As head of the institute, the Director shall be responsible for ‘proper administration’ of the institute, reads the notice issued by the MoFPI/NIFTEM.
The notice added that the applicant should be a distinguished academician having doctorate degree or equivalent in food science, technology and food & agriculture management or equivalent and having at least 15 years teaching or research experience. Also the applicant should have worked as a full time Professor at a reputed institution for at least seven years; or shall have food industry administrative experience at a higher level for at least 15 years.
The Director shall hold the office for a term of five years and the age of the applicant shouldn’t be more than 65 years.
NIFTEM, Kundli, is a Deemed to be University and an autonomous institution under Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI), Government of India.
The notice added that interested individuals may apply giving their detailed resume in the prescribed format clearly detailing out research, teaching, industry-academia collaborations and administrative achievements, along with justification in support of their candidature, vision statement for the Institution and contact details of at least two distinguished individuals well acquainted with their work.
“The application typed in the prescribed format along with enclosures (proofs) may be sent by Registered/ Speed post to Registrar Office NIFTEM-Kundli,” reads the notice