IIM Calcutta: Search for Director

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Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC) is a premiere Management Institute in India. It is the first Indian Institute of Management established in 1961. Over the years, IIMC has grown into a mature institution with global reputation, imparting high quality management education. It has been playing a pioneering role in professionalizing Indian management through its Post Graduate and Doctoral level programs, Executive Training Programs, Research and Consulting Activities.

The vision of the Institute is to “emerge as an International Centre of Excellence in all facets of Management Education, rooted in Indian ethos and societal values”. IIMC is one of the Asia's finest Business Schools and the only triple accredited business school in India (one of only 74 Business schools around the world and among 5 in Asia which are accredited by the three globally recognized B-school accreditation associations: AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS). Its strong ties to the business community acts as a catalyst for professional management practices in Indian organizations. Today, IIMC attracts the best talent in India - a melting pot of academia, industry and research. The best and brightest young men and women pursue its academic programs.

IIMC seeks to appoint a Director to lead the institution in maintaining and extending its leadership edge among peers and building higher visibility globally through greater collaboration with academia and industry. The individual is expected to provide strong academic leadership so that the Institute is recognized for its excellence in management research and education; as a significant contributor to the "nation building effort" and the making of policy at the National level. The candidate should be a person with eminent academic credentials (preferably with a Ph.D. degree in relevant discipline), with proven experience in academic administration and institution building. Especially in light of the autonomy resulting from the IIM Act, the individual will also be responsible for fund raising and creating endowment. The candidate should have the capability of providing leadership to build on IIMC’s strong foundation and track record and take it to the next level in line with its mission and vision.

The appointment, tenure and performance review will be guided by the IIM Act 2017 and its Rules (as notified by MHRD) and also the Regulations of IIMC (presently being drafted) and will be made on a contract basis for a period of 5 years or till attainment of the age as per the IIM Act 2017 and its Rules (as notified by MHRD), whichever is earlier.

Those interested should send their CV to: scsc@iimcal.ac.in and also post/courier a copy to, Chairman, Search Cum Selection Committee, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, Joka, Diamond Harbour Road, Kolkata 700104.

All applications must reach the Search Committee, through email and regular mail on or before June 11, 2018.