Last date for application: Tuesday 20 February 2018

Forman Christian College (A Chartered University)  has two vacancies for Research Associate and one Field Assistant (DPL) under research project ‘Development of a New Herbicide Trait and its Transformation into Wheat and Cotton’ (PARB 851) funded by Punjab Agricultural Research Board, Lahore. Candidates are encouraged to get project details from muhammadimran@fccollege.edu.pk

The candidates applying for the position of research associate are required to possess MPhil degree in the field of Biotechnology/Molecular Biology with no third division in the entire academic career. Relevant research experience in gene cloning/plant transformation and or protein science/enzyme engineering /enzyme kinetics will be given preference. The selected candidate will be paid @ Rs. 40,000/- p.m. However, S/he will be required to sign a bond for entire duration of the project (from induction to 30/06/2020). The details will be provided to the selected candidates.

The candidates applying for the position of filed assistant (DPL) must be familiar with the field work in agriculture (land preparation, irrigation, sowing, harvesting, plant protection etc).

Candidates for all the positions should be ready to join immediately. Last date for receipt of application is Tuesday 20 February 2018. Applicant should email their detailed CV along with scanned photograph to recruitments@fccollege.edu.pk and cc to muhammadimran@fccollege.edu.pk.

Candidates will be informed about the interview through their emails. It is necessary to clearly mention the job title in the subject line.

Forman Christian College (A Chartered University) is an equal opportunity employer.

Last date for application: Tuesday 6 February 2018

Forman Christian College (A Chartered University) has a vacancy for Field Assistant under the PSF funded project entitled “Evaluation of selected phytase transgenic wheat lines in soil under contained environment”. He/she will be responsible for field work (cultivation and agricultural practices of crops especially wheat). He/she will also be responsible for any other tasks and duties assigned to him related to laboratory work.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum middle school. It is imperative the incumbent has the ability to read and understand text and labels in English.

Job Description

  • Field practices (sowing, irrigation, application of weedicides and fungicides)
  • Management of plants, cultivation and plant specific harvesting
  • Management of seed stocks
  • Growth of plants in pots
  • Maintenance of green house and net house
  • Dusting and cleaning of work space and maintaining general cleanliness of glassware and work benches.
  • To work overtime and on weekends whenever required
  • Make trips to the market for petty purchases needed to conduct laboratory work.
  • Be fit to lift reasonable weight within laboratory

Interested candidates should send their CV to recruitments@fccollege.edu.pk and CC: to asmamaqbool@fccollege.edu.pk by Tuesday 6 February 2018. It is necessary to clearly mention the job title in the subject line.

Forman Christian College (A Chartered University) is an equal opportunity employer.