Vacancy announcement from Tribhuvan University Central Dept of Botany

Tribhuvan University

2015-11-03

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The central Department of Botany (CDB), Tribhuvan University, Kritipur, Kathmandu has been sub-awarded with city University of New York (CUNY), New york USA and Agriculture and Forestry University(AFU), Chitwan, Nepal a Four-year research project "participatory Biodiversity and climate change Assessment for Integrated Pest management in the Chitwan- Annapurna Landscape, Nepal" from USAID IPM Innovation Lb. The IPM Innovation Lab raises the standard of living of people in developing countries by working with them to develop the best solution to the agriculture challenges they face. In addition to reducing damage caused by pests and diseases, the program also deals with issues such as gender, health, nutrition, equitable use of resources, and agricultural education.

In this project the CDB is going to focus on climate change and biological invasion. To implement the project, the CDB is recruiting on post-Doctoral Fellow (Research Field Site coordinator) and three phD researchers from qualified Nepali Citizens. Interested candidates are invited to submit application to the CDB with the necessary documents by November 3, 2015(Kartik 17, 2072), The short-listed applicants will be invited for an interview.

Documents to be submitted with application letter:

Curriculum Vita, certified copies of academic certificate and citizenship certificate, letter of interest ( max. 2 pages and two reference letters.

Eligibility: A) Post-Doctoral Fellow: phD in botany; at least 5 years of experience in field level research; ability to coordinate with the local community and stakeholders; published three to five research articles in a peer-reviewed journals.

B) phD Researcher: M.Sc. in Botany ( preferably with specialization in Ecology or Plant systematics); experience in field research.

For more details, Please contact

prof. Dr. PK Jha (Nepal Project coordinator and Co-PI)

Head, Central Dept.of Botany, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu