Senior Research Assistant, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine (Temporary)


Aga Khan University


Karachi, Pakistan


The Aga Khan University invites applications for the position of Senior Research Assistant.


You will be responsible to:
  • liaise with physician for patient recruitment for the project
  • visit collaborating centres for patient recruitment
  • obtain and filling patient consent form
  • collect of sample for patient recruited for study
  • make work trips to collaborating (thatta) collection points or centres for collecting patient samples 
  • ensure sample transport to AKUH for project
  • meet on a monthly basis with Research coordinator and other team members
  • monitor project activities at study sites
  • facilitate during workshops and CME organized related to grant
  • any other duty or responsibility assigned by the Supervisor or PI.


You should have:
  •  a Bachelor degree in Science / Social Science
  • 2-3 years of related work experience or the equivalent combination of education and experience
  • ability to converse fluently in English 
  • ability to communicate effectively and strong interpersonal skills 
  • ability to use MS Office 
  • exceptional problem solving skills.
  • demonstrates knowledge of techniques, skills, equipment, procedures and materials. 
  • ability to develop and maintain recordkeeping systems and procedures 
  • ability to understand and carries out the principles of safety management; complies with safety policies and procedures. 

To Apply

​​Please send your detailed CV to human.resources@aku.edu. Please mark the subject with the position applied for.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Applications should be submitted latest by August 25, 2019