Deadline:

30 June 2019.

Location:

China.

(Partially Funded)

Description

Young Information and Communication Technologies and Development (ICTD) Fellow

ICTD Fellows will spend one year in residence at UNU-CS in Macau to conduct research in ICTD under the supervision of UNU-CS Principal Researchers and the Head of Research. You will conduct high quality research that can push new frontiers, deepen core research understanding, and/or offer new approaches to long-standing developmental issues in the field of ICTs and sustainable development. Your research outcomes will inform UN policy-making on issues related to ICTs and sustainable development.

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The United Nations University (UNU) is an international community of scholars engaged in research, postgraduate training, and dissemination of knowledge in furtherance of the purposes and principles of the United Nations, its peoples and Member States. It serves as a think tank for the United Nations system, contributes to capacity building, particularly in developing countries, and serves as a platform for new and creative ideas and dialogue.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Information and communication technologies.

Required Languages

English.

Eligible Countries

ALL WORLD COUNTRIES.

Program Period

One year.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • A Ph.D. or equivalent degree completed in a relevant discipline in the last two years
  • Demonstrated experience conceptualising and carrying out desk and field research in an area relevant to the ICTD field
  • Engagement in research relevant to UNU-CS’ research agendas
  • Excellent command of spoken and written English

Opportunity Cost

(Partially Funded)

  • Office space in our newly renovated office building, which is part of Macau’s rich cultural heritage
  • Free accommodation in UNU-CS’ staff apartment facility in the centre of Macau, a 15 minute walk from the office; you will not pay rent but utilities only (continuous residency is required)
  • Economy travel to and from Macau on the first arrival and final departure
  • A stipend, competitive with local market rates

How to Apply

  1. submit the following documents :
  • Acover letter explaining your interest in working at UNU-CS and what unique characteristics you would bring
  • A curriculum vitae that lists your relevant experience, competencies, and publications (maximum 5 pages in length)
  • Aresearch proposal (maximum 2500 words) responding to one (1) of the challenge questions in the attached annex document
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation from someone familiar with your academic work
  • A completed and signed UNU Personal History (P.11) form downloadable from the UNU website(please avoid using similar forms provided by other United Nations organizations);

By email to : ra_cs@unu.edu

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