 lakhs for every block of 3 years on reimbursable basis to meet the expenses for  participating in both national and international conferences, paying the membership fee of various professional bodies and contingent expenses. Loan for purchase of computers, reimbursement of a part of the expenses on personal telephone/mobile phones are also available.  The faculty and their families are also covered by an attractive Contributory Health Services Scheme. Modest on-campus accommodation is also provided to the new faculty.

Interested candidates may apply with their

  • Curriculum Vitae, list of publications (with reprints of important publications)
  • Proposed research and teaching plan
  • Department at which the candidate proposes to work
  • Names and addresses (with email addresses and fax numbers) of at least three referees.

Applications are welcome throughout the year and may be sent to the Chairperson of the respective Department of interest, with a copy to:

The Registrar,
Indian Institute of Science,
Bangalore 560012, INDIA    Fax: +91-80-23600757    

Phone: +91-80-23600757/22932444  Email:

[For further information, please visit the Department Websites of IISc.