Research Associate
Department of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering Kohat University of Science and Technology, Kohat

Applications are invited from highly motivated, energetic, research oriented, individual and team players for the following position in the HEC funded research project (No.20-3421/NRPU/R&D/HEC/374). The project involves nonviral cationic nanocarriers and their extra- and intracellular processing. Aim of the current project is to help nanocarriers to cross various cellular barriers in efficient manner so that they can ultimately be used for gene therapy purposes (For details please see: ur Rehman Z et al., J Control Release. 2011 Nov 30; 156(1):76-84. doi: 10.1016/j.jconrel.2011.07.015. ur Rehman Z et al., ACS Nano. 2012 Aug 28;6 (8):7521-32. doi: 10.1021/nn3028562. ur Rehman Z et al., ACS Nano. 2013 May 28;7(5):3767-77. doi: 10.1021/nn3049494).

 

Following are the terms and conditions:
Research Associate (One Post)
Honorarium: Rs. 20,000/- Fixed per month
Contract Duration: 1 year
Qualification: BS Biotechnology/Cell Molecular Biology/Biochemistry/ Biology

 

Successful candidate must secure admission as an MPhil Scholar in the Department of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering, Kohat University of Science and Technology, Kohat, fulfilling university admission criteria.

 

Experience: Although not necessary, candidate with strong practical and/or theoretical background of cell biology, cellular trafficking, imaging and nanobiotechnology are encouraged to apply and will be preferred.

 

Responsibilities: The individual would be responsible for experimental work of the project, data compilation and writing manuscripts. Moreover, PI is establishing his own research lab, therefore, in addition to performing his own research, it is also expected from the candidate that he/she would help PI in establishing the lab, by taking care of new machines/orders/documents etc. Moreover, he/she will guide/teach new students with techniques available in lab.

 

Project Information: The above position is purely on temporary basis.

 

How to Apply: Interested candidates are required to submit their applications with copies of academic documents, one-page Research Idea, CV, CNIC and other related documents in the office of the Principal Investigator at the Department of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering, Kohat University of Science and Technology, Kohat, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on or before March 03, 2020. Only shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview.

 

For More Information Contact:

Dr. Zia ur Rehman
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Assistant Professor / Principal Investigator
Department of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering
Kohat University of Science and Technology, Kohat.