The Indian Institute of Science (IISc) invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level in all areas of science and engineering.
The positions are open to researchers of all nationalities. Successful candidates are supported by generous start-up grants, and are expected to establish strong research programs and to excel in teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The medium of instruction is English.
IISc is a premier research institute in the country with a rich legacy of fundamental scientific contributions as well as the application of its research findings for the benefit of society. Its research output is diverse, interdisciplinary and cuts across traditional boundaries.
Over 42 academic departments and centres come under the Divisions of Biological Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Electrical-Electronics and Computer Sciences, Interdisciplinary Research, Mechanical Sciences, and Physical and Mathematical Sciences. It places equal emphasis on student learning, with several postgraduate and PhD programs, and a dedicated four-year undergraduate program, aimed at encouraging bright young students to pursue careers in the basic sciences.
It occupies a green, sprawling campus in Bengaluru that is home to both historic and modern buildings and research facilities.
In the coming years, IISc, having been granted the status of an Institute of Eminence under the aegis of the Ministry of Education (Govt of India), aims to position itself among the world’s foremost academic institutions. It aims to focus on building its core research strengths in all frontiers of science and engineering, develop world-class teaching programs nurture translational research and encourage the incubation of successful start-ups. It will continue to empower researchers from diverse disciplines to work together to solve pressing challenges. It will also continue to carry out activities with direct social impact, such as training school teachers, disseminating sustainable rural technologies, and research in areas such as climate change, healthcare, water management, and renewable energy.
If you are looking to begin your career in a vibrant eco-system that provides academic freedom and world-class research facilities, IISc is the place for you.
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