Senior Research Advisor

Yangon School of Political Science
Yangon School of Political Science
( Science, Research & Analysis )  Remote (Asia | APAC Time Zone Permitted)

Job Type : Full-Time
Experience : 3 to 5 years
Education : Bachelor Degree

Job Detail

Job Description for senior research policy advisor

To develop a 5-year research strategy in consultation with the YSPS board of directors;

- Actively defining the research strategy and engaging in developing of research applications

for grants;

- Once the research strategy is approved, regularly present research projects and ideas to the

Board for input before proceeding;

- To engage with other research centers for research collaboration;

- Development of YSPS academic research methodology courses for integration into the

diploma courses as well as later the MA in constitutional federalism and MA in HR

- To mentor future MA students thesis and Ph.D students undertaking or contributing to

larger research projects of the Institute

-To train researchers to be ethical and responsible for the society

-To select appropriate research methodologies and techniques for assigned projects

-To formulate effective and efficient research processes


-PhD in social sciences (preferably in Political Science, Economics and/or Law)

-Must have strong knowledge on Qualitative and Quantitative research methodology and (3)years' experience in doing academic research in the field of human rights, political sciences and/ or economics

-Should have experiences of academic paper publication either in local or international peer-

reviewed journals

-Demonstrate ability to work in multi-cultural working environment

Prove to meet the deadlines of the projects

Application and Documents

Please submit an application form along with documents listed below via email to:

[email protected] from now to 31 January 2022.

Documents required:

1.Cover letter

2.Curriculum Vitae (CV)


4.Personal statement

5.2 letters of recommendation

Recruitment Process: Consider from Application documents, academic performance and the shortlisted candidates will be interviewed.

*Please be advised that this position is subject to the availability of funding.

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