Studentship Position Available at Institute of Chemical Sciences, UoP

Applications from Pakistani nationals are invited for the following position to work on HEC funded NRPU Project entitled, “Synthesis, characterization, and identification of anti-Alzheimer molecules through combinatorial synthesis using biotransformation protocols”. The position is open in the Institute of Chemical Sciences, University of Peshawar, as per following details and terms.

Position Required Qualification Contract Duration



  • BS/M.Sc. Organic Chemistry with first division or CGPA 3.00/4:00 at minimum.
  • Candidate must be enrolled in MS/M.phil. Program in a HEC recognized Institution/University or ready to get admission in MS/M.phil. Program at Institute of Chemical Sciences, University of Peshawar.
  • The candidate should have no third division and no more than two second divisions in the entire academic career.
  • The candidate must not be getting any type of scholarship/ any other funds/remunerations/any salary and must not be on study leave.
  • In-service candidates will not be considered for the post.

1 year, extendable up to maximum 2 years, subject to satisfactory performance and availability of funds 

Terms and conditions:

  1. Only short-listed eligible candidates will be called for interview (via email or phone number).
  2. The candidate must have successfully completed BS/M.Sc. final year project.
  3. Preference will be given to candidates with good background in organic chemistry and research experience in purification and structure elucidation of organic compounds.
  4. The Principal Investigator reserves the right to accept or reject any application without giving any reason.
  5. The selected candidate will be initially engaged for one year followed by annual extension up to maximum 2 years subject to satisfactory performance and availability of funds.
  6. The Principal investigator can terminate the contract due to poor performance at any stage of the project.

How to Apply:

  • Application with cover letter along with detailed CV (containing contact number, email and postal addresses), BS/M.Sc. thesis, research publication (if any) and scanned copies of all academic testimonials should be submitted via email to the Principal Investigator on within 15 days of this advertisement.
  • Original documents and BS/M.Sc. thesis shall have to be presented at the time of the interview. Incomplete and applications received after due date will not be entertained.  

Note: Errors and Omission are liable to be rectified by the University authorities.


Dr. Salman Zafar (Principal Investigator)
Institute of Chemical Sciences,
University of Peshawar