The Role: The Research Associate will undertake research and development activities related to new and ongoing projects under the Urban Cluster with a focus on policy-relevant urban research in Asian cities. The Research Associate will participate in ongoing urban research projects, including urban health and well-being, urban informality and poverty and urban climate change resilience. The Research Associate will also play a role in identifying new funding opportunities and collaborations and be expected to work with colleagues from other teams in SEI Asia, including water resources, gender, climate change and disaster risk reduction, in developing cross-cutting work programs, as well as SEI colleagues internationally. The Research Associate will also contribute to other SEI-wide activities and projects as appropriate.
The Research Associate will report directly to the assigned line manager (Urban Research Fellow) and respective project leaders/managers that he/she/they is/are working for under the overall supervision of the Centre Director.
Who you are: We are looking for a person with a strong interest and proven track record in urban development research (including topics such as urban informality, urban poverty and urban climate resilience) who is knowledgeable in research application with excellent writing skills and passionate about communicating and collaborating with multi-stakeholder actors.
SEI Asia is an equal opportunity employer and we consider all applicants on the basis of qualifications and competencies regardless of and not limited to race, national origin, religious beliefs, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability and marital status. We are committed to ensuring diversity and equality within our organization and applicants from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
With a team comprising over 17 nationalities, SEI welcomes global applicants for all posts and provides an internationally competitive level NGO salary and benefits package, with all employee contracts under Thai labour law. For this post, we expect entry-level candidates to apply.
**Only online applications will be accepted.
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