Research Officer

The Leprosy Mission

The Leprosy Mission (TLM) is a UK based international non-government organization active in 34 countries; started its work in Nepal from 1957 with establishment of Anandaban Hospital in Lele, the sourthern part of Lalitpur. However, from 2005 TLM Nepal has been working as independent NGO in partnership with TLM international and the Government of Nepal to provide specialist tertiary care…

Job Information

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    Duty Station Lele
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    Type of Appointment Full time
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Salary Negotiable / Monthly
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    Job Level : Mid-Level
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    Job Experience : 2-3 Years
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    Job Category NGO | INGO | Charity
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    Job Qualification : Master
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    Posted Date : May 08, 2022

Job Description

Location: Anandaban Hospital, Lele
Reports To: Research Director

Overall purpose of  job

Incumbent will work closely with the Research Director and Team to develop innovative  ideas and implement, analyze, report and publish research projects. Incumbent will assist  in coordinating clinical research sampling and design, ensuring international standards  and regulatory methodology (GCP, GCLP) within multidisciplinary projects.

Key tasks and responsibilities 

  • Perform various core experimental research activities including wet lab experiment,  sample collection, sample processing, data collection and data management.
  • Assist in development, planning and management of research projects in coordination  with research Director.
  • Meet regularly with research Director to discuss research assignments.
  • Prepare and finalize MRL reports to be submitted internally or externally throughout the  year.
  • Attend camps or clinics for research projects and collect, record, process and analyse  research samples.
  • Supervise, plan, and coordinate research activities.
  • Ethical management of human participants in research projects.
  • Review existing available laboratory SOPs and documents.
  • Revise or develop drafts SOPs for laboratory experiments.
  • Validate research experiments according to SOPs.
  • Perform quality control and quality assessment activities to maintain standards of  experimental results.
  • Contribute in the development of relevant research articles (manuscripts and proposals).
  • Actively participate in various workshops and MRL training activities.
  • Enthusiastic for working in an interdisciplinary team and preparedness to work in other  research projects when necessary (technical support for abstract preparation and power  point presentation)
  • Perform routine maintenance of technical research labs and equipment
  • Prepare training materials, supervise students and TLMI guests visiting MRL
  • Be well versed in research methodology theoretical and practical – tool designing, data  collection, report editing/writing
  • Able to work in a fast-paced setting and multitask.
  • Adhere to all MRL biohazard and waste management procedures
  • Any other job as assigned by the reporting manager.

Required Qualification & Experience

  • Master’s Degree in Microbiology/ Biochemistry/ Medical Technology, or relevant to the  role from a reputed/recognized University.
  • 2 to 3 years of experience in relevant field.
  • Significant knowledge of molecular biology to carry out laboratory works ∙ Excellent analytical and writing skills
  • Proficiency with data visualization programs, program management.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret data, identify errors and prepare reports.
  • Sound organisational and time management skills, including the ability to perform high volume tasks to meet deadlines, maintaining a high degree of accuracy and consistency.
  • Strong team player with excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively in a  cross-functional team environment.
  • Proficient in writing presentation skills; excellent interpersonal, written and oral  communication skills in English and Nepali languages
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills

How to Apply

Interested candidates who meet the above requirements are requested to visit our website at and submit their application through the online portal. The application deadline is on 16th May 2022, 4:00 pm.

Notes applying to all  jobs at TLMN 

TLM Nepal has a zero-tolerance policy towards any abuse, neglect and exploitation to all people. The post holder should have signed and must comply with all TLMN organizational policies, including the Safeguarding Code of Conduct and the Safeguarding Children & Vulnerable Adults Policy.