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We are pleased that you are visiting our section of HR at USA. You may be a current employee with a question pertaining to a specific service, or policy, or you may perhaps be looking for information on career opportunities with the University of South Asia. Or, maybe you’re a potential member of our faculty or staff and you are interested in learning more about us.
Whatever your interests may be, this is a great place to start your journey!

Vision

Provide strategic support to recruit, develop and train competent and qualified Faculty, Staff and Administrators as per the vision of the University to equip and train students with the state of the art knowledge and skills for immediate career opportunities and valuable contribution in the society.

Mission

Strive and adopt the best HR practices for man-power planning, recruitment and development. Provide Equal Employment and Development opportunities to all without prejudice to religion, color, sex and race.

  • Focus on people to promote a campus culture that values all employees and rewards achievers.
  • Facilitate open communication.
  • Offer competitive, market-based compensation to university employees.
  • Promote a learning environment for campus staff by providing professional and personal development, training, and continuing education via Center of Continuing Professional Development.
  • Recognize and reward performance and accomplishments utilizing the Performance Appraisal Process.
  • Maximize resources by utilizing technology to its fullest extent to improve efficiency, effectiveness, HR transaction processing, and overall service.
Our Commitment as an educational community:
  1. Accountability

    USA is committed to being responsible and transparent, taking the right path over the self-serving one.

  2. Live each day with Integrity

    USA expects interactions to be professional, courteous, ethical and respectful.

  3. Collaboration

    USA promotes teamwork that encourages meaningful and positive solutions with a global approach. We will strengthen our connections to the economy, learning and well-being of Pakistani’s.

  4. Pursue Excellence

    USA is guided by a constant pursuit of excellence in teaching students and serving the community.

  5. Teach, Learn and Serve with Passion

    We embrace educating our students with passion and commitment to deliver quality and expertise. No matter what background our student comes from, our education will transform the student.

  6. Leadership

    USA continuously strives to be a leader and to develop leaders- to take Pakistan ahead.

  7. Sense of Community

    USA seeks to build a community of scholars and learners, interacting to create, disseminate and empower society with knowledge.

Interested applicants holding relevant qualifications and experience shall apply with full confidence by emailing their resume, cover letter, scanned photograph and copy of academic transcripts (for fresh graduates) at:

hr@usa.edu.pk

Please Note to specify in the Subject Area of the email the position you are applying for. Full confidentiality is maintained of all resumes received.

  1. Telephonic interview of shortlisted applicants
  2. Panel interview with Selection Committee including a teaching demonstration
  3. Verification of records and recommendation letters
  4. Decision of Selection Committee announced

Please note that it can take 2 to 8 weeks to process applications. Furthermore only shortlisted applicants are contacted.

Professors
Qualification: PhD in the relevant field from HEC Recognized HEI
Experience: 10 Years Post-PhD teaching/ research experience in the relevant field from HEC Recognized HEI
Research Experience: 15 publications (with at least 5 publications in the past 5 years) in HEC recognized journals
Work load: Will be required to teach 9 Credit Hours based on Courses with content developed through the research
Expected Research Output: Will be required to publish 2 papers a year
Faculty Development Program: Will be required to supervise 5 PhD scholars
Must be on list of HEC Approved PhD Supervisor
Salary: Minimum Rs. 175,000 - Maximum Rs. 350,000
Benefit: Health and Life Insurance
Additional Requirements as per HEC Guidelines
Age Limit= 35-60 year

Associate Professors
Qualification: PhD in the relevant field from HEC Recognized HEI
Experience: 5 Years Post-PhD teaching/ research experience in the relevant field from HEC Recognized HEI
Research Experience: 10 publications (with at least 4 publications in the past 5 years) in HEC recognized journals
Work load: Will be required to teach 12 Credit Hours
Expected Research Output: 3 papers a year
Faculty Development Program: Will be required to supervise 5 PhD scholars
Must be on list of HEC Approved PhD Supervisor
Salary: Minimum Rs. 125,000 - Maximum Rs. 250,000
Benefit: Health and Life Insurance
Additional Requirements as per HEC Guidelines
Age Limit= 32-50 year

Assistant Professors
Qualification: PhD in the relevant field from HEC Recognized HEI
Experience: None
Work load: Will be required to teach 12 Credit Hours
Expected Research Output: 3 papers a year
Faculty Development Program: Will be required to supervise 5 PhD scholars
Must be on list of HEC Approved PhD Supervisor
Salary: Minimum Rs. 120,000 - Maximum Rs. 220,000
Benefit: Health and Life Insurance
Additional Requirements as per HEC Guidelines
Age Limit= 28-40 years

Lecturers
Qualification: Must hold masters degree in relevant subject with minimum 3.0 CGPA and no 3rd division in the academic career
Experience: Fresh
Work load: 15 Credit Hours per semester
Expected Research Output: 3 papers a year
Faculty Development Program: Will be required to supervise 5 PhD scholars Must be on list of HEC Approved PhD Supervisor
Salary: Minimum Rs. 60,000 - Maximum Rs. 80,000
Benefit: Health and Life Insurance
Additional Requirements as per HEC Guidelines
Age Limit= 23-35 years
Compulsory enrolment in PhD program- PhD duration 3-6 years
On completion of PhD, applicant will become Assistant Professor
Those enrolled via Faculty Development Program will receive free education

Teaching and Research Assistants
Qualification: Fresh Bachelors in relevant subject with minimum 3.0 CGPA
Compulsory enrolment in Masters program- Masters duration 2 years
On completion of Masters degree, applicant will become Lecturer
Salary: Rs. 40,000
Those enrolled via Faculty Development Program will receive free education
Health and Life insurance
Additional Requirements as per HEC Guidelines

Subjects Faculty is Required in:
Electrical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer Sciences
Information Technology
Management Sciences
Law
Architecture
Media Studies
Fashion Design
Accounting and Commerce
Sociology
Psychology
Political Science
English Language and Literature
Education
Nutritional Sciences
Doctor of Physiotherapy
Statistics
Mathematics
Civil Technology
Electrical Technology
Multimedia Design

This program is designed to develop quality faculty for teaching and research at the University. The program details are:

  1. Fresh Bachelor students are inducted as Teaching Assistants. They are enrolled in the University’s Masters’ Program. While they learn to teach, they enhance their academic qualification and research skills.
  2. Masters graduates are inducted as Lecturers. They are enrolled in the University’s PhD Program.
  3. The opportunity of improving academic qualification while working is sponsored by the University and is not charged to the student.

All faculty members are required to complete 8 week training on teaching. The areas covered in the training are:

  1. Overview of the University and its objectives
  2. Developing course packs
  3. Lecture delivery
  4. Communication and Presentation Skills
  5. Learning Skills
  6. Use of support systems during lecture delivery
  7. Effective classroom management
  8. Maintaining office-hours and using this time effectively
  9. Best assessment practices
  10. Examination policies of the University
  11. Managing interest of students
  12. Lecture breakdown to ensure complete course coverage
  13. Code of conduct and professional integrity
  14. Dress code
  15. Teacher as a mentor
  16. Student psychology and how to encourage creativity and questioning
  17. Time Management
  18. Conflict Resolution
  19. Leadership development
  20. Managing student projects

Office opening hours are from 9.00 am until 5 pm, Monday to Friday. You can also email us at hr@usa.edu.pk

OUR CONTACT ADDRESS:

Human Resource Directorate
University of South Asia
47-Tufail Road,
Lahore Cantt, Lahore – Pakistan
Tel: +92-42-36672942-5 | Fax: +92-42-36650983| Email: hr@usa.edu.pk

USA offers the following two distinct career tracks:

  1. Non – Faculty / Professional positions: The managerial and administrative positions.
  2. Academic positions: Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor, Lecturer, Teaching/ Research Assistant

The recruitment process will vary depending on the position. Generally, if you do not hear from us within 2-8 weeks, the chances are that your application is not considered.We apologize that only short-listed candidates are contacted for further tests/interviews due to large volume of applications received.

If the position you applied for is listed on the USA HR website, it means that it is still open.

Once your application is in the system, it will be reviewed by the Human Resource Department. If you meet the minimum job requirements for the position, you will hear from the HR Department directly if they are interested in setting up an interview. Due to the high volume of resumes we receive, it is not possible to respond directly to all applicants. Only short-listed candidates are contacted for further tests/interviews.

Usually, a deadline for receiving applications and resumes is mentioned in the jobs posted at our HR website. If the job posting is marked as open, it means that we are continuing to receive resumes for the marked position until position is filled.

Your application materials will stay on file indefinitely. You may be contacted at a future date if vacancy exists.

We follow minimum experience, qualification and number of publications for Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor, Lecturer and TA/ RA as per HEC guidelines for Universities. You can review them on HEC website.

Visiting faculty is selected based on work experience, and is preferred normally only for courses where industry exposure enhances learning of students.

A comprehensive performance appraisal system exists in the University for the purpose of awarding increments. It involves feedback from students, peers, and supervisor. It is conducted once every year, in December. New employees are considered for it after 1 year of service.

The general teaching load of faculty is as below:
Professor: 9 credit hours
Associate Professor: 9-12 credit hours
Assistant Professor: 12 credit hours
Lecturer: 12-15 credit hours
All faculty members are expected to maintain their course files regularly and to ensure that latest research in their field is incorporated in classroom teaching. Faculty members must also supervise final year projects of bachelor students and thesis of master students. The head of department assigns these duties to faculty members as appropriate.

Each individual is expected to give 40 hours of service a week to the University to be considered as Full-Time Employee of the University.

The University has a biometric process of attendance. Attendance Is considered very important as it affects quality of teaching and support services to students. Full-time faculty members are expected to ensure highest levels of attendance, or else disciplinary action is taken.

Leave is earned by duty. It cannot be claimed as a matter of right even when due, and if the exigencies of duty so require, the leave can be refused, and/ if leave already been granted or being availed, the remaining portion of it can be revoked and employee can be recalled to join forthwith.
The university offers casual leave and medical leave. All casual leaves must be pre-approved by head of department and submitted to HR department. It is the duty of the individual to ensure classes missed are conducted at another scheduled time and that students are properly informed of the arrangements.

All faculty members are expected to maintain up-to-date course files. This is mandatory. A course file must include all relevant data which could become the basis of evaluation:
• Course outline • Lecture breakdown for entire semester lesson wise • Clear learning outcomes for the course • List of subjects taught, teaching notes, and sample of practical printouts • Schedule of evaluation: quizzes, graded assignments, mid-term, final examination, and project • Breakdown of laboratory experiments pertaining to the course and record of successful conduct (if applicable) • Sample of best, worst and average answer sheets along with the question paper of each exam, quiz and homework • Sample of quizzes • Listing of textbooks and other reference books pertaining to the course • Records of make-up classes for any unscheduled holiday • Details of office hours for tutoring etc. • Recommendations and suggestions related to the course for the next session

* Director – Minimum 10 years of experience
* Senior Manager – Minimum 7 years of experience
* Manager – Minimum 5 years of experience
* Assistant Manager – Minimum 2 years of experience
* Executive/ Officer – Fresh Bachelor Graduates
* Office Assistant

The individual must first report their grievance to their direct supervisor. They can also email HR department and contact HR personnel.

I.T. department sets the official email accounts for all the employees at the time of induction. All employees of the university must check their official email accounts at least once a day to ensure they remain abreast of what is happening across the university and of all official correspondence.
The management uses email as a means of direct communication with all staff.

Faculty and staff must be well groomed and presentable at all times as they are mentors to students and set standards of campus environment.
Men must wear ironed trousers and collared shirts with closed toe shoes. Casual dressing for teachers is not allowed at University of South Asia.
Women must wear clothes deemed appropriate in an academic environment.

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