Kathmandu University News

Vacancy Announcement for Faculty Position for the Chinese Language Teaching

isms | 09 August, 2018 18:25






Kathmandu University (KU) is an autonomous, not-for-profit institution dedicated to maintain high standards of academic excellence.

School of Education invites application from dynamic and qualified candidate who are willing to take up challenges, for the following position on contract basis:



POSITION: Full Time Faculty

Area and required number:

·         Chinese Language Teaching : One

Minimum Qualifications Required:

·         Master degree with first division or equivalent in related discipline

·         Have Chinese Putonghua proficiency with standard Putonghua pronunciation and the Mandarin test (HSK) proficiency Band six

·         The candidate should be capable of skillfully using English or Nepali for teaching and communication

·         Experience of teaching Chinese as a foreign language shall be an advantage.


Interested applicants in the above- mentioned position are requested to fill in the application blank (Download Application form for Full Time Faculty) and submit it either in person at School's office (Hattiban, Lalitpur) or send as email attachment to  admission@kusoed.edu.np along with their Curriculum Vitae (In CV two references must be mentioned). One passport size photograph along with attested testimonials (transcripts/ mark sheets from SLC to last degree) and copy of citizenship to the following address by August 20, 2018.


Salary will be as per the rule of the University

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for selection process.



School of Education

Kathmandu University

GPO Box No. 6250, Kathmandu, Nepal, website: www.kusoed.edu.np






MIT Global Startup Lab in Collaboration with KU and powered by Ncell

editorial | 09 August, 2018 13:24

The seven weeks Entrepreneurship Bootcamp organized by Global Startup Labs of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) USA in collaboration with Kathmandu University and powered by Ncell Pvt. Ltd. has completed on August 2 at Kathmandu. The closing was followed by keynote speech from dignitaries and presentation of the Startup Ideas by the participants.

A total of 35 participants including current students and alumni of Kathmandu University were selected from the pool of 150 applicants. The participants were divided into 9 groups and courses in entrepreneurship and technology were provided by instructors from MIT and KU.

The program was addressed by Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Ram Kantha Makaju Shrestha along with Mr. Suren J Amarasekara, Managing Director of Ncell Private Limited, Dr. Hans Wijayasuriya, Regional CEO, South Asia, Axiata Group Bhd, Ms. Sumana Shrestha, Management Consultant and Corporate Coach, MIT, Assistant Professor Rupesh Krishna Shrestha, KU and Prof. Jeffery S. Ravel, MIT

The Startup Ideas were judged by the panel of jury which includes Mr. Atulya Pandey, CEO and Co-founder of Pagevamp, Ms. Ayushi KC, CEO and Founder of Khalisisi, Nikita Acharya, CEO and Co-founder of Urban Girls, UG Cakes, UG Choclates and Himal Karmacharya, President and founder of Leap Frog.

Among the ideas pitched, “Sajilo Marmat Sewa”,“Kinder”, and ”Opus” was declared winner, first runner up and second runner up respectively. A seed fund of with NRs. 5 lakhs, Nrs. 3 lakhs and NRs. 2 lakhs was awarded to the winner, first runner up and second runner up respectively along with working space at KUSOM Business Incubation Center. All the participants were provided with certificate from online MIT Micro master’s program.


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