Application Call for Postdoc position

Published Date: 2019-10-21, Monday

Kathmandu University, School of Education

Postdoc position available

The School of Education Kathmandu University is implementing a multi-country research project "Linking Education and Labor Markets: Under what conditions can Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) improve the income of the youth?" (LELAM). The project is funded by the Swiss Agency of Development and Cooperation (SDC) and Swiss National Science Foundation and is being led by Swiss Federal Institute for Technology, ETH Zurich, Switzerland. Apart from Nepal, this project is also being carried out in Benin, Costa Rica, and Chile.

School of Education Kathmandu University invites applications for one Postdoc position under the LELAM project. This position is a full-time position and the selected candidate is responsible for overall management of the project, carrying out research and publications within the main research theme of the project, offering academic courses, conducting training, etc. The selected candidate will be appointed initially for one year with possibility of extension.

Candidates who meet the following criteria are eligible to apply

  • PhD in related field
  • Academic publications
  • Work experience in research and academic field

A good understanding of technical and vocational education sector, economics, sociology and statistics is highly preferred.

Apply by November 3, 2019 with an application letter along with your two-page CV, citizenship certificate, one published research paper (preferably in TVET field), and a 1000-words note reflecting your perspective on TVET in general and Nepali TVET in particular. You can apply either by visiting in person to the School of Education (Hattiban) or by writing an email at

For details on LELAM project please visit or write at or call at 9801370083.

An open house will be conducted on 25 October (1.00 pm), 2019 at Kathmandu University, School of Education, Hattiban where prospective candidates can meet with the Principal Researcher and staff of the project and learn more about the project and the Postdoc position.

Category: Highlights for Students
Last Updated Date: 2019-10-21,Monday
Published By: School of Education
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