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Work at IIB

The Institute of Integrative Biosciences (IIB) is a fast-growing cross-disciplinary institute that offers world-class degree program in Biotechnology and pursues impactful research in various areas of life sciences that lie at the juncture of biology, and other natural sciences and engineering disciplines. IIB was established in 2014 as a constituent institute of CECOS University of IT and Emerging Sciences, a leading player in engineering and computer science education in Peshawar for over 30 years. At this juncture, IIB is looking to recruit outstanding faculty members to its team of professionals and invites applications for the following positions.

Responsibilities

  • Teach a combination of undergraduate-level courses in Computer Sciences, (particularly programming with Python), Bioinformatics, Computational Biology and Genomics
  • Establish an independent and extramurally funded research group in computational biology, bioinformatics, genomics, or any related area.
  • Supervise undergraduate and graduate research projects

Eligibility

All candidates must have a PhD from a top-tier institution in the relevant area; for senior appointment, at least 4 years of post-PhD teaching experience is required. Candidates from a Computer Science background who are keen to learn and apply their knowledge to solving biological problems are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and deliver the following undergraduate-level courses in Mathematics: 1. Pre-calculus; 2. Calculus; 3. Linear Algebra with Differential Equations; and 4. Probability and/or Statistics.

Eligibility

The ideal candidate will have a Masters or 4-year Bachelors degree from a top-tier institution with 3+ years of teaching experience; candidates applying for Assistant Professorship must have completed a PhD. Experience in teaching mathematics within the context of life sciences will be a plus.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and deliver the following undergraduate-level courses: 1. Organic chemistry; 2. Inorganic & Analytical Chemistry, and 3. Physical Chemistry

Eligibility

The ideal candidate will have a Masters or 4-year Bachelors degree from a top-tier institution with 3+ years of teaching experience; candidates applying for Visiting Professorship must have completed a PhD. Experience in teaching chemistry within the context of life sciences will be a plus.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and deliver a series of four English courses for students in the BS Biotechnology program
  • Design workshops and other co-curricular activities as needed, to enhance English language and general communication skills of students.

Eligibility

The ideal candidate will have a Masters or 4-year Bachelors degree from a top-tier institution with 3+ years of teaching experience.

Responsibilities

  • Assist faculty members during lab exercises and able to demonstrate to students
  • Evaluate quizzes, assignments and papers
  • Assist in the procurement process with good record keeping practice
  • Able to revise manuals and SOPs

Eligibility

BS/MS in Biotechnology from a reputable university

We seek energetic, self-driven individuals with strong communication skills (both verbal and written) who are not only deeply passionate about science education but are also keen to play a pivotal role in the development of science and technology in Pakistan.
Please submit your CV together with a cover letter and a one-page statement in a single PDF to IIBcareers@cecos.edu.pk indicating the position of interest in the subject field. Deadline for receipt of applications for the position of Lab Technologist is June 30, 2018 and for faculty positions is July 20, 2018.
CECOS University is an equal opportunity employer that recruits individuals on the basis of merit alone.
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