BRAC University is the highest ranked private university in Bangladesh according to QS Asian University Rankings. The Department of Mathematics and Natural Sciences (MNS) at BRAC University is inviting applications for the position of Research Associate and Senior Research Associate, or in case of unavailability two positions of Research Associate.

Number of Position: 2 (two)

A. Research Associate (Life Sciences)

Core Responsibilities:

  • Conducting Laboratory Research: The primary obligation for a Research Associate will be to conduct original research work under the guidance of a Faculty member or a Senior Research Associate who will design high quality research in Life Sciences. The research findings will be regularly published in high impact international journals. 
  • Laboratory Assignments: As a full-time research personnel, the Research Associate will also assist and cooperate in ensuring good laboratory practice and in developing guide books and manuals for the Laboratory.

Requirements:

  • Master’s level degree in Life Sciences such as Biochemistry, Microbiology, Genetic Engineering, Biotechnology
  • 1 years’ experience in Laboratory based research.
  • Publications in high impact journals will be considered as additional qualifications.

B. Senior Research Associate (Life Sciences)

Core Responsibilities:

  • Developing Research Projects: In addition to conducting research as described below, the Senior Research Associate will develop his/her own research projects. The Senior Research Associate will make efforts to bring in external project-grants to the department, and add to the resources for research provided by the MNS department.
  • Resource Development: As a trained researcher, the Senior Research Associate will participate as resource personnel in organizing training programs to enhance the research skills of other researchers in Life Sciences.
  • Conducting Laboratory Research: The Senior Research Associate will plan and conduct original research work under the guidance of a Senior Faculty member in an appropriate field. The research results will be regularly published in high impact international journals.
  • Laboratory/other Assignments: As a full-time research personnel, the Senior Research Associate will also assist and cooperate in ensuring good laboratory practice and in developing guide books and manuals for the Laboratory. The Research Associate and Senior Research Associate will report to the coordinator of Life Sciences, MNS department for assignments, and will be available for any other responsibilities of the Research Laboratories as assigned by the coordinator in consultation with the chairperson of MNS department.

Requirements:

  • Master’s level degree in Life Sciences such as Biochemistry, Microbiology, Genetic Engineering, Biotechnology
  • 3 years’ experience in research. For candidates with higher qualifications the duration of experience may be relaxed.
  • Publications in high impact journals will be considered as additional qualifications.

Application Procedure: Interested candidates meeting the above requirements should apply online through www.bracu.ac.bd/about/get-involved on or before 24 February 2018. Any attempt to influence the selection process unethically will disqualify the candidate’s application.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

BRAC University
66 Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh