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                                                 (We are an equal opportunity employer)

         Applications are invited from well qualified persons for the following positions

Director (Office of Research Innovation and Commercialization)

Assistant Director  (Office of Research Innovation   and Commercialization)

 Alumni Relations Officer

 Warden Girls’ Hostel

Senior Software Developer

Requisite qualifications and experience are as follows:

Director (Office of Research Innovation and Commercialization): “The Director will manage and enhance the research activities of the university, develop research policies and  priorities,  work  for  fund  raising  for  research and other activities,  mobilize  faculty,  business  community  and industry for research commercialization and serve as an effective advocate for research with the university and to its broader community of stakeholders and supporters. Secondly,  must  have  strong  ties  with  the  local  government,  business /industry, entrepreneur,  university  and  social  communities.  Finally, proven leadership experience in managing and growing non-profit organizations. 

He/she will also implement the strategy and business development plan required to execute program initiatives to enhance the progress of the ORIC. The position also manages the operational aspects of the ORIC. He/she will work in close liaison with other boards including, business/technology Incubators and University Science & Technology Park (if any). He/she shall also contribute to the overall objectives of the Institute.

 In addition, the Director will:

  • Monetize royalty streams from licenses
  • Draft and monitor department budget
  • Oversee IP webpage, in conjunction with the web committee
  • Promote Institute  IP  success  stories and utilize

     success stories to leverage commercialization efforts.

  • Work for technical marketing and licensing for the

     commercialization of  the  Institute’s  IP

  • Other duties as assigned.

The  ideal  person  shall have an 18 years Master’s degree (PhD degree will be given preference) and should  have  an  entrepreneurial  mindset  and  10  years’  relevant experience.”

 Assistant Director (Office of Research Innovation and Commercialization): “Master’s degree from a recognized university preferably with at least 2 years post qualification experience of working in Office of Research Innovation and Commercialization (ORIC) or Careers’ office (for students) of a government, semi-government or autonomous orreputed private Institution. Should have good working knowledge of MS office, taking minutes/notes of the meetings, drafting official noting/letters and excellent communication skills.”

Alumni Relations Officer:Master’s degree holder (at least 16 years) with minimum three years’ of experience in developing, coordinating and evaluating programs and projects to promote Alumni relations and serve as liaison between the Institute and its Alumni. The selected candidate will be responsible for developing and implementing the Institute’s Alumni Relations strategy. The Officer will also ensure effective communication between the Institute and the Alumni to coordinate and arrange Alumni events and activities in the Institute.

The candidate should also be capable of arranging lectures, seminars, and workshops and should have good IT Skills and excellent communication skills”.

Warden Girls’ Hostel: “Master’s degree holder (at least 16 years) from a recognized university with minimum three years’ experience as warden in reputed educational institution with excellent communication, interpersonal, drafting and computer (Word Excel, PowerPoint Presentations, Email etc.) skills. Other responsibilities include assisting the routine office work of the Department of Students’ Affairs”.

 Senior Software Developer: “B.S. in Computer Science / Software Engineering or relevant discipline (min. 16 years’ education) from a recognized university. At least 5 years’ relevant experience in developing software for academia and/or administration of Campus Management Systems (CMS)/Learning Management System (LMS). Expertise in Python language, Odoo development (CMS/LMS), and software project management will be preferred.”

GIK offers attractive salary package and fringe benefits / facilities and salary is negotiable in suitable cases. Interested candidates should send their applications online at by 9th June, 2023.

Only shortlisted applicants will be called for interview. No TA/DA will be paid for the interviews. The selected candidate will become part of one of the Centers of Excellence of the country in the field of engineering sciences and technology.


                                                                                                 In-charge (HR)

                                                                     GIK Institute, Topi-23640, Swabi, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa,

                                                                                               Ph: 0938-281026 Ext: 2442

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