Situation Vacant

Applications are invited from Pakistani Nationals, for appointment as Research Assistant, under – Higher Education Commission project No. 6679 titled “Bacteriological profiling and gene(s) identification responsible for antibiotic resistance in bacteria causing complicated skin and skin structure infections”, with the following terms and conditions.

Project Duties: 

Candidate having good working experience related to the Pharmacy research and expert in Laboratory analysis & extractions, report and manuscript writing will be preferred. Duties and responsibilities include assisting P.I & Co-PI for project work, working in both field and lab including Samples collection from field, Travelling to project sites, chemical analyses, preparing project report, writing new proposals, Presenting data and manuscript writing.

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Research Assistant  (01) Ph. D research scholar
Salary: as per HEC policy

The eligible candidate should have strong academic background with 1st class Pharm. D degree and M. Phil in Pharmacy from HEC recognized University. Preference will be given to that candidate which is enrolled as Ph. D or M. Phil leading to Ph. D scholar.


The candidates are required to possess at least two first divisions and no third division in the academic career.

Project information: The project duration is 24 months. The above positions are purely on temporary basis. The incumbent will be required to sign a bond for entire duration of the project.

Contract duration: The initial appointment will be for six months, which will be extended for further six months based on the satisfactory performance of the applicant and availability of the funds from donor Agency.

How to apply: One page application having 1 Passport size photo, Attested Certificates/Testimonials, Experience letter if any,  CNIC, Domicile including short CV must reach the office of the undersigned by August 4th, 2017. 

Note: Incomplete application shall not be entertained. Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interview by the selection Committee. The candidates are required to bring along their original certificates and testimonials at the time of interview. No TA/DA will be paid for appearing in the interview. 


Prof. Dr. Shumaila Bashir
Principal Investigator HEC Project No.6679/
Department of Pharmacy, University of Peshawar,
Phone No: 091-9216750