Research Assistant Professor (June 2020 - ): Courtesy appointment with the Department of Earth and Environment, Florida International University, Miami, USA;
Review College Member (April 2020-): British Ecological Society (UK);
Associate Editor, Sustainability: A journal published by the MDPI, Switzerland (IF- 2.57) (March 2020-).
Research Evaluation Committee Member (2020-): Sustainable Forests and Livelihoods (SUFAL) Project (178 M USD worth World Bank funded project), Bangladesh Forest Department;
Advisor, Nature-based Climate Solutions (2019-): International Centre for Climate Change and Development (ICCCAD), Dhaka, Bangladesh;
Section Editor (2020): Life one Land, Encyclopedia of the UN Sustainable Development Goals - the largest publication project on UN SDGs from Springer, Switzerland.
Member, Board of Trustees: Bangladesh Institute of Social Research (BISR) Trust (2019-).
Taskforce Member: Refugees and environmental crisis (part of Scientist’s warning to Humanity project hosted by Oregon State University, USA).
Scientific Committee Member and Organiser: International Conference – 'Forest and Landscape Restoration: Making it happen' held in New World Makati Hotel, Manila, Philippines (February 25-27, 2019).
National Consultant, The Nature Conservancy and Centre for Global Development (USA): Creating opportunities for Rohingya refugees and hosts through Forest and Landscape Restoration in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh (September 2018- June 2019).
Steering Committee Member (Forests & Biodiversity),International Centre for Climate Change and Development (ICCCAD): MECCRI (Monitoring Environmental Changes in Cox’s Bazar following the Rohingya Influx (a project of the and International Organization for Migration, IOM) (2018). Assistant Professor, Independent University, Bangladesh: Full time faculty position in the Department of Environmental Management, School of Environmental Science & Management, Independent University, Bangladesh (January 2017 - August 2019).
Senior Research Fellow, University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia: Adjunct position within the Tropical Forests and People Research Centre at the University of the Sunshine Coast, Maroochydore DC, QLD, Australia (May 2017 - May 2022).
Staff Consultant, The World Bank Group, USA: Part timeconsultant position with The World Bank's Environment and Natural Resources Global Practice (ENR GP) program (October, 2015 - October, 2016).
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia: Post-doc position within the Tropical Forests and People Research Centre at the University of the Sunshine Coast, Maroochydore DC, QLD, Australia (September 2015 - December 2016).
Postdoctoral Scientist, The University of Queensland, Australia: Postdoctoral position with the Tropical Forestry Group, School of Agriculture and Food Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia (September 2015 - December 2016).
Academic Supervisor, The University of Queensland, Australia: Academic position with the School of Geography, Planning and Environmental Management (GPEM), The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia (July 2014 - ).
Technical Committee Member (2011 & 2012): International Conference - 'Environmental Aspects of Bangladesh' held annually in Fukuoka, Japan.
Graduate Research Coordinator:Towards several doctoral research projects for University of Bayreuth, Germany; Shinshu University, Japan and Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (September 2007- April 2009).
Technical Consultant, Development Alternatives International (DAI), Washington, USA: Short-term technical consultant position towardsa USAID funded multi-year project on ‘Collaborative Management of Natural Resources (Forests and Wetlands) in Bangladesh (Contracting Agency: DAI, USA) (February- April 2008).
Research Fellow, East-West Center (Honolulu, Hawaii) and Nishorgo Support Project (NSP) of Bangladesh Forest Department: Project on -Protected Areas and Rural Livelihoods (field Research based at Satchari National Park, Habiganj, Bangladesh) (January 2006 to August 2006).