Location: Bangkok, Thailand
Employment type: fixed term (2 years) with possibility of extension
Deadline: 27 April 2021
SEI Asia, based in Bangkok, has a diverse team of multinational experts that integrates scientific research with participatory approaches to co-develop and share knowledge, build partnerships, and influence policy for resilient development. It focuses on gender and social equity, climate adaptation, disaster risk reduction, water insecurity and integrated water resources management, transitional agriculture, renewable energy and urbanization.
SEI Asia is an affiliate of Chulalongkorn University (CU), Thailand. SEI and CU have inked a long-term agreement to foster innovative scientific research combined with effective policy engagement on development and environmental challenges in Asia.
SEI Asia is seeking a Research Associate with a proven background and experience in policy research and analysis as well as Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) related to environmental sustainability, including regional policy processes, to support our efforts in creating impact through evidence-based policy. SEI Asia is currently implementing a number of programs that require intense policy engagement and collaboration with boundary partners for impact reporting. Through its research, SEI seeks to share knowledge, promote informed debate and contribute to evidence-based policy development for more sustainable, resilient and inclusive societies across Asia. Research activities are carried out in a participatory manner through engagement with varied stakeholder ranging from local and national governments, multi-lateral agencies, NGOs and local community organizations.
We are seeking a highly motivated individual with a proven background in science-to-policy processes, policy analysis, and policy communications. The Research Associate will work towards bridging research and policy in a variety of contexts across Asia.
In developing cross-cutting collaboration, the Research Associate will work with colleagues from all research teams in SEI Asia including water resources, gender, urban, climate change, and disaster risk reduction. The role will require coordination with other SEI centres and colleagues internationally. The Research Associate will also contribute to other SEI-wide activities and reports.
We are looking for a person who has a strong interest and proven track record in designing and executing policy-focused research projects, and is knowledgeable in MEL application. You have excellent writing skills are passionate about communicating and collaborating with multi-stakeholder policy actors.
SEI Asia is an equal opportunity employer and consider all applications on the basis of qualifications and competencies regardless of, but not limited to, race, national origin, religious beliefs, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability and marital status. We are committed to ensuring diversity and equality within our organization and applicants from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
We are reviewing applications on an ongoing basis so please submit your application as soon as possible, however no later than 27 April 2021, 23:59 Bangkok local time.
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