Department of Agronomy
Positions Vacant

Internship [B.Sc. (Hons) Student] and Thesis Research [M.Sc. (Hons) Student] and Dissertation (Ph.D. students) for HEC Project (No. 20-16750/NRPU/R&D/HEC/2021), UAP.

Applications are invited from Pakistani Nationals, who are not married to a foreign national, for the appointment on the following two positions, under National Research Program for Universities - Higher Education Commission Project No. 20-16750/NRPU/R&D/HEC/2021, with the following terms and conditions.

Project Duties:
Candidates with relevant education and substantial working experience in plant identification, growth, and chemical analysis are strongly encouraged to apply. Duties and responsibilities include assisting the Principal Investigator (P.I.) and Co-Principal Investigator (Co-PI) in project-related tasks, conducting work in both field and laboratory settings, including sample collection, field trials, traveling to project sites, gathering data on plant growth and chemical analyses, having a commitment to completing the Internship, Thesis Research, and Dissertation, as well as preparing project reports and international publications. Furthermore, responsibilities encompass writing new proposals, presenting data, and fulfilling teaching assignments, among other tasks.

S # Positions Qualification / Experience
1. Internship B.Sc. (Hons) Student (02) The candidates should have strong academic background with CGPA 3.0. Students already enrolled for internship in B.Sc. (Hons) in Agronomy and Agriculture Chemistry & Biochemistry will be given preference.
2. M.Sc. (Hons) Student (02) The eligible candidates should have strong academic background with CGPA 3.0 in B.Sc. (Hons) (4- Years Degree) in Agronomy, Agriculture Chemistry & Biochemistry and other related departments from an HEC recognized University. Students already enrolled in M.Sc. (Hons) Agronomy and Agriculture Chemistry & Biochemistry will be given preference.
3. Ph.D. Student (01) The eligible candidates should have strong academic background with CGPA 3.0 in M.Sc. (Hons) (2- Years Degree) in Agronomy, Agriculture Chemistry & Biochemistry and other related departments from an HEC recognized University. Students already enrolled in Ph.D. Agronomy and Agriculture Chemistry & Biochemistry will be given preference.

S.No: 1, 2, 3:
The candidates are required to possess at least two first divisions (B.Sc. (Hons)/M.Sc. (Hons) and no third division in the academic career.

Project information/ Contract duration:
The project duration is 36 months. The positions mentioned above are purely on a temporary basis. The initial appointment for Serial No. 1 will be 7 and a half months, for Serial No. 2 will be 8 months, and for Serial No. 3 will be 12 months. These appointments may be extended based on the satisfactory performance of the applicant and the availability of funds from the donor agency.

How to apply:
One-page application having 2 Passport (color) size photos, 1 reference letter, Attested Certificates/Testimonials, Attested Experience letter if any, CNIC, Domicile including latest CV must reach the office of the undersigned by August 25, 2023. Applicants must come for interview along with original documents in the office of Principal Investigator (P.I.) according to the following schedule:
  1. Internship B.Sc. (Hons) Students: August 28, 2023 at 10 am.
  2. M.Sc. (Hons) Students: August 28, 2023 at 12 am.
  3. Ph.D. Students: August 29, 2023 at 10 am
Note:
Incomplete application shall not be entertained. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview by the selection Committee. The candidates are required to bring along their original certificates and testimonials at the time of interview. No TA/DA will be paid for appearing in the interview.

For more information:

Dr. Ihsanullah Daur
Principal Investigator
Project No. No. 20-16750/NRPU/R&D/HEC/2021
Office # 178, Plant Science Building
Department of Agronomy, The University of Agriculture, Peshawar.
Cell #: +92 334 9485854
Email: idaur@aup.edu.pk


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