Research Fellow At Operations and Policy Center


Job Title: Research Fellow

Department: Research Department

Direct Manager: Research Director

Place of Work: Remote (Applicants based in Istanbul or Gaziantep, Turkey, are particularly encouraged to apply)

Contract Duration: 12 Months (subject to annual extension based on performance)

Probationary Period: 2 Months

Starting Date: Late January 2022

Working Hours: Full-time and flexible work arrangements will be considered.

Working Days: Monday to Friday

Notice Period: 1 Month

Net Monthly Salary: TBD based on experience and suitability

Ad Date: ASAP

Job Ad Duration: Open Call

Academic Degree: Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a field relevant to the job description. Applicants with a background in Economics are particularly encouraged to apply.

Previous Experience: Policy or academic research experience in the Syrian context in one or more of the following topics:

  • Economics
  • Politics
  • Humanitarian assistance
  • Operational research

Minimum Years of Experience: Three years

About the Applicant:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work in a constantly changing environment
  • Clear and coherent writing skills in English
  • Good spoken Arabic
  • An excellent sense of numbers and analytical skills

Main Job Description

About the role:

  • Report and analyze key economic, humanitarian, and political developments in various control areas of Syria, with a focus on the northwest
  • Provide policy recommendations to humanitarian institutions and governments operating in Syria
  • Collaborate with OPC’s field researchers, analysts, statistician, IT personnel, graphics designer, and proofreader to deliver the final product for review by the Research Director

Deliverables:

  1. Lead the work on a monthly newsletter
  2. Write shorter policy briefs on economic, political, or humanitarian developments
  3. Represent OPC in events and meetings with relevant stakeholders

How to apply

Submission guidelines

Attach a Curriculum Vitae in English and a Cover letter (in a separate file of no more than one A4 page) describing how your skills and experience match the requirements of this post,

APPLY VIA THE LINK**

https://forms.gle/A1aEz88ssAmjXPxF9

Applications in languages other than English will not be reviewed.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

* OPC is an Equal Opportunity Employer *

* Female candidates are encouraged to apply *

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