Search for VC Karachi University

KARACHI, Oct 10: The government is looking for a suitable person to hold the position of vice-chancellor, University of Sindh after the retirement of present VC in January next year.

The Standing Search Committee appointed by the Governor of Sindh, who is also the Chancellor of the public sector universities in the province, is seeking the services of a 'high class professional who could take up the challenging job of vice-chancellor of Karachi University'.

An advertisement to this effect has been placed in the newspapers.

It said that the person most suited for the position should have the required background of relevant scholarship, Ph.D. degree and demonstrated administrative accomplishment with the ability to provide leadership and raise the institution to world-class level.

The person appointed to the post will hold the office for a term of four years. The salary and perquisites will commensurate with qualifications and experience. The last date for the submission of the application is October 25, 2007. The committee will invite the short-listed candidates and meet them for considering their candidature further. It was learnt that three names would be submitted for the Chancellor for the appointment of one of them as the vice-chancellor. This is for the first time that a vice-chancellor would be selected for the University of karachi by adopting such a procedure.

The Standing Search Committee has also placed advertisements for the vice-chancellor of the Dow University of Health Sciences Karachi, vice-chancellor of Quaid-e-Awam University of Engineering, Science and Technology Nawabshah, and the vice-chancellor of the Sindh Agriculture University, Tandojam. App



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