Detailed Job Description / Requirements:
Researcher (Social Science)
The International Water Management Institute (IWMI) is looking for a well-qualifed, experienced social science researcher for this key position within its growing Nepal office in Kathmandu to work across a range of the Institute’s research projects. He/She should be adept at understanding, interpreting and analyzing complex policy and institutional issues related to water security and management, climate change and social development in Nepal (and the surrounding region). Reporting to the Country Representative – Nepal, the position holder will support existing cutting-edge research on river basin development, agricultural transformation, and gender and development. The person will also be expected to develop new areas of work in collaboration with colleagues in the Nepal office and, more widely, as part of IWMI’s Strategic Program on Sustainable Growth.
We seek candidates with a PhD in a social science discipline or a field closely related to water resources management, agricultural development or natural resource management, or an MPhil with 7-10 years of proven technical competence; and a very good understanding of social and institutional development issues in relation to irrigation system development and management, farming systems and rural development in Nepal.
For a detailed job description and to apply for the position, visit www.iwmi.org/jobs.
Your application must include a copy of your curriculum vitae, cover letter which addresses IWMI’s requirements stated above, and contact information of three professional referees who may be contacted if you are short-listed for the positon.
Applications must be submitted by 24:00 on May 27, 2018 (Sunday).
This is a nationally recruited staff position and only citizens of Nepal are encouraged to apply. IWMI offers a competitive salary and benfits package, which includes transport and health insurance.
The International Water Management Institute (www.iwmi.org) is an international, non-profit, scientific research organization focusing on the sustainable use of water and land resources in developing countries. IWMI works in partnership with governments, civil society and the private sector to develop scalable agricultural water management solutions that have a real impact on poverty reduction, food security and ecosystem health. Headquartered in Colombo, Sri Lanka, with regional offices across Asia and Africa, IWMI is a CGIAR Research Center and leads the CGIAR Research Program on Water, Land and Ecosystems (WLE). www.iwmi.org
IWMI is an equal opportunity employer and emphasizes the importance of diversity and inclusiveness in identifying candidates for this position and its staff more generally.
|0 NRs per hour|
|Ph.D. / Doctorate|
|15 May, 18|
|27 May, 18|