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Chair Professor

IIITB COMET Foundation (A section 8 company) is inviting applications for the post of Chair Professor in the broad area of Advanced Communication Systems (ACS). If you are a highly motivated and accomplished individual with a passion for research and teaching, we encourage you to apply.

Interested candidates may forward their application along with detailed CV, a research statement (~2 pages), and a teaching statement (~2 pages) to by:

February 15, 2024.



  • Educational Qualification: Ph.D. in computer science, electrical engineering, or in a related field, preferably with postdoctoral or industry experience
  • Experience in product development and implementation (TRL 3 and above) is essential
  • At least 12 years of industry / academia experience
  • Strong research record with publications in top academic journals and conferences
  • Good Communication Skills
  • Excellent teaching skills at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels
  • Ability to collaborate with colleagues on research in related disciplines
  • Interest in working on industry-sponsored projects and addressing real-world problems
  • Please include two references with names, designations, email IDs and contact numbers


  • Teach courses at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels: Inspire and educate students at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, to guide them through complex concepts and real-world applications, preparing them for successful careers in tech.
  • Conduct independent research: Lead and contribute to cutting-edge research in some field.  We value unique perspectives and insights that advance conceptual knowledge and also address real-world challenges.
  • Collaborate with colleagues on research: Work together with colleagues within and beyond a discipline.  Our multidisciplinary approach encourages cross-pollination of ideas, enabling a broader impact.
  • Work on industry-sponsored projects to provide relevant expertise: Bring expertise to industry-sponsored projects and provide insights to bridge the gap between academia and industry, ensuring that our research remains relevant and impactful.


  • Attractive compensation package to match the best institutions in India
  • Opportunity to work with some of the best faculty and students in the country
  • Collaborative and supportive environment
  • Chance to make a difference in the lives of students

Priority Areas

We are particularly looking for applicants with strong background in the following areas:

  • Network protocols and architectures of real-world networks
  • Systems, including but not limited to communication, networking, and cloud
  • Software Defined Networking (SDN), Network Function Virtualization (NFV), multi-access edge computing, and cloud computing & networking
  • Standards-oriented research and product development (compliant to 3GPP, O-RAN, and IEEE standards)
  • Application of Artificial Intelligence (AI) / Machine Learning (ML) and allied tools in the context of communication networks


IIIT Bangalore campus, Bengaluru, India

Last Date for Application

Interested candidates may forward their application along with detailed CV, a research statement (~2 pages), and a teaching statement (~2 pages) to by February 18, 2024.