Kathmandu Institute of Applied Sciences (KIAS) is seeking competent, committed and result oriented researchers and supporting staffs to support the Center for Analytical Sciences at KIAS focusing on following project.
Background of project: Contamination of food products with pesticides and (oo)cysts is a common public health problem. In this project, we aim to (a) develop paper-based analytical device to measure pesticide residues in food products combining enzyme inhibition assay and smartphone detection, (b) develop smartphone based microscopic system to measure (oo)cyst contamination in food products, and (c) validate both of above methods in field. These one-year (possibility of extension to one more year) positions are supported by National Academies of Science, USA.
1. Post-Doctoral Research Fellow (full time contract)
Vacancy number: CAS1703, Position available: 1
2. Project coordinator (full time contract)
Vacancy number: CAS1704, Position available: 1
3. Dissertation students (full time students)
Vacancy number: CAS1705, Positions available: 2
Students will be supported for their dissertation work by providing necessary financial assistance along with supervision.
Application closing date
All positions are available immediately. Applications will be reviewed on rolling basis and only selected candidates will be contacted for next steps.
Last date to submit application: February 10, 2018
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