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Université catholique de Louvain

Researcher/senior scientist

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We are looking for a senior staff member to undertake setting up disaster impact data collection activities at regional and subnational level. We aim to conduct a pilot for this in four countries in Asia and/or Africa. Specifically, it includes the following tasks:

  • Identify and engage with relevant stakeholders in Asian and African countries, affected by disasters;
  • Train these stakeholders on methods and tools they can use to collect and enter disaster impact data at a subnational level;
  • Support stakeholders in implementing a pilot of collection and entry of subnational disaster impact data;
  • Undertake an evaluation of the effectiveness of the pilot.

In addition, we expect the candidate to contribute to other activities related to the EM-DAT project in consultation with the management committee of CRED

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Web site for additional job details

https://www.emdat.be/

https://uclouvain.be/en/research-institutes/irss

REQUIREMENTS

Offer Requirements

REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL

Other: Master Degree or equivalent

REQUIRED LANGUAGES

ENGLISH: Excellent

FRENCH: Basic

Skills/Qualifications

  • A relevant master’s degree, e.g. public health, geography and proven skills in data management
  • Work experience in Asia (and/or Africa) is considered as an asset
  • Knowledge of and experience with EM-DAT or other global or local data collection activities
  • Good communication and organisational skills and experience in managing projects
  • The candidate has a pro-active attitude and is expected to work on the aforementioned tasks autonomously, while providing updates to the team on a weekly basis
  • Good knowledge in written and spoken English is required. French is desirable but not mandatory

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Functienaam
Researcher/senior scientist
Locatie
Place de l'Université 1 Louvain-la-Neuve, België
Gepubliceerd
2022-05-05
Uiterste sollicitatiedatum
2022-06-15
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