JOB POST: IIT Kharagpur’s Rajiv Gandhi School of IP Law is Looking for a Dean; Apply by July 31

Location (city): Kharagpur, West Bengal, India

Last date for application: 31 st July 2015

Salary/Stipend: INR 1,27,500 (approx.)

Link: See HERE.

Technology and Science knowledge background now form a very essential condition for building specialized legal profession in Technology Law and Intellectual Property Rights.

In order to bridge the wide gap in the specialized legal professionals and human resource, the Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law (IIT Kharagpur) has been established by the Institute and presently offers:

a) Three-Year Degree of Bachelor of Laws with specialization in Intellectual Property Rights,

(b) Three-Semester Post Graduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Law and

(c) Doctoral program in areas of law and related to intellectual property rights.

The School is also engaged in various research and development activities towards creating the knowledge base in the given areas of study.

Posts: Professor & Dean: (One) Post

Qualifications for the post:

Ph.D. with first class or equivalent at the preceding degree in any of the following specializations and evidence of the ability to pursue independent high quality research.

Specialization: In the areas of Corporate Law, Family Law, Technical Law, International Law, Industrial Law, Laws Regulating Formation of Government Contracts, Laws for Intellectual Property Rights.

Experience for the post of Dean:

At least 10 years teaching / research of which 5 years should be at the level of Professor / Professional experience in High Court / Supreme Court as Advocate with proven publications and exposure to the International practices.

Academic reimbursements and other incentives

a) Initial grant up to a maximum limit of Rs. 28 lakhs for carrying out research projects.

b) A Cumulative Professional Development Allowance of 3.0 lakhs for every block period of 3 years (Rupees one lakh per year) may be made available to every member of the faculty on reimbursable basis to meet the expenses for participating in both national and international conferences, paying the membership fee of various professional bodies and contingent expenses.

c) An additional amount of  50,000/- is being given from the SRIC fund to the faculty members who is the Principal Investigator of a Project amounting at least  15,00,000/- and has at least three Published Papers in referred journals in the preceding three years.

d) Reimbursement of relocation charges upto 90,000/- from within India / abroad to the faculty members at the time of their joining.

e) Interest free soft advance of  50,000/- to the newly recruited faculty members.

f) Honorarium of 15,000/- per month to the faculty members who have obtained Bhatnagar Award / Honorarium of 15,000/- per month to the faculty who are fellows of at least two National Academies.

g) Free local telephone facility in the Department as well as residences within the campus.

h) Transport Allowances and re-imbursement of Telephones bill upto 1500/- per month as per rules.

i) Medical facility for self and other dependent family members in the B C Roy technology Hospital within the campus and for referrals to Speciality Hospitals as per IIT Kharagpur rules

j) Children Education Allowances (CEA ) / LTC facility as per Government of India rules.

Accommodation: Suitable residential accommodation as per rules will be provided in the Campus of the Institute on joining the Institute.

Interested candidates may apply by enclosing

a) Curriculum Vitae.

b) List of Publications and Patents.

c) Names and Addresses (with e-mail address and fax numbers) of at least three referees.

d) Specific Contributions to teaching, research, designs, projects, and students welfare activities (if any).

e) List of best publications with reprints up to 10 along with impact factor and citations.

f) Any other details relevant to the candidature.


Candidates possessing requisite qualification & experience are required to apply online HERE on or before July 31, 2015 and send a signed hardcopy print out of online application to “Assistant Registrar, E-III, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, 721302, West Bengal, India.

Unless the hardcopy is received, the application will not be considered.

For any other details please contact Assistant Registrar, E-III, Phone: 03222- 282135/282137, Fax: 03222- 282020, Email: /

If any problem encountered with online application, please contact through phone: +91-3222-281017/18/19.

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