Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Civil Engineering

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Position ID:IITK-CE-FP_IITK_CE [#26290]
Position Title: Faculty positions at all levels
Position Type:Open Rank
Position Location:Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh 208016, India [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Civil and Environmental Engineering / Environmental Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Hydraulics and Water Resources Engineering, Infrastructure Engineering and Management, Structural Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Geoinformatics
Appl Deadline:none
Position Description:    

We invite applications for faculty positions at all levels (Assistant, Associate, Full Professor and Professor of Practice) in all areas of Environmental Engineering, Geoinformatics, Geotechnical Engineering, Hydraulics and Water Resources Engineering, Infrastructure Engineering and Management, Structural Engineering, and Transportation Engineering.

Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) and Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) can apply for these positions. 

Foreign Nationals are also eligible and are encouraged to apply. For details, please click 

Priority Areas

The department is currently seeking applications in the priority areas listed below. 


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

Undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering is not mandatory. 

Post-PhD experience is not a requirement, and those who have just graduated or are about to graduate are encouraged to apply. 


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


IIT Kanpur provides a stimulating environment for academic and personal growth. All new faculty members get a generous start-up research grant, a relocation allowance, and a top-up salary of 25,000 per month (for the first three years). It has a beautiful campus, rich in flora and fauna. The on-campus facilities include round the clock power and water supply, primary healthcare, children's day-care, schools up to 12th standard, state-of-the art sports facilities, banks, a post office, wireless internet throughout the campus, cafes, restaurants, and a shopping complex. 

To see other benefits of joining IIT Kanpur, please click 

To get a glimpse of the life of a faculty member, please see the faculty handbook 

For any queries about the application process or about the Department/Institute, you are welcome to contact the Head of Department (

How to apply

Applications are accepted round the year and are given prompt consideration. 

Expression of interest can be submitted at

Note: The above Google form is not an application portal, but only a means to facilitate the application process. Alternatively, if you wish to directly apply, please submit your application at

Further job details are available at


List of Priority Areas

Environmental Engineering
Geotechnical Engineering
Hydraulics and Water Resources Engineering
Infrastructure and Engineering Management
Structural Engineering
Transportation Engineering

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Contact: Prof. Priyanka Ghosh, +915122597582, +915122597395 (fax)
Email: email address
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Room: 313 Faculty Building
Department of Civil Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology
KANPUR - 208 016
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