IRGR Seeking Project Assistant

IRGR announces exciting short-term employment opportunity

We are inviting applications for a part-time position as Project Assistant (PA) from late January to late November 2016. Applicants should have documented previous professional experience in report writing or in proposal development for competitive international tenders.  The PA will be tasked with editorial work in English, including to quality ensure briefing papers and op-eds to be published on IRGR’s webpage and other media platforms.  Attestation of excellent proficiency in academic English and knowledge of program ware for the maintenance and upgrading of IRGR’s website, must supplement proven record of accomplishment in the designated areas.

Minimum requirements: BA degree in either peace and conflict, international relations, international politics, humanitarian studies or security and development in addition to previous record of solid accomplishment in the above designated competence areas.  External candidates not studying at University of Tromsø or living in Tromsø may also apply. Proven academic knowledge and operative skills in reintegration, DDR, recovery or related subject areas, will be considered an additional asset.

The position will be placed on in Grade 34 (Hovedlønnstabell i staten).  Payment on hourly basis.  Total workload amounts to 200 hours, with the monthly workload fluctuating between 2 -7 workings days, subject to IRGR’s Work Schedule in 2016.

Deadline for applications: January 6. 2016. Submit application, CV, certificates and attestations to: Professor Tone Bleie, Head of IRGR, email: