Join the Faculty
IIT Delhi invites candidates with a PhD degree in the appropriate branch/discipline to apply for the position of an Assistant Professor in its various academic units. We are especially looking for candidates with strong academic and research credentials supported by publications in reputed conferences and journals. Foreign nationals are employed on a 5-yr contract which is renewable.
Candidates with a 3-yr post-doctoral teaching and research experience are eligible for the position of an Assistant Professor (Pay level 12) while those with less than 3-yrs post-doctoral experience can be considered for the position of an Assistant Professor (Pay level 11).
Assistant Professors starting in Pay level 12 receive a minimum pay of Rs.101,500 per month for 12 months every year. This basic pay is incremented every year by 3%. In addition, all employees of IIT Delhi are provided with a dearness allowance to compensate for price rises. The allowance is updated every six months and is currently (as of 2021) 21% of the basic pay.
After completion of 3 years of service as Assistant Professor in Pay Level 12, faculty members are considered for movement to Pay Level 13A1 (minimum pay Rs.131,400)