VELLORE INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

Professor, Associate/Assistant Professor in Engineering

Location
Vellore, Tamil Nadu (IN)
Posted
11 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
30 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Professor, Associate/Assistant Professor in Engineering

Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) is one of the premier Universities of India founded in 1984 by Dr. G. Viswanathan, the Chancellor of the University. The University has developed a student-centered success culture and offers the highest importance to ensuring consistently high quality learning, teaching and research experiences. VIT has established a right culture of diversity and inclusivity in the campus; it welcomes unconventional thoughts, cross fertilization of ideas, autonomy, multi and interdisciplinary approaches. VIT has accreditation from NAAC, Govt. of India with A Grade, ABET- USA (Engineering programs) and IET- UK. It offers a range of world class extracurricular facilities and supports staff members where they feel that it is their own campus for learning and to grow. VIT has strong alumni network worldwide and international linkages which are helping the students and faculty members to establish contacts for collaborations.

Quick Facts about VIT

•    35,000 students from 54 different countries and from all the states of India
•    published highest number of research papers in India as per Scopus Database in 2016, 2017 and 2018 (till date)
•    offers 36 Undergraduate, 31 Post graduate, 4 Integrated and 3 Research Programs
•    MoUs with 235+ Universities worldwide
•    ranked among top 20 Engineering Institutions in India and ahead of all Govt. Engineering colleges, Private Engineering Institutions and many Institutes of National Importance as per Govt. of India, NIRF ranking for the consecutive three years in a row, 2016, 2017 and 2018.
•    ranked by the major International rankings such as THE World Ranking, THE Asia Ranking, THE emerging economies university rankings, THE Young university rankings QS BRICS Ranking, QS Asia Ranking, QS World University Ranking, 
•    VIT is the first University in India to get 4 star rating by QS.

VIT invites applications for faculty positions from reputed academicians of all over the world with an established record of independent, high quality research, and committed to teaching and research. 

Areas: all disciplines of Engineering, Technology, Management, Architecture, Physical Sciences and Life Sciences. The selected candidates will be willing to reposition in Vellore for a minimum period of 2 years.

Eligibility Criteria

Professor: Ph.D from a reputed institute with 10 years of teaching experience with significant track record of research output. Candidate with “Nature”(or, equivalent) papers, collaborative papers with top 200 universities, granted patents, research funds will get preference. 

Associate Professor: Ph.D from a reputed institute with 5 years of teaching experience with significant track record of research output. Candidate with “Nature” “Nature”(or, equivalent) papers, collaborative papers with top 200 universities, granted patents, research funds will get preference.

Assistant Professor: Ph.D from an institute ranked by QS/THE/ARWU with publication record in high impact factor journals.   

Compensation package includes: globally competitive salary with other benefits such as research allowance, performance incentive (up to one month salary), Travel Allowance for attending international conferences, Medical Insurance, Subsidized accommodation in campus, etc. Very high salary will be possible for extraordinary candidates. Interested candidates are requested to send their CVs to: hr@vit.ac.in (with subject “International Recruitment)

To learn more about VIT, please visit: http://www.vit.ac.in/, for any other discussion/queries: +91 416 220 2573