Disaster Resilient Communities in Nepal by 2050

Vacancy Announcement for the position - Geologist

Date of First Publication: 16th March 2023
Deadline for submission: 24th March 2023

National Society for Earthquake Technology-Nepal (NSET) invites applications for eligible candidates for the following positions:

1. Position: Geologist
No. of Positions: One
Appointment Type: Full Time for 1 year with possibility of extension
Required Qualification: Masters in Geology
Experience: 2 years in similar position

Main Responsibilities:

»  Analyze seismic data from various sources, including field surveys, seismometers, and geodetic data, to estimate seismic hazard parameters such as ground motion characteristics, earthquake frequency, and magnitude.

»  Study seismic hazard parameters using various data sources, conduct field investigation using state of the art wireless field equipment to perform investigation to study subsurface geology and to study parameters associated with geological hazards such as earthquakes.

»  Collaborate with interdisciplinary team for research projects, in developing reliable seismic hazard models and perform sensitivity analysis.

»  Summarize research findings in technical reports for stakeholders.

»  Present research findings as required to stakeholders at different stages and platforms.

»  Assist for conducting a training program in the field of hazard assessment, risk mapping, and preventive measures and preparation of urban risk Atlas.

»  Assist for conducting orientation, training on earthquake preparedness and earthquake safety.

»  Report preparation and presentation on the geological/seismological part of projects as required by NSET.

»  Assist in writing or contribute to reports and other program reports as required by NSET

»  Assist supervisor in developing strategies, plans, programs and materials for earthquake awareness raising and capacity building of the common people and other stakeholders

»  Assist in developing strategies, curricula, and materials for training programs targeting various levels of stakeholders

»  Implement or assist in the implementation of public awareness programs, training programs or any other form of information/knowledge sharing or capacity building such as workshops, seminars, and conferences

Only the interested candidates fulfilling above mentioned requirements are encouraged to apply.

Please submit your cover letter with immediate contract number and expected salary; and an updated CV no later than 5:30 pm by 24th March 2023 through online submission at vacancy@nset.org.np.

Please clearly mark position on the subject of the email while you apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. NSET reserves the right to reject any or all applications without assigning any reasons.

The Executive Director
National Society for Earthquake Technology-Nepal (NSET)
House 65, CR-13, Sainbu Awas, Bhainsepati
Lalitpur Metropolitan City-25, Nepal

NSET Policy demands selection strictly on merit basis. Any undue influences are sure to lead to disqualification.

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