MINELRES: Roma Education Fund seeks a Consultant for the position of a Researcher

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Fri Jan 8 19:48:01 2010

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The Roma Education Fund seeks a Consultant for the position of a

The Roma Education Fund, an international organization supporting
quality education for Roma children, seeks a Researcher to work under
the supervision of the Capacity Building and Policy Development Manager
in order to implement the research agenda of the organization. The
position is expected to be based in Budapest, but the Roma Education
Fund will consider applications from those who do not wish to move to
Budapest but we would be prepa red to travel regularly to Budapest as
necessary to complete the assigned tasks. The position is a full -time

The candidate should possess the following:

 Have at least M.A. degree in social sciences (sociology, pedagogy,
anthropology, psychology, economics, political science or related

 Proven experience in research related to social inclusion. Experience
related specifically with Roma and the education of Roma will be an

 Speak fluent English, and have a very good command of written English.
Knowledge of languages of the countries of the Decade of Roma Inclusion
or Romanes will be an advantage .

 Excellent organization, administration and communication skills.

 Good knowledge of issues related to Roma education in at least one
country of the Decade of Roma Inclusion

 A good capacity to work under pressure and under minimal supervision

At equal qualifications Roma candidates would be preferred.

The job tasks will include:

 Preparing terms of reference for different research or proje ct

 Contributing to research design

 Contributing to and providing feedback to research instruments and the
overall methodology design

 Co managing research projects including multi countries and multi
agencies research

 Communicating effectively with the partner organizations involved in
research projects

 Designing dissemination strategy for the various research products,
including preparing concepts for events related with research launches

 Create and maintain an updated database of the stakeh olders (think
tanks, research institutes, individuals) involved in research on
education for Roma

 Maintain an update the REF database with relevant research, report,
evaluation, and legislation related with education of Roma

 Contributing to project applic ations of REF in regard with analytical
part of the applications

 Participating in international workshops, conferences, roundtables and
other events related with the research work

What we offer

 competitive salary

 work and learn at the international level

 international training as part of the personal development plan


CV, motivation letter and salary proposal (all in English) should be
sent to msurdu@romaeducationfund.org.

Candidates are encouraged to send one sample of one article, paper,
research report or other publication relevant for the job.

Deadline for submitting applications is: January 30, 2009.


Roma Education Fund 
H-1066 Terez Krt 46 
To apply for REF Grants, visit the

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