Research Associate (Engineering Geology)

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  • Anywhere
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Website Nepal Development Research Institute


Research Associate (Engineering Geology)

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.

To contribute to its Water and Climate Program and Disaster Management Program, NDRI is looking for an eligible candidate for the position of Research Associate. The applicants are required to submit the application documents in-person at NDRI office or via email to no later than 18 August 2023, Friday at 5:00 pm Nepal Standard Time.

Required Qualification and Experience

  •  Master’s degree in engineering geology, applied geology, hydrogeology or related field,
  • Good background and interest in disaster (specifically landslides and floods) risk management studies,
  • Proficient and experience in using computer programming languages, especially Python and handling large datasets,
  •  Demonstrated skills and experience in using Google Earth Engine, GIS and Remote Sensing (preferred),
  • 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 (Engineering Geology)’. 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, Fax: +977-1-5437362

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