Vice-President (Academics)

University of Central Asia and Pakistan

The Government of Pakistan (GOP) is establishing a World Class comprehensive research intensive "University of Central Asia and Pakistan” (UCAP) in Islamabad. The primary purpose of the University is to focus on creation and dissemination of knowledge while promoting regional connectivity initiatives of the Central Asia Regional countries. The GOP has allocated the initial funding for the University.

The university shall operate independently under a Foundation and plans to start operation initially with the “School of Business and Leadership”. The University is dedicated to provide high quality programmes for human resource development and advance discovery of innovative knowledge of public value to the regional countries. Also, the University plans to launch programmes in Social Sciences, Humanities, Liberal Arts, Law, Sciences and Engineering in phases.

Vice-President (Academics)

Monthly Salary: Up to US$ 15,000 or Rupees 1,590,000 (Negotiable)

The University invites applications and nominations for the position of a founding Vice-President (Academics). The University is searching for a highly motivated visionary academic leader with a proven record of top tier scholarship and suitable professional experience of strategic planning, building partnerships in an international setting and leading academic operations.

The University is looking for an academic leader with an earned doctorate from a leading university and a distinguished record of academic excellence at a university of national or international repute. Moreover, the person must possess entrepreneurial spirit and managerial experience regarding all aspects of university operations including strategic planning, business operations, development of infrastructure for academic programmes, selection and retention of faculty and staff for institutional development and student services.

Vice-President (Academics) will provide academic leadership and administrative direction in the development and initiation of policies and procedures, and organizational structure. 

Salary and terms of employment shall be comparable to the top universities in the region. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Only complete applications will be reviewed. Complete applications must be received by July 31, 2017 for early consideration; November 30, 2017 for round 2; and June 30, 2018 for round 3.

UCAP is an equal employment opportunity employer and there is no nationality restriction for the positions. To apply please send a complete dossier including a letter of interest, current resume, names and contact details of three (3) references to: 

Director (HRM)
Higher Education Commission
H-9, Islamabad, Pakistan
051-90401415 & 90401411
Email: hbilal@hec.gov.pk;
Website: www.hec.gov.pk



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