SITUATION VACANT



AREA STUDY CENTRE FOR AFRICA, NORTH & SOUTH AMERICA (Director)

Applications are invited from Pakistani Nationals for the post of Director, Area Study Centre for Africa, North and South America, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad as per the detailed mentioned below:

BPS:   20/21
Maximum age limit: Upper-age limit 55 years (relaxable as per the rules by the competent authority on recommendation of the Selection Board).


Qualifications/Experience/Publications:


(1) If appointed in BPS-21 on the criteria of Professor prescribed by the HEC

  • PhD in the relevant field from an HEC recognized university/ institution.
  • 15-years teaching/research experience (with at least 8 years post-PhD experience) in the HEC recognized university or a post-graduate institution or professional experience in the relevant field in a national or international organization.
    OR
    10 years Post-PhD teaching/research experience in a recognized university or a post-graduate institution or professional experience in the relevant field in a national or international organization.
  • 15 research publications (with at least 5 publications in last 5 years) in internationally abstracted journals recognized by the HEC.
  • Administrative experience in university (national and international organization e.g. chairmanship of a department of a university or deanship of a faculty of university or acting directorship of a centre etc. will be given preference.


Qualifications/Experience/Publications:

(2) If appointed in BPS-20 on the criteria of Associate Professor prescribed by the HEC
  • PhD in the relevant field from an HEC recognized university/institution.
  • 10-years teaching research experience (with at least 4 tears experience at the post-PhD level) in the HEC recognized university or a post-graduate institution or professional experience in the relevant field in a national or international organization.
    OR
    5-years post-PhD teaching/research experience in the HEC recognized university or post-graduate institution or professional experience in the relevant field in a national or international organization.
  • 10 research publications (with at least 4 publications in last 5 years) in internationally abstracted journals recognized by the HEC.
  • Administrative experience in university (national and international organization e.g. chairmanship of a department of a university or deanship of a faculty of university or acting directorship of a centre etc. will be given preference.

Nature/term of appointment

The appointment would be made for a tenure of four years. If the selected candidate does not belong to the Centre the appointment would be made either on deputation or on contract basis.

Conditions

  1. Applicants are required to submit Five copies of the applications/dossiers duly bound along-with a soft copy of dossier in PDF form on the prescribed proforma along-with attested copies of the documents; (i) degrees / certificates (ii) experience certificate (iii) publications (iv) CNIC (v) Domicile (vi) 2 recent photographs; fully bound with a Pay order, Bank Draft or paid Challan (paid challan only of HBL, QAU Branch) for Rs.2000/- drawn in favor of Director, Area Study Centre, Quaid-i-Azam University which should reach the Director, Area Study Centre,  Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad by 27-06-2018.
  2. Relevant fields are American Studies, International Relations, Political Science, History, Defense and Strategic Studies and Peace and Conflict Studies
  3. Applications from abroad may be sent along-with US $ 100 as application fee by 27-07-2018.
  4. Application forms are available at the university website (www.qau.edu.pk) and the same can also be obtained from the office of the Centre. Further information can be obtained on phone No. 051-2896006, 2896008, 90644038
  5. Applicants already working in government / semi-government organizations/autonomous bodies should apply through proper channel by due date and submit service certificate, otherwise their applications will not be entertained. However, the Centre may entertain advance copies, if clearly mentioned as such.
  6. The selected candidates will be governed by the centre’s service statutes and rules/regulations from time to time.
  7. The Centre reserves to withhold the appointment against the advertised position or to accept/reject any application without assigning any reason.
  8. Applications that are incomplete (in any case) or received after due date shall not be entertained by any means.
  9. The candidates must enlist the attached documents with signatures.
  10. Only short listed candidates will be called for interview.
  11. No TA/DA will be admissible for interview.
  12. Decision of the Centre shall remain binding in all cases.
Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad, 45320, Pakistan