The researcher will be contracted for up to 48 days between the period of January – May 2018, with highest level of work done in February and March.
The UN Foundation (UNF) has been commissioned to lead a mapping exercise on the roles, responsibilities and remit of UN organisations in relation to Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) across the UN system. This assignment is commissioned by Sub-Group 5 of the Inter-Agency Coordination Group (IACG) on AMR with a view to strengthening implementation of their IACG’s AMR Framework for Action released in August 2017. The mapping exercise will be conducted between January and May 2018, and will comprise both desktop research and direct engagement with counterparts from across the UN system. The assignment will result in a consolidated report to be completed by end of March 2017 and submitted to the IACG in early April.
UNF is looking to hire a Research Consultant to support UNF staff in completing this assignment. The duties of the Research Consultant will be as follows:
This assignment will be carried out in a collaborative manner, will be led by UNF staff and will also comprise a team of academic experts serving as additional resource persons and researchers.
An MA level degree in social sciences, global health, international relations/development, agriculture or other relevant area
Two-five years of relevant working experience
Proven research experience including in global development issues. Familiarity with AMR issues will be an advantage.
Strong, proven writing skills
An ability to work within teams, with fixed deadlines and in a highly collaborative environment
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