Faculty positions in Design

Faculty Positions in Design

DAIICT is a leading private University recognized for its academic and research excellence. It offers programs at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, as well as a doctoral program in ICT and allied disciplines. The postgraduate programs offered include a Master of Design (MDes) with specialization in Communication Design. For a list of other programs offered, please visit https://www.daiict.ac.in/programs-of-study The Institute has plans to introduce a ‘Minor’ program in Design in the near future.

The Institute is looking to hire faculty whose overall research and teaching interests align with our core requirements, in the following areas:

  • Game Design
  • Product Design
  • Visual Communication
  • Interaction Design
  • Web Design
  • Graphic Design
  • Photography
  • Film making
  • Animation Design
  • Arts and Media

The Institute has a vibrant research culture and encourages faculty members to create impact via scholarly publications, research grants, industrial consultancy and collaborations with social sector organizations. The faculty members have been awarded funding by various government agencies such as DST, MeitY, Dept. of Space and ICSSR to carry out sponsored research projects, including collaborative projects with academic institutions in India and abroad. The Institute provides assistantship to all full-time PhD scholars and M.Tech students. To learn more about the faculty profiles, please visit https://www.daiict.ac.in/faculty


The Institute is seeking candidates with a PhD/Masters in Design, Fine Arts, or a related discipline from a top institute in India or abroad. Those candidates who have submitted their PhD/Masters theses and are waiting for the defense are also encouraged to apply. We also encourage applications from candidates with specializations in interdisciplinary areas relevant to our academic programs.

Compensation and Research Funding

The Institute provides a compensation of Rs. 14.5 lakh/year (CTI) for a starting Assistant Professor with a PhD. Candidates with exceptional research credentials may be offered a higher starting compensation. All new faculty members are eligible for a seed grant for research. They are encouraged to guide project/thesis students, participate in collaborative projects, and propose the setting up of research/teaching laboratories. The Institute encourages publications in top-tier conferences in the relevant disciplines. It provides financial support to faculty members for conference travel, professional society memberships and fieldwork associated costs.

Application procedure

To apply, please submit an online application via the portal https://www.daiict.ac.in/recruitment Shortlisted candidates will be invited to the Institute for a research seminar and interview. A teaching presentation is required as part of the interview. For the shortlisted candidates who are located overseas, the seminar and interview will be held in online mode.

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