Pakistan Agricultural Research Council
DIRECTOR GENERALS REQUIRED
Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC), an apex body for agricultural research in the country, is looking for the eminent and dynamic Pakistani national agricultural scientists for the senior level positions of Director General, National Agricultural Research Center (NARC), Islamabad and Director General, Mountain Agricultural Research Center (MARC), Gilgit. These are purely temporary vacancies sanctioned on year to year basis but likely to continue for an indefinite period. The candidates must possess demonstrated capabilities in research planning and management; ability to play a lead role in the national agricultural research system; high level of professional competence, strategic vision and interpersonal skills. The positions carry attractive remuneration package, with admissible allowances and benefits. The qualifications, experience and other requirements for the positions are given below:
Serial No. Name of Post Pay Scale Qualification and other requirements
1 Chief Scientist-ll / Director General, NARC, Islamabad (SPS-12)/MP Scale i Ph.D in Agricultural Sciences from HEC recognized university
ii 22 years experience in BS-17 and above, with 15 years’ post PH.D research or teaching experience at post graduate level in HEC recognized institutions.
iii 15 research papers in relevant discipline in HEC recognized journals. Papers published in proceedings, policy papers, etc. will be considered as additional qualification.
IV Demonstrated leadership in strategic planning, implementation and management of multi-disciplinary agricultural research programs
V Demonstrated abilities to mobilize and utilize financial and human resources effectively.
vi Strong communication, negotiation and inter-personal skills.
vii Age: 56 years (in case of MP-II, age limit shall be as per Govt, rules)
2 Chief Scientific Officer / Director General, MARC, Gilgit (SPS-11) i Ph.D in Agricultural Sciences from HEC recognized university
ii 17 years research /teaching experience in SPS-08/BS-17 and above
iii Scientists with experience in research planning and execution and research management will be given preference
iv 12 research papers in relevant discipline in HEC recognized journals. Papers published in proceedings, extension papers, etc. will be considered as additional qualification.
V Demonstrated leadership in strategic planning, implementation and management of multi-disciplinary agricultural research programs.
vi Demonstrated abilities to mobilize and utilize financial and human resources effectively.
vii Strong communication, negotiation and inter-personal skills
viii Candidates must have 1 st division or CGPA 3.00 or more in the highest degree with not more than one third division or grade D in the academic career.
ix Candidates belonging to Gilgit Baltistan domicile will be preferred
X Age: 50 year
Those who fulfill the prescribed qualifications/experience mentioned above may apply on the prescribed application form available on PARC website along with complete CV within fifteen (15) days of publication of advertisement in national press. Those already in service must apply through proper channel
PARC is an equal opportunity employer and female candidates are encouraged to apply. PARC website www.parc.gov.pk may be visited for more information on the positions advertised and about PARC Functions / Job description are also available on PARC website. Incomplete / late receipt of applications after due date will not be entertained. Only shortlisted candidates fulfilling the eligibility criteria will be called for interview. No TA/DA will be admissible for Interview.
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