location-icon Kathmandu
calendar-icon 15 Jun 2023

Bird Conservation Nepal (BCN), the BirdLife Partner in Nepal, seeks applications from qualified Nepali candidates for the following full-time position based in Kathmandu.

Position Title:  Research Officer

Level:  Officer 1

Duty Station: Kathmandu based with field visit

Reporting: Senior Research Officer

Contract Period: One year with possible extension

Roles and Responsibility:

  • To develop a research project, implement and prepare scientific reports/research papers of the work.
  • Assist BCN expert team in managing research programme on birds and biodiversity.
  • Establish, maintain and update research database.
  • Ensure the visibility of project action through publications in newsletters and peer reviewed journals.
  • Develop research and conservation materials, tools and conduct outreach programme for wider public awareness.
  • Explore funding opportunities for research programme.
  • Maintain regular contacts with relevant institutions for necessary literature and networking.
  • Perform other associated tasks as directed by the supervisor.


  • Technically proficient and qualified in the field of ornithology.
  • At least 2 years of previous experience in ornithology and should have extensive experience carrying out qualitative and quantitative research.
  • Advanced knowledge and skills in the latest statistical packages and GIS utilities.
  • Demonstrated experience publishing peer-reviewed publications with at least 3 scientific publications in the field of ornithology.


Masters in Zoology, Forestry, Wildlife Management and Biodiversity Conservation, Environmental Science, Natural Resource Management and relevant field.


Annual Gross Remuneration:

As per BCN's rule


To Apply:

Interested and qualified Nepali citizens are requested to send their application with an updated CV by 28 June 2023.

Only short-listed candidates will be informed.

BCN is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Any form of canvassing, soliciting or influencing will be treated as a disqualification for the position.


Contact Email: hrd@birdlifenepal.org