KU, School of Engineering announces vacancy for the post of Research Assistant


As per regulations

Full time

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Department of Civil and Geomatics Engineering has received a research grant from Energize Nepal which is managed by Kathmandu University (KU), Nepal, in partnership with Hydro Lab Pvt. Ltd. Nepal, SiNTEF Energy Research (SEfAS), Norway and Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). The project aims to improve the capacity of research and education required for development of the renewable energy sector in Nepal and the region.

The title of funded project is “Technical Investigation of Tunnel Support Technology in Hydropower Projects located in the Himalayan Region of Nepal.”

To support and to smoothly conduct the research project, the project call for an application from interested and committed candidate to work as a full time MS by Research Assistant who will be admitted as MS by Research Student in KU. The necessary tuition fee and nominal cost will be provided by the project.


Candidates should at least have a 4 years Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering (with excellent knowledge in Tunnel and Hydropower Engineering). Those who are waiting for their final result are also eligible to apply. In addition, the candidate must have good writing and communication skill in English and learning attitude.

How to apply

Interested candidates are requested to send their CVs (not more than 2 pages long) with cover letter explaining their competence and objectives to undertake a research and copies of academic certificates chronological in a single pdf file no later than 10th November 2018 to dege@ku.edu.np.

Only shortlisted candidates will be called for the subsequent selection procedure and the final decision will be under the departmental jurisdiction.

Female candidates are encouraged to apply. Selected candidates are expected to join duty immediately.

For further information:

School of Engineering

Kathmandu University

Dhulikhel, Kavre

Tel no: (011) 661399 

E-mail: info@ku.edu.np

Web: http://www.ku.edu.np/