Job Opportunity
Institute of Biotechnology & Genetic Engineering
HEC funded project on
IMPROVING WATER USE EFFECIENCY AND STRESS TOLERANCE OF WHEAT BY GENETIC TRANSFORMATION WITH ClHSP22 FROM WILD WATER MELON

Applications are invited from Pakistani Nationals, who are not married to a foreign national, for the appointment on the following positions in the Institute of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering under National Research Program for Universities-Higher Education Commission project No. 20-3398, titled "IMPROVING WATER USE EFFECIENCY AND STRESS TOLERANCE OF WHEAT BY GENETIC TRANSFORMATION WITH ClHSP22 FROM WILD WATER MELON" with the following terms and conditions.

Research Associate (One Post) Research Assistant (Two Posts)
Honorarium: Rs. 25,000/- per month
Contract duration:
1 year [renewable up to three (03) years]

Qualification:
M.Phil. Biotechnology [must be registered for PhD Biotechnology]
Experience:
Candidate having good working experience related to the molecular biology, molecular plant physiology and report writing will be preferred. Duties and responsibilities include working in both field and lab including raw material collection, vector construction, gene expression, plant transformation and downstream analysis as well as preparing project report and manuscript writing.
Honorarium: Rs. 20,000/- per month
Contract duration:
1 year [renewable up to two (02) years]

Qualification:
B.Sc (Hons) Biotechnology [must be registered for M.Phil Biotechnology]
Experience:
Candidate having good working experience related to the molecular biology and plant physiology. Duties and responsibilities include working in both field and lab including raw material collection and preparation of vectors and gene cassettes for further analysis.
Project information:
The project duration is 36 months. The above positions are purely on temporary basis. The incumbent will be required to sign a bond for entire duration of the project.
How to apply:
One page application including short CV must reach the office of the Principal Investigator in the Institute of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering at the University of Agriculture Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa by July 15, 2015.

For More Information Contact:

Dr. Aqib Iqbal
Associate Professor / Principal Investigator
NRPU-HEC project no. 20-3398/NRPU/R&D/HEC/13/836
Institute of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering,
The University of Agriculture Peshawar,


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