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Faculty Positions in Earth Science
Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar

Date Posted Sep. 14, 2018
Title Faculty Positions in Earth Science
University Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar
Department Earth Science
Application Deadline Rolling Advertisement
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Gandhinagar, Gujarat
  • Visiting Prof/Prof of Practice
    Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Geology - Tectonics/Structure
    Geology - Sedimentology/Stratigraphy
    Geology - Paleontology
    Geology - Hydrogeology
    Geology - GIS
    Geology - Geophysics
    Geology - Geochemistry
    Geology/Geosciences - General
    Environmental Sciences/Ecology/Forestry
    Earth Sciences
    Sciences - General

We at IIT Gandhinagar (IITGN) have embarked on an ambitious journey to be the best Institution in India and among the best in the world. The institute takes an uncompromising position when recruiting its faculty members. We are keen on recruiting those individuals who have demonstrated excellence in research and teaching, and show great promise in continuing to do so. Individuals whose work is interdisciplinary in nature are particularly encouraged to apply. We receive applications throughout the year (without a set deadline). You may apply when you feel you are ready.

Applications are welcome in all areas of Earth Sciences viz. Structural Geology, Mineralogy, Petrology, Sedimentology, Paleontology, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Seismology, Geodynamics, Petroleum Geology, Engineering Geology, Geohazards, Surface Geoscience, Allied branches of Applied Geology, Remote sensing, Atmospheric Science, Oceanography and Marine Science, Earth System Science, Environmental Engineering, Hydrology, Groundwater Hydrology, Hydrogeology, Hydrogeochemistry, Global Environmental Change, Ecological Engineering and Environmental Sciences. A candidate with interdisciplinary specializations with research focus on Earth Processes are especially encouraged to apply.

Some advantages of a faculty position at IITGN are:
Unparalleled research support
 Generous start-up grants that theoretically have no upper limit
 Separate budget for procuring high-end research infrastructure
 Schemes to attract top-quality PhD students (higher scholarship and early offers)
 Extra travel support to faculty and students

Innovative Curriculum
 World Education Award (2013) for IITGN education model
 Emphasis on project-based learning and entrepreneurship
 Emphasis on humanities and the arts
 International exposure to students

A stimulating work environment
 Modern, world-class, riverfront campus
 Spacious on-campus housing for faculty
 On-site daycare center
 Located in a vibrant hub of renowned academic institutes

Online Rolling Advertisement (with more details):


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Contact Information

  • Dilip Srinivas Sundaram
    Faculty Recruitment
    Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar
    Gandhinagar, Gujarat 382355


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