Research Associate (Economics)

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  • Anywhere
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Website Nepal Development Research Institute


Research Associate (Economics)

NDRI is an independent, non-profit institution dedicated to address the contemporary and emerging challenges through quality research for evidence based policy and programming. Established in 2004, NDRI comprises of an interdisciplinary team of experts with highest academic standings, and wealth of national and international experiences. NDRI focuses on creating opportunities for research, dialogue and collaboration. NDRI has been able to strengthen linkage between the policy makers, academia, different national and international organizations and a pool of experts.

NDRI is looking for an eligible candidate for the position of Research Associate (Economics). The applicants are required to submit the application documents in-person at NDRI office or via email to no later than 12 September 2023, Tuesday at 5:00 pm Nepal Standard Time.

Required Qualification and Experience

  • Master’s Degree in Economics or related field. Applicants with PhD in Economics or related field may be considered for the position of Senior Research Associate
  •  Good background and interest in economic analysis
  • Demonstrated skills and experience in using economic research and analysis tools (preferred)
  •  Proficiency in econometric analysis, using statistical software (such as R, Python, SPSS or Stata) for data analysis and modeling would be an advantage
  • Profound knowledge/experience on research methodology, especially in economics.
  •  Experience in project development and execution would be an advantage.
  •  Pleasant personality and team worker with good command of both English and Nepali languages

Detailed Terms of Reference (ToR) can be downloaded here:

The application form can be downloaded here. The applicants should submit the following documents.

1. Cover Letter
• Signed with contact details
• Addressed to the Executive Director of NDRI
• With expected salary
2. Application Form (attached)
3. Curriculum Vitae
4. Photocopy of Citizenship
5. Photocopy of latest degree
6. Experience certificate (if any)

Important Notes:

1. In case of email submission, all the required documents should be attached within a single email in a single pdf file and sent to ( Requested applications submitted to other email addresses besides the given email address will not be entertained. Also, multiple submission of documents will be disqualified.

2. Please clearly mention the position in the subject line of the email as ‘Application for the Post of Research Associate (Economics)’. Email and documents without the given subject line will not be considered.

3. Shortlisted candidates will be informed for the final interview.

Nepal Development Research Institute (NDRI)
Lalitpur, Nepal
Tel: +977-1-5454975

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