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Faculty Openings

The School of Technology and Computer Science invites applications for junior and senior faculty positions. The school plans to grow substantially over the next few years, and candidates with a strong conceptual and quantitative focus in all areas of computers and systems sciences are invited to apply. Candidates working in algorithms, applied probability, automata, communications, control, formal verification, information theory, logic, machine learning, and quantum computing are especially encouraged to apply. We also strongly encourage minority candidates working in the above areas to apply.

Qualifications required include a doctorate in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related areas with a quantitative focus, an outstanding academic record, and a strong publications record. Please apply by sending a resume, a research statement, and names of three or more references to the Dean, STCS at The recruitment process at STCS is rigorous, and hence candidates are encouraged to apply well in advance.

The TIFR campus is located in south Mumbai, along the shores of the Arabian Sea, and close to the historic and cultural center of Mumbai, including the National Center for Performing Arts, the picturesque Marine Drive, and the Gateway of India.

Visiting Fellow (Postdoctoral) Positions

We also invite applications for multiple visiting fellow (postdoctoral) positions. Applicants should have a strong research and publication record. Successful candidates will be responsible for conducting research independently as well as with members of the school. They may optionally help advise students, and help in designing and teaching courses. The candidate will join a team of researchers working in areas including algorithms, applied probability, automata, complexity, communications, control, formal verification, information theory, logic, machine learning and quantum computing. For details of faculty research interests, please see the respective webpages.

STCS offers a competitive salary, subsidised housing, and funding for domestic and international travel. In addition, exceptional candidates may receive enhanced benefits under various schemes, including the Jawaharlal Nehru Post-doctoral Visiting Scientists Scheme and support from the R Narasimhan Endowment.

To apply, please send your CV along with the names of three references to and specify that you are seeking a visiting fellow position.

Junior and Senior Research Fellows

Faculty in STCS may also have openings for Junior / Senior Research Fellows (JRFs / SRFs). This is an ideal opportunity for candidates interested in research to get preliminary exposure and contribute to high quality research. Motivated students with an M.Sc. / M.Tech. / B.Tech. in a relevant area and excellent grades are encouraged to apply.

To apply, please see the webpages of the faculty members, and send an email directly to the concerned faculty.

Visiting Students' Research Program

Due to Covid-19, the STCS Visiting Students' Research Program (VSRP) is replaced this year by the Summer Long-Distance Research Programme (SLRP 2022). Under this programme, third year or final year undergraduate students may apply to work under STCS faculty during the summer. However all meetings will be online, and no stipend or accommodation is provided. Interested students should apply directly to STCS faculty who share their research interests by 15 April 2022. The expected date to start of the program will be May 15th 2022, but will depend on individual faculty members.

STCS Vigyan Vidushi

During June 21st - July 3rd, STCS will organise the Vigyan Vidushi programme for interested women scientists and engineers in their final year of undergraduate or postgraduate education in computer science, electrical engineering, and related fields. All participation will be online. Click here for the programme website.

The last date for completing the application is April 21st.