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Work at IIB

The Institute of Integrative Biosciences (IIB) is fast-growing cross-disciplinary institute that aspires to offer world-class degree programs and undertake 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. IIB is looking to recruit outstanding faculty members to its team and invites applications for the following positions.

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 line. Deadline for receipt of applications is August 5, 2017.

CECOS University is an equal opportunity employer that recruits individuals on the basis of merit alone.

Responsibilities

  • Teach a combination of undergraduate-level courses in Mathematics, Probability & Statistics, and Biophysics.
  • Establish an independent and extramurally funded research group in mathematical biology, biostatistics, bioinformatics, or any related area.
  • Supervise undergraduate and graduate research projects

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

Responsibilities

  • Teach a combination of undergraduate-level courses in Organic, Inorganic and Physical Chemistry, and Biochemistry
  • Establish an independent and extramurally funded research group in any area of Biochemistry, or any related area
  • Supervise undergraduate and graduate research projects

Responsibilities

  • Teach a combination of undergraduate-level core biotechnology and molecular biology to undergraduate postgraduate students.
  • Establish an independent and extramurally funded research group in any area of Biotechnology, or any related area

Responsibilities

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

Responsibilities

  • Develop and deliver a series of three courses on Introductory Economics, Entrepreneurship and the Global Biotechnology Industry.
  • Design workshops and other co-curricular activities as needed, to enhance entrepreneurial skills of students and foster the startup ecosystem on campus.

Responsibilities

Generate digital and analog (print!) content for all IIB communications. Be able to inspire, design and develop the intersection of biology, design and art at IIB.

Responsibilities

Create a digital marketing strategy, develop content and maintain active and engaging social media channels to promote teaching, research and community activities and generate public awareness about STEM and in particular biotechnology.

Responsibilities

Organize regular social and educational events, competitions and a flagship conference annually for the biotechnology community.

Eligibility criteria

Posts 1-4: A doctorate from a well-reputed institution with a minimum of 0/5/10 years (for Assistant/Associate/Full Professors, respectively) experience in teaching and research, together with an impressive publication record. Experience with industry will be a plus. Post-5: A Masters degree from an institute of high repute in a relevant field together with a minimum of 3 years of teaching experience of English as a Second/Foreign Language in Pakistan. Experience in curriculum design and development will be a plus. Post-6: A Masters degree from an institute of high repute in a relevant field together with a minimum of 3 years of teaching experience in business/entrepreneurship. Experience in Bioentrepreneurship will be a bonus. Post-7: A Bachelors degree from an institute of high repute in a relevant field together with a minimum of 1 year of digital art/design experience using software. Post 8: Ideally a person with a 4-year BS background with excellent digital marketing skills. Excellent communication and writing skills in English. Post 9: Ideally a person with atleast a 4-year BS background with excellent event management experience. This includes design, marketing, sales, content and logistics.

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