Assistant Professor - experimental physical and inorganic chemistry

Indian Institute of Science

The Department of Inorganic and Physical Chemistry at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, is seeking applications for tenure-track positions at the Assistant Professor level in all areas of experimental physical and inorganic chemistry, particularly those related to electrochemistry / energy systems, polymer chemistry / soft matter, surface science and catalysis.

Candidates for these positions must have a Ph.D. in Chemistry, Physics, Chemical Engineering or associated disciplines, two or three years of post-doctoral research experience, and a distinguished record of publications.

Successful candidates will be expected to develop an independent program of high-impact research in their area of expertise, and to contribute significantly to the undergraduate and graduate teaching activities of the department. Outstanding candidates of proven independent academic record may be considered for higher positions.

To apply, interested candidates should write to with the following documents:

  • Curriculum vitae and list of publications (with reprints of five important papers)
  • Statement of future research plans (in about 1000 words)
  • Teaching philosophy
  • Names and contact details (including postal and email addresses, and telephone numbers) of at least 3 referees.
  • A completed profile in the downloadable FORMAT

A copy of the application should be sent to the Registrar of the Institute at

For more details please visit IISc website How To Apply.

Contact Info:
Dept. of Inorganic and Physical Chemistry
Indian Institute of Science
Bangalore - 560 012

Tel: +91 80 2293 2382

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