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India's first job opportunities portal for transgender people on Facebook. Access and share. In English and Tamil. A Sahodari Foundation Initiative.

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Jobs-for-Trans/341178845997711

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Certified Professional Development Programme for Gender Trainers.

The UN Women Training Centre offers a Certified Professional Development Programme for Gender Trainers. This certification is a 6-month programme that aims to reposition training for gender equality as a strategy to challenge and engender mainstream development and support the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. The programme will be held October 23 2017 - 20 April 2018, and will include two face-to-face workshops in Amsterdam, Netherlands, moderated online sessions and virtual mentoring and networking.  

The deadline to apply is 31 July 2017. Register here (you may wish to open this link in new tab/window)

Thanks to Lynn Burgess 

 EvalYouth Call

EvalYouth is seeking to hire a consultant to help with the Content Review and Generation for the EvalYouth Mentoring Program. Terms of Reference and more details can be found here:

 https://www.evalpartners.org/sites/default/files/news/2017/EvalYout...

 

Thanks to Pamornrat Pringsulaka

Final evaluation of ILO's work on strengthened institutional capacity Call for Expressions of Interest

The ILO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific seeks Expressions of Interest (EoI) from qualified independent evaluator to conduct an independent evaluation of the ILO's work on Strengthened institutional capacity of employers' organizations in Myanmar
The deadline to submit proposals for the evaluation is by close of business on 4 August 2017. Applicants should submit their proposals via e-mail to pamornrat@ilo.org<mailto:pamornrat@ilo.org> and indicate "MMR801, Myanmar" in the e-mail's subject line
Qualifications of the Evaluators

· Not have been involved in the intervention to be evaluated

· Adequate contextual knowledge of the ILO and Myanmar and relevant background in social and/or economic development

· Experience in evaluations in the UN system or other international context - human rights based approach -inclusiveness.

· Understanding of the ILO mandates, tripartism and its cross-cutting issues

· Adequate experience in evaluation of institutional capacity development of projects/programmes

· Technical specialization of ILO labour related issues will be an asset

· Understanding the dynamic of Employers' Organizations vis-à-vis Chamber of Commerce and their membership nature will be a great advantage

· Experience in Myanmar will be an advantage

· Fluency in spoken and written English

· Experience facilitating workshops for evaluation findings.
Interested parties are requested to submit an Expression of Interest (EoI) including: a cover letter explaining how the candidate meets the desired profile, CV(s), and fee structure. EoIs should be sent to Pamornrat Pringsulaka (pamornrat@ilo.org<mailto:pamornrat@ilo.org>). For further details please see the draft Terms of Reference attached.
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Application invited for research grants in areas of: (i) Autism (ii) Dyslexia (iii) Public Health

Tata Trusts invites applications for research grants in three areas — autism, dyslexia and public health. Individuals not attached to any institution (such as academic institutions, research institutions, NGOs) are encouraged to apply, provided they meet the requirements. Individuals of all ages may apply.

The duration of the research grant varies from six months to one year to two years. Tata Trusts reserves the right to evaluate the projects, with respect to the topic and duration. The grant covers the following — a monthly stipend, a book / journal / research database allowance, and a communication and travel (domestic) allowance. In some cases, funds for international travel may be considered.

Eligibility criteria (General)

Junior fellowships

Open for applicants with a master’s degree or a PhD and with 4-10 years of relevant experience

Senior fellowship

Open for applicants with a master’s degree or a PhD and with 10-15 years of relevant experience, with a demonstrated ability to conduct or lead an independent research programme 

Eligibility criteria (Educational qualifications)

Autism and dyslexia

Master’s degree in psychology (general or a relevant branch), education or counselling

Public health

  • Master’s degree or PhD in public health or community-based medicine — MMBS / MS / MD

Please note: Individuals who have already received a grant from any other entity are not eligible to apply

How to apply

Please click here to download the form and send the duly filled in form along with the requested documents toigpedu@tatatrusts.org.

Please note: Application forms will be accepted by the Trusts from July 24, 2017 to August 24, 2017.

The selection process

Research Fellows will be selected based on their written proposals and a personal interview by a panel, whose decision is final. Shortlisted candidates will be informed of the date of the interview. Candidates may avail of the option of being interviewed over Skype or in person at the Trusts’ office. Candidates may note that inquiries into the status of the proposal will not be entertained. Additionally, once the decision is communicated, no further queries will be addressed. 

Terms and conditions

  • Selected candidates will be addressed as Tata Trusts Research Fellow.
  • The amount of fellowship will be credited uniformly every month to their bank accounts through NEFT. Other funds will be credited as and when necessary.
  • Quarterly milestones will be set for the purpose of review and evaluation by a governing council. Adhering to milestones is mandatory for the continuation of the grant. Such intermediate progress reports may be submitted in the prescribed format, which will be provided once the research grant is awarded.
  • The Fellow should submit a final report, in the prescribed format, in the last month of the duration of the project. Fellows will receive a certificate from Tata Trusts on successful completion of their research.
  • In case the research project involves lab work, Tata Trusts is not liable for any damage to the person of the Research Fellow.
  • Research Fellows will undertake to refrain from publishing any content relating to the research until it is completed to the satisfaction of Tata Trusts. They may do so after the completion of the research with an appropriate credit to Tata Trusts.
  • Tata Trusts strictly adheres to a ‘no plagiarism’ policy. Should it come to light that the Research Fellow has plagiarised, the research grant will be terminated with immediate effect and Tata Trusts will reserve the right to seek the return of all the monies paid to the Research Fellow.

http://www.tatatrusts.org/article/inside/application-invited-for-re...

Research Assistant - Action for Empowerment and Accountability

2017-1134
Overview:

Hours per week: 17.5 (0.5 FTE)

Contract type: Fixed-term for 1 year

 

The Institute of Development Studies (IDS) is a leading global organisation for research, teaching and communication on international development, and is based on the University of Sussex campus surrounded by the beautiful countryside of the Sussex South Downs.

 

We require an enthusiastic and motivated Research Assistant to join the Action for Empowerment and Accountability Research Programme at IDS. The Research Assistant will work on research projects across the programme to carry out literature reviews, undertake data analysis and provide other research support services as required.

 

The successful candidate will have outstanding writing skills, and experience of undertaking academic research, using qualitative software and databases. The role will require working across a number of projects and with a number of different research leads so applicants must be able to work independently, be well organized and systematic, with attention to detail, but also able to take a flexible approach to managing their workload. The successful candidate will have an interest and some experience in working on the issue of the role of social and political action in empowerment and accountability; knowledge of contexts of fragility and conflict, especially in the developing world is also essential.

 

IDS’ vision is a world in which poverty does not exist, social justice prevails and the voices of all people are heard in national and international institutions. We believe that generating, mobilising and sharing knowledge, through research, teaching and communications plays a key part in realising this vision.

 

Vacancy Particulars

 

Salary: £25,486 - £30,929per annum, notional, pro rata (depending on experience) in the IDS grade 5 range
Closing date: Tuesday, 29 August 2017, 10am
Interview date: Week commencing 11 September 2017

https://external-idsuk.icims.com/jobs/1134/research-assistant---act...

Recon Awards 2017 - Open Call for Youth Nominations

The IJR's Reconciliation Award is an initiative aimed at recognising the contribution of young people across the African continent. The IJR would like to recognise 10 young activists who are doing exceptional work in the Gender Justice Field in Africa. We are hereby calling for nominations to be sent in by the public. 

Criteria:

  • Nominees have to be between the ages of 18 – 35
  • Nominees must be young people doing exceptional Gender Justice work in Africa
  • Evidence must be provided to prove work carried out (These include reports, photos, videos, links to campaigns and/or links to either of the above)

Click here to fill out the nomination form.

Deadline 30 August 2017
Contact Jodi Williams  (jwilliams@ijr.org.za)

 Click here for more information.

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