Career - Department of Humanities and Social Sciences,Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

Faculty Recruitments

The department is interested in recruiting bright and dynamic candidates in the disciplines of Economics, English, Psychology, Sociology, and Fine Arts. It is also considering expanding upon the range of disciplines and including Philosophy, Linguistics, etc. Applications are invited all year along and the Departmental Faculty Selection Committee sits a number of times for considering and shortlisting potential candidates. The department tries to take a decision for initial shorlisting as soon as possible, typically within 4-8 weeks. 

Recruitment Stages:

i. The application is received and forwarded to the relevant departmental committee.

ii. The basic criteria are checked and only those fulfilling the basics get to the second stage.

iii. The faculty sit to consider applications from different disciplines.

iv. List of selected candidates is circulated among the faculty and sent to relevant institute-level committees.

v. Candidates are called for research presentation either in-person at IIT Roorkee or through video conferencing.

vi. Departmental Faculty Selection Committee shortlists candidates based on feedback from the faculty.

vii. Recommendation letters are sought for the selected candidates.

viii. The list is forwarded to the Director and to relevant committees for consideration.

ix. The final shortlisted candidates are called for interview. The Interview committee consists of the Director, Head of the Department and 3-5 specialists from outside the institute.

x. The Interview committee recommends candidates and submits report to the director

xi. The director takes the final decision.


Please apply through the Faculty Recruitment Portal of IIT Roorkee. 

Please see the notice for openings by IIT Roorkee

For any queries, please contact the Co-ordinator of Faculty Search committee, Prof. Anindya J. Mishra (

For any other queries, contact the Head of the Department, Prof. Nagendra Kumar (


Other Recruitments

There are no open positions currently.

Positons for project staff, postdoctoral fellowships and other non-teaching job openings for the department of humanities and social sciences will be mentioned here. You can also check the notices for other Jobs advertised by IIT Roorkee

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