Academics

Faculty Induction Criteria For Engineering, Information Technology and Computing Disciplines

Position   

Minimum Qualification
Experience
Minimum Number of Publications

Lecturer

Master’s Degree/B.Sc(Engr.) (First Class) in the relevant field with no 3rd Division in the academic career from HEC recognized University/Institution.
No Experience required
Nill

Assistant Professor

Master’s degree in relevant field till 2010. After 2010, 30% should be Ph.D’s, after 2012, 60% should be PhDs and by the end of 2015, 100% should be PhDs in the relevant field from an HEC recognized University/ Institution
2-years teaching/research experience in a recognized institution/university/college OR 2-years professional experience in the relevant field in a national Or international organization.
Nil
OR
PhD in the relevant field from HEC recognized University/Institution
No Experience is required for PhD degree holders.
Nil
Associate Professor
PhD in the relevant field from institution recognized by HEC in consultation with PEC
Till June 2012, 07-years teaching/research experience in a recognized institution/ college/university or 7-years professional experience in the relevant field in a national or international organization out of which 2- years must be teaching experience. Note: After 2012, 10-years teaching experience with at least 4-years experience at the Post- PhD level in HEC recognized University or a post-graduate institution or professional experience in the relevant field in a National or International Organization will be required.
5/8/10 research publications (with at least 1/2/4 publications in the last 5 years) by the calendar years 2007/2008/2012 respectively, in HEC/PEC recognized journals.
OR
5-years post PhD teaching/ research experience in an HEC recognized University or a post-graduate Institution or professional experience in the relevant field in a National or International organization.
Professor
PhD degree in relevant field, recognized by HEC in consultation with PEC
Till June 2012, 12-years teaching/research experience in a recognized institution/ college/university or 12- years professional experience in the relevant field in a national or international organization out of which 5-years must be teaching experience. Note: After 2012, 15-years teaching/research experience with at least 8-years’ experience at the Post-PhD level in HEC recognized University or a postgraduate institution or professional experience in the relevant field in a National or International organization will be required.
8/12/15 research publications (with at least 2/3/5 publications in the last 5 years) by the calendar years 2007/2008/2012 respectively, in HEC/PEC recognized journals
OR
10-years post PhD teaching/ research experience in an HEC recognized University or a post-graduate Institution or professional experience in the relevant field in a National or International organization.
 
Faculty Induction Criteria Excluding Engineering , Information Technology and Computing Disciplines

Position   

Minimum Qualification
Experience
Minimum Number of Publications
Lecturer
First Class Master's Degree OR equivalent degree awarded after 16 years of education in the relevant field with no 3rd Division in the academic career from an HEC Recognized University/Institution.
Condition of no 3rd division shall not be applicable in the qualification of appointment as lecturer in Universities or Degree Awarding Institutions provided that the candidate holds a higher degree viz. M.Phil/PhD or equivalent degree with not more than one 3rd division in entire academic career. Furthermore, the candidate with 2nd Division in the Master’s Degree but holding higher degree i.e. M. Phil/PhD or equivalent degree with 18
years of education could be Considered. *First division (1st Division) in Master of Arts in English is relaxed in favour of the second division (2nd Division) as the minimum eligibility condition for appointment of Lecturers in English for Annual System degree holders for a period of five years. w.e.f 24-02-2007.
No experience required.
Nil

Assistant Professor

PhD in relevant field from HEC recognized University/Institution.
No experience required
Nil
OR
Master’s degree (foreign) OR M.Phil(Pakistan) OR equivalent degrees awarded after 18 years of education as determined by the HEC in the relevant field from an HEC recognized University/Institution.
4-years teaching/research experience in a recognized university or a postgraduation Institution or professional experience in the relevant field in a National or International organization.
Nil
Associate Professor
Ph.D in the relevant field from an HEC recognized University/Institution.
10-years teaching/research in an HEC recognized University or a postgraduate Institution or professional experience in the relevant field in a National or International organization. Note: After 30th June, 2010, at least 4-years Post-PhD level experience in an HEC recognized University or post-graduate institution or professional experience in the relevant field in a National or International organization will be required.
The applicant must have 8 publications (with at least 2 publications in last 5 years) up till 30th Sep. 2008 and 10 publications (with at least 4 publications in the last five years after 30th Sep. 2008 in the HEC recognized Journals.
OR
5-years post-PhD teaching/ research experience in an HEC recognized University or a post-graduate Institution or professional experience in the relevant field in a National or International organization.
Professor
Ph.D from an HEC recognized
Institution in the relevant field.
15-years teaching/research in HEC recognized University or post-graduate Institution or professional experience in the relevant field in a National or International organization.

 

Note: After 30th June, 2010, atleast 8 years Post Ph.D level experience in an HEC
recognized University or postgraduate institution or
Professional experience in the relevant field in a National or International organization will be required. OR 10-years post-PhD from
a recognized University or a
post-graduate Institution or
Professional experience in the relevant field in a National or International organization.
The applicant must
have 12 research
publications (with at
least 3 publications
in last 5 years) up till
30th Sep. 2008, and
15 research
publications (with at
least 5 publications
in the last 5 years)
after 30th Sep. 2008,
in HEC recognized
Journals.
 
Faculty Induction Criteria For Tenure Track System

Position   

Minimum Qualification
Experience
Minimum Number of Publications
TRP* Recommendations:

Assistant Professor

PhD Degree/ Terminal Qualification in the relevant field (from an HEC recognized Institution).
 For PhD degree holders from Pakistan the Registrar must certify that the PhD thesis was evaluated by two foreign Experts as per HEC guidelines for award of PhD degree, in case foreign evaluation was not done then the candidate must provide evidence of two publications in Journals recognized by the HEC
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Associate Professor

PhD Degree/ Terminal Qualification in the relevant field (from an HEC recognized Institution).
6-years Post-PhD or minimum of 4-years of post-PhD experience along with at least 6 years of experience prior to the PhD. (The experience to be counted is to be of teaching/research in a recognized University or a post-graduate Institution or professional experience in the relevant field in a National or International Organization)
10 research publications (with at least 4 publications in the past 5 years) in Journals recognized for the purpose of appointment on Tenure Track by the Higher Education Commission, i.e. research papers published in Journals that fall under the category W, X and Y for Social Sciences (till 30th June 2011) while for Science disciplines papers published in only W category (Impact Factor) Journals.
The applicant must have been recommended by at least two neutral foreign experts of TRP, in clear context of Tenure Track OR Tenure appointment.
Professor
PhD Degree/ Terminal Qualification in the relevant field (from an HEC recognized Institution).
11-years Post-PhD or minimum of 7-years of post-PhD experience along with at least 12 years of experience prior to the PhD. (The experience to be counted is to be of teaching/research in a recognized University or a post-graduate Institution or professional experience in the relevant field in a National or International Organization)
15 research publications (with at least 5 publications in the past 5 years) in Journals recognized for the purpose of appointment on Tenure Track by the Higher Education Commission, i.e. research papers published in Journals that fall under the category W, X and Y for Social Sciences (till 30th June 2011) while for Science disciplines papers published in only W category (Impact Factor) Journals.
The applicant must have been recommended by at least two neutral foreign experts of TRP, in clear context of Tenure Track OR Tenure appointment.
**
OR
5-years post-PhD teaching/ research experience in an HEC recognized University or a post-graduate Institution or professional experience in the relevant field in a National or International organization.
 

** The Technical Review Panel (TRP) is to be constituted by the University, composed of eminent international academics and researchers in the relevant area, drawn only from technologically advanced countries. Following parameters must be observed while selecting TRP Members for each appointment (Professor /Associate Professor) to be made under TTS.

  1. should not have served as Supervisor/Co-Supervisor of the candidate under review.
  2. should not have been a student of the candidate
  3. should not have been a co-author of the candidate on any publication.
  4. Must have the rank of an Associate Professor or above in a recognized university or equivalent position in a recognized research organization.
  5. He/She also must not have a lower rank than the applicant.