Aafia Sheikh started her career as a Lecturer in Government College for Women (Sambrial), Sialkot in 2001. Later she joined SBA-SSE, LUMS as a Senior Lab Instructor. In 2015, she joined Government College Women University, Sialkot and working here till date.
Her research interest are Electrochemistry, Thin films and Solution Chemistry. Currently she is enrolled as PhD candidate in Forman Christian College (A Chartered University), Lahore.