Civil Engineering

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

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The Department of Civil Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur invites applications from Indian nationals for faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level in Environmental Engineering, Geoinformatics, Geotechnical Engineering, Hydraulics and Water Resources Engineering, Infrastructure Engineering and Management, Structural Engineering, and Transportation Engineering.


PhD in Civil Engineering or a closely related field with excellent academic record, proven research potential and strong commitment to teaching and research.


Teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, supervising graduate theses, and other related duties. The average teaching load for a faculty member is 4-5 contact hours per week.

How to apply:

Applications are accepted round the year and are given prompt consideration. Application have to be submitted online at . Post-PhD experience is not a requirement, and those who have just graduated or are about to graduate are encouraged to apply.


  • Relocation allowance, initiation (start-up) grant up to Rs. 25 lac, travel support for attending international and national conferences and meetings
  • New Faculty Fellowship of Rs. 25,000 per month for a period of three years
  • Flexible leave rules, comprehensive medical coverage for family, and retirement benefits
  • On-campus spacious housing on nominal rent (all houses have a Gigabit LAN connection)
  • Round-the-clock power and water supply
  • Self-sufficient campus with hospital, schools, restaurant, shopping centre, parks, excellent sports facilities, and Olympic-size swimming pool
  • Social activities through Faculty Club and Women’s Association

The starting salary depends on the post-PhD experience, and is generally more than adequate to cover the expenses. Various employment opportunities exist on and around campus for the spouse and the Institute is making significant efforts towards expanding these opportunities.

For any queries about the application process or about the Department/Institute, you are welcome to contact Head of Department This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  orThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ). If you want to visit the department, we would be glad to have you deliver a seminar and interact with our faculty.