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Appointmentfor the post of DIRECTOR at NIPER

The National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER), Raebareli is an Institute of National Importance under the aegis of Department of Pharmaceuticals, Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, Govt. of India, created by an Act of Parliament, with a proclaimed objective of becoming a centre of excellence for advanced studies and research in pharmaceutical sciences. The mandate of the Institute is to create human resource of a high caliber to serve the academic institutes and the Indian pharmaceutical industry and the profession, undertake cutting edge research & development in the area of drugs & pharmaceutical and help the Indian pharma industry achieve its goal to become a global player.

Post : Director, NIPER – Raebareli (Uttar Pradesh)

Duration : A period of five years term subject to maximum of 65 years of age.

Expectation : The Director as institutional head will be responsible for the Institution building of the NIPER towards achieving the mandate/ functions outlined in NIPER Act, 1998 including imparting education at PG level, Doctoral and post-doctoral, R&D, and other professional works of the institution. Takes accountability for the delivery of results expected under NIPER Act, 1998.

Salary/ remuneration :  Level 17 (As per 7th CPC) with Fixed salary of Rs 2,25,000/ per month in. Other benefits and allowances at par with the Central Government employees.

Eligibility :
Education - Ph.D and Masters in Pharmaceuticals Related areas of Science and Technology.
Professional experience - At least 20 years research experience including teaching and published Work in journals of repute. Should have worked for at least 10 years as Professor(On Regular Pay Scale), either in India or abroad or Scientist at Research Institutes of repute [Scientist G( on Regular Pay scale), in (PB-4, Rs 37400- 67000+ Grade Pay Rs. 10000), as per 6th CPC/Level-14 (Rs.1,44,000 to Rs.2,18,200), as per 7th CPC or holding a proven leadership position at Pharmaceutical Industry in R&D.
Administrative Experience : Proven Leadership/ administrative experience.
Personality : An innovative thinker who can critically assess the NIPER’s current position and offer a compelling vision for the future to build an innovation ecosystem. The candidate should be energetic with futuristic outlook. An intense focus on institutional building in a holistic sense is a desired attribute;

Communication: Encourages and contributes to clear and open communication; Partnering and Advocating: Promotes ideas and develops partnerships to advance the Organization’s work; active engagement with the academic, research, student, industry, government and citizen bodies; Knowledge sharing and continuous improvement: Continually seeks to improve the knowledge, skills and work processes of oneself and team. Strategic thinking: Makes informed and coherent decisions aligned with broader goals and strategies. An open-minded individual who has a strong record of promoting diversity and connecting with people of different backgrounds and beliefs.

Age  : Not more than 60 years of age as on closing date of application.

Application format & mode
Application comprises of
1. Forwarding application showing interest.
2. CV (format is hosted on Department of Pharmaceuticals and NIPER- Raebareli website –
3. Self-attested supporting documents to support the claims of educational, professional & administrative eligibility qualifications and achievements (in hardcopy).
4. Two notes on (i) Vision on NIPERs & (ii) Justification of candidature provided in the CV.

The application in the prescribed format should reach on or before the last date by hard copy by speed/ registered post and electronically to the email id: Email copyis mandatory. Postal copies are to be sent to:
The Registrar,
National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research , Raebareli,
Transit Campus - Bijnor-Sisendi Road, Sarojini Nagar, Near CRPF Base Camp, Lucknow (UP)- 226002,

In service candidates : In-service candidates have to route their application through proper channel, with vigilance clearance certificate from the competent authority. Advance copy should reach before the date of closing.

Nominations : Present and past Directors of CSIR, DBT, DST Institutions and Chancellors/ Vice-Chancellors of Central Universities and National Institutions having pharmaceutical science discipline may forward nominations addressed to the Chairperson, Search cum Selection Committee at email id: with a caption: Nomination of candidate for the post of Director NIPER Raebareli( U.P)

Selection Procedure : The Search cum Selection Committee will consider applications received in response to this advertisement as well as nominations in prescribed procedure (receive, scrutiny, shortlist and interview). The Committee will recommend a panel of not more than 3 names in order of merit. The Director will be appointed by the BoG, for a term of 5 year, with the prior approval of the Visitor as per NIPER Act.

Last date to receive the applications : 30th December, 2020 till 5.30 PM

* No TA shall be paid to the short-listed candidates for attending the interview.


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