IIT Gandhinagar: 15 Years of ExcellenceNews

Faculty Recruitment - Open Call: Priority Areas

Our commitment to recruit quality faculty remains unaffected by the current global crisis. We urge outstanding candidates across all disciplines to apply!

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Who Should Apply?

IIT Gandhinagar (IITGN) invites applications for faculty positions, including those from reserved categories (SC/ST/OBC/EWS/PwD) in all disciplines. Candidates whose work is interdisciplinary are especially encouraged to apply.

IITGN is looking for applicants with a passion for teaching and demonstrated excellence in research. Successful candidates will be expected to teach undergraduate and postgraduate courses, conduct independent research in their fields of expertise and contribute to Institute service.

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Our Pursuit of Excellence

IIT Gandhinagar has embarked on an ambitious journey to become the best educational institute in India and among the best in the world. The institute promotes critical thinking and encourages innovations. We have experimented with numerous ideas in curriculum, student affairs, faculty recruitment, and faculty management. Interdisciplinarity and diversity are our DNA. Our faculty members graduated from world’s leading institutes and 80% have overseas degree or post doc experience. We are currently home to 9 INSPIRE Fellows and 2 Ramalingaswami Fellows.

For details about current research interests of our faculty and an overview of research facilities in each discipline, please click on the discipline name on the left.


IITGN offers attractive start-up grants (with no upper limit restrictions) and a separate budget for procuring high-end research infrastructure.


IITGN is home to world-class faculty from renowed institutes such as MIT, CMU, Cornell, UIUC, etc. and faculty from across 18 states in India.


Our award-winning curriculum emphasizes hands-on, project-based learning. Creativity, leadership, and entrepreneurship are encouraged.


We have an award-winning, modern, world-class, green campus located on the banks of the river Sabarmati. Spacious on-campus housing is available for faculty.


Besides its formal degree programs, IITGN has also nurtured a number of, interdisciplinary and distinctive programmes that offer opportunities for broader academic discussion and collaboration.


Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar invites applications for full-time faculty positions from exceptionally bright and highly motivated candidates with an established record of independent, high-quality research and commitment. IIT Gandhinagar, as an institution of higher learning in science, technology, and related fields, aspires to develop top-notch scientists, engineers, leaders, and entrepreneurs to meet the needs of society- now and in the future. We are looking for colleagues who will advance the vision of the Institute and will foster collaborations. We seek to hire driven colleagues who aspire to combine fundamental and applied research to solve high-impact problems. Candidates should be dedicated to research and teaching that expands scientific boundaries in service to society and to educating a broad and diverse group of students at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

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Rolling recruitment. Applications are accepted throughout the year.

IIT Gandhinagar will not respond to the individual queries regarding the status of the application. If the case is recommended for further processing or further clarification is required during the review process, the Institute will get in touch with the candidate.

IIT Gandhinagar follows Reservation as per GOI guidelines.