Researchers Wanted

Social Science Baha
is seeking to hire researchers to work on the research project
Expertise, Labour and Mobility in Nepal’s Post-Conflict, Post-Disaster Reconstruction: Construction, Law and Finance as Domains of Social Transformation
being conducted in partnership with the University of British Columbia.

Number of position: Three
Term: Thirteen (13) months on a full-time basis (17 November 2017 – 16 December 2018)
Duty Station: Social Science Baha, Battisputali Kathmandu, with the requirement of fieldwork in selected earthquake-affected districts.
Salary: NPR 28,000 per month

Key Responsibilities:

– Each researcher will conduct research on one of the three topics: construction, law, and finance, and prepare a case study report. Research will require fieldwork in rural areas, as well as document analysis and meetings with relevant agencies in Kathmandu and district centers.

– Researchers will work under the supervision of senior researchers from Social Science Baha and other collaborating institutions from Nepal, Canada, USA and Denmark.

– Researchers will be expected to submit regular updates in English and participate in regular team briefings by email and Skype.


– Master’s degree in any social science discipline

– Demonstrated ability to write research papers in English will be an added advantage.

Application Procedure
Please go here to download the application form and guidelines on the application process.

Application Deadline: 26 September 2017

Selection process will consist of both written test and oral interview. Only shortlisted candidates will be invited to participate in the later stages of the selection process.