UNU-CPR Global Fellowship Program 2022 – Migration and Inequality

Opportunity Detail

  • Language Requirement Not required
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Level Non-Degree /Short program
  • Eligible Region/Countries
    International
  • Medium of Instruction English
  • Opportunity ID 47707
  • Duration 6 Months
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Opportunity Description

The United Nations University is the United Nations’ branch for academia and research. With its headquarters in Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan, and diplomatic standing as an organization of the United Nations, it aims to address global problems about human growth and welfare via cooperative research and instruction.
The UNU-CPR Global Fellowship Program 2022 – Migration and Inequality is now accepting applications. To affect international policymaking processes, the UNU-CPR Global Fellows will aim to include academics from underrepresented backgrounds in both new and continuing research initiatives. Candidates are encouraged to apply for one 6-month Fellowship, which may be remote if their work focuses on migration and inequality. Working closely with a senior researcher recruited to the Centre, the Fellow will assist existing research initiatives at UNU-CPR. Additionally, the Fellow can create and evaluate their research ideas with possible funders.

Brief Details

Organized by: The United Nations University
Deadline: August 31, 2022
Starting Date: 1 October 2022
Duration: Six months
Eligible Countries: International

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Benefits of The Program

  • The chosen applicant will be employed for six months as a Global Fellow – Migration and Inequality on a Consultant Contract (CTC). In a thirty-six (36) month term, consultants hired by UNU may not give services for more than twenty-four (24) months.
  • Monthly payments of $1,000 in full, including all costs, will be made.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct research for the Equitable Development and Migration (EDM) Pillar, paying particular attention to how migration, inequality, and the achievement of the SDGs in the context of the Global South are connected.
  • Carries out additional tasks as directed by the supervisor.
  • Support academic papers and policy reports by helping to offer background research and literature reviews on migration and inequality.
  • Encourage the creation of research projects on issues related to the activities of the Pillar, such as prolonged displacement, the Humanitarian Development Peace nexus, and environmental/climate migration.
  • As necessary, assist with delivering other events and EDM’s new migration policy lecture series.
  • Monitor the production of project deliverables (reports, blogs, articles) and associated activities, including proper communication with academics, writers, and organizations.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Geography, development studies, law, economics, politics, or any relevant area requires a degree or postgraduate degree.
  • The ability to speak another UN language is advantageous.
  • Good computer abilities, including PowerPoint, Word, and Excel.
  • Excellent written and spoken English communication skills are essential.
  • One year or more of relevant work experience is necessary.
  • Event planning knowledge is advantageous.
  • Knowledge of topics related to migration or inequality is necessary.
  • knowledge of background investigation and literature reviews.

How to Apply?

You won’t require an account to apply to UNU. They would prefer that you:

  • Apply via the apply now button below.
  • Fill out the UNU P11 form (do not use forms offered by other United Nations organizations that are similar).
  • Provide a motivational speech (in the P11 form).
  • A few questions that are specific to the job should be answered.

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For more information, visit UNU-CPR Global Fellowship.

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