Position Vacant: Research Associate in Biochemistry (20-4582/NRPU/R&D/HEC/14/725)

Applications are invited from Pakistani Nationals, who are not married to a foreign national, for the appointment on the following position in the Department of Biochemistry under National Research Program for Universities-Higher Education Commission project No. 20-4582/NRPU/R&D/HEC/14/725, titled “Virtual Screening and Genetic Transformation of Stem rust Resistant Gene in Wheat (Triticum aestiveum ) for Sustainable Resistance against Stem Rust ” under following terms and conditions.

Post name: Research Associate (1)

Monthly Stipend: PKR. 20,000/- per month

Contract duration: 02 year

Qualification/Eligibility: PhD Student (already enrolled or fresh admission in Department of Biochemistry)

Experience: The candidate should have an experience of DNA extraction, PCR, Gene transformation, tissue culture working in team and individual atmosphere and good writing skills. Candidate having project relevant background will be preferred.

Project information: The project duration is 36 months. The above position is purely on temporary basis. The incumbent will be required to sign a surety bond for entire duration of the project. The selected candidate could use the partial project data for his/her PhD thesis to fulfill the requirement of the PhD degree with the consent of the PI (which will act as his/her supervisor). Intellectual property rights will remain intact with the Principle Investigator and student (research Associate) will not claim what so ever in this regard.

How to apply? One page application including short CV must reach the office of the Principal Investigator in the Department of Biochemistry at the Government College University Faisalabad not later than 27-08-2015, 4:00pm.


Dr. Shazia Anwer Bukhari 
Principal Investigator (PI)
Associate Professor
Department of Biochemistry
Government College University Faisalabad