Faculty positions at the Department of Economic Sciences, IIT Kanpur
Advertiser: Department of Economic Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
Field(s) of specialization: Econometrics - International Finance/Macro - International Trade - Macroeconomics; Monetary - Urban; Rural; Regional Economics - Computational Economics
Position type(s): Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Full Professor
Location of job: 4th floor, ESB 2, IIT Kanpur, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, 208016, India
Degree required: Doctorate
Job start date: Flexible
Job duration: Continuing/permanent
Letters of reference required: 3
Target date for applications: 30 Nov 2023
Application deadline: 31 Jan 2024 midnight UTC (no longer accepting applications)
Current search status: Reviewing applications
Posting end date: 31 Jan 2024
Interviews: Interviews will be conducted remotely by video starting December, 2023.
Interviews will also be conducted at
Ad text:

The Department of Economic Sciences at the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IITK) invites applications for faculty positions.

For Assistant Professorship, we are interested in motivated and research-oriented candidates

who are about to complete their Ph.D. by July 2024 or have completed their Ph.D. in the last five years.

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

The following areas are of particular interest: Macroeconomics, Monetary Economics, International Economics, Urban and Spatial Economics, Econometric Theory, and Computational Economics. Exceptional candidates in other fields would also be considered.

Applicants submitting materials by November 30, 2023, will be assured full consideration.

IITK is a government-funded institution in India. It has consistently ranked among the top 5 technical institutes in the country. It provides generous seed grants for research, collaboration, and travel, a low teaching load, competitive salary, and benefits admissible to Central Government employees.

For more details, please see:



Department of Economic Sciences ( https://www.iitk.ac.in/eco/ ) has 25 faculty members. We currently offer programs leading to a B.S., a B.S-M.S. (Dual Degree), a M.Sc. and a Ph.D.

For any queries, please write to Prof. Vimal Kumar (vk@iitk.ac.in).

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