Address: SAARC Disaster Management Centre NIDM Building, 5B I.P. Estate, IIPA Campus, Mahatma Gandhi RoadPostal Code: 110002City New DelhiState Delhi Educational Requirements: Consistently good academic record with post graduate degree in Geology, Seismology, Geo-Technical or Earthquake Engineering or any related disciplines. Experience Requirements: A minimum of five years of professional/teaching and/or research experience in a reputed organization with publications on natural hazard risk analysis, assessment and mitigation. Details will be available at: http://saarc-sdmc.nic.in/pdf/Vacancies/Vacancy_Ad_professionals_2012.pdf No of Post: 01 How To Apply: The applications should be forwarded through the SAARC Division of the Foreign Ministry of the respective Member Government so as to reach the office of the Director SAARC Disaster Management Centre on or before May 10, 2013. Last Date: May 10, 2013 JOB DESCRIPTIONS AND ABOUT INSTITUTION The SAARC Disaster Management Centre has the mandate to serve the Member Countries by providing policy advice and facilitating capacity building services including strategic learning, research, training, system development, expertise promotion and exchange of information for effective disaster risk reduction and for planning and coordinating a rapid regional response mechanism to disasters within the region. Therefore candidates with experience of working in similar international or regional organizations and demonstrated capability of dynamism and commitment for working in team for producing original policy and action research of contemporary relevance in the respective fields shall be preferred for the posts. The candidates must be fully conversant with current state of knowledge and practices in the relevant fields especially in the context of South Asia region and must be excellent in articulation and presentation of views, both oral and in writing. The Head of the respective Divisions shall be responsible for development of the annual work plan of the Division and implementation of the approved work plan under the overall direction and supervision of the Director of the Center. The Specialists shall assist the Heads in the development and implementation of the work plans and further carry out such other works independently as may be entrusted by the Director. Both the Heads and Specialists must be proficient in word, data, image and map processing software, as no significant secretarial assistance shall be available for their work.