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IITMIC oversees all entrepreneurial activities emerging out of the IIT Madras ecosystem. It nurtures technology and knowledge based ventures through their start-up phase by providing the necessary support to help entrepreneurs survive in the competitive market and reach a stage where they can scale-up their ventures further. The IC aims to to create an ecosystem comprising resources, networks, competencies and expertise in key areas of technology, innovation, business, government and policy. 

With a current portfolio of over 50 start-ups, IITMIC is now looking to expand its footprint and emerge as a major catalyst in translating world-leading innovations at IITM to the society at large. We are looking to recruit enthusiastic staff to lead this drive, particularly in the following two roles:

O P E N    P O S I T I O N :  TECHNOLOGY LEAD (@ IITM Incubation Cell)

The ideal candidate we envisage would be someone with: 
BTech, MS or PhD in science or engineering, with a strong relevant experience or interest in technology innovation.
- Experience/understanding of finance, marketing and/or business development will be a plus. 
- Knowledge of and familiarity with the challenges faced in a start-up environment would be an added advantage. 
- Excellent communications skills to explain complex concepts in simple terms. 
- Interest and willingness to work with start-ups is a must.

The job tasks will include some or all of the following: 
  • Mapping technology innovation among IITM incubated startups, industry R&D clients in IITM Research Park & academia in IITM
  • Understand and facilitate collaboration between start-ups, subject matter experts at IITM academia and Industry R&D.
  • Understand ttechnology that are being developed at the IITM ecosystem and effectively document it for internal and external communication. 
  • Proactively learn and be updated about various technological innovations and advice and assist the incubation team, 
  • start-ups and other relevant stakeholders when required. 
  • Engage with various cross-functional teams at IITM and be the key contact point and ensure accurate and effective 
  • communication regarding the technological innovations at IITM.
How to Apply: Interested applicants can send us their resume to office@incubation.iitm.ac.in. Informal enquiries may also be made to the same email.

O P E N    P O S I T I O N :  INCUBATION ASSOCIATE  (Jr. and Sr. positions @ IITM Incubation Cell)

The ideal candidate we envisage would be someone with a first degree in science or engineering, with a further degree and/or strongly relevant experience in the areas of finance, marketing or business development. Knowledge of and familiarity with the challenges faced in a start-up environment would be an added advantage.

The job tasks will include some or all of the following:
  • Assistance with new incubatee admission process – evaluating business plans 
  • Coordinate interactions between incubatees and mentors (industry/domain experts) 
  • Further develop existing evaluation system to assess incubatee/startup progress 
  • Facilitate interaction of incubatees with in-house business service providers 
  • Coordinate development and delivery of training courses to incubatees as appropriate; 
  • Perform such other duties as required and appropriate to the objectives of this position and the needs of the organization.
The role will mainly be based out of IITMIC office at IIT Madras Research Park, Taramani. However the candidate may be required to travel on specific calls either for conferences or networking meets. Compensation package will be offered based on education and experience.

How to Apply: Interested applicants can send us their resume to office@incubation.iitm.ac.in. Informal enquiries may also be made to the same email.

O P E N    P O S I T I O N :  Administrative Officer (Senior & Junior positions @ IITM Incubation Cell)

Ideal candidate will have BA/ MA/ BCom/MCom/ Management degree, preferably with some relevant work experience. He/she needs to be a motivated self-starter with good communication skills, written and spoken language skills, ability to engage with the top management of companies, have good management and organization skills.

The job tasks will include some or all of the following: 
  • Create/modify documents and processes using MS-Office (Powerpoint, Excel and Word) tools
  • Handle official Emails
  • Work with senior Accounts/Finance team members and provide necessary support on logistics
  • Coordinate events - bookings, logistics, etc. 
  • Schedule appointments
How to Apply: Interested applicants can send us their resume to office@incubation.iitm.ac.in. Informal enquiries may also be made to the same email.


P O S I T I O N : PR Associate (1 Jr position @ IITM Incubation Cell

Seeking a creative person (degree in arts/humanities/media) who would assist in communications for various programs at IITM's technology business incubation ecosystem. Also, drive the development, marketing and execution of IITMIC's digital initiatives: manage branding initiative, website contents, driving the overall growth of IITMIC's online presence and engagement with Press. 

Core requirements:
  • Be involved in content creation (websites, blogs, articles, press releases, flyers, etc.) - prior experience of freelance writing will be valuable here
  • Work with web designers to execute IITMIC's digital presence
  • Direct the digital branding/marketing strategies that align with core goals of programs/initiatives at IITMIC, including social media channels, blogs
  • Experience in graphic and communication design with emphasis on digital & new media design will be valuable
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (primarily Photoshop, Illustrator & InDesign) would be valuable
  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken
  • A deep sense of creativity and pro-activeness
  • Self-motivated and driven, with a keen interest in learning new concepts and ideas
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Knowledge of and familiarity with the challenges faced in a start-up environment would be an added advantage. 

  • Who/what we’re looking for:
  • Experience in content creation (websites, blogs, articles, posters, press releases, flyers, etc.)
  • Experience in graphic and communication design with emphasis on digital & new media design
  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken 
  • Experience in managing official social media properties (websites, Facebook/ LinkedIn/ Twitter/ Google+ pages, blogs, newsletters, etc.)
  • Degree in humanities/arts/media will be ideal
  • A deep sense of creativity and pro-activeness
  • Self-motivated and driven, with a keen interest in learning new concepts and ideas
  • Ability to work under limited supervision, whilst producing high-quality work
Interested candidates can email us their résumé, along with a portfolio of their work (pdf attachment or a web link). The email subject should read PR and must be sent to office@incubation.iitm.ac.in