College of Veterinary Sciences
Positions Vacant

01 Research Assistant & 01 PhD student/Research Associate for HEC Project (No. 20 16721/NRPU/R&D/ HEC/2021), UAP.

Applications are invited for the position of 1. Research Assistant 2. PhD student/Research Associate under Research Project No. Ref.No:20-16721/ NRPU/R&D/HEC/2021 2021 Entitled "Development of Rapid Diagnostic Method and Identification of vaccinal Candidate for the control of Theileriosis in Ruminants" sponsored by Higher Education Commission of Pakistan (Islamabad).

Project Duties:
Candidates with relevant education and substantial working experience in Ticks identification, their Vector role, and chemical & Haematological 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 of haemoprotozoans and prevalent Ticks, having a commitment to complete the project duration, 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. Research Assistant (01) The candidates are required to possess a degree of Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) OR M.Sc /B.Sc.(Hons) degree in the field of Biological Sciences with at least two first divisions (one in M.Sc./B.Sc.(Hons) and no third division in the academic career. Relevant experience in the field of Veterinary and Biological Sciences research will be given preference. The selected candidates will be paid @ Rs. 40,000/- pm. Fixed as a full time worker. The selected candidate will be required to sign a bond for entire duration of the project, initially for one Year.
2. Ph.D. Student/Research Associate (01) The candidates are required to possess MPhil or M.Sc(Hons) degree in the field of Veterinary Sciences, Animal Sciences or Biological Sciences with at least two first divisions and no third division in the academic career. Relevant experience in the field of Veterinary and Biological Sciences research will be given preference. The selected candidates will be paid @ Rs. 32,000/- pm. fixed and their enrollment in Ph.D. program in the relevant field is required. He will be required to sign a bond for entire duration of the project, initially for one Year.

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 & Serial No. 2 will be 12 months which 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. Research Assistant: August 30, 2023 at 10 am.
  2. PhD Students/Res. Associate: August 30, 2023 at 12 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:

Prof. Dr. Murad Ali Khan
Principal Investigator
Project No. No. 20-16721/NRPU/R&D/HEC/2021
College of Veterinary Sciences, UAP
Department of Parasitology, The University of Agriculture, Peshawar.
Cell #: +92 303 8485426
Email: drmuradwazir@aup.edu.pk


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