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International Institute of Information Technology Bangalore (IIITB)

Applications and nominations are invited for the post of Director of International Institute of Information Technology, Bangalore (IIITB) The candidate shall be a scholar of eminence in the area of Information Technology or Computer Science or Computer Engineering or allied areas having administrative experience in a degree level institution of higher learning. In addition, a candidate must have experience at the level of a Professor for at least seven years and should be preferably less than 55 years (but not more than 60 years) of age on Aug 1, 2020. The candidate could be an Indian Citizen or  Oversees Citizen of India.
 
The Director, IIITB will be the principal academic and Chief Executive Officer of the institute and shall exercise supervision, management, and control of the affairs of the Institute and is expected to have a proven background in administration, leadership, teaching and research. The candidate should be a Ph.D and taught at least for a period of 10 years in disciplines relevant to the institute and currently serving or in the past served as a Professor of a reputed institution like IITs, IISc, IIITs, IISER etc. or a reputed universities/labs abroad. 
 
Evidence of leadership in an academic institution or a research laboratory including administrative experience is a must. Stature of the applicant in the scientific/academic community (as indicated by quality of publications, citation profile, fellowships of societies or academies, awards, impact of the work, etc.) would be gauged.  He or she must have the ability to attract collaborations and funding by active industry networking and liaison with Government agencies. He/she must have a vision and flair for thought leadership to drive the institute to greater scale and stature with original ideas for improving academics, research, and innovation. 
 
The candidate must be willing to serve the Institute at Bangalore on a full time basis. Deputation  or on lien from an existing institution are allowed. Must relocate to Bangalore, if from outstation.
 
The remuneration will be at par with Directors of Centrally Funded Technical Institutions like IITs with the usual allowances /perks.
 
Interested individuals may apply by sending (a) a covering letter in support of their candidature, (b) a detailed resume with photograph, (c) a statement outlining their vision for IIIT Bangalore, and (iv) names & contact details of two references. 
 
Applications should be sent to: director-recruitment@iiitb.ac.in
 
The deadline for application is: November 30, 2020
 
Persons employed in Government institutions or Public Sector Undertakings should send their applications through proper channels.