The United Nations University is looking for an Academic Programme Officer that will be under the supervision of the UNU-IAS Director, needed to manage a set of academic programs and projects and develop relevant activities.

CLOSING DATE: May 20th 2017

The Academic Programme Officer will manage in the institute’s three thematic areas: sustainable societies, natural capital and biodiversity, and global change and resilience. Specific responsibilities will include:

  • providing academic oversight and leadership of the UNU-IAS postgraduate degree programs
  • developing, planning, organizing and managing academic and research activities as well as publication and dissemination efforts in the program area(s)
  • producing original, policy-oriented research and developing policy recommendations on issues relevant to the wider UN community