Short-term consultancy in Morocco: MENA (Middle-East and North Africa) sub-regional migration health project with UN migration agency

Short-term consultancy to support the development of a sub-regional migration health project in the Middle-East and North Africa region.

Under the overall supervision of the Chief of Mission, the programme manager and the direct supervision of the Migration Health Coordinator at the IOM office in Rabat, Morocco, the Consultant will provide technical and administrative support to the Migration Health Coordination as well as support to the preparations for the:

  1. Academic forum linked with the ongoing Migration health country profile mapping in Morocco, Tunisia, Egypt, Libya and Yemen
  2. International Symposium on Migration and Health
  3. Extended project steering committee workshop
  • Support the project coordinator with the technical, administrative and financial components pertaining to 3 regional events involving the 5 countries implementing the project in partnership IOM colleagues and IOM experts.
  • Support in writing/editing of proposal/concept notes as well as reports and evaluation pertaining to the events, foresee and plan the associated administrative tasks with colleagues involved in the 5 countries following the project work plan.
  • Assist in developing and updating information sheets on the overview of the project using the migration health programming in the MENA region and global guidelines.
  • Assist with the preparation and background research for the events presentations, meetings, and requests for inputs from region and other colleagues.
  • Help analyze and share related thematic information (including issues, trends and data) as well as good practices with country missions, relevant colleagues and external parties.

Please email: hlemfaddel@iom.int for information regarding consultancy contract fee (note: travels associated with activities during this consultancy period will be at the project cost. However, travel to/from Rabat are at consultant discretion)

Applications can be sent to iomrecrute@iom.int before or by 20 Feb 2020

President’s Excellence Chair in Global Migration

Reposted from: https://politics.ubc.ca/presidents-excellence-chair-in-global-migration/

The Department of Political Science at the University of British Columbia (UBC), Vancouver Campus, invites applications for a President’s Excellence Chair in Global Migration, a full-time tenured appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor with anticipated start date of July 1, 2020. The chair will be provided with research funds and have a reduced teaching load for a seven-year term, which can be renewed* for an additional 7 year term. For more information on the President’s Excellence Chairs at UBC please visit: ubc.ca/excellence. We are seeking a senior scholar with expertise in Global Migration and the ability to build on growing momentum in this area at UBC and provide intellectual and institutional leadership. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. and be an outstanding researcher whose scholarship has made a significant international impact; have a strong record of attracting and supervising graduate students; have demonstrated excellence in teaching all levels of students; and be pursuing an original and productive research program in Global Migration.

The candidate will teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels in Political Science, as well as supervise undergraduates, graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows, and contribute to service at the departmental level and beyond. Migration is an interdisciplinary research excellence cluster at UBC, and the successful candidate will be expected to participate in and contribute to the growth of this cluster. There also is the possibility of teaching in and contributing to other cognate units, including the possibility of a cross-appointment.

Applicants should submit a cover letter that includes a statement of major research contributions and current and future research programs, a curriculum vitae, a brief statement (1-2 pages) of teaching philosophy, interests and accomplishments, evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., teaching evaluations, sample syllabi), a 1 page statement about experience working with a diverse student body and contributions or potential contributions to creating/advancing a culture of equity and inclusion, and names and addresses (e-mail addresses included) of four referees. Applications should be submitted online at https://poli.air.arts.ubc.ca/presidents-excellence-chair-in-global-migration-application-form/ Job ID: 35313. Review of applications will begin on October 19, 2019. Applications received by that date are assured of full review, though applications will be considered until the position is filled.

UBC embraces equity and diversity as integral to our academic mission. We encourage and support participation of the widest range of perspectives in our exploration and exchange of knowledge and ideas. An essential component of academic excellence is a truly open and diverse community that actively fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or excluded. We encourage applications from members of groups that have historically been marginalized, based on their sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, racialization, disability, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit or indigenous person. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

*The name of the renewed Chair is subject to change

Research Assistant in Gender, Migration and Health Systems (Berlin)

Department of Global Health & Development

Salary: £34,238 to £39,304 per annum, inclusive.
Closing Date: Friday 19 July 2019
Reference: PHP-GHD-2019-12

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is a world-leading centre for research and postgraduate education in public and global health. Our mission is to improve health and health equity in the UK and worldwide; working in partnership to achieve excellence in public and global health research, education and translation of knowledge into policy and practice. In 2018, the School established a small Berlin office in collaboration with the Centre Global Health at the Charite Medical School. 

We are seeking a Research Assistant based at LSHTM’s Berlin office where the project PI is based. The post entails periods of extensive field work in South Africa and close collaboration with colleagues at the Africa Centre for Migration and Society (ACMS) at the University of Witwatersrand, and the University of Cape Town. This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in ground-breaking research on gender, migration and health systems and would suit someone seeking to establish themselves as a researcher in this field, with a strong interest in health policy and systems work.

The post-holder will have a key role in coordinating the research grant focused on gender, migration and health systems in South Africa. This involves activities throughout the project cycle including conducting data collection/ analysis, drafting research publications and presenting findings, and participating in the research process and the life of LSHTM Berlin and wider community on migration and health linked to the ACMS. The post-holder will deal with logistics including convening the advisory board, ethics applications, developing/maintaining a project website and coordinating the monthly project call. 

The appointee must have a postgraduate degree in a relevant field, experience in qualitative research and analysis in migration and gender and experience of field work in low and middle income countries. They must have excellent interpersonal and organisational skills, including the ability to communicate effectively. Interest in health policy and systems research is desirable. Further particulars are included in the job description.

This post is funded until June 2021, with potential for extension pending funding confirmation, and is subject to LSHTM terms and conditions. The salary is on the Academic Scale, Grade 5 £34,238 – £39,304 per annum (inclusive of London weighting). No relocation allowance will be paid. Annual leave entitlement is 30 working days per year. In addition, there are discretionary “Director’s Days”. Membership of the Pension Scheme is available.

Applications should be made at http://jobs.lshtm.ac.uk and include the names of 2 referees. Applications are accepted until 10pm on the closing date. Queries regarding the process may be addressed to jobs@lshtm.ac.uk.

The supporting statement should set out how your qualifications, experience and training meet each of the selection criteria. Please provide one or more paragraphs addressing each criterion. The supporting statement is an essential part of the process and failure to provide this information means the application will not be considered. Answers such as “Please see attached CV” are considered unacceptable. 

Please note, if shortlisted but unable to attend the interview it may not be possible to offer alternative dates. 

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Post-Doctoral Fellowship in the Epidemiology of Migration and Health

Post-Doctoral Fellowship in the Epidemiology of Migration and Health

Posting Date: October 16, 2018

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2018. The position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

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