Applications for: Assistant Professor for Department of English


The candidate must have strong leadership quality and should be able to cope with all the constraints of any accreditation process. Candidate must be visionary with excellent communication, presentation and leadership skill in the way to make the department a center for academic excellence and research. He/she should also be competent enough to engage online as well as offline classes equally effectively.

Essential Qualifications:

  1. Master's Degree with 60% marks (or an equivalent grade in a point-scale wherever the grading system is followed) from any reputed University.
  2. Candidates having PhD or NET will be highly preferred.
  3. Desirable experience of 2-5 years in the field of Business Communication, Personality Development, and Communication Skills.

General Conditions and Guidelines:

Eligible candidates are requested to submit their bio-data along with objectively verifiable records and photocopies of certificates/testimonials with respect to the qualifications and experience.

  1. NIST reserves right to raise the minimum eligibility qualification in order to restrict the number of candidates to be called for interview.
  2. The recruitment to the above posts shall be on the basis of merit through selections by the duly constituted Selection/Search Committee as per the regulations.
  3. The selected candidates on joining for the post applied for, as per the term, will be kept on probation for one year during which they will be under continuous internal assessment.
  4. Applicants should possess the prescribed qualifications and experience as on the closing date of application as prescribed by the College. Merely fulfilling the minimum qualifications or the eligibility criteria does not entitle an applicant to be necessarily considered or called for interview.
  5. The candidates called for the interview should report along with all the testimonials/certificate in original along with photo ID. A set of photocopies of certificates/testimonials with respect to the qualifications and experience duly certified by the applicant should be submitted at the time of interview.
  6. Candidates are required to produce their original certificates and mark sheets/testimonials/ documents for verification on the day of interview.
  7. Applicant preferably must not be more than 55 years of age as on date of submission of application.
  8. Applicants serving in Government/Public/Private Sector Undertakings (including Boards/Autonomous Bodies) are required to submit ‘No Objection Certificate’ as per the service rules of the current employer.
  9. All correspondence from the College including interview letter, if any, shall be sent only to the e-mail address provided by the applicant in the offline application form.
  10. Candidates are required to make a presentation for about 20 minutes (using PowerPoint) on any topic/research for testing their presentation and communication skill before the Selection Committee.
  11. Selected candidates will be required to join the posts within one month from the date of issue of the appointment order unless otherwise permitted specifically.
  12. In case of any dispute/ambiguity that may occur in the process of screening/selection, the decision of the College shall be final.

About NIST:

National Institute of Science and Technology (NIST) ( is an autonomous institute established in 1996 as first engineering college in southern Odisha. NIST is the first NRI higher education initiative in the state established with an objective to have a center of academic excellence and research at par with international universities in the founders' home state of Odisha.

Located at foothills of Pallur Hills in Berhampur, spanning over sixty acres of lush green campus, NIST is a premiere research institute in the country offering undergraduate, graduate, and Ph.D. programs in Engineering, Science, and Management. NIST has set benchmarks through its outstanding academic programs, quality education, and cutting edge multidisciplinary research in the areas such as VLSI Design, Data Science, High Performance Computing, IoT, Renewable Energy, and Mechatronics. NIST faculty members are among BOYSCAST and Fulbright scholars, INSA Fellows, USRI Scientist and Samanta Chandrasekhar Young Scientist award recipients, including other achievements. NIST has over twenty Centers of Excellence (CoE) and three Centers of Research Excellence (CRE) where students, faculty, and scholars do collaborative research in areas spanning from embedded system, nanotechnology, robotics, analytics, parallel processing, 5G communication to renewable energy. NIST faculty and scholars are recipient of significant research grants from multiple international and national organizations such as DST SERB, DST WOSA, DST AMT, MHRD, UGC, and AICTE. NIST has research collaborations with universities around the globe [e.g., IAMS (Taiwan), Univ. of Electro-Communication (Japan), Brunel University (London), and NJIT (USA) …] and strong industry-academia partnership with multiple industries in different sectors. Many of the research and industry collaborations have resulted in innovative products and solutions in the areas of Specialized ERP, Micro grid, Smart Agriculture, and Home Automation. NIST has produced over 14000 alumni who contribute globally in the areas of technology, leadership, entrepreneurship, and social and public services.

NIST is NACC “A” and NBA accredited. It is ranked 69th by NIRF, MHRD (Govt. of India) in 2016, 69th and 67th in All-India by DATAQUEST in 2017, 2020 respectively, and 58th and 60th in all India by OUTLOOK in 2018 and 2019 respectively.

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