Job Opportunity with BRAC Development Institute

Please contact ajaita.shah[at]gmail.com if you are interested in applying for the following:

BRAC Development Institute, BRAC University, Bangladesh

Seeking Young Professionals

for a Challenging Career in International Development

BRAC Development Institute (BDI) is looking for bright, young professionals, interested in an exciting career in development and research.  Selected applicants will be part of a core team that will coordinate different research activities and help build up the Institute. The team will be based in Dhaka and have access to the different activities of BRAC and a wide range of other development organizations.  

The recently created BRAC Development Institute seeks to promote research and build knowledge on practical solutions to problems of the poor in the global South.  It is anchored in the basic ethos of BRAC – developing solutions to the challenges of poverty, inequity, exclusion and social injustice. BDI is a space for academics and practitioners in the South (or working in the South) to come together to raise critical questions on development. It will build knowledge around exciting initiatives in the South, focus on developing new ideas and new strategies, pilot test such ideas and provide important lessons on good practices for practitioners, policy makers and funders. Continue reading

Job Opportunity: Recruitment and Selection Specialist, Teach for India (TFI)

Interested in improving the state of education in India? Want to turn thought into action? Apply for the “Recruitment and Selection Specialist” position through Teach for India. Positions are based out of Mumbai, Pune, Delhi, or Chennai. More details follow:

About Teach For India

Teach For India aims to narrow the education gap in India by placing highly qualified university graduates in India’s neediest schools. TFI will be a national programme, and by its fifth year will aim to place participants in eight metropolitan cities and rural areas in surrounding 4-5 districts. Participants will be recruited largely from the top undergraduate institutions in all fields of study as well as major companies, and will commit to working in low-income primary and upper primary schools (mainly government and some low-end private schools), to improve both academic achievement and retention rates in high-need urban and rural areas.

Summary

TFI aims to place participants in the 2009-10 school-year and seeks recruitment and selection specialists in each recruitment city (Pune, Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai) charged with developing, executing and supporting Teach For India’s recruitment and selection efforts. The specialists will serve as the key point of contact between recruits and Teach For India, and will be identify high-potential college students, post-graduate students and young professionals and motivate them to apply to Teach For India. The specialists will also interview and select Fellows based on Teach For India’s selection criteria. The specialists report directly to the VP of recruitment or Regional Executive Directors.

Apply now!

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Please submit your resume/CV and a one-page cover letter highlighting your interest in applying for this position to sheela@teachforindia.org.