Assistant Professor/ Associate Professor/ Professor, Economics
Advertiser: Department of Economic Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
Field(s) of specialization: Any field
Position type(s): Assistant Professor, Associate Professor
Location of job: 6th floor, Faculty Building, IIT Kanpur, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, 208016, India (map)
Degree required: Doctorate
Job start date: Flexible
Job duration: Continuing/permanent
Letters of reference required: 3
Target date for applications: 1 Dec 2021
Application deadline: 31 Dec 2021 midnight UTC (no longer accepting applications)
Current search status: Reviewing applications
Posting end date: 31 Dec 2021
Interviews: Interviews will be conducted remotely by video starting December, 2021.
Ad text:

The Department of Economic Sciences at the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur invites applications for faculty positions starting in Fall 2022.

For Assistant Professorship, we are interested in motivated and research-oriented candidates who are about to complete their Ph.D. in 2022 or have completed their Ph.D. in the last five years.

Applicants for Full and Associate Professorship should have the required experience and a proven track record for conducting research.

IITK provides generous seed grants for research, collaboration, and travel, a low teaching load, generous benefits, and a competitive salary.

Application Instructions:
Applicants can apply through EJM.

For more details, please see:

IIT Kanpur is a premier government-funded institution for higher education in India. It has consistently ranked amongst the top 5 universities in India over the past several decades. IIT Kanpur offers courses in Sciences, Engineering, Economics, Humanities, and Management.

Department of Economic Sciences ( ) has 19 faculty members. We offer programs leading to a B.S., a B.S-M.S. (Dual Degree), and a Ph.D.

For any queries, please write to Prof. Vimal Kumar (

Submission materials required
  • Cover letter (optional)
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Job market paper
  • Research statement
  • Teaching statement (optional)
  • Teaching evaluations
  • Letters of reference: 3
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