Assistant Professor position at Department of Electronic Systems Engineering, Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore

About IISc

The Indian Institute of Science (IISc) was established in 1909 and over the last 111 years, IISc has become India’s premier institute for advanced scientific and technological research and education. Its mandate is “to provide for advanced instruction and to conduct original investigations in all branches of knowledge as are likely to promote the material and industrial welfare of India.”

IISc’s reputation and pre-eminence ensures that it attracts the best young faculty members trained in the best laboratories around the world. In 2018, IISc was selected as an Institution of Eminence (IoE) by the Government of India, and it consistently figures among the top 15 best small universities in the world.

About DESE

The Department of Electronic Systems Engineering (DESE) had its inception in 1974 through the Indo-Swiss collaborations and called the Centre for Electronics Design and Technology (CEDT). Over the years the Center has evolved into a full Department and in 2012 Center was renamed as Department of Electronics System Engineering (DESE).  The department continues to have a strong industry focus along with strong fundamental and applied research within an encompassing theme ‘from atoms to systems’, reflecting the various research areas in the department. The department faculty have very strong industry interactions through consultancy, sponsored Masters’/PhD research and open-ended industry relevant research. The word “system” in the department’s name, resonates well with the approach that has been followed in the department over the years, i.e., the approach of building use-case prototypes for validating novel ideas all-the-way from devices to systems. In essence, this captures the core competences of the department and accurately reflects the spirit of the activities in the department.

DESE invites applications from exceptionally bright and motivated individuals with a passion for fundamental and applied research, drive towards inventions and technology-based applications, and a strong commitment to teaching for the position of Assistant Professor in disciplines related to broad areas of electronics science and engineering. Following is a list of broad research topics that our department aims for expansion.

  1. Integrated Circuits and Systems towards SoCs
  2. Quantum Information Science and Technology
  3. Data Storage: memory devices to storage systems
  4. Artificial Intelligence Systems
  5. Cyber Physical Systems
  6. Bio-mechanical/electrical Systems
  7. Power electronics and clean energy systems
  8. Electronic Packaging and thermal design

Interested candidates are requested to visit our website ( and email a detailed CV with a full list of publications along with statement of teaching and research plans to the following address:

Chair of Faculty Recruitment Committee

Department of Electronic Systems Engineering

Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore




Ph.D., with First Class or equivalent (in terms of grades, etc.) in the electrical engineering or allied domain, and a good academic record throughout. A minimum of three years teaching/research/professional experience, excluding the experience gained while pursuing Ph.D. In exceptional cases, candidates with less than requisite experience will also be considered. Candidates should preferably be below 35 years.

Apart from citizens of India, individuals who are not citizens of India (with or without the Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) status) can also apply for the position.

Scale of pay, perks, grants:

Level 12 with a basic pay of Rs. 1,01,500/-. After the completion of three years of service in Level 12, pay will be fixed in Level 13A1 with a basic pay of Rs.1,31,400/-.

Total minimum emoluments (including Dearness and Transport Allowances): Rs. 1,67,570 per month with house rent allowance, and Rs. 1,43,210 per month if staying on the campus.

Cumulative Professional Development Allowance (CPDA) of ₹ 3 Lakhs for every block period of 3 years.

Accommodation in campus housing.

Reimbursement of travel and relocation expenses of up to ₹ 5,00,000 (if relocating from abroad) or ₹ 1,25,000 (if relocating from within India) subject to the condition that they serve the Institute for a minimum period of two years.

All the new recruits will receive attractive start-up package along with adequate space for setting up laboratory.