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Tertiary education adviser (research), Papua New Guinea

General, Tertiary education adviser (research)

English, Social sciences

Listed 9:33 AM 17 January 2018
Closes 04 February 2018
Vacancy reference #: 1H9h7F

Provide leadership and support to the newly established St Peter Chanel Catholic College of Secondary Teachers Education and make an impact on education in Papua New Guinea.

Working closely with academic staff, you will provide leadership in relation to academic research with a focus on research-led educational programmes. Primarily, this will involve sharing your experience to help build an effective research centre to strengthen academic staff research capacity and enable students to gain and build research skills and competencies.

Through training and mentoring you will provide vital support to produce quality graduates who are capable and ready for the changing world of teaching and learning.

This is a 1-year assignment based in Kokopo, East New Britain Province. 

We are looking for a volunteer with:

  • Postgraduate qualification (with relevant academic research experience)
  • Leadership experience developing academic research programmes
  • Experience developing strategic and operational plans
  • Strong track record in research outputs and publications (peer-reviewed)
  • Strong relationship building, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Proven experience and success in research supervision, mentoring, and coaching.

VSA volunteers receive a living allowance and accommodation, insurance, and medical costs also provided. Travel arrangements are organised and funded by VSA along with other costs. We also cover the costs for partners who wish to accompany on assignments (6 months and longer).

How to apply

Please send direct enquiries to:

Volunteer Recruitment Team
(04) 472 5759

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1H9h7F

Listed 9:33 AM 17 January 2018
Closes 04 February 2018

Volunteer Service Abroad (VSA) NZ

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Volunteer Service Abroad (VSA)

Location: New Zealand (nationwide)