National Society for Earthquake Technology-Nepal (NSET) is seeking applications for Research Associate (RA) positions for the Sajag-Nepal Project: Preparedness and planning for the mountain hazard and risk chain in Nepal. Sajag -Nepal is a collaborative research project which is designed to make a significant difference to the ways in which residents, government, and the international community take decisions to manage multi-hazards and systemic risks. The team consists of Nepali and international researchers and practitioners from a range of disciplines, including geoscience, social science, and the humanities.
Sajag-Nepal involves Universities of Durham, Northumbria, Oxford, Bristol (UK), National Society for Earthquake Technology-Nepal (NSET), BBC Media Action - Nepal, Stiftelsen Flowminder, IFRC Nepal, Social Science Baha Nepal, Tribhuvan University (Nepal), and Universities of British Columbia (Canada) Auckland and Canterbury (New Zealand).
Position: Research Associate in Disaster Preparedness and Response (RA4)
No. of Position: 1
Appointment Type: Full Time for 3 year
Qualification: Master's degree in a relevant field, such as social science, disasters, and risk, including training in qualitative research methods, the experience of working in post-disaster response in Nepal, and a good understanding of international disaster response protocols and architecture. Familiarity with the roles of national and international disaster response agencies in Nepal, as well as experience with managing relevant data sets for disaster preparedness or response
Location: NSET and partially located in UN RC Office
Interested candidates are required to submit the application through the online submission system at www.nset.org.np/vacancy no later than 5.30 pm on 21 February 2021. NSET always emphasizes the diversity of the workforce in terms of gender, national, culture, and religion. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups, and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. No telephone inquiry will be entertained. NSET policy demands selection strictly on a merit basis and any undue influences are sure to lead to disqualification.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. NSET reserves the right to reject any or all applications without assigning any reasons. All the suitable applications will also be kept in NSET Roster and will be screened and contacted for further evaluation if and when there is a need.