Research Associate in Multi-Hazard Mapping

National Society for Earthquake Technology-Nepal (NSET)
Location: Nepal
Salary:As Per Organization's Rule
Posted Date: 2021-02-05 Deadline: 2021-02-21
  • Nos. of Opening : 1
  • Location : Nepal
  • Salary : As Per Organization's Rule
  • Category : Others
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

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 Multi-Hazard Mapping (RA3)


No. of Position: 1

Appointment Type: Full Time for 3 year

Bachelor of science or engineering, and preferably a Master's degree or equivalent experience, with a particular emphasis on innovative methods applied to the processing and analysis of remote sensing data. Good understanding of spatial data analysis and geo-statistics. Good working understanding of geohazards and risks. Strong practical experience with GIS and remote sensing, including geodatabase creation, management, and data analysis, and the development of web apps.

Location: NSET Headquarters in Kathmandu with frequent field visits.


Apply Instructions

Interested candidates are required to submit the application through the online submission system at 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.

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Organization Summary


National Society for Earthquake Technology-Nepal (NSET), with funding support from United States Agency for International Development (USAID), is implementing a 5-year “Baliyo Ghar” program to contribute to safer reconstruction in Nepal.

The objective of the program is to ensure disaster- resilient construction of houses through awareness, training, demonstration and support on code compliance. The program aims to expand the technical knowledge and expertise gathered during the program implementation for achieving the broader goal of disaster resilient housing construction in Nepal.


Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Location National Society for Earthquake Technology-Nepal (NSET) Sainbu V.D.C. Ward No. 4, Bhainsepati Reside
Organization Size 1-10
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