Research and Development Specialist
Peace Corps Response positions are open to returned Volunteers or U.S. citizens with significant professional and technical experience.
The PCRV is needed to serve as a technical expert to strengthen and develop research among faculty and students that is relevant and will create an impact with the stakeholders through global and international linkages for effective curriculum, instruction, and research. The PCRV will review and assess the campus’ current research and extension development efforts; conduct trainings and/or workshop activities with faculty members on research methods, data analysis and modeling, and the creation of valid research questionnaires. The PCRV will also act as resource person, giving guest lectures in school academic activities, among other relevant activities. The overall goal of the position is the build the capacity of the faculty of NIPSC Lemery Campus to conduct effective research that can be published in internationally recognized journals.
• At least three (3) years’ experience in planning and conducting research in any field of education;
• At least three (3) years’ experience in planning and conducting extension activities;
• At least three (3) years’ experience in developing standardized questionnaires for research and extension;
• Excellent interpersonal skills with demonstrated flexibility.
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.
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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