Job: Head of Sub-Office - International Organization for Migration, Tanzania

Context:

Under the direct supervision of the Chief of Mission (CoM) in Tanzania, and in close coordination with the Resource Management Officer (RMO) and relevant units in the Country Office (CO), the successful candidate will be responsible for managing, coordinating and implementing IOM activities and programmes in the Kigoma region. S/he will plan and supervise IOM operational activities for the United States Refugee Admissions Program (USRAP), Burundi influx response and organize logistics and procurement activities for the sub office, satellite offices and transit centre, as well as manage the related budgetary, financial and administrative functions of the sub-office.

Consultancy: Evaluation of UNHCR prevention and response to SGBV in the refugee population in Western Tanzania

Organization: UN High Commissioner for Refugees

Closing date: 19 Nov 2017

UNHCR is looking for an experienced evaluation team leader and a team member to conduct an evaluation of UNHCR prevention of and response to SGBV in refugee population in Western Tanzania in the 2015-17 period.

The evaluation is expected to be carried out over the course of six months from signing of the consultancy contract (ideally in December 2017).

The evaluation TORs are included in the EoI document. They are also and available at this link: http://www.unhcr.org/59fb47094

Contracting will be via UNHCR individual consultancy contract. Proposals from individual consultants, as well as from group of consultants are welcome. Please note that in the case of team submissions, each member of the evaluation team will be contracted separately.

How to apply:

Interested applicants are invited to submit a cover letter, an updated P11 and a technical proposal at the following address: [email protected]

Deadline for submissions of Expressions of Interest is 19 November 2017.

African Cancer Fellowships

Eligible Candidates
  • The programme is open to individuals working in any area across the cancer continuum who wish to develop their knowledge and innovate in a particular topic
  • Medical professionals must hold relevant qualification e.g. MD, MBBS, Registered Nurse, Diploma of midwifery.
  • Non-medical applicants, such as those working in cancer societies or non-governmental organisations (NGOs), should hold a Bachelor’s degree
  • Candidates should have documented experience of working on cancer or with cancer patients
  • Medical and PhD students are not eligible to apply
Depending on the projects, pairs of applicants from the same institution are also welcome to apply to visit the same host institution where this will contribute to successful implementation on return home.

More info at http://www.uicc.org/what-we-do/capacity-building/grants/fellowships/african-cancer-fellowships

University of Calgary 50th Anniversary International Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarships

Guided by its bold Eyes High vision, the University of Calgary is poised to become a global intellectual hub, supported by its comprehensive internationalization strategy that aims to increase the diversity of students on campus, advance educational and research partnerships and boost international development efforts.

Increasing the international diversity of our student body prepares our students to be successful in today’s global marketplace. Top research universities attract the best students from around the world and our International Strategy sets a target of 10% of the undergraduate population and 25% of the graduate population to be international within the next few years.

Through the new 50th Anniversary International Scholarships, the University of Calgary is launching a fundraising initiative to raise $1M in scholarship money for international students. The campaign takes place during the university's 50th Anniversary year and the first scholarships will be awarded in 2017 or 2018. Coordinated by the University of Calgary International (UCI) Office, Faculty of Graduate studies and Enrollment Services Office, the scholarship money will be awarded to to exceptional undergraduate and graduate students from 25 designated countries.

Please see list of designated countries.

Eligibility: open to undergraduate and graduate students from designated countries.

Undergraduate scholarships: $24,000 per student per year for up to four years of study.

Graduate scholarships: $16,000 per student registered in a thesis-based PhD program per year, for up to four years of study.

Source/More info http://www.ucalgary.ca/uci/scholarships-international-students

National Consultancy for Drafting of Tanzania’s National Pharmaceutical Industry Development Strategy-Policy and Regulatory Framework Expert

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Conduct data collection, including stakeholder consultations, as requested by the lead international consultant at the national level with key partners such as relevant ministries, departments, organizations, civil society organizations etc. to identify key entry points as well as potential areas of collaboration, co-financing and partnership;
  • Liaise with key government and local industry stakeholders and support field data collection, including consultations with key stakeholders and collecting price/cost data from MSD and local manufacturers, as requested by lead consultant
  • In collaboration with other consultants, MITI and UNDP, conduct a national stakeholder consultation to validate and disseminate findings of the assessment and roadmap/strategy
  • Develop the inception report and prepare draft strategy by consolidating of all inputs into relevant sections and annexes of the national strategy.
More info at https://jobs.undp.org/cj_view_job.cfm?cur_job_id=75668

Call for applications at Emory University

Admissions Requirements

Members of the admissions committees consider all portions of the application when making their decision. We have no set minimums. General requirements include:
  • A strong undergraduate background in the physical, biological, or behavioral sciences.
  • A cumulative average of B+ or better in major science courses.
  • High motivation for a career in biological or biomedical research.
  • Strong letters of recommendation (three are required).
  • A thoughtfully written Statement of Purpose that includes information on why you want to attend graduate school, any research interests you may have, and details on any prior research experience, including the extent to which you were intellectually and independently involved in your research project.
  • All applicants (including international applicants) must submit official scores from the Graduate Record Examination General Test (GRE). Scores must not be more than five years old. Our institution code is 5187 and there is no department code.
  • International applicants whose native language is not English must also complete the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).
  • Some programs may have an additional requirement or recommendation for applicants, so you should review the admissions page for the program you are applying to.
More info at http://www.biomed.emory.edu/admissions/apply.html

Research Associate (RA) - Tanzania Statewide, Nationwide

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Conducts experiments, to completion, according to specific procedures.
• Effectively manage field activities such as planting, maintaining and harvesting.
• Lead seed processing, preparation and inventory management.
• Inspects, utilizes and maintains research equipment and machinery.
• Hire, organize and supervise seasonal employees ensuring work is performed in safe and efficient manner.

Job Qualifications

REQUIREMENTS TO BE MET:

• Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural field with 2 years industry related experience.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and computer literate.
• Agricultural research background preferred.
• Demonstrated competency in planning projects.
• Previous experience in operating field and research equipment and planting field experiments..
• May be required to do physical lifting and work in varying ergonomic environments.
• Willingness to work additional hours if required and travel overnight to offsite locations if needed.
• Must have a driver's license.

More info at http://careers.dupont.com/jobsearch/job-details/research-associate-ra-tanzania/RES00004144/441537/