Situation Vacant

Applications are invited from Pakistani Nationals for appointment on the following Two positions, under National Research Program for Universities– Higher Education Commission Project No. 8184/KPK/NRPU/R&D/HEC/2017 with the following terms and conditions:

Project Duties: 

Candidate having good working experience related to the Materials Processing, Glass Synthesis, Characterization (FTIR,XRD,UV and PL etc) and Photovoltaic’s (3rd Generation Photovoltaic’s) with an excellent analytical, presentation, report and manuscript writing skills will be preferred. Duties and responsibilities include assisting P.I & Co-PI for project work, working in both field and lab including samples collection, Field days, travelling to project sites, chemical analyses, preparing project report, writing new proposals, presenting data and manuscript writing.

S.No. Position Qualification/ Criteria


Research Associate (01)
Salary: Rs. 25,000

fixed  per month

The eligible candidates should have strong academic background with 1st class or CGPA 3.0 in Master/BS (4- Years Degree) & MSc (Hons) or MPhil in Physics from any HEC recognized University. Students enrolled in PhD in Physics, will be given preference.


The candidates are required to possess at least two first divisions (one in M.Sc./B.Sc. (Hons) and no third division in the academic career.

Project information: The project duration is 36 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 the remaining period of the project based on the satisfactory performance of the applicant and availability of the funds from donor Agency.

How to apply: One-page application having 2 Passport size photos, Attested Certificates / Testimonials, Experience certificate if any, CNIC, Domicile including short CV must reach the office of the undersigned (Materials Research Laboratory, Dept. of Physics) by March 12, 2020. 

Note: Incomplete applications 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. 


PI: Dr. Yaseen Iqbal, Phone:091 9216727, Cell: 0300 9016451.

Co-PI: Dr. Shahid Ali &  Phone: 091 9216727, Cell: 0346 9367626.





Prof. Yaseen Iqbal
Chairman, Department of Physics/ In-charge, MRL
University of Peshawar