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Appointments

Eligibility Criteria for Faculty Positions


COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT) is reputed public sector institute providing higher
education in the country having 07 functional campuses and housing about 18,000 students, 1,700 faculty
members and more than 2,000 non-faculty staff. Applications are invited from interested candidates for
following Faculty and Non-Faculty Position at CIIT Abbottabad Campus.

Faculty Positions
Position
Professor
(OG-IV)

Eligibility Criteria
Qualification
PhD degree from an HEC recognized institution in the relevant field.

Experience
Fifteen years teaching/research experience (out of which at least eight years post-PhD
level experience in an HEC recognized University or post-graduate institution or
(For appointment of
professional experience in the relevant field in a national or international organization.
faculty members in
OR
all disciplines
excluding Engineering, Ten years post - Ph.D. teaching/research experience in a recognized University or a
Computing Sciences) post- graduate institution or professional experience in the relevant field in a national
or international organization.

Professor
(OG-IV)

(For appointment of
faculty members in
Engineering,
Computing Sciences)

Associate Professor
(OG-III)
(For appointment of
faculty members in all
disciplines excluding
Engineering,
Computing Sciences)

Publications
Fifteen research publications (with at least five publications in the last five years), in
HEC recognized journals
Qualification
PhD degree in the relevant field, recognized by HEC in consultation with PEC.
Experience
12 years teaching/research experience in recognized University/College/ Institution or
12 years professional experience in the relevant field in a national or international
organization, out of which five years must be of teaching.
OR
Ten years post PhD teaching / research experience in HEC recognized University or
a post graduate institution or professional experience in the relevant field in national
or international organization
Publications
12 research publications in HEC/PEC recognized Journals.
Qualification
PhD in the relevant field from HEC recognized institution.
Experience
Ten years teaching / research experience (out of which at least four years Post - PhD
level experience) in HEC recognized university or post graduate institution or
professional experience in the relevant field in a national or international organization.
OR
Five years post PhD teaching / research experience in HEC recognized University or

a Post graduate institution or professional experience in the relevant field in a


national or international organization

Associate Professor
(OG-III)
(For appointment of
faculty members in
Engineering,
Computing Sciences)

Publications
10 publications (with at least four publications in the last five years), in HEC
recognized journals.
Qualification
PhD in the relevant field, from an institution recognized by the
HEC in consultation with PEC.
Experience
Eight years teaching / research experience in a recognized university / college /
Institution
OR
Eight years professional experience in the relevant field in a national or international
organization out of which two years must be of teaching.
OR
Five 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

Assistant Professor
(OG-II)
(For appointment of
faculty members in
all disciplines
excluding Engineering,
Computing Sciences)

Assistant Professor
(OG-II)
(For appointment of
faculty members in
Engineering,
Computing Sciences)

Lecturer
(OG - I)
(For appointment of

Publications
Eight research publications in HEC/PEC recognized Journals.
Qualification
PhD in the relevant field from HEC recognized institution.
OR
Qualification & Experience
First Class 18-Year degree or equivalent degree in the relevant field from an HEC
recognized institution, with not more than one 2nd division in the academic career,
with four years teaching / research experience in a recognized University or a post
graduate institution or professional experience in the relevant field in a national or
international organization.
Qualification
PhD in the relevant field from HEC recognized university / institution.
OR
Qualification & Experience
First Class 18-Year degree or equivalent degree in the relevant field from an HEC
recognized institution, with four years teaching/ research experience in a
recognized institution / university/ college or professional experience in the
relevant field in a national or international organization.
Qualification
First Class 18 Years degree or foreign MS or equivalent degree in the relevant field
with not more than one 2nd division in the academic career from HEC recognized

faculty members in all institution.


disciplines).

Tenure Track System (TTS)


Position
Professor
(Tenure Track
System)

Eligibility Criteria
Qualification
PhD/ Equivalent terminal qualification from a recognized Institution in the
relevant field.
Experience
Either 11 years of post PhD/ Equivalent terminal degree experience

or
(For appointment of
faculty members in all Minimum of 7 years of post PhD/Equivalent
terminal degree experience, with at least 12 years of experience
disciplines).
prior to the PhD/ Equivalent terminal degree.
The experience to be counted is of teaching/ research in a recognized University
or post graduate institution or professional experience in relevant field in a
national or international organization.
Publications
15 research publications (with at least 5 publications in the past 5 years) in
internationally abstracted journals recognized for the purpose of appointment on
Tenure Track by the Higher Education Commission.
Associate Professor Qualification
(Tenure Track
A PhD/ Equivalent terminal qualification from a recognized Institution in the
System)
relevant field.
Experience
6 years of post-PhD/ Equivalent terminal degree experience
OR
(For appointment of
faculty members in all Minimum of 4 years of Post PhD/ Equivalent terminal degree experience with at least
6 years of experience prior to the PhD/ Equivalent terminal degree.
disciplines).
The experience to be counted is of teaching/ research in a recognized University or
postgraduate institution or professional experience in relevant field in a national or
international organization.

Assistant Professor
(Tenure Track
System)

Publications
10 research publications (with at least 4 publications in the past 5 years) in
internationally abstracted journals recognized for the purpose of appointment on
Tenure Track by the Higher Education Commission.
Qualification
A PhD/ Equivalent terminal qualification, from a recognized Institution in the relevant
field

(For appointment of
AND
faculty members in all Excellent written communication skills as well as excellent presentation skills
disciplines).