The Hamid D. Habib Chair in Financial Services

Company:Institute of Business Administration, Karachi Pakistan

Location:Pakistan / Karachi


Employment Type:Permanent Full-time


The Hamid D. Habib Chair

in Financial Services

at the Institute of Business Administration (IBA)

Karachi, Pakistan

The Institute of Business Administration (IBA), is and one of the most prestigious higher education institutions located in the city of Karachi, which is the financial hub of Pakistan. IBA was established almost seven decades ago with the technical support from some leading global institutions, such as the Wharton School of Finance, University of Pennsylvania and the University of Southern California, USA. IBA has zealously guarded the high standards and academic traditions it has inherited while adapting and adjusting them with the passage of time.

IBA has a state-of-the-art campus which follows the best international standards and offers faculty and students a unique learning and teaching experience with well-equipped spaces that favor team-work and creativity. IBA’s faculty comprises distinguished experts across a variety of business disciplines and hold doctorates from world-renowned universities.

Bank Al Habib Ltd (BAHL) has established the endowed Hamid D. Habib Chair at the IBA to bring excellence in teaching and research-related activities in financial services. To achieve this goal, IBA is looking for the ideal candidate who preferably has an international stature and expertise and has demonstrated excellence in the core areas of Finance, as well as innovations in Finance which characterize the current landscape in financial services.

The nature of the job requires that the candidate should have a strong academic and research background and robust linkages with the industry and market of financial services.

Job description

  1. Lead the development of courses in the financial services and employ innovative and contemporary teaching methods.
  2. Undertake nationally and internationally recognized research, particularly on the Pakistani financial service industry and markets.
  3. Engage in research-led teaching to keep students and faculty abreast on trends in local industry.
  4. Liaise with industry practitioners and alumni for indigenous problem identification and curriculum design.
  5. Mentor other academic team members and contribute to the overall leadership of the Endowment Fund for the effective engagement with the industry.
  6. Coordinate with the donor organization in liaison with IBA faculty and students to identify opportunities for fund allocation.

The terms and conditions will be commensurate with the credentials and experience of the candidate and would be close to international rates for such positions. IBA will provide successful applicants with all the necessary information and support concerning relocation and finding accommodation in Karachi, governmental administrative procedures, visa issuance and any family related issues.

Candidates interested in applying for these positions are invited to send a cover letter, a detailed CV, a list of publications and the names and contact information of two referees to: Review of applications will start immediately and the positions will remain open until it is filled. We encourage interested candidates to apply at their earliest. In particular, we encourage women to apply.

IBA is an equal opportunity employer and our selection process is enshrined in meritocracy and transparency. All applicants are welcome to apply irrespective of national origin, race, ethnicity, gender and religious beliefs.

Contact Person:Abdullah Zafar Sheikh

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