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Research Officer (SOG/ST 5)

Date Posted
3rd November 2017
Reference
VAC-27330
Sector
Arts, Fashion & Design, Research, Monitoring & Evaluation
Job Type
Temporary
Location
Kingston
Salary
Not Disclosed

Job Summary

Applications are invited to fill the temporary position of Research Officer (SOG/ST 5) at the African Caribbean Institute of Jamaica/Jamaica Memory Bank.

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY
To conduct research on Jamaica and the Caribbean with major emphasis on African cultural retentions and to present information in various forms. 
 
 
PERIOD OF EMPLOYMENT 
January 2 to April 30, 2018 
 
 
KEY RESPONSILBILITIES
Under the supervision of the Senior Research Fellow, the incumbent has responsibility to:
  • Organize and conduct in-depth primary and secondary research and analyzing data collected.
  • Make presentations on Caribbean history and culture to primary, secondary and tertiary level institutions 
  • Prepare research papers 
  • Recommend areas for research
  • Prepare budgets for  research projects
  • Organize and conduct interviews for Jamaica Memory Bank projects.
 
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATION/EXPERIENCE
  • A first degree majoring in Sociology, Anthropology, History/Cultural Studies 
  • Two years  of  research experience
  • Formal training in interviewing techniques

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