Coastal Resource Management Research and Extension Specialist
Peace Corps Response positions are open to returned Volunteers or U.S. citizens with significant professional and technical experience.
A PCRV, with a master’s Degree in Marine Biology, Environmental Management or related courses and three years’ experience in research and development work in a university setting or a research institution, is needed to build the capacity of the faculty and researchers of BISU-Clarin. The PCRV will work closely with the Research and Development Unit (RDU) and the campus Deans, chairpersons and planning department to review past and ongoing research activities, conduct consultation meetings/dialogues with faculty and researchers, and assist in conducting viable research activities, including training on refereed publication, citations, inventions and patents. The PCRV will also assist in conducting CRM extension training activities with community organizations and assist CRM extension coordinators in developing partnerships with potential network agencies. The overall goal of this assignment is to build capacity of the BISU-Clarin staff to support the coastal resource management needs of the community of Clarin.
• At least two years’ experience in CRM program planning, implementation and capability building activities;
• At least 3 years’ experience in research and development work in a university setting or a research institution
• Excellent personal relational skills with demonstrated flexibility and patience;
• Demonstrated ability to live and work in a multi-cultural setting.
The Peace Corps embraces and leverages the diversity of its volunteers as a reflection of America's diversity. Peace Corps Response is committed to reflecting the diversity of the United States in the professionals we send into the field to support the mission of world peace and friendship. Applicants with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Medical Considerations in Philippines
- Philippines may not be able to support Volunteers with the following medical conditions: insulin-dependent diabetes; ongoing counseling.
- The following medication(s) are not permitted for legal or cultural reasons: Adderall, Ritalin and Vyvanse.
- Volunteers who should avoid the following food(s) may not be able to serve: gluten, peanuts, and shellfish.
- After arrival in Philippines, Peace Corps provides and applicants are required to have an annual flu shot, to take daily or weekly medication to prevent malaria, and to receive mandatory immunizations.
Before you apply, please review Medical Information for Applicants to learn about the clearance process and other health conditions that are difficult to accommodate in Peace Corps service.
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