1.Name of the Post: Principal
2.Number of Post: 1
3. Period of Engagement : 3 Years
4. Eligibility Criteria: (Education qualification) For Principal, the educational qualification should be Ph.D. in relevant discipline (Polymer/Plastics/Manufacturing/Material Science etc.) with first class or equivalent in full time BE/B.Tech and ME/M.Tech level from a recognized University.
i) In addition, the candidate should be eminent person in the field.
ii) At least two successful Ph.D. guided as supervisor/Co-Supervisor and minimum 08 research publications in SCI journals / UGC/AICTE approved list of journals.
iii) Post Ph.D. publications and guiding more Ph.D. students is highly desirable.
B. Eligibility Criteria: (Experience)
i)Minimum 10 years experience in Teaching/Research/Industry out of which at least 03 years shall be at the level of Professor. OR
ii)Minimum 13 years experience in teaching and/or Research and/or Industry out of which at least 05 years shall be at the level of Associate Professor. OR
iii) In case of research experience, good academic record and books / research paper publications / IPR / patents record shall be required as deemed fit by the expert members of Selection Committee. OR
iv) If the experience in industry is considered, the same shall be at managerial level equivalent to Professor level with active participation record in devising / designing developing, planning, executing, analyzing, quality control, innovating, training, technical books / research paper publications / IPR / patents etc. as deemed fit by the expert members of the Selection committee. Flair for Management and Leadership is essential.
C. Job/Responsibility of Principal: Subject to the general control of the Principal shall be responsible for:-
1.Ensuring modalities & processes for compliance of regulation and statutory provisions of affiliating university, AICTE and other Competent Authorities / Accrediting bodies.
2.Developing, implementing and delivering the strategic growth plan for the Institute, in collaboration with the affiliating universities, AICTE and other Competent Authorities/Accrediting bodies.
3.Providing strong, effective & dynamic leadership and fair administration to create a harmonious and supportive environment among faculty, Academic staff, researchers and students. Enforcing all possible measures for prevention of ragging in the premises of the Institute and act in accordance with AICTE/UGC guidelines and other legal provisions.
4.Developing and maintaining links and interface with industry for collaborative projects and creating opportunities for students placement.
5.Creating and embedding structures and processes that facilitate the faculty as well as govt. & private organizations to work together for effective utilization of available resources and infrastructure of the institute.
6.Encouraging effective collaboration with neighboring institutes for closer academic cooperation in the areas relevant to Polymer Science Engineering/Plastics Science Engineering/Technology and Manufacturing Engineering/Technology.
7.Identifying opportunities for multi-desciplinary and national level collaboration and submitting report and recommendations to the Competent Authority.
8.Developing and maintaining links with Universities, Research centres, Government Bodies, NGOs and other organization working in the domain in consultation with and on approval of the Competent Authority.
9.Identifying and securing external funding for research and Training from a mix of public and private sources in consultation with and on approval of the Competent Authority.
10.Encouraging research initiatives within the academic framework of the Institute.
11.Developing and implementing measures to strengthen academic skills and competency of the students.
12.Advising faculty, academic staff and students to achieve academic goals set for them.
13.Facilitating students access to participate in workshops, seminars and conferences and counseling therefore, with prior approval of the Centre Head.
14.Coordinating the efforts of faculty, academic staff, and other service providers towards the activities of the Institute.
Age should not exceed 60 years on last date of submission of application