Office of International Linkages & Opportunities


Introduction

Ilma University invites PhDs from technologically advanced countries serving in the industry and academia for various academic & research positions at its prestigious Karachi campus in Pakistan. As part of its Diverse Academic Community Program which aims to provide research scholars and qualified faculty members, a unique opportunity to partner in learning and achieving its vision for quality education.

Whether you are an aspiring professor, new to your field and position, or you have been around the block a few times, do not underestimate the personal and professional values of teaching abroad, which change lives of everyone involved, including your present and future students.

Ilma University is one of the top higher education institutions of Pakistan duly accredited and recognized by the Higher Education Commission (HEC), Government of Pakistan and allied regulatory bodies. Established in 2001 as Institute of Business & Technology (BIZTEK), Chartered by Government of Sindh through an Act of Legislation in 2004, the former was elevated in 2017 to the monumental University status through an Act Legislated by the Provincial Assembly of Sindh and has been enjoying the top-ranking category imparting knowledge streams through its undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate programs.

MESSAGE FROM DIRECTOR



Ilma University invites PhDs from technologically advanced countries serving in the industry and academia for various academic & research positions at its prestigious Karachi campus in Pakistan. As part of its Diverse Academic Community Program which aim to provide research scholars and qualified faculty members, a unique opportunity to partner in learning and achieving its vision for quality education.

Whether you are an aspiring professor, new to your field and position, or you have been around the block a few times, do not underestimate the personal and professional value of teaching abroad, which changes life of everyone involved, including your present and future students.

the University has revolutionized the paradigms of imparting education through technological advancements and this borderless learning experience propelled by latest research dimensions will certainly lead to innovation in knowledge acquisition.

Syed Kashif Rafi
Office of International Linkages & Opportunities (ILO)
ILMA University
ilo@ilmauniversity.edu.pk

Ilma University invites PhDs from technologically advanced countries serving in the industry and academia for various academic & research positions at its prestigious Karachi campus in Pakistan. As part of its Diverse Academic Community Program which aims to provide research scholars and qualified faculty members, a unique opportunity to partner in learning and achieving its vision for quality education.

This will not only be a career leap but allow you to broaden your work horizons and take in the richness of the South Asian culture - an amazing growth experience in more than one way. In this era of technology, the University has revolutionized the paradigms of imparting education through technological advancements and this borderless learning experience propelled by latest research dimensions will certainly lead to innovation in knowledge acquisition.

These distinguished positions are being announced for its multidisciplinary departments, namely; Business Administration, Computer Science, Software Engineering and Media Science. University with the present strength of 3000+ students and over 4000+ alumni serving in academia and industry at national as well as international levels.

While it is a key presidential priority for our institution to have onboard international faculty members by pro-actively offering various opportunities for international faculty, following positions are open for your kind consideration thereby providing many advantages and opportunities to teach as well as serve in Pakistan with or without your physical presence and enhance your teaching at home experience by your international experience:

  • Research Fellow
  • Assistant Professor
  • Associate Professor
  • Professor


  • Ilma University extends the most opportune invitation to all who have an aspiration to become part of Peer Review Panel of our internationally recognized & indexed research journals. The interested individual should be a PhD. degree holder in the discipline of Management Sciences; Computer Science; Information Technology; Software Engineering; Media Science serving in the Academically/Technologically advanced countries in academic or relevant industrial fields.

    Presently, the University features three internationally recognised journals which fall in the top category as assessed by the external quality evaluation bodies. The noteworthy journals are Journal of Business Studies, Journal of Information & Communication Technology and Journal of Media & Communication. Our reputed journals span across the multidisciplinary programs of whose paramount objective is advancing by publishing insightful, comprehensive, research-oriented and leading-edge revolutions in the progressive sectors.

    The overview of publications are as under:

    1. IBT-Journal of Business Studies (IBT-JBS)
    IBT Journal of Business Studies (JBS) is a bi-annually published research journal recognized by Higher Education Commission of Pakistan in the "Y" category and indexed internationally. The manuscript submission is based on the Open Journal Source System (OJSS) and disseminates research in the field of Management Science.

    2. Journal of Information & Communication Technology (JICT)
    Journal of Information & Communication Technology is a biannual journal in the fields of Computer Science; Information Technology; Software Engineering offering platform for researchers, scholars & scientists to publish their original and to date research of high scientific value.

    3. Journal of Media & Communication (JMC)
    Journal of Media & Communication is a biannual journal in the field of Media Science that offers a platform for professionals & researchers from the media industry to publish their research work.

    The Journals are embedded with Blind Peer-Review Strategy which is the cornerstone to our publication process streamlining submissions to deliver a more predictable outcome in addition to a stringent form of vetting without compromising the quality. The Primary role, as a reviewer, shall be twofold (a) to serve as a “consultant” to the Editorial Board and (b) to provide feedback to authors about ways to improve their manuscripts.

    Ilma University, one of the leading universities in the South Asian region, is actively seeking to bring on board academicians, analysts, scholars and research fellows involved in varied research programs from academically/technologically advanced countries across the globe. These high caliber individuals are invited to partner in learning for collaborative research projects and ventures as Honorary Research Associates.

    Honorary Research Associate is a prestigious part time position, which entails the incumbent to display research expertise in the emerging fields by displaying significant breadth and depth of knowledge, awareness of latest developments, potential to publish in Web of Science, and/or Scopus indexed journals, ability to frame research reports and to effectively disseminate outcomes. This research-intensive post expects collaborative research projects, delve in investigative findings yet maintaining high-quality standards with peer review, publishing of articles in recognized journals and providing support in the supervision of thesis of postgraduate students.

    This may be an ideal opportunity for you to pursue an international position in our multidisciplinary departments, namely Business Administration, Computer Science, Software Engineering and Media Science.. The Honorary Research Associate position is attached with perks and prestige having immense potential for career growth in addition to unique opportunity to work in multicultural and multidimensional contexts. Thus, it’s time to harness the rising tide of global trends and secure this worthy work opening to serve in an instrumental role with an impact and influence worldwide.

    Research Journals' Exchange Program (RJEP)

    “Academic success depends on Research & Publications”. Philip Zimbardo

    ILMA University opens its doors to partner with Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) at national & international levels towards for promotion of Research & Development through its Research Journals’ Exchange Program (RJEP).

    Presently, the University is publishing following three Research journals in the multidisciplinary areas of Management Sciences, Computer Science, Information Technology and Media Science incorporating advanced level publications by identifying various research gaps including Industrial, Theoretical, Societal, Economy and Knowledge Gaps:

    i. IBT Journal of Business Studies (IBT-JBS): is an open access, Bi-annually Double Peer Reviewed journal, placed by Higher Education Commission of Pakistan in Category "Y".

    ii. Journal of Information & Communication Technology: is an open access, Bi-annually Double Peer Reviewed journal, and shall be placed by Higher Education Commission of Pakistan in Category "Y" at earliest.

    iii. Journal of Media & Communication: is an open access, Bi-annually Double Peer Reviewed journal recently launched by ILMA University.

    The RJEP offers collaboration with your institution to expand the pool of research resources, enhance the quality and recognize the contributions of researchers across the globe in addition to providing a progressive platform to students, educationists, practitioners & industry professionals to make substantial strides in their fields through publications in distinguished journals.

    ILMA University invites your prestigious institution to become an active research partner to strengthen the educational linkages for the advancement of research and development by sending an email on behalf of your institution, at ilo@ilmauniversity.edu.pk enabling our team to start your subscription of our journals and to reach you for further coordination & guidance.