Rector, Virtual University of Pakistan, Lahore
Applications are invited for the position of Rector, Virtual University of Pakistan from
accomplished and strongly motivated academic leaders and administrators with a demonstrated
track record of leadership, development and research. According to the Virtual University
Ordinance, the Rector shall be an eminent scholar and an educationist of distinction and shall
hold office for four years.
Distinguished scholars and administrators are also encouraged to nominate potential candidates
for the position, in writing, explaining the basis for the nomination. The Virtual University of
Pakistan is a modern distance learning institution and Pakistan's only university that operates
solely through the use of Information and Communication Technologies.
Hence, the ideal candidate should have a strong IT background and have extensive experience in
visualizing, defining and leading the deployment of complex IT systems. Experience in elearning and the management of a distributed learning environment would be additional assets. A
holistic understanding of issues of pedagogy, quality assurance, instructional systems design, etc.
will be a major asset.
Information about the University is available at http://www.vu.edu.pk
Competitive salary package commensurate with qualification and experience.
Qualification and Experience
Candidates should possess an earned doctorate degree preferably in the fields of Electrical
Engineering, Computer Science or Information Technology, Education or related field.
Candidates with a doctorate in other fields may be considered provided they have a strong
background or extensive work experience in provision or management of modern distance
Candidates should be outstanding academicians of international stature. They should have
attained distinguished leadership in education and academic administration and financial
management with proven track record of extensive experience and skills in initiating and
managing change, strategic planning and overseeing the implementation of plans through to
Candidates should have the ability to represent the university effectively, nationally and
internationally, especially with government, business and the wider community. They should
also have in-depth knowledge of the major development in higher education learning and
teaching with ability to create linkage and networks.
Candidates must be less than 65 years of age on the last date of application as specified below.
Applications along with all supporting documents including current curriculum-vitae must reach
Virtual University by April 19, 2013 at the address given below. Applicants must provide their postal and e-mail addresses as well as telephone and fax numbers. Those already in Government
service should apply through proper channel. Only short listed candidates will be invited for
interviews. Female candidates are encouraged to apply. Virtual University is an equal
opportunity employer. Candidates who have already submitted their applications need not apply
Board of Governors,
Virtual University of Pakistan
M.A. Jinnah Campus,
Defence Road off Raiwind Road, Lahore
Tel: +92 42 9920 3897
Fax: +92 42 9920 0604
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nice but only for experienced aged persons
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well nice offer,,, but we need time,,,