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KCDH (IITB) invites applications for Faculty Positions and Post Doc Positions. Applications for adjunct faculty / short-term visits are also welcome.

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Koita Centre for Digital Health (KCDH) at IIT Bombay is the first of its kind in India, focused on driving academic programs, research, and industry collaborations in Digital Health.

IIT Bombay is the no. 1 Institute in India for innovation and is known as the premier institute for engineering education, research and entrepreneurship. IIT Bombay has a campus of 530 acres, located at the shores of Powai lake in Mumbai, the financial capital of India. Mumbai is a vibrant global metropolis which is well-connected to the world and provides access to the best healthcare, educational, culinary, cultural and entertainment resources.

KCDH has deep technical and research cross-functional expertise in the areas such as computer science, bioinformatics, statistics, AI/ machine learning, and medical science which is needed to build excellence in Digital Health and Health Informatics. The centre has developed a strong link with leading hospitals, research organizations, and academic organizations which have strong capabilities in different branches of medicine and healthcare. The centre is creating opportunities for engineering, clinical professionals, and entrepreneurs in Digital health and creating research and employment opportunities in this domain in India.

KCDH provides seed grants, access to multidisciplinary research peer teams, research infrastructure, corporate and clinical partnerships, a global advisory board, and the brightest talent pool. Good facilities also exist for computing. Well equipped labs related to digital health i.e. Medical Imaging lab, Medical Devices lab, Consumer Health lab etc. will be made available. The Institute has a well-stocked library with close to 300,000 books and electronic subscriptions to all leading journals. The faculty members and postdoctoral fellows associated with us will have access to all the research facilities available at IIT Bombay.

A technology business incubator hosted by the Institute, called the Society for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SINE), (www.sineiitb.org) serves to promote technology-based entrepreneurship by faculty. A research park also helps in translational research opportunities.

We work hard to recruit and retain the best people by providing a nurturing environment to help them succeed. We offer competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, a rewarding work and life environment.

Role 1: Assistant Professor Grade I

Qualification: Ph.D. with First class or equivalent (in terms of grades) at the preceding degree, and a good academic record throughout. Research during/after Ph.D. leading to publications in reputed journals and other reputed venues, satisfying academic-unit specific eligibility criteria.

A minimum of three years post Ph.D. teaching/research/professional experience, excluding the experience gained while pursuing Ph.D. The candidate should have demonstrated research capabilities in terms of publications in reputed journals and conferences.

Specialisation needed: Healthcare / Medicine / Bio-engineering / Public Health / Health Policy / Health Economics is driven by digital / information / communication technologies such as bioinformatics, biostatistics, medical imaging, sensors, AI/ML, IoT, etc bio-signal processing.

Eligibility Criteria:
  • Candidates should have a minimum of 3 publications in reputed journals or conference proceedings. (Criteria for Reputed Journals or Conference Proceedings: Inclusion in Scopus/SCI index, Math-SCI, SciMajor index, Core Ranking (B or higher), ABDC list (for economics, statistics), medical journals with high impact factor.)
  • Candidates should have on average 1 publication per year of post Ph.D. experience in addition to the above minimum specified; Papers published during/based on Ph.D. work can also be counted towards this number.
  • Up to 5 years of work in a healthcare organization or hospital or industry that do not offer scope for publication may be exempted from the additional (post-PhD) publication requirements.
  • Granted patents of exceptional quality in the Healthcare or Bio domain can be counted as equivalent to 2 publications. Every other granted patent will be counted as a single publication. Work that is repeated across patents and publications will not be doubly counted.
Role 2 : Assistant Professor Grade II

Candidates satisfying all criteria other than experience criteria for Assistant Professor Grade I may be appointed as Assistant Professor Grade-II with appropriate pay based on post-doctoral experience. After satisfying the experience criteria for Assistant Professor Grade 1, they will be moved to Assistant Professor Grade I in Academic Level 12.

The application must be complete with full details of educational qualifications including year of obtaining Ph.D., date of defense and a detailed CV providing a list of publications (with reprints of the best papers), teaching/ research/industrial experience, date of birth along with the names and contact details of three referees. Candidates must have 1 or more years of post-PhD experience

The information sheet containing full details of the online application form are available on the IIT Bombay website.

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Recruitment for Institute Post-Doctoral Fellow (IPDF) position:
  • Candidates may be PhDs who have just graduated/ with less than 2 years of experience or research scholars who have submitted their thesis and are awaiting examination.
  • The candidates should be preferably below 32 years of age.
  • The candidates should be capable of conducting research in the areas relevant to the KCDH. The candidate must have a minimum of 2 papers from their Ph.D. in reputed journals or conference proceedings.
  • IIT Bombay's own Ph.D. students are not eligible for this position.
Application process:

Departments/Centers/Schools will evaluate these applications through a process similar to that of faculty selections.

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Additional information:
These selected candidates will be initially offered an Institute Postdoctoral Fellow (IPDF) position for a period of one year. Further extension is possible, based on the successful yearly progress report and seminar, evaluated by a departmental post-doctoral committee.