[Blueboard] CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: RESEARCH ASSISTANTS/ ATENEO SCHOOL OF GOVERNMENT

Jeanifer D. Aguirre jaguirre at ateneo.edu
Wed Feb 1 11:22:55 PHT 2017


*CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: RESEARCH ASSISTANT*



*Unit:*                     Ateneo School of Government (ASOG)

*Location:*          SDC Complex, Ateneo de Manila University, Katipunan
Ave. Quezon City

*Duration:         *Six Months (subject for  renewal)

*Report to:        *Dean



*I. Brief Description *



ASOG is the public sector arm of the Ateneo de Manila University whose
long-term mission is to teach and work with effective and ethical public
servants to build prosperous, sustainable, just, and happy communities in
the Philippines empowered by democratic, participatory, transparent, and
accountable governance institutions and processes.



As a graduate school for leadership and public service, ASOG's academic and
executive education programs bridge the gap between the classroom wisdom
and real-world policy decision-making and governance.  Through its research
and extension programs, and working with public, private and community
organizations, it aims to develop and foster innovative ideas and
approaches that change the mindsets and systems in such areas as
leadership, poverty eradication, climate change and environment, social
accountability, and politics.



*II. Scope of Work*



The Research Assistant is responsible for providing research and technical
assistance to the

selected project/s of the School:



·         Provide assistance to the Dean in the development of research
outputs such as policy briefs, briefing notes, presentations, empirical
papers, and other research outputs, specifically by conducting reviews and
analyses of literature, data gathering (may include development of research
instruments; conduct of field interviews, surveys, FGDs; review of
literature, etc), as well as data analysis and write-up;

·         Provide administrative/logistical support for academic events
organized by the Dean, which may include but are not limited to
conferences, seminars, and research colloquia;

·         Continuous development and maintenance of databases (e.g.
database of partners, conferences, experts) for the continuing expansion of
networks;

·         Perform such other functions as may be assigned by the Dean and
his authorized representative similar to, and related to the functions
enumerated above.



*Qualifications*



Applicants for the Research Assistant position must have the following
qualifications:



·         Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Economics;

·         Strong analytical skills and appreciation of development and
economic issues/concerns;

·         Knowledgeable on the use of statistical software such as STATA
and SPSS;

·         Graphics presentation skills is an advantage;

·         Can efficiently handle and deliver outputs with minimum
supervision;

·         Has excellent written and interpersonal communication skills in
English;

·         Has excellent organizational skills and able to contribute to
team research processes.





*Application Requirements*



All interested applicants must submit the following:



·         An Application Letter addressed to Dr. Ronald U. Mendoza, Dean of
the Ateneo School of Government;

·         Curriculum Vitae with three professional work references
(including their emails and contact numbers;

·         Sample written work.



Please submit the required documents via e-mail to hr.asog at gmail.com and
jaguirre at ateneo.edu with *“Applicant- Research Assistant”* as subject.

-- 
Jeanifer de Castro-Aguirre
Ateneo de Manila University - School of Government
Tel. No. 4266001 local 4626
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