Government of India
Ministry of Human Resource Development
Department of Higher Education
Appointment of Directors of New Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT), being established in Andhra Pradesh, Bihar. Gujarat; Orissa, Punjab, Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh.
Applications are invited for appointment to the posts of Directors of new Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) proposed to be established in Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Gujarat, Orissa, Punjab, Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh. Applications are also invited for the post of Director IIT Bombay. Director of an IIT, being the academic as well as administrative head, is expected to have proven administrative, teaching and research background (including significant experience in research guidance at the Ph.D level) with leadership qualities. He should be a Ph.D, with first class or equivalent at the preceding degree in the appropriate branch with an outstanding academic record throughout and a minimum of 10 years experience as a Professor in a reputed Educational Institute. Applicants should preferably be not more than 60 years of age, The post carries a fixed pay of Rs. 26000/- Per Month with usual allowances.
The appointment will be on contractual basis for a period of five years as per usual terms and conditions.
Six of the eight new IITs, i.e., IITs of Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Rajasthan, Punjab, Orissa and Gujarat will commence their academic session w.e.f. 2008·09 while the IITs of Himachal Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh are expected to start their sessions in 2009-10. Each new IIT will be mentored by an existing IIT.
The applications, typed on plain paper, furnishing complete Curriculum Vitae with detailed educational and professional qualifications and experience, may be sent by Registered/ Speed Post to :
Ms. Seema Raj, Director (T), Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Room No. 422, C-Wing, Shastri Bhavan, New Delhi-110001
so as to reach the Ministry within 20 days of the date of publication of the advertisement. Persons employed in Government Departments/ Autonomous Organizations and Public Sector Undertakings, should send their applications through proper channel, with an advance copy being sent to the above address.