Senior Research Fellow - Institute of Crisis Management Studies

**Senior Research Fellow**
Institute of Crisis Management Studies Introduction:
The Institute of Crisis Management Studies is a newly established center for academia focusing on management of crises, those occurring both as a result of human activity and natural causes. It offers a unique, multidisciplinary Master of Arts in Crisis Management, providing the very best national and international scholars, practitioners and experts currently engaged in the diverse areas pertaining to crisis. The ICMS also offers trainings, simulation exercises and field visits, not only as part of the curriculum but as practical exercises for a range of different governmental and non-governmental organizations and initiatives.
The specialized nature of the ICMS extends to its purpose-built grounds, computer facilities, and online learning experiences to inspire students to forward themselves and the subject. Our dedication to producing crisis managers means a commitment to undertaking and facilitating the very newest research in the subject and providing a forum for policy dialogues and symposiums into current issues relating to crisis. To these ends the scholarly and practical activities currently being undertaken stand both in the service of the nation and the international community. For further information, please refer to our website: www.tuicms.edu.np
Senior Research Fellow Responsibilities:
The Samarpan Academy Institute of Crisis Management Studies (ICMS) is looking for a Senior Research Fellow who will assist faculty and staff in areas of:
● Research;
● Partnership building and networking;
● Academic administration;
● Curriculum development;
● Report and proposal writing;
● Teaching courses such as Academic Writing;
● Writing and editing internal and external communications materials;
● Mentoring/advising students in academics and research;
● Assisting in event planning for lectures and conferences at ICMS.
This is a rewarding and challenging role where you will be living and working in Kathmandu for one year, with a possibility of a one-year contract renewal. The position is full-time on a Nepal work schedule 10am-5pm Sunday-Friday.
Required Qualifications:
● Native-English speaker
● Completed a Master’s Degree in a social science field related to Crisis Management Studies
● Previous work experience in an academic setting
● Previous experience conducting social science research (Qualitative and/or Quantitative)
● Ability to adapt to changing circumstances
● Strong interpersonal cross-cultural communications skills
● IT competence in MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint
● Previous teaching experience is preferred
● Previous experience living/working in Nepal or South Asia is preferred
A small monthly stipend along with lodging, and food (breakfast and lunch at the Institute) will be provided for the duration of the one-year period.
Please note, transportation to Kathmandu, personal insurance, and visa fees will not be covered by ICMS. ICMS staff will help facilitate the research fellow visa process.
Start Date: March 2016

How to apply:
Please apply by sending an email with attached cover letter and CV entitled Senior Research Fellow - NAME to:brittanysneller@tuicms.edu.np