6 Research Assistants needed at NUST (NBS)

nustNUST Business School (NBS) invites applications from postgraduate research students for the position of Research Assistant (RA) for the following HEC Approved Projects:

A suitable candidate is required to be enrolled/have MS (management, business administration, entrepreneurship).

 Project 1: “ Exploring the Determinants of Mobile Financial Service Adoption in Pakistan: The Moderating Role of Government Regulations and Demographics “. A suitable candidate is required to be enrolled/have MS (management, business administration, entrepreneurship).

Project 2: “Knowledge Retention from the Critical employees of the Organizations: Strategies, Issues and Challenges-An Investigation of the Banking Sector of Pakistan”.

Project 3: “Tit for Tat? When and How Subordinate’s Behaviour Instigates Abusive Supervision: A Case Study from Pakistan”.

Project 4: “Antecedents of Sustainable Performance Among ISO14001- Certified Manufacturing Companies in Pakistan “.

Project 5: “The Broken Connection of Firm Internationalization: The Case of International New Ventures from Emerging Economies”.

Project 6: “Design of the Order Fulfilment Process for Mass Customization in Manufacturing SMEs”.

The Position

The RA will support teams of researchers and technical assistance providers in executing high quality work for these funded projects. RAs work as part of larger project teams and must balance the fast pace of working on multiple assignments simultaneously. The position offers qualified applicants the opportunity to learn about policy topics within the division’s practice areas and develop professional skills in qualitative and quantitative research methods, analytic reasoning, verbal and written communication, project management, and related areas.

For details: http://www.nust.edu.pk/INSTITUTIONS/Schools/NBS/Campus-Life/News/Pages/Position-for-Research-Assistants-at-NBS.aspx

Courtesy: NUST

Chemonics to hold free 5-day training in Digital Marketing & Advertising

smeaUSAID SMEA has taken the Initiative of providing a FREE 40 hour/5-day training in Digital Marketing & Advertising to build the digital marketing knowledge base and hands-on skills across SMEA industry sectors and improve their yields in digital advertising.

The 40 hour coursework has been designed in 3 modules. The modules are 8 hours, 16 hours and 16 hours respectively. The training days would be full working days 0900 – 1700 of intensive hands-on training. USAID SMEA is FREE for attendees.

The trainings were launched in Dec 2018 and have successfully conducted several sessions in different cities of Pakistan. New sessions for different cities are planned every few weeks. Below are the dates of the upcoming sessions.

*** NEW Location & Date of the Training Sessions

*** – Islamabad – Jun 13, 2019 –

Karachi – June 19, 2019 –

Other cities – “Coming soon.

Signup now to get notified.” Fill the registration form below ASAP to be invited to the above training sessions. If your city is not mentioned, fill the form below to be invited when sessions are planned for your cities or the cities near you.

Register here: https://lnkd.in/fgpBPVw

Disclaimer: USAID SMEA reserves the right to select/reject the applicants.

Courtesy: Chemminics CE

UNV announces positions for Islamabad and Peshawar

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The United Nation Volunteer Program has recently announced various positions for its UN agencies based in Islamabad and Peshawar.  Following are the positions and links to apply:

More details can be found on http://jobs.un.org.pk/UNJobs.php

Info courtesy: Rozee UN

VSO Pakistan is recruiting for 20 paid national volunteer positions


VSO is the world’s leading international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty. Working in 24 countries around the world, our unique role in international development is to place committed volunteers with carefully selected organisations where their skills can have the greatest impact.

For its Pakistan office in Islamabad and provinces, VSO is looking for volunteers against the following positions. A monthly stipend worth 36,000 PKR will be paid to the selected volunteer.

The deadline for applying for these positions is June 11, 2019 and more information can be found via https://www.vsointernational.org/volunteering/volunteering-pro/jobs

Fellowship opportunity for scholars and practitioners of law


Deadline June 01, 2019

Exchange and Analysis on Democracy and the Rule of Law in Europe Scholars and practitioners of law from member states of the European Union are invited to apply for up to 20 fellowships provided by re:constitution, a new programme that aims for a European exchange on constitutional law and values that leads from common words to shared concepts.

re:constitution is a joint programme of the Berlin-based Forum Transregionale Studien and Democracy Reporting International (DRI). It is led by its Academic Director, Christoph Möllers (Professor of Public Law at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin / Permanent Fellow of the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin), and a Collegium of legal scholars from different European countries that include Austria, France, Italy, Hungary, Spain, and the United Kingdom. re:constitution is funded by Stiftung Mercator.

Who Can Apply

— Legal practitioners (i.e. in courts, public administration or NGOs) and (postdoctoral) scholars
of law and neighbouring disciplines at an early career stage who want to carry out projects of
their own choice on questions related to the re:constitution programme.

— All applicants need to be residents of the European Union (including the United Kingdom) for
the duration of the fellowship. Furthermore, applications from Switzerland are also welcome.

For details: https://democracy-reporting.org/fellowships/


Call for young scholars for ideas to manage air pollution

sdpiSDPI announces a call for innovative ideas to manage air pollution in Pakistan. It encourages young students (15-30 years of age) from Colleges and universities to design, portray and communicate their innovate solutions using digital media such as graphics, art, 3-D models, digital photos, documentaries/short videos, and others.

The program aims to motivate young people for their active engagement and an opportunity to showcase their skills around problem solving, innovation, communication, entrepreneurship, and their ability to make an impact and a change. This way, young people can also inspire and stimulate institutions to engage more in reducing pollution and of course for a better future for everyone.


Eligibility: An individual (or a group) must be enrolled in a full time education system either university program or college and submit their final ideas and models by June 2, 2019 (Deadline). Please note that we only allow inputs using digital/visual form. Thejudgment will be based on the concept, understanding, sustainability of the model and the way of communicating the ideas around reducing/ tackling air pollution in the country.

Only shortlisted candidates will be given a chance to showcase their ideas in a high-level seminar being held at SDPI on World Environment Day, Monday, June 10th, 2019 (3:00-5:00 pm) at SDPI conference hall.

First prize: Rs. 10,000/-

Runner up prize: Rs. 5000/-

Certificates of participation will be given from SDPI to all shortlisted candidates. 

All submissions and enquiries can only be made through email to:

Dr. Hina Aslam, Associate Research Fellow, SDPI, hinaaslam@sdpi.org

Ms. Maryam Shabbir, maryam@sdpi.org

Glow consultants require two senior professionals


Glow Consultants has a niche in monitoring, evaluation, institutional support and other policy analysis related assignments. It has its root in 2003 initiative Pro-Growth which was a youth led and youth focused development initiative.

It has announced the following two full time job openings:

1) Senior M&E Specialist/M&E Lead – to lead M&E team of a multi-million, multi-year development programme. Islamabad based. Joining ASAP, or mid June 2019.

2) Senior Economist: To support GoKP with the economic development policy formulation through policy input, research and advice. Experience in industrialization, energy, labour economics etc. Required PhD in Economics or related field. Peshawar based. Joining around November 2019. Please share your CVs  

Courtesy: Saeed, Glow Consultants