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Faculty Positions in Design
Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar

Date Posted Aug. 10, 2020
Title Faculty Positions in Design
University Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar
Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Department Design and Innovation Center (DIC)
Application Deadline Rolling Advertisement
Position Start Date Flexible
  • Adjunct/Visiting Prof
    Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Industrial & Systems Engineering
    Human Factors Engineering/Ergonomics
    Engineering - Other

IIT Gandhinagar’s Design & Innovation Centre(DIC) invites applications for faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, and Professor in all areas of design and allied fields. We seek candidates with a strong background in industrial design, product design, interaction design, human factors, ergonomics, visual communication, system thinking, etc. The hired candidates will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in design, including a required undergraduate course on design and innovation, engage in active research and projects, and contribute to the development of the DIC and the discipline. To apply online or for more details about the Institute, faculty life, pay packages and research facilities, please visit us at or write to

Qualifications: Candidates must hold an earned doctoral degree in design or closely related fields. Exceptional candidates with significant teaching/professional experience and a master’s or postgraduate diploma in design may also be considered. Good communication skills, ability to work in interdisciplinary environment, development of a vibrant, externally funded research programme and teaching of undergraduate and graduate courses in design are required.

About the Institute: IITGN was established in 2008 and has embarked on an ambitious mission of becoming the best academic institution in India. IITGN’s unique culture, which promotes free inquiry outside traditional disciplinary boundaries, its unmatched innovations in every facet of education, and its emphasis on globalization and diversity, underscore its commitment to becoming a world-class university. The institute currently offers 5 bachelors, 10 masters and 13 doctoral degree programs through 13 disciplines and six interdisciplinary centres.

Some advantages of a faculty position at IITGN are:

Unparalleled research support
 Generous funding to initiate research
 Separate budget for procuring high-end research infrastructure
 Schemes to attract top-quality PhD students
 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

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Contact Information

  • B. Prasanna Venkatesh
    Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar
    Ahmedabad, Gujarat 382355


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