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The Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research (AcSIR) invites applications/nominations for the position of DIRECTOR, which is equivalent to the post of Vice-Chancellor in the Central Universities. The primary location of the office of Director will be at the Headquarters of AcSIR in Ghaziabad, UP.

AcSIR was established as an “Institution of National Importance” by an Act of Indian Parliament, “The Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research Act, 2011”.  AcSIR is mandated to undertake high quality teaching and advanced research in frontier areas of science and technology and has the authority to award degrees and diplomas.  AcSIR has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), India, under which 38 CSIR institutes are affiliated with AcSIR as its Academic Centres.  Additionally, 13 non-CSIR institutes are also affiliated with AcSIR as its Associate Academic Centres. Currently, about 5500 students are enrolled for PhD in AcSIR and thus far more than 3100 students have been awarded their PhD degree.  Presently, AcSIR is ranked 2nd by “Scimago Institutions Ranking” (2022), 13th by “Nature index” (2020-21) and 22nd by “NIRF (2021) in the Research Category, among the academic institutions in India.

Eligibility: The candidate should be a citizen of India with a proven track record in cutting-edge research areas of science & technology with national and international recognition. The candidate should be of high academic standing with demonstrated administrative capabilities and possess leadership qualities, required for building/nurturing AcSIR to outstanding national and global visibility.

Tenure and Compensation: The tenure of the Director will initially be for a period of five years from the date of engagement on a contractual basis, which may be extended, up to the age of 70 years. The compensation package shall be recommended by the selection committee, currently in the range of Rs. 30.0 – 36.0 lakhs per annum with additional perquisites, subject to revision by the Board of Governors.

How to apply: The application, in the prescribed format, highlighting the academic and scientific contributions in details, along with list of publications/patents, may be sent through e-mail to the Associate Director, AcSIR on the e-mail ID: with a copy at (with subject: POSITION OF DIRECTOR in AcSIR – 2022).  The last date of receipt of the application is July 29, 2022.  

AcSIR reserves the right to cancel/reject any or all the applications without assigning any reason.

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