Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Business and Leadership

University of Central Asia and Pakistan – School of Business and Leadership

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.

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Business and Leadership
School of Business and Leadership

The university invites applications and nominations for a faculty position in an area of business administration. A minimum of PhD. (or PhD equivalent) and demonstrated potential for high quality research and teaching is required for all ranks.

Rank: Assistant, Associate or Full Professor

Monthly Salary:

  • Assistant Professor: Up to US$ 5,000 or Rupees 530,000 (all inclusive)
  • Associate Professor: Up to US$ 10,000 or Rupees 1,060,000 (all inclusive)
  • Full Professor: Up to US$ 13,000 or Rupees 1,380,000 (all inclusive)

Areas of Specialization (one or more of the following):
Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Management, Accounting, Economics, Finance, Marketing, Management Sciences, Operations Management, Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources Management.

Tenure: Open (negotiable)

Appointment at the rank of a Full Professor requires demonstrated credentials of a recognized scholar at the regional level, ideally ten (10) years of post-PhD teaching and research experience in a leading national or international university and/or research institute, and fifteen (15) publications including five (5) papers in the last five years. The candidate must have eight (8) ISI Indexed papers (inclusive of at least four (4) impactful papers in the areas of specialization in top-tier-journals).

Appointment at the rank of an Associate Professor requires a clear indication of developing into a recognized scholar at the regional level, ideally five (5) years of post-PhD teaching and research experience in a leading national or international university and/or research institute, and four (4) ISI Indexed papers (inclusive of at least two (2) impactful papers in areas of specialization in top-tier-journals) and ten (10) publications including four (4) papers in the last five years. The candidate must have five (5) ISI Indexed papers in the areas of specialization.

Likewise, an appointment at the rank of an Assistant Professor prefers a clear promise of developing into a recognized scholar at the regional level, some teaching and research experience in a leading national or international university and/or research institute, and a minimum of two (2) complete working papers with a potential for publication (or published) impactful papers in areas of specialization in top-tier-journals. Candidates in the final stages of completion of their dissertation and fulfilling the requirements may apply, as well.

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 position is 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