INDIAN INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE, BANGALORE

 

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The Indian Institute of Science (IISc), a leading institution for research in science and engineering, has opened its portals to undergraduate students by starting 4-year Bachelor of Science (BS) Program in 2011. Details can be found at the web site http://www.iisc.ernet.in/ug/

 

In this context, IISc invites applications for the positions of instructor and teaching assistant  to help in conducting the Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Electronics, Computation laboratory and Material Science courses of the BS Programme.

 

The applicant for the position of instructor can be a young PhD or an experienced faculty member, with a PhD degree in any branch of Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Electronics, Electrical Engineering or Computer Science, with the requisite laboratory expertise, and a passion for teaching, especially laboratory instruction. Applicants with ME/M Tech degrees in Electronics, Electrical Engineering or Computer Science and Material Science will also be considered for the position of instructor.

 

Applicants for the teaching assistant position must have a MSc degree in any branch of Physics, Chemistry or Biology, or  BE/B Tech degree in Electronics, Electrical Engineering or Computer Science.

 

These are contractual positions and candidates will be hired on a renewable (for satisfactory performance) annual contract, with a fixed salary based on experience, for a maximum duration of 5 years. The salary of an instructor will be fixed in the range from Rs.30,000 to Rs.35,000 per month (plus 30% HRA), and the salary of a teaching assistant will be in the range from Rs.15,000/- to Rs.18,000/-.

 

Job Description:

 

The instructor should be prepared to take overall-charge of the undergraduate teaching laboratories. They would be responsible for the maintenance of the laboratories and for conducting laboratory courses in consultation with the Institute faculty. They would also help design and evolve the laboratory/lecture curriculum and may also need to assist in the conduct of tutorial classes, course material preparation (both print and electronic versions) and evaluation of students. The teaching assistants would help the instructors in performing the above duties.

 

Eligibility:

 

Applications for the position of instructor are invited from PhD degree holders in any branch of Physics, Chemistry, Biology (experience in Cell Biology/Neurobiology. If a suitable candidate is not available in these areas, then candidates with experience in general areas of biology will also be considered), Electronics, Electrical Engineering or Computer Science that involves laboratory work. Applicant with ME/M Tech degrees in Electronics, Electrical Engineering or Computer Science and Material Science (Materials/Metallurgical/Ceramics Engineering) will also be considered for the position of instructor. Candidates with prior research/teaching experience will be preferred.

 

Applicants for the teaching assistant position must have a MSc degree in any branch of Physics, Chemistry or Biology, or BE/B Tech degree in Electronics, Electrical Engineering or Computer Science.

 

Mode of Selection:

 

The selection of the candidates will be on the basis of their CV and performance in an interview conducted at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. The application material (current CV, account of past experience if any, statement of interest) should be sent electronically to the Dean, Undergraduate Programme, Indian Institute of Science, Bnagalore-560012 (Email: ugpr@ug.iisc.in).

 

Please mention in the subject line the position applied for along with the discipline (eg: Instructor-Bio or Teaching assistant-Phy) and do not send any hard copy of your application.

 

The last date of receiving the applications is July 7th, 2013.

 

Short –listed candidates will be called for an interview in the month of July 2013.

 

 

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