Project Summary :
The United States- Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies-Energy (USPCAS-E), University of Engineering and Technology (UET) Peshawar is an initiative funded by USAID / Pakistan with the purpose to find innovative and practical solutions for Pakistan’s energy challenges.
Through this initiative, UET Peshawar and National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) have partnered with Arizona State University (ASU) to create two centers for advanced studies and research in energy.
Under the umbrella of Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan, USPCAS-E, UET Peshawar, and NUST are expected to eventually become Pakistan’s premier centers for sustainable energy research.
These centers also aim to set new standards for supporting the success of women and disadvantaged youth in the engineering profession.
Please note : Only Pakistani citizens are eligible for this position.
Position Summary :
MSI is recruiting two Senior Field Researchers (one male and one female) as short-term consultants for an anticipated assignment to monitor implementation of activities under the Center for Advanced Studies-
Energy (USPCAS-E) project, University of Engineering and Technology (UET) Peshawar. The overall objective of CAS-UET project is to substantially improve higher education’s ability to find innovative solutions to Pakistan’s greatest development challenges through applied research, improved student preparation to meet workforce demands for well-
qualified science and engineering graduates, and leadership in advocating for policy reforms
The field researchers will work closely with the assignment manager and data analyst to ensure that the deliverables are timely, accurate, and complete.
They will coordinate with CAS UET, grantees, scholarship recipients, internees and beneficiaries as appropriate, and conduct field monitoring throughout the assignment.
The duration of the assignment is from January 2019 through October 2019.
Candidates that have a real or potential conflict of interest in this monitoring will not be considered. MSI will require a written statement to this effect before formal engagement on this assignment.
Conflict of interest in this context includes, but is not limited to : close and / or family relations with the individuals that are related to the project, financial interest in the implementing organization(s) or grantees, current or previous experience with the project being monitored or the USAID requesting office, etc.
Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.
MSI is an EEO / AA / ADA Veterans Employer.
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