GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Ministry of Human Resource Development (Department of Higher Education) Technical Section - I
Appointment of Director, IIT Kharagpur
Applications are invited for appointment to the post of Director of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) at Kharagpur. The Director of an IIT is the academic and administrative head of the Institution. He/she is expected to have a minimum of 5 years' administrative experience and leadership qualities to head an Institute of National importance. The candidate/person should be a Ph.D. with first class or equivalent at the preceding degree, preferably in a branch of Engineering. In exceptional cases, candidates with Science, Mathematics or Management degrees may be considered. He/she should have an outstanding academic record throughout and a minimum of 10 years teaching experience as a Professor in a reputed Engineering or Technology Institute or University and should have guided Ph.D. students. The applicant should preferably be less than 60 years of age on the last date of receipt of the applications. The post carries a fixed pay of Rs. 2,25,000/- (Revised) per month, with allowances as per rules.
2. Interested individuals may apply giving their detailed resume in the prescribed format clearly bringing out research, teaching, industry-academia collaborations and administrative achievements, along with a two-page justification in support of their candidature, a two-page vision statement for the institution and contact details of at least two distinguished individuals well acquainted with their work. The application typed in the prescribed format along with enclosures may be sent by Registered/Speed Post to The Under Secretary (TS.1), Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Room No. 428 "C" Wing, Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi -110 001 so as to reach the Ministry on or before 20th July, 2019. The detailed advertisement and the format of application is available on the website (www.mhrd.gov.in).