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A selection of the latest science-related international development jobs, including research, policy and programme vacancies in the UK and around the world. Please submit any relevant jobs to UKCDS Communications Manager, and we will post the details here.

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  • Research Coordinator

    NIESR are looking to recruit an experienced Administrator to help establish and administer a large new research project. The objective of the project is to transform economics back into a useful and policy relevant social science.

    Source: The National Institute of Economic Research
    Deadline: 1 May 2017
  • Senior Communications Officer

    The Senior Communications Officer has an important role to play in devising, delivering and evaluating the strategy to increase awareness and uptake of the Copernicus services across Europe.

    Source: European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts
    Deadline: 2 May 2017
  • Research Uptake and Analysis Advisor

    The Research Uptake and Analysis Advisor will lead analysis of MSF UK and OCA research impact, develop research management and impact tools, along with supportive communcations materials to engage an audience of key global health opinion setters with MSF.

    Source: Medecins Sans Frontieres
    Deadline: 2 May 2017
  • LSE Fellow in International Relations

    You will contribute to core and specialist teaching on the MSc International Relations programme.

    Candidates should have completed a PhD. You should have a broad background in International Relations and a specialist expertise in International Relations Theory. You should have relevant teaching experience and a promising research profile.

    Source: London School of Economics and Political Science
    Deadline: 7 May 2017
  • Political Officer - Asia/Europe Section

    The successful candidate will monitor international developments in the relevant Commonwealth regions and contributes to the development of the Secretariat’s policy on political issues in relation to the countries and international organisations in question by way of briefings, advice, recommendations and support to senior staff. 

    Source: The Commonwealth
    Deadline: 11 May 2017
  • Project Director

    Beyond Borders Scotland is currently advertising for a full-time Projects Director on an initial 6-month contract who will oversee all project work for a small Edinburgh-based NGO. Contract to be reviewed after 6 months with potential to renew. Flexible working patterns may be considered. 

    Source: Beyond Borders Scotland
    Deadline: 12 May 2017