Research Associate, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine (Temporary)


Aga Khan University


Karachi, Pakistan


Aga Khan University invites applications for the position of Research Associate.


You will be responsible:
  • to ensure smooth and efficient day-to-day operation of sample recruitment & data collection activities
  • to collaborate & monitor and troubleshoot all recruitment field sites.
  • to visit fields for trouble shooting
  • to collaborate with study sites for patient samples
  • to monitor progress of research activities
  • to enter data 
  • for data management and data analysis
  • for timely submission of technical and financial report
  • to assist in preparing manuscripts & abstracts for publication/presentation as required by investigators, administrators, funding agencies
  • for any other duty or responsibility assigned by the Supervisor
  • for monitoring and troubleshooting all research site / field sites identified by PI
  • to apply skills and Job knowledge in area of specialization; molecular techniques, operations, tools, and analyzed data and generate technical report under supervision of PI
  • to coordinate and supervise all senior research assistant, technologist and field officers and participate in research study associated activities such as data management, data analyzed 
  • to develop and maintain recordkeeping systems and procedures and responsible for technical and Financial report.


You should have:
  • a Masters in Biotechnology/Biochemistry/Genetics/Microbiology or equivalent qualification in a related area 
  • 2-3 years of related work experience
  • laboratory bench experience of 3 or more years in handling nucleic acid based testing and preferably DNA sequencing
  • an ability to do literature search for project, to perform data analysis and to write 
  • good observational and interviewing skills 
  • strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • an ability to work independently.

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 notified.

Applications should be submitted latest by August 25, 2019