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Applications for the post of Vice Chancellor


Applications for the post of Vice Chancellor are invited from academic leaders with an exceptional track record of leading universities in senior roles and having national and international exposure to higher education institutions. Qualifications and experience must match minimum requirements established as per UGC (Institutions Deemed-to-be-Universities) Regulations, 2019.

Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth (CVV) is a one-of-a-kind Deemed-to-be-University focused on World Class Education Built on Indian Wisdom. The multi-faceted nature of Indian Knowledge Systems (IKS) enables individuals and institutions to realise their true nature and full potential by combining it judiciously with contemporary knowledge system. CVV desires to see how today’s students, faculty and scholars can adapt IKS to develop solutions and responses to challenges in the contemporary world. 

Candidates must have a track record of academic leadership including inspiring and mentoring faculty, staff and students to teach, study and work in an environment with high academic standards; and initiating and creating cutting-edge research programmes. The vision of CVV is in keeping with the tenets of the National Educational Policy announced by the government in July 2020. The new Vice Chancellor has the unique opportunity to implement the vision of CVV in higher education and make a positive impact on society through IKS.

Critical Attributes of the new Vice Chancellor

* Visionary Academic Leadership with the ability to work closely with the founders in implementing their vision

* Demonstrated capability to deliver

*Strategically manage structural change to institutional advantage.

* Nurture a culture of teamwork, care for students and financial sustainability.

* Manage regulatory imperatives dexterously while creating long term value for the institution.

* Nurture a culture that values high-quality research

* Network, enable and create national and international collaborations

Aspiring candidates may send their CV detailing their higher education leadership experience, academic track record and stellar accomplishments in research and publications. Applications should be emailed to the Secretary, Search Committee by 03 March 2021. Alternatively, candidates may mail a complete CV and covering letter by courier to:

The Secretary, Search Committee
Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth
Adi Sankara Nilayam, Veliyanad, Ernakulam 682313. Kerala.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview with the Search Cum Selection Committee appointed for the purpose of recommending the best candidates to the Chancellor of CVV. 

Search Cum Selection Committee
10 February 2021

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