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RESEARCH ASSISTANT

Feb 13, 2020

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for the position of Research Assistant in The Centre for Reparation Research, University of the West Indies, Vice-Chancellery.  The Centre for Reparation Research is seeking to hire a Research Assistant for the period August 1, 2020 to July 31, 2021.

The Research Assistant should have a solid working knowledge of MS Word, Outlook, and Excel and database management, as he/she may be asked to collect and analyze data or to manage and update existing datasets. He/she will also conduct literature reviews or field research, including running focus groups.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • A Master’s Degree in History (with a specialization in Caribbean History);
  • Excellent research, analytical and proposal writing skills;
  • An aptitude for research dissemination and advocacy (including via various media);
  • A knowledge of critical issues in human rights & the global movement for reparatory justice;
  • Excellent inter-personal skills;
  • Excellent time management skills; and
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.

The successful candidate should also have a good work ethic, the ability to work on his/her own and a willingness to maintain confidentiality and to travel in the course of his/her duties.

Please send detailed applications giving i) full particulars of qualifications and experience, biodata; and ii) the names, titles, mailing and e-mail addresses, fax and telephone numbers of three (3) referees. Applications should be sent via e-mail to the: University Registrar, Office of Administration, The Regional Headquarters, The University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston 7, Jamaica W.I.; e-mail oadmin@uwimona.edu.jm

For further information contact reparation.research@uwimona.edu.jm or telephone 970-2646. Deadline for Application is March 20, 2020. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.


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