Startup Pakistan: The Higher education Commission (HEC) has announced Phase-II (Batch-II) of the Interim Placement of Fresh PhDs (IPFP) Program, initiated to provide all Pakistani fresh PhD graduates an opportunity to be placed as Assistant Professors on a tenure track system for a period of one year.
Deputy Director National Academy of Higher Education (NAHE), Mehwish Jabbar told sources that due to increase in the number of PhD holders, there was growing demand for such interim opportunities.
HEC has given final deadline for the submission of application as March 31, 2021, she added.
The aim to launch IPFP program is to create an opportunity for fresh PhDs to obtain academic experience and mentorship, for one year in Higher Education Institutions (HEIs), federal/provincial government post-graduate colleges or public sector Research and Development organizations, prior to their formal entry into the academic job market, she added.
Courtesy: Startup Pakistan