Job information

For more information, feel free to contact us.

Research Assistant (School of Environment, Resources & Development)
Ref no:
Field of study
EEM (Dewat Project)
October 28, 2014
Contact Info:
Tel no. (66-2) 524-5019
Fax no. (66-2) 524-5056
Only applications of shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged.

Project:          Sustainable Decentralized Wastewater Management in Developing Countries: Design, Operation, and Monitoring

Background:In developing countries, the sanitation systems such as single pit, double pits, septic tanks are the most common solution and current sanitation service provided to the community. However, these systems currently in use are most likely to malfunction as the lifespan of the systems are unknown, poor design and construction lead to the system leakage, over-flushing results in hydraulically overloading and flooding, and poor maintenance such as desludging is done only when the toilet cannot be flushed. Such problems, the Environmental Engineering and Management of Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) has entrusted by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to undertake a project entitled “Sustainable Decentralized Wastewater Management in Developing Countries” led by Dr. Thammarat Koottatep to reinvent the innovative decentralized systems and technologies for full or partial treatment, and disposal of human excreta and wastewater from dwellings and businesses close to the sources.

General Job Description:             

  • To collect primary and secondary data and to organize the data for use on water and wastewater treatment. 
  • Assist faculty in the conduct and supervision of course and workshop.
  • To conduct research and to prepare reports on water and wastewater treatment.


  • Bachelor degree in Environmental Engineering or related field
  • Ability to organize data collection and processing
  • Preferable Thai nationality
  • Good command in Thai and English , both oral and written
  • Good report writing and presentation skills
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision          

Contract period:                            1 Year

Salary:                                                14,500 Baht/month up

Project Name:                                  Sustainable DEWAT Project

To apply, please register online and complete the registration form. You may be required to create your own user name and password, once completed, go back to the advertisement page and click "Apply Now" button.  Use MOZILLA FIREFOX for a full functionality of the system.

Please do not forget to download your comprehensive resume with complete names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses of at least two referees, including a short cover letter which explains your suitability for this position.