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Vice Chancellor, Pakistan Institute of Fashion and Design, Lahore
The Search Committee for the next Vice-Chancellor (VC) appointed by the Senate of the Institute invites applications from accomplished and strongly motivated academic leaders and administrators who can develop further and improve the management of the following important resource of intellectual growth and higher learning.
Pakistan Institute of Fashion and Design, Lahore: aims to be a specialist design institute, catering to the demands of the industry and serve as a platform for the individuals, who can pursue challenging career options in the field of design. Its goal is to provide a comprehensive design education which focuses on the relationship between the designed product and the consumer. The institution seeks to produce graduates who are able to combine design capability with manufacturing dexterity to create products that are functional and aesthetically appealing. It also equips the students with necessary management and marketing tools in order to promote these products in the markets around the world. PIFD endeavors to create a new generation of creative designers and highly skilled entrepreneurs to cater for the demand of the new millennium.
^ Qualification & Experience: Applicants – preferably a PhD and first professional degree in the discipline of Design- will be assessed according to their academic and leadership abilities and attainments, as well as significant evidence of meaningful administration, professional competence in art and design, strategic planning, financial management and resource development. A holistic understanding of issues pertaining to the higher education sector, including design industry, enhancement of pedagogy and quality assurance, research and development, impact on economy, development of human and financial resources, and constructive social interaction with the communities will be considered as a major asset.
Terms of the Appointment
The Vice Chancellor shall be appointed by the Chancellor for a period of 05 years. ^ Age Limit: Maximum 65 years
^ Application: Appropriately experienced candidates capable of taking up the challenge of the position may apply – by sending a letter of intent, curriculum vitae on the prescribed format available at the link www.hec.gov.pk/vc-upifd2015 and names and contact details of three referees. The letter should explain, in less than 1000 words, their vision of the strengths and possibilities of development and sustenance of the Institution’s programmes.
Members of civil society, professionals, scholars, etc. are also encouraged to nominate accomplished academicians or researchers suitable for consideration of possible appointment as Vice-Chancel lor, subject to submission of a formal application. Those already in Government / Semi Government service are required to apply through proper channel. Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview. Shortlisted candidates, at the time of interview, are required to submit HEC attested / equivalence copies of the terminal degree attained.
The last date of submission of application complete in all respect is Tuesday, April 15th, 2015.
Applications should be addressed to: Office of the Registrar For Pakistan Institute of Fashion and Design Vice-Chancellor Search Committee 51 -J/3, Johar Town,Lahore, Pakistan Contact: + 92 42 35315421, Fax + 92 42 35315420, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org