Position : Research Associate (COE-37)


U.S.- Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies in Water (USPCAS-W)
at Mehran University of Engineering and Technology (MUET), Jamshoro


Research Associate (S) Under Hec Funded Project (COE-37)

Applications are invited for the following position in a research project titled “Conserving Indus river water quality through pollution source tracking, economical treatment systems, and water circular economy” which has been awarded by the Higher Education Commission (HEC), Islamabad under the Center of Excellence (CoE) grants atUS-Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies in Water (USPCAS-W), Mehran UET, Jamshoro.






Research Associate (S)

The candidate should have a Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering/ IWRM/ Water Resources Engineering (preferably Ph.D. from Overseas). Fresh Ph.D. holders will be given priority.

  • Having experience in managing and conducting donor-funded research projects in the above-said fields
  • Having expertise in modeling and simulation, GIS & Remote Sensing, and Statistical and other web-based software will be given priority

 Terms of Reference (TORs)

Provide assistance to Director/P.I  in managing all project activities of the Center. The major job responsibilities will include:

  • Responsible for providing technical support to Principle Investigator/Co-Principle Investigator in the project activities. This will include office management, interaction with concern activity leads, liaison with Research assistants(RAs), MS and Ph.D. students working on the project,
  • Review and analyze the data, develop reports, monitor activities, follow up on the activity plan, and submit the progress report
  • Recording of minutes, the of meeting, preparing a presentation, and preparation of relevant reports as required by the PI and Co-PI
  • Coordinate with all implementing agencies, departments, and other stakeholders
  • Prepare and consolidate expenditure framework and budget
  • Reports, Implementation Plans, and Procurement Plans as required
  • Write publications and book chapters
  • Organize the seminars, workshops, and conferences
  • Get the time-to-time instructions from PI & Co-PI and respond accordingly



  • Interested candidates should send their CV through an online application at careers.water.muet.edu.pk on or before 30th September 2022.
  • Candidates who are already serving in Government / Semi-Government and autonomous bodies should apply through the proper channel accompanied by N.O.C. from the employer. An advance copy of the application(s) may be sent, so as to reach within the due date.
  • Application processing fee of Rs.500/- can be deposited in the Habib Bank Limited A/C No. 00727901894001 titled CAS-W Leveraging.
  • Only short-listed candidates will be called for the test/interview.
  • No T.A / D.A. will be paid for appearing in the test/interview.
  • The University/Center reserves the right to delete any position(s) partially and/or wholly.


The last date to apply is: 30th September 2022


For any further information:

Prof. Dr. RasoolBux Mahar
Principal Investigator
US-Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies in Water (USPCAS-W)
Mehran University of Engineering & Technology, Jamshoro, Sindh, Pakistan.
Tel: 022-2109145
Email: uspcasw@admin.muet.edu.pk

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