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Employment History of Vice Chancellor


Administrative Positions

Vice Chancellor,

The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Pakistan
(July 2010 - July 2014)

Established governance system in line with regional demands and converted this institution into the top-ranked university in the country within four years.


Founding Vice Chancellor,

The Government Sadiq College Women University Bahawalpur,
(March 2013 - July 2014)

Established overall governance system of a women college that was elevated to the University


Director, Neurovirology Section,

Thomas Jefferson University, 1020 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
(March 2003 - June 2006)

Managed a research group comprised of four postdoctoral fellows, residents and medical students doing their research project in the area of medical virology.


Professional Positions

Founding Chairperson,

Inter-University Consortium for the Promotion of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities (IUCPSS) in Pakistan
(2012 - 2013)

A first ever academic consortium promoting interactions among higher education institutes.


Member Board of Governors, Chancellor Nominee,

the Institute of Southern Punjab, Multan, Pakistan
(2010 - 2014)

Member, Ph.D. / Graduate Programs Review Committee,

(2010 - 2014)

Evaluated and advised for Ph.D. and other graduate programs of public and private sector Universities in Pakistan


Biosafety Officer,

(May 1995 - June 2006).

Managed the Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases biosafety level 3 (BSL-3) laboratories at the Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA


Member,

(June 2003 - June 2006)

Farber Institute for Neurosciences of Jefferson Hospital for Neurosciences, at the Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA


Radiation Safety Officer/Advisor,

(May 1995 – June 2006)

Advisory role in Radiation Safety Program of the Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and Environmental Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA


Laboratory Manager

(1990 - 1994)

Organized Molecular Fungal Genetics Labs at the Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Academic Positions

Professor of Biotechnology/Biochemistry,

(September 2014 - Present).

American University of Ras Al Khaimah, Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates


Professor of Biochemistry (Higher Education Commission of Pakistan)

(March 2007 - July 2010)

Department of Biochemistry, PMAS Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi, Pakistan


Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology,

(July 2006 - May 2007)

Drexel University College of Medicine (DUCOM), Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA


Research Assistant Professor of Medicine,

(July 2001 - March 2003)

Thomas Jefferson University Medical College (The Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University), 1020 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA,


Instructor of Medicine,

(July 2000 - June 2001)

Thomas Jefferson University Medical College (The Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University), 1020 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA,


Post-Doctoral Fellow/Research Associate,

(May 1995 - June 2000)

Thomas Jefferson University Medical College (The Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University), 1020 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA,


Graduate Teaching/Research Assistant,

(Sept 1989 - Aug 1994)

Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA,


Research Officer/Lecturer in Biochemistry,

(1985 - 1989)

University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan