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Applications are invited for Director at NIPER

National Institutes of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPERs) at Hyderabad (Telangana) and Hajipur (Bihar) are autonomous institutes of national Importance under the aegis of Department of Pharmaceuticals, Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers, Government of India created by an Act of Parliament. NIPER Hyderabad has been ranked as No. 1st and NIPER Hajipur as No. 44th in the country under ‘Pharmacy’ category in the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), 2023 released by the Ministry of Education.

Post : Director – (i) NIPER- Hyderabad (ii) NIPER- Hajipur

Duration : Term of five years’ subject to maximum of 70 years of age on contractual basis.
Expectation : Director as institutional head will be responsible for the Institution building of the NIPER towards achieving the mandate/ functions outlined in NIPER Act, 1998, as amended from time, including imparting education at undergraduate, PG, Doctoral and post-doctoral level, R&D, and other professional works of the institution. Takes accountability for the delivery of results expected under provisions of NIPER Act, 1998, as amended from time to time.
Salary/ remuneration : Fixed salary of Rs 2,25,000 in Level 17 per month as per 7th CPC on contractual basis, as per the rules and regulation prescribed.

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), (Level-14 (Rs.1,44,200 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 teams’ 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.

Not be more than 60 years of age as on:
i. For NIPER Hyderabad, the relevant date is 30 days from the date of publication.
ii. For NIPER Hajipur, the reference date is November 1, 2023)

Application format & mode
Application comprises of 1. Forwarding application indicating interest.
2. CV (format is hosted on the websites of the Department of Pharmaceuticals (, NIPER Hyderabad ( and NIPER- Hajipur (
3. Self-attested documents to support the claims of age, educational, professional & administrative eligibility qualifications, achievements, etc. (in hard copy).
4. Two separate notes on (i) Vision for NIPERs & (ii) Justification of candidature.
5. Applicants need to indicate their preference(s) of NIPERs to which they intend to be considered.

In service candidates : In-service candidates have to route application through proper channel, with vigilance clearance certificate from the competent authority. Advance copy should reach before the last date of receipt of application.
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: in with a caption: Nomination of candidate for the post of Director NIPER- Hyderabad and/ or Director, NIPER- Hajipur
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 selected candidates in order of merit (not more than 3). The Director will be appointed with the approval of Visitor (Hon’ble President of India) as per provisions of the NIPER Act.

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

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 copy is mandatory.
Postal copies are to be sent to : The Deputy Secretary (NIPER), Department of Pharmaceuticals,
Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers, Room No. 403 B Wing, Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi - 110001

Last date to receive application : 30 days from the date of publication in Employment News

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