• Full Time
  • Kathmandu
  • Applications have closed

Website Southasia Institute of Advanced Studies (SIAS)



Southasia Institute of Advanced Studies (SIAS), a Kathmandu-based research institute is looking for a highly motivated full-time Researcher to join a vibrant and interdisciplinary team of researchers with national and
international repute. Followings are the key job responsibilities:
Major Responsibilities

  • Undertake field data collection, carry-out analysis using NVivo software and prepare reports.
  • Prepare case-stories, audio-visuals, and other outputs as necessary and lead dissemination.
  • Draft technical reports and assist in developing peer reviewed papers and other scientific products as envisaged in the project proposal.
  • Take meeting minutes, events proceedings and fieldnotes.
  • Carry out data archiving, data management and communication.
  • Support in organizing deliberative forums at national, provincial and local level.
  • Assist in organizing events like policy dialogues, workshops, seminars series etc.
  • Support in designing project communication and dissemination materials.
  • Coordinate with project partners and facilitate in the project delivery.
  • Develop concepts for scientific knowledge products and contribute in writing.

Duration and duty station

  • It is a Kathmandu-based position with regular field visits to districts in Bagmati and Lumbini provinces. This position is initially for 2 years with possibility of extension.
    The probation period will be of three months.

Qualifications and skills

  • Master’s degree in social and applied science-related disciplines (Gender Studies, Development Studies, Agriculture Economics, Sociology and equivalent) with at least two years of experience in research.
  • Prior experience of writing scientific outputs and publication in peer review journal
  • Excellent writing, communication and dissemination skills
  • Good command in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
  • Prior knowledge on qualitative data analysis using qualitative tools like NVivo
  • High level of motivation and commitment to high-quality research


  • Salary will be commensurate with experience and proven track records

To apply Please e-mail your updated CV and a cover letter by outlining your (a) capacity, (b) reasons for applying for this job, and (c) expected salary by 22 June 2022 to

We are an equal opportunity employer and maintain workforce diversity (For this particular position, female candidates are encouraged to apply). Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for practical assessment and interview. Telephone inquiries will not be entertained and may lead to the disqualification of the candidate.

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