Rector Required www.vu.edu.pk
University of Pakistan Lahore
virtual university is Pakistan first university based completely on modern
information and communication technologies (ICT). The university was
established by the governments as a public sector, not for profit institution
with an objective to leverage ICT to provide extremely affordable world class
education all over the country. The university accomplishes all aspects of
education delivery and management through the use of its IT based systems. It
has a footprint in over 100 cities and towns of Pakistan with enrollment
exceeding 100,0000 students.
university is in the process of searching for an individual to lead the
institution as rector.
to the virtual university ordinance, the rector shall be an eminent scholar and
an educationist of distinction and shall hold office for four years.
Applications are invited from suitable qualified and experienced individuals
for the position. Distinguished scholars and administrators are also encouraged
to nominate potential candidates for the position, explaining the basis for the
nomination in writing.
ideal candidate should have a strong ICT background. Experience in distance /
e-learning 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.
about the university is available at: http://www.vu.edu.pk.
Qualification and Experience:
should posses an earned doctorate degree preferably in electrical engineering,
computer science, 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 education.
should be outstanding academicians of international stature. They should have
attained distinguished leadership in education, academic administration and
financial management with a proven track record of initiating and managing
change, strategic planning and overseeing the implementation of plans through
to outcomes. 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
developments in higher education learning and teaching with ability to create
linkages and networks. Candidates must be less than 65 years of age on the last
date of application as specified below.
prescribed by the HEC for vice chancellors of federal universities.
along with all supporting documents inducing current curriculum vitae must
reach virtual university by September
22, 2017 at the address given below. Applicants must provide their postal
and email 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.
Secretary, Board of Governors
Virtual University of Pakistan, Defense
Road, Off Raiwind Road, Lahore
Tel: 92- 42 9920 3897 Fax: 92 42
Contact : Secretary, Board of Governors Virtual University of Pakistan, Defense Road, Off Raiwind Road, Lahore Tel: +92- 42 9920 3897 Fax: +92 42 99200604.