Situation Vacant Under HEC NRPU Project at Department of Geology

Applications are invited from Pakistani Nationals for the appointment on the following project based positions, under National Research Program for Universities – Higher Education Commission project No: 17227 titled “Assessing Rare Metals availability in Pakistan for their use in Photovoltaic Solar Cells to Produce Inexhaustible Renewable Electricity from Sunlight". The positions are funded by the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan. The candidates fulfilling the prescribed qualification, and other conditions may submit their application along with the relevant documents within 11 days of this advertisement (December 29, 2023).

Experience and Duties: 

 Candidates with substantial knowledge in Geology will be given preference. Duties and responsibilities include assisting the project PI and Co-PIs with project work, working in the laboratory, conducting chemical analyses, preparing project reports, writing manuscripts, and presenting data. 


S.No. Position Qualification/ Criteria



M.Phil/MS Scholar (02)

BS in Geology/Material


Contract duration:  

 The initial appointment will be for one year, which will be extended for a further one year based on the satisfactory performance of the applicant and availability of the funds from the funding Agency.  How to apply: 


 The application (containing email address and cell phone number) on plain paper along with attested testimonials should reach the Geology office, Department of Geology, University of Peshawar within 10 days of this advertisement. Only short-listed candidates will be called for interview through their email addresses or contact numbers, and no separate call letter will be issued for interview. 


 Incomplete applications shall not be entertained. The candidates are required to bring their original certificates and testimonials at the time of the interview. Submit a  a brief letter explaining your relevant previous experience and research interests.  

 The candidates must be enrolled in the MS/MPhil Geology program at the time of the interview, and the selection will be made from students currently enrolled in the MS/MPhil Geology/Material Sciences program at the University of Peshawar and University of Peshawar affiliated Centres.


INTERVIEW DATE: January 08, 2024, Timing: 11:00 AM.

VENUE FOR INTERVIEW: Department of Geology, University of Peshawar.         


Contact Information: 

  • Email:
  • Mobile# (03339027300) 


Principal Investigator               
Dr. Asghar Ali                                             
Associate Professor
Department of Geology     
University of Peshawar