Department Wise Vacancies And Area Of Specialization

 
 

Aerospace Engineering:

Areas of Specialization:

1) Aerospace Vehicle Design
2) Flight Mechanics and Control
3) Space Dynamics
4) Turbo Machinery
5) Rocket and Gas Turbine Propulsion
6) High Speed/Low Speed Aerodynamics
7) CFD/CSD
8) Wind Energy
9) Aeroacoustics
10) Dynamics and Control
11) Aerospace Structures and Materials
12) Structural Dynamics and Aeroelasticity
13) Helicopter Dynamics and Control
14) MAV and UAV
15) Experimentalist in supersonic/hypersonic flow

And Specialization in related areas


Professor A. K. Ghosh, HOD
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Biological Sciences and Bioengineering:

Tissue engineering, biomaterials, biosensors, structural and computational biology, biomolecular simulations, systems biology, genetics, developmental Biology, and all related areas. Applicants are expected to organize and participate in multi-disciplinary research and contribute to teaching both at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Biological Sciences and Bioengineering (BSBE) is a multi-disciplinary department addressing both basic and applied areas of Life Sciences and Bioengineering. Research in BSBE is focused on: regenerative medicine (stem cell biology, tissue engineering, drug delivery, biomedical device); understanding protein structure-function relationship (structural and computational biology); engineering approaches to understand biological systems (biomechanics, imaging processing), cell, molecular and developmental biology addressing fundamental aspects of cell differentiation and growth; disease models - animal models for human diseases.


Applications for faculty positions are invited in the above-mentioned areas at all levels: namely, Professor, Associate Professor and Assistant Professor. Further, applicants with exceptional achievements in any area of Biological Sciences and Bioengineering are also welcome to apply.

Professor Dhirendra S. Katti, HOD
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Chemical Engineering:

In all the areas of Chemical Engineering including: Chemical Reaction Engineering and Catalysis, Thermodynamics, Transport Phenomena, Separation Processes, Process Dynamics and Control, Simulation and Optimization, Environmental Pollution and Control, Energy and Related Areas, Computer-aided Design, Bioengineering, Materials, Molecular Simulation, Interfacial Phenomena, Polymer Science and Engineering, CFD, Rheology, Process Engineering and Chemical Process Safety, Nano- and Bio- technology and all other emerging areas of Chemical Engineering.

Professor Shankar Viswanathan, HOD
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Chemistry:

Applications are invited for all areas of Inorganic, Organic and Physical Chemistry, as well as in cutting edge interdisciplinary research themes. In addition to all conventional areas of specialization in chemical sciences, we are seeking faculty with emphasis on bio-inorganic/supramolecular chemistry, bio-organic chemistry/chemical biology and materials chemistry.

Professor Sandeep Verma, HOD
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Civil Engineering:

At all levels in different areas of Civil Engineering. Details of the present areas of research of CE faculty members and facilities available, etc., are available at http://www.iitk.ac.in/ce/

Professor Purnendu Bose, HOD
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Computer Science and Engineering:

IIT Kanpur Computer Science and Engineering department would like to invite faculty applications in all fields of Computer Science and Computer Engineering. However, the department is particularly strong in theoretical computer science, machine learning, data mining and data base technologies, computer vision, image, video and audio processing, cyber physical systems including unmanned systems, and cyber security. There are also outstanding faculty in program analysis, compilers, computer architecture, networked distributed systems, and algorithms. Any applicant interested to join an outstanding group in any of these fields will surely be benefitted in a thriving research environment in this department. The department has just established a large center on cyber security of critical infrastructures, and a center on E-governance will be established soon. So newly joining faculty whose research pertains to either of the two centers can also benefit from the facilities and the research environment of these centers.

In particular, in the recent year, we are very keen to hire multiple faculty at all levels depending on the experience level of candidates in the following fields.

1. Cyber Security, Cryptography and Crypto Engineering
2. Internet of Things
3. Networking, Software Defined Networking, Cognitive Networks
4. Deep Learning, Neural network
5. Human Centric Computing
6. Computer Architecture
7. Operating Systems
8. Compiler Technology, Program Analysis
9. Formal Methods and Formal Verification
10.Application of Machine Learning in various problem domains
11. Very Large Database Technologies
12. Cyber Physical Systems

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The department website link is http://www.cse.iitk.ac.in/


Professor Sandeep Shukla, HOD
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Earth Sciences:

Positions at all levels are open in the areas of geophysics, hydrology/water resources, mineralogy/petrology, remote sensing and GIS, geodynamics, geodesy, basin-analysis and petroleum geology, stratigraphy & paleontology. Outstanding candidates in all areas of Earth Sciences are also welcome to apply. The department is particularly keen on developing industry collaboration and solution oriented applied research in earth sciences. Further details of the department and facilities are available at http://www.iitk.ac.in/es.

Professor Javed N. Malik, HOD
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Electrical Engineering:

All areas in Electrical Engineering and at all levels. Candidates should have a strong research record in any area of six major disciplines of the Department such as Microelectronics & VLSI; Power Engineering including power systems and power electronics & drives; RF & Microwaves; Signal Processing, Communications & Networks; Control & Automation; and Photonics. The department has excellent research laboratories and support facilities in emerging areas of Electrical Engineering. Details of the present areas of research of EE faculty members and facilities, etc., are available at http://www.iitk.ac.in/ee/

Professor S. N. Singh, HOD
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Humanities and Social Sciences:

Economics :

Econometrics/Bayesian Econometrics, Energy Economics, Environmental Economics, Financial Economics/Corporate Finance, Game Theory and Mechanism Design, Industrial Economics, International Trade, Labour Economics, Law and Economics, Macro Economics and Monetary Economics, OR and Statistics, Public Economics/Public Finance, Political Economics, Transportation Economics, Health Economics, Behavorial and Experimental Economics.



English :

Cognitive Linguistics, Psycholinguistics, Indo-Aryan Linguistics, Language Documentation and Description, English Language Teaching, Second Language Acquisition, Dravidian Linguistics, Modern American Literature, British Literature, Indian Literature and Aesthetics, Latin American Literature, Asian/East Asian Literature, Postmodern American Literature, Literature and the Environment, Contemporary Critical Theory, Posthumanism, Climate Fiction and Films.



Fine Arts:

Visual Culture, Art and Aesthetics, History of Art, Folk and Tribal Art, Cinema Studies, Participatory/Community Arts, Craft theory and practice, Far-Eastern Art, Indian Art and Western Art Painting, Graphic Art (Print Making), Design (Ceramics, Textile), Sculpture.

Qualifications: B.F.A/B.V.A + M.F.A/M.V.A along with PhD in Visual Arts.
(Candidates with M.A. in Fine Arts or M.Des need not apply.)


Philosophy:

Aesthetics, Contemporary Western Philosophy (Analytical and Continental), Epistemology, Ethics, Indian Philosophy, Logic, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Technology, Philosophy of Cognitive Science, Philosophy of Language, Social-Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion.

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Psychology:

Organizational Behaviour, Social Psychology (with expertise in Advanced Research Methods and Quantitative Techniques of Behavioural Science Data Analysis), Clinical Psychology, Disaster Mental Health, Qualitative Research, Cultural/Cross-cultural Psychology.



Sociology:

Economic Sociology, Sociology of Family Studies, Political Sociology, and Research Methods (Quantitative Techniques).


Professor Surajit Sinha, HOD
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Industrial and Management Engineering:

In the areas of Marketing, Strategy, Economics, Finance & Accounting, Organization Science, Human Resources, Operations Management, Applied Operations Research & statistics, Information Systems, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Management of Technology, Service Management, Infrastructure Management, data sciences and business analytics and other allied areas of management.


For more details on teaching and research objectives at IME please visit www.iitk.ac.in/ime.

Professor R. R. K. Sharma, HOD
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Mathematics and Statistics:

In all the areas of Mathematics, Theoretical Computer Science, Statistics and Probability.

Candidates should have a strong research record in any area within Mathematics, Theoretical Computer Science, Statistics and Probability and should be committed to high-quality research and teaching. Research interests of the faculty members in the Department can be seen at www.iitk.ac.in/math/Research-Stat.html and www.iitk.ac.in/math/research.htm

Professor Arbind Kumar Lal, HOD
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Materials Science and Engineering:

 

For all posts in Materials Science and Engineering:

Area of interest:

Extractive Metallurgy; Iron and Steel Making; Physical Metallurgy; Materials Processing and Manufacturing including joining and metal forming; Mechanical behavior of Materials; Electronic, Optoelectronics and Photonic Materials and Devices; Biomaterials and Bio-mimicking Materials; Functional Ceramics; Engineering Polymers and Composites; Energy Materials and Devices; Surface Engineering; Corrosion; Computational Materials Science; Process Modeling and Simulation.

Professor Anish Upadhyaya, HOD
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Mechanical Engineering:

In all areas of Mechanical Engineering including the following 4 major streams: Solid Mechanics and Design, Fluid Mechanics and Thermal Sciences, Manufacturing Science and Mechatronics.

Professor P. Venkitanarayanan , HOD
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Physics Department:

In all the areas of Physics including: Experimental, Theoretical, and Computational areas of Active Matter & Biophysics; Complex Fluids and Soft Matter Physics; Novel Electronic Materials, Devices and Condensed Matter Physics; Nonlinear Dynamics, Turbulence and Statistical Physics; Advanced Photonic materials, Devices and Optical Physics; High Energy Physics, Cosmology and Astrophysics; Plasma and Ion-Beam Techniques for Materials Physics; and all other emerging areas of Physics.

Professor Debashish Chowdhury, HOD
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Appointments in the relevant Departments to work jointly with the

Interdisciplinary Programs (IDPs)



Photonics Science & Engineering Programme:

Research areas related to

(a) Ultrafast phenomena, (b) Optical imaging, (c) Optical communications, (d) Laser-based manufacturing, and (e) Photonic applications to biology and medicine.

Applications from exceptional researchers in the above and other related emerging areas in photonics are welcomed.

Professor R. Vijaya, HOD
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Materials Science Programme:

Thrust Areas:

Physical chemistry: Synthesis and properties of novel materials, surfaces and interfacial phenomena; Nanomaterials: Synthesis, properties and applications such as sensors; Energy : Inorganic and organic materials and devices including solar/ fuel cells; Materials: Mechanical behaviour and modeling, structural ceramics and composites; Multifunctional materials : Spintronics, multiferroics; Functional polymers: Properties and applications such as targeted drug delivery; Biomaterials: Tissue engineering, bone substitute materials, biosensors, lab on a chip, etc.

Note- Outstanding candidates having expertise in other emerging areas in materials science and engineering will also receive due consideration.

Professor Rajeev Gupta, HOD
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Nuclear Engineering and Technology:

In the areas of Rector physics, reactor dynamics, radiation imaging, reactor thermal hydraulics, nuclear safety, nuclear materials.

Professor P. Venkitanarayanan, HOD
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Design Programme:

Areas:

Axiomatic Design
Bio-design
Ergonomics
Interaction Design
Intelligent System Design
Optimal Design
Sustainable Design
User-interface Design
Visual Communication Design

Note-Outstanding candidates having expertise in other active areas in Design will also receive due consideration.

Professor Shantanu Bhattacharya, HOD
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