Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in International Development x 2 posts
These posts are temporary for 2 years
Over the last forty-five years the Centre for International Development and Training (CIDT) has earned a reputation as a centre of excellence for capacity strengthening in international development. CIDT, which is based at the Telford Campus of the University of Wolverhampton, offers practical solutions for positive change, based on our experience in over 140 countries worldwide. See www.wlv.ac.uk/cidt for more details of CIDT’s work, mission and values. CIDT draws on the corporate backing and research support of an institution of higher learning, while functioning as a social enterprise delivering practical services across four Thematic Areas: 1.) Climate, Forests and Agriculture; 2.) Education and Lifelong Learning; 3.) Gender Equality and Social Inclusion and 4.) Managing for Development Results. In each of these areas we offer tailored services including:
- Project/Programme Management;
- Teaching and Training (online and face-to-face) for continuous professional development;
- Technical assistance and advisory services including in project design, monitoring, evaluation and lesson learning;
- Facilitationof workshops, multi-stakeholder engagement and participatory processes.
CIDT wishes to recruit an enthusiastic, people-centred international development professional to join our dynamic, multidisciplinary team. To be considered for this post you will have experience of international development work and be prepared to work both in UK and overseas. You will be qualified to Masters level in one of CIDT’s four thematic areas with a proven track record in your field. You will have experience in winning work through bidding or entrepreneurial approaches and have strong flexible team working skills.
In this post you will be expected to proactively engage in business development and delivery in CIDT service areas in order to actively contribute to the Centre’s self-funding business model. You will be prepared to work flexibly across two or more of the Centre’s four thematic areas. It will be a strong advantage if you can work to professional standards in French as well as English. It will be an advantage if you have quantitative social research skills and university level teaching experience. We are looking for someone who is willing to be based in Shropshire and able to work out of the Telford office.
The University of Wolverhampton values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.