Assistant Professor
Kathmandu Forestry College
Kathmandu Forestry College (KAFCOL) , which was established in 2005, is the first public company with mandate of producing forestry graduates in Nepal. The College, which is affiliated with the Tribhuvan University, has been running B.Sc.Forestry program since its establishment. Since 2012, KAFCOL has also been running a M.Sc. program in Geographical Information Science and Systems (GI Science) in cooperation with the Salzburg University, Austria, and, aDiploma in Forestry (DIF) program under affiliation with the Council for Technical Education and Vocational Training (CTEVT) of the Ministry of Education. The College has started M.Sc. program in Natural Resources Management and Rural Development (NRM-RD) from 2016, under affiliation with the Tribhuvan University. Alongside teaching, the College has been implementing several research and outreach projects related to biodiversity, forestry, and natural resources management.

Assistant Professor

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Basic Job Information

Job Category : Teaching / Education > School/ college administration
Job Level : Senior Level
No. of Vacancy/s : [ 1 ]
Employment Type : Full Time
Job Location : Kathmandu, Central Development Region, Nepal
Offered Salary : Negotiable
Apply Before(Deadline) : Jan. 22, 2018 23:55 (1 year, 6 months ago)

Job Specification

Education Level : Master
Experience Required : More than or equals to 3 years
Other Specification

  • Should have at least Master degree in Soil Conservation/ Watershed Management, Forestry, Natural Resources Management, GIS and Remote Sensing or relevant subjectfrom reputed university. Experience in teaching and student’s research supervision would be additionaladvantages
  • Should be able to teach three courses per semester in line with KAFCOL requirements
  • Should be willing to and capable of participating in students study tours and excursions
  • Should be knowledgeable about basic computer skills, including MS word, Excel, Power Point etc. Having knowledge on practically useful software for practical classes of the subjects to be taught are preferable
  • Should have excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Nepali languages
  • Experience in writing proposals and track record of obtaining competitive grants; and publication of research papers in professional journals would be important advantages

Job Description

Duties/ Responsibilities

  • The successful candidate is expected to teach 2-3MSc, BSc and/or Diploma level Forestry and NRM-RD courses per semester
  • Guide/Supervise thesis, project works and other assignments of M.Sc.NRM-RD, B.Sc. Forestry and Diploma in Forestry students
  • Qualified candidate can have opportunity to also teach M.Sc. level GI Science courses
  • Carry out academic, research and outreach activities as assigned by theCollege, with highest level of quality standards.
  • Regularly monitor and evaluate students academic and researchperformances and report the same to the Principal and Vice principal
  • In consultation with the Principal and other senior faculty members, proactively work to bring suitable research projects in the College
  • Assist the Principal and Vice-Principal in organizing occasional training, seminars and talk programs, and assist Program Coordinators in planning, and implementing field study tours and excursions
  • Proactively work to enforce and monitor the College rules relating to students conduct
  • Perform any other tasks assigned by the Principal

NOTE: Salary as per company rule


The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor* (see below). The initial appointment is normally for one year and is renewable based on performance. The salary offered to the successful candidate is as per the KAFCOL rules, commensurate with qualifications and experience. It is also possible to earn additional income by carrying out research and consulting projects.

* If found qualified, the selected candidate can be appointed at the rank of Associate Professor, and/or Coordinator of M.Sc-NRM- RD Program.

Applying Procedure

The application deadline is 22 January 2018. Short-listed candidates will be invited for presentation and interview. Please send: (l) a letter of application summarizing your strengths, (2) recent curriculum vitae,and (3) names and addresses of three referees to the following address.

The Principal
Kathmandu Forestry College Koteshwor, Kathmandu
Tel +977-l- 5147211

Note: Selected candidate if currently working with other government or non-government agencies is required to submit no-objection letter or other evidence of non-association with the former within a specified period, before she/he can be hired. 2) Candidate who has obtained academic degree from foreign university should have received letter of equivalence from Tribhuvan University.

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