الوصف الوظيفي
Title of post: Research Assistant
Location: Birzeit University
Reports to:  Project Manager 
Contract type:  Consultancy Based contract (0.5 post, 12 months, to be renewed)
 
Overall Purpose of the job
Applications are invited for a research assistant, starting 7th November 2020, to support a specified programme of research.
 
Birzeit University and the University of Limerick (Ireland) have secured external funding to conduct the Learning in Motion project. The project examines how gender responsive, play-based learning pedagogies can be embedded in teacher education programmes in Palestine. During this three year project, the project team will explore how research-informed pedagogies can be incorporated into teacher education policy and practice to enhance the educational experience of children in Palestine. 
 
Specific objectives of the project are to are to (1) identify, assess and evaluate the barriers and enablers for changes to teacher education practice, (2) use a “train the trainer” continuing professional development (CPD) programme to upskill teacher educators in gender responsive play-based learning pedagogies, and (3) examine the reach, effectiveness, adoption, implementation and maintenance (“RE-AIM”) of the teacher education CPD programme.
This project is funded by the Irish Research Council and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (Ireland).
  •  Expected Deliverables Work with the project manager and the project team to support a specified programme of research.  
  • Take responsibility for operational elements of the project, such as supporting data collection and data entry, organising workshops for several institutions, coordinating research equipment, arranging the schedule for research team meetings and documenting actions from meetings.
  • Liaise with both internal and external project stakeholders in Palestine and Ireland.
  • Engage in appropriate training and professional development opportunities as required to develop research skills and competencies.
  • Carry out administrative work to support the programme of research and any additional duties as may reasonably be required within the general scope and level of the post. 

جميع الحقوق محفوظة لموقع جوبس.

متطلبات الوظيفة
Essential knowledge/experience/skills
  • Masters degree in a relevant area, e.g. education, social sciences (or near completion, please give date of Viva).
  • Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written Arabic and English.
  • Experience in quantitative and qualitative research methods. 
  • Proficiency in the use of ICT, demonstrating these skills effectively in report writing, communicating and presenting information. 
 
Desirable Criteria:
  • Knowledge of the research, theory and practice of education.
  • Experience in conducting research or programme evaluation.
  • Evidence of working with a range of stakeholders.  
  • Demonstrate a capacity to work independently and within a project team to achieve results. 
Personal Qualities:
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.
  • An ability to foster and sustain relationships internally and externally.
  • Attention to detail and thoroughness in work practices and an ability to work to deadlines.
  • Highly motivated with excellent organisational skills.
تفاصيل الوظيفة
المسمى الوظيفي Research Assistant
آخر موعد للتقديم 31 - Oct - 2020
المكان رام الله والبيرة
نوع الوظيفة العقود والاستشارات
المستوى المهني متوسط الخبرة
الراتب N/A
الدرجة العلمية الماجستير
الخبرة 1 Year
آلية التقديم
Interested candidates are welcomed to send their CVs and cover letter no later than 31.10.2020 
نصيحة من جوبس لحمايتك : عند التقدم لاية وظيفة عن طريق الانترنت، لا تقم بإعطاء معلومات بطاقة الأعتماد او أية معلومات بنكية / مالية لصاحب عمل.