[TimorLesteStudies] Short-term Fellowship (8 wks, Asia-Pacific research-policy nexus program)

Jenny Jennifer.Drysdale at anu.edu.au
Tue Mar 17 10:53:43 EST 2009

>  Please direct all enquiries to Caryn.Anderson at anu.edu.au
>National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health
>ANU College of Medicine, Biology and Environment
>Short-term Fellowship (8 wks, Asia-Pacific research-policy nexus program)
>We are looking for an early career academic (or 
>advanced PhD student) from the Asia-Pacific 
>region with good basic skills that they’d like to improve in:
>·         Qualitative research
>·         Understanding policy processes in the Asia-Pacific region
>·         Web-based communication and 
>collaboration technology (discussion forums, 
>wikis, collaborative file management, learning management software)
>14 April 2009 – 5 June 2009
>Full-time (35 hours per week, some nights and weekends)
>$8,000 - $15,000 commensurate with level of training
>Program/Position Description
>The Fellowship holder will assist with 
>conducting and analysing interviews with 
>research leaders about providing research 
>support for policy-making in selected countries 
>in the Asia-Pacific region. She or he will work 
>with these research leaders in developing cases 
>studies for a report, using online communication and editing tools.
>We are looking for someone with the following:
>    * PhD degree or equivalent related 
> experience (current PhD students in late stages 
> of candidacy will be considered)
>    * Nationality in one of the AusAID ALA 
> Fellowship eligible countries (Afghanistan, 
> Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, Cook 
> Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, 
> India, Indonesia, Iraq, Kiribati, Laos, 
> Maldives, Marshall Islands, Mongolia, Nauru, 
> Nepal, Niue, Pakistan, Palau, Papua New Guinea, 
> Philippines, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, 
> Thailand, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, Timor-Leste, 
> Vanuatu, Viet Nam, Wallis & Futuna)
>    * qualitative research skills
>    * understanding of policy-making processes, 
> especially in one or more of China, India, 
> Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Thailand
>    * Web-based communication and collaboration 
> technology skills (discussion forums, wikis, 
> collaborative file management, learning management software)
>    * Proficiency with office management software
>    * Well-developed oral & written communication skills in English
>    * Flexible availability (some nights, weekends)
>    * Interpersonal skills (one-on-one and groups)
>The National Centre for Epidemiology and 
>Population Health in the ANU College of 
>Medicine, Biology and Environment has been 
>awarded funding from AusAID to run a program for 
>researchers from six eligible countries in the 
>Asia-Pacific on enhancing regional expertise and 
>collaborations for providing research advice to 
>policy makers. Seven public health and 
>environment researchers from a range of 
>countries in the Asia-Pacific region will visit 
>The Australian National University for six weeks 
>in April-May 2009. These researchers will 
>participate in a program of self-directed, 
>reflective and group learning to develop a 
>policy brief based on their research and an 
>action plan for implementing it. The Fellowship 
>holder will provide assistance to this program.
>Please email CV and letter outlining the 
>required skills to Caryn Anderson, Integration 
>Research Manager 
>(<mailto:caryn.anderson at anu.edu.au>caryn.anderson at anu.edu.au, 
>02.6125.5621) by 1 April 2009.
>Caryn Anderson
>Integration Research Manager
>ARC Centre of Excellence in Policing and Security
>National Centre for Epidemiology & Population Health
>ANU College of Medicine, Biology and Environment
>Building 62, Cnr Mills and Eggleston Roads
>The Australian National University
>Canberra, ACT 0200 Australia
>T: +61 2 6125 5621
>F: +61 2 6125 0740
>E: <mailto:caryn.anderson at anu.edu.au>caryn.anderson at anu.edu.au
>W: CEPS: <http://www.ceps.edu.au/>http://www.ceps.edu.au/
>W: Integration and Implementation Sciences: 
>CRICOS Provider # 00120C
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