Post Number : 4INEDPA060GI
Grade : P-4
Parent Sector : Education Sector (ED)
Duty Station: New Delhi
Job Family: Education
Type of contract : Project Appointment
Duration of contract : 1 year
Recruitment open to : Internal and external candidates
Application Deadline (Midnight Paris Time) : 07-DEC-2023
UNESCO Core Values: Commitment to the Organization, Integrity, Respect for Diversity, Professionalism
Duration of Contract is one (1) year, with the possibility of an extension subject to the availability of funds and satisfactory performance.
The UNESCO Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development (MGIEP) is UNESCO’s Category 1 Research Institute that focuses on Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 4.7 towards education for building peaceful and sustainable societies across the world.
UNESCO MGIEP leads the conceptualization, design, and formulation of strategies in education for peace and sustainable development by (a) designing and conducting large-scale research to build empirical evidence on the benefits of cultivating and assessing social emotional learning (SEL) to ensure whole-brain learning for peaceful mindsets and human flourishing (b) translating this evidence in designing courses for formal and informal learning in school and university education systems using immersive interactive digital pedagogies that are implemented in a GDPR compliant learning experience and analytics platform (LEAP) entitled Framerspace.
To advance and support this unique research mandate, UNESCO MGIEP is seeking an international Education Research Officer to join the research team. Under the overall guidance of the Director the Research Officer will serve as the primary academic resource for (a) designing research to build and assess social and emotional competencies (b) supervise and implement SEL action research that adapts MGIEP’s SEL development (EMC2) and assessment (KISME) framework to the context and needs of member states using innovative and immersive digital pedagogies on Framerspace (www.framerspace.com).
Specifically, the incumbent will be responsible for the following:
1. Contribute to the Institute Research Agenda
2. Contribute to global research agenda for science of learning
3. Coordinate Stakeholder Consultation
4. Management and Monitoring
Skills and Competencies
Skills and Competencies
UNESCO’s salaries consist of a basic salary and other benefits which may include if applicable: 30 days annual leave, family allowance, medical insurance, pension plan etc.
The approximate annual starting salary for this post is 98,945 US $.
For full information on benefits and entitlements, please consult our Guide to Staff Benefits.
Please note that all candidates must complete an on-line application and provide complete and accurate information. To apply, please visit the UNESCO careers website. No modifications can be made to the application submitted.
The evaluation of candidates is based on the criteria in the vacancy notice, and may include tests and/or assessments, as well as a competency-based interview.
UNESCO uses communication technologies such as video or teleconference, e-mail correspondence, etc. for the assessment and evaluation of candidates.
Please note that only selected candidates will be further contacted and candidates in the final selection step will be subject to reference checks based on the information provided.
This position is only open for non-Indian nationals.
UNESCO recalls that paramount consideration in the appointment of staff members shall be the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, technical competence and integrity. UNESCO applies a zero-tolerance policy against all forms of harassment. UNESCO is committed to achieving and sustaining equitable and diverse geographical distribution, as well as gender parity among its staff members in all categories and at all grades. Furthermore, UNESCO is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Candidates from non- and under-represented Member States (last update here) are particularly welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. Individuals from minority groups and indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the highest level of confidentiality. Worldwide mobility is required for staff members appointed to international posts.
UNESCO does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.