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  • Posted on: 3 March, 2015 Deadline: 10 March, 2015
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  • The Center for Peace Studies (CPS), Usmanu Danfodiyo University Sokoto (UDUS) is seeking for well-motivated individuals for positions for its collaborative project with the School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, George Mason University, Virginia. The project “Strengthening Graduate Education in Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution in Northern Nigeria” is sponsored by the United States Institute of Peace (USIP).

    Project Coordinator Research (PCR)

     

    The PCR leads the research and project management component of the CPS project, and will report directly to the Director of the Center for Peace Studies. PCR is a multi-task position, the person is expected to be versatile in project management and research using quantitative and qualitative research techniques.

    Duties and responsibilities

    • Leads research and project management tasks of CPS.
    • Supervise a Network of Peace and Conflict Studies Centers in Northern Nigeria.
    • Conduct researches using qualitative and quantitative techniques.
    • Project implementation, management, monitoring and evaluation.
    • Finance, accounting and grant report writing responsibilities.
    • Monitors CPS staff and supervise project contractors and consultants.

    Qualifications

    • A master’s degree or it's equivalent is required in peace and conflict studies or relevant disciplines such as development studies, sociology, psychology, history, political science or economics.
    • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in project management and research.
    • Ability to demonstrate facilitation and leadership skills in working in a competitive academic environment.
    • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.

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    Project Coordinator Instruction (PCI)

     

    The PCI leads the instruction, curriculum design and development component of the CPS project. The ideal candidate must be experienced in teaching and designing instruction materials at the tertiary education level. The PCI reports directly to the Director of the Center for Peace Studies.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Leads instruction and curriculum development activities of the CPS project.
    • Teaching, curriculum designs and development in peace and conflict studies (PCS)
    • Integration of theories, research and practices in teaching and curriculum development.
    • Design experiential learning and reflective practice activities for inclusion in PCS academic curriculum.

    Qualifications:

    • Applicants must be working towards a PhD degree or a PhD holder in peace and conflict studies or relevant disciplines such as development studies, sociology, psychology, history, political science or economics.
    • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in teaching and curriculum development in tertiary institutions.
    • Ability to demonstrate facilitation and leadership skills in working in a competitive academic environment.
    • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.

    Method of Application

    Please forward your application letter, resume/cv and writing samples to cpsudus@gmail.com. The deadline for application is March 10, 2015. For questions about this position please email Ernest Ogbozor at eogbozor@gmu.edu.

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