Young International Faculty (YIF)

About the Program

The Young International Faculty (YIF) is aimed towards recuriting recent doctorates and post-doctoral fellows from renowned universities across the globe as full-time foreign faculty (non- Indian citizens/ non-OCIs) at the equivalent level of Assistant Professor. The YIF Program offers an initial two years position, and it may extend up to five years. This is a tenure track position and is aimed towards those who would like to primarily focus on academic research with the host research group at IIT Madras. As a faculty memeber the YIF will also jointly supervise M.S. and Ph.D. students.

Applications should be made through a host faculty member at IIT Madras in the form of a detailed academic CV, stating the educational background of the applicant, research plan and industrial consultancy plan (if applicable), details of prior research output, awards & other recognitions.

Program Objectives

Expectations of the YIF:

Other Benefits

Period of Contract

Candidates will be offered the position of Visiting Assistant Professor for an initial period of 2 years, with an evaluation at the end of the 1st year. Exceptional performance will merit the option of an extension for the 3rd year. Consistent excellence in performance over the 3 years, will qualify the YIF for a tenure-track faculty position at IIT Madras.

Program Outline



Ms. Rupa S. Pandit
Designation: Associate program administrator
IOE Initiatives
Telephone: 044-2257 8869