Prospective Faculty

Solid State and Structural Chemistry Unit (SSCU) at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru invites applications for faculty position at the all levels but particularly at the Assistant Professor level in all areas of chemical physics, physical chemistry and solid state chemistry.

We are looking for faculty in electronic structure theory, statistical mechanics, catalysis, crystallography, spectroscopy and synthesis of solid state chemical compounds. Applications in other research areas relevant to the department interest are also welcome.

Prospective candidates should have a PhD and post-doctoral experience in any area of Chemistry, Physics, Applied Physics, Materials Science or other related disciplines. The candidates are expected to have demonstrated the ability to develop an independent research program. They should exhibit potential for being one of the best groups globally in their areas of research. Outstanding researchers with a proven track record of research of global repute may apply to higher positions. The candidates are expected to contribute to the department’s teaching program at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Interested applicants are requested to send the following documents via email to The Chairman (SSCU):

  • Statement of Research Plans
  • Teaching Statement
  • Curriculum Vitae with full List of Publications, Major Accomplishments and Awards, if any.
  • Names and contact details of at least 3, and preferably 5 Referees closely connected with candidates career.
  • PDF copies of 3-5 important publications of the applicant.