GOVERNMENT OF PAKISTAN
Federal Judicial Academy Islamabad
The Federal Judicial Academy (FJA)is a body corporate fully funded by the Government of Pakistan. FJA
seeks to enhance the quality of the Judicial System and catalyzed its development to meet current and
emerging expectations and needs of the country and society. FJA is engaged in imparting judicial training and
organizes certain courses on different subjects besides conferences/workshops and symposia each year on a
variety of current legal and judicial topics for serving Judges, Prosecutors and Court Personnel from across the
country. Each program seeks to develop and advance one or more ideas for reforming and strengthening the
While faculty positions at the FJA are also well-compensated and command great prestige in the legal
community, the real attractiveness of this job lies elsewhere. Being on the faculty of the FJA allows one the
singular privilege of having a formative influence on the ideas, ethos and work culture of judges of Pakistan’s
District Judiciary, many of whom will also go on to join the Constitutional Courts. The FJA’s nexus with the
judiciary also ensures that incumbents would have access to ample resources for conducting cutting-edge
research in the field of law and policy in Pakistan; and a moderate teaching load ensures an environment
conducive for focusing design and on research leading to publication.
FJA is seeking suitable candidates from all over Pakistan, for faculty appointments. The candidate shall be well
qualified, with demonstrated high level of expertise in research and teaching law, hardworking, ethical,
committed to the cause of justice, seeking an exciting opportunity for catalyzing institutional development of
the judicial system. Minimum qualifications, terms and conditions of employment are as under:
of suitable candidates
appointment may be made in BPS-
21, with higher remunerations).
Age limit: Minimum 35 years.
Initial Appointment: Contract
one(01) year (extendable)
“The applicant must have:
a bachelors degree in law, such as LLB or JD,
preferably a higher degree, from a recognized
institution, local or foreign; and 10 years of
experience in the field of law. Experience as a
reputed as centers of excellence;
a diverse work experience and wide-ranging
a commitment to the field of teaching,
established by previous teaching experience
or otherwise; and
a capacity for engaging in research and
publication, established by previous
publications or otherwise .“
a. The applicant should submit an application along with attested latest three photographs and copies of
testimonials in respect of educational qualifications, date of birth, experience and extra curricular
Each complete application must be accompanied by 2 writing samples which best
demonstrate the applicant’s writing ability as well as legal reasoning skills; in case the
applicant has mentioned previous publications in his or her CV, the same may be presented
ii). Two letters of recommendation from people of high repute and standing in the legal and
judicial fraternity; in case the applicant has mentioned previous teaching experience in his
or her CV, one of the letters must be from a professor or other officer of the teaching
institution where the applicant taught.
c. The incumbents, selected for the interview, have to bear their own travel expenses. No allowance will
be paid to the candidate.
d. The Academy reserves its right to reject incomplete applications.
Last date for submission of applications: 27-02-12.
Address: Director General, Federal Judicial Academy, Khayaban-e-Jauhar (Service Road South), H-814,
(Parvaiz Ah Chawla) Director General
Pay and allowances:
approx, in aggregat