DIGNITY - Danish Institute Against Torture is seeking a postdoc-researcher for Safe Communities Safe Schools (SCSS) research project in Indonesia
Danish Institute against Torture (DIGNITY) invites applicants for a postdoc position for the Safe Communities Safe Schools (SCSS) research project in Indonesia. This position is funded by Fondation Botnar (Switzerland) for 2-years. The postdoc-researcher will collaborate with national partner in Denmark (University of Copenhagen), and international partner in USA to build the capacity of partners in Indonesia to use the SCSS model as a comprehensive approach to address children’s health and well being and school safety by engaging multi-disciplinary teams, using effective information-gathering tools, and building individualised school action plans that integrates research-based recommendations and evidence-based programming (when possible).
Work in partnership with University of Copenhagen, Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence (CSPV) - University of Colorado, Boulder, and Universitas Indonesia, and Syiah Kuala University to conduct the research and adapt the SCSS to the Indonesian context
Qualification and Skills:
Desirable essential competences and experience
Terms of employment
The employment as postdoc-researcher is a full time and fixed-term position for two years with potential extension. Starting date is 15th Feb 2020, preferably.
The place of employment is at DIGNITY. The postdoc-researcher will be required to do the training and networking at University of Copenhagen (15% of time) and at CSPV, University of Colorado, Boulder (for 2-3 months at first half year of contract period) and doing the fieldwork in Depok City and Banda Aceh for 9 months. Salary, pension and terms of employment will be in accordance with the agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and AC (Danish Confederation of Professional Associations). The commencement salary plus travel insurance, 17.1% pension fund and other benefits starts at 72,000 CHF/ approx. 488,076 dk per annum, depending on qualifications, a supplement may be negotiated. Additional living allowance will be provided for 2-3 months training in CSPV, in Boulder and 9 months field work in Indonesia. Non-Danish and Danish applicants may be eligible for tax reductions, if they hold a PhD degree and have not lived in Denmark the last 10 years.
Direct Supervisor: PI at DIGNITY: Shr-Jie Sharlenna Wang, MPH, PhD in epidemiology and clinical intervention and PI at University of Copenhagen: Morten Koch Andersen, PhD in development study
Questions about DIGNITY refers to https://dignity.dk/en/ and about SCSS model refers to https://cspv.colorado.edu/what-we-do/initiatives/safeschools/
How to apply
Please apply by uploading your resume and cover letter through the link . Further required documents must be sent directly to Shr-Jie Sharlenna Wang (email@example.com);
Completed applications received by 23:59 Central European Time (CET) Tuesday, 10th December, 2019 are assured full consideration.