Faculty Recruitment

IIMA seeks to appoint outstanding scholars in all fields of management as faculty members. IIMA is an equal opportunity employer. Women, non-Indian nationals, and those belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, and Other Backward Classes are encouraged to apply.

Faculty members are expected to conduct original research of high quality, to teach effectively, and to contribute actively to the academic ecosystem. Applicants should have strong communication skills and the potential to engage in excellent research that can influence academia as well as the world of practice. They should have obtained a Ph.D. (or equivalent) or expect to receive a doctorate in the near future.

IIMA is a place where about 90 full-time faculty and an equal number of visiting faculty of international standard meet to teach courses, do research and engage in consulting. Besides providing a conducive atmosphere for teaching and research, the Institute facilitates the participation of its faculty in national conferences twice a year and in international conferences once a year. New faculty members are provided a start-up grant; all faculty members receive a development allowance every year. The Institute's Research and Publication Unit makes available a variety of grants for research, including a few large grants of INR 2 million per annum. The Vikram Sarabhai Library at the Institute is reputed to be one of the best in Asia in the management field. The Institute's 40-hectare campus provides a verdant ambience for the campus housing that accommodates all faculty members.

The institute has created a number of Chair professorships through endowments received from industry. Eminent individuals are appointed to these positions through a transparent process,  in recognition of their sustained, outstanding and creative contributions to research and/or teaching. The Institute expects its Chair professors to undertake, in consultation with the donor organizations,  major research programmes that would embody the Institute's academic contribution to professional management in the Indian context. Chair professors are also expected to participate in other activities such as teaching and consulting.

The Institute welcomes applications for faculty positions in the following Areas and Groups: 

Areas & Groups


Professor: Ph.D. or equivalent with a successful track record of research and publication and a minimum of 10 years of teaching/research experience, of which at least 6 years should be at the level of Associate Professor.

Associate Professor: Ph.D. or equivalent with a successful track record of research and publications and a minimum of 8 years of teaching/research experience, of which at least 6 years should be at the level of Assistant Professor.

Assistant Professor: Ph.D. or equivalent with a brilliant academic background. Experience, while desirable, is not essential. Those about to complete their doctorate may also apply.

Outstanding managers or professionals in their own field, working in industry and with established reputations, and who have made significant contribution to knowledge, but do not possess a Ph.D. degree, may also be considered for appointment.

For all the above positions, contractual or visiting appointment for specific periods will also be considered. The age of superannuation is 65 years with facilities to get re-employment up to 70 years.

Salary and Perquisites:

  • Professor : Pay Band of Rs. 37400-67000 with Academic Grade Pay of Rs.10500.
  • Associate Professor : Pay Band of Rs. 37400-67000 with Academic Grade Pay of Rs.9500.
  • Assistant Professor : Pay Band of Rs. 15600-39100 with Academic Grade Pay of Rs.8000.


These salaries are expected to be revised soon on implementation of the Seventh Pay Commission award.

Additionally there are allowances and superannuation benefits as per the Government of India norms. Faculty is allowed to do consulting according to Institute norms.

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