Department of Zoology, Kohat University of Science and Technology (KUST), Kohat requires the services of a single well-qualified Research Associate/Research Assistant to execute NRPU HEC funded Research Project (10615) entitled: Exploring Pathogen Web Affecting Honey Bee Health and its Effective Treatment in Pakistan”. The nature of the job is to work on contract basis and will be offered for a period of 6 months but it is extendable based on the performance up to successful completion of the project. The University and PI have the right to cancel the contract, if the performance of the employee is not satisfactory and will be re-advertising for the remaining period.

Position and other information

Qualification/Experience

Research Associate Salary: Rs. 25,000 (Lump Sum) per month fixed or Research Assistant

Salary: Rs. 20,000

 (Lump Sum) per month fixed.

PhD students (enrolled in PhD) for Research Associate or Research Assistant MPhil enrolled students (or having MPhil degree in Zoology with specialization in Entomology) with research experience in the relevant field having microbiological/entomological skills OR have a grip on isolations and characterization of microbes/ especially bee pathogen etc. The students have knowledge of Insects/Apiculture and statistical approaches as well. Working with Honey bees in lab & fields and managing bee farm is mandatory.  In addition, research papers writing skills will be preferred.

Site of Activities / Research

KUST & Different Areas of Pakistan

Last Date

Candidate fulfilling the above-mentioned criteria should submit application on a plain paper, along with CV and attested photocopies of all certificates/ degrees, published research papers and a proposal on or before February 26, 2020 to PI. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.

Note: Short listed candidates will call for interview

DR. SYED ISHTIAQ ANJUM

Assistant Professor

Principal Investigator HEC NRPU Project (10615)

Department of Zoology, Kohat University of Science and Technology (KUST)

Kohat -26000 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan

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