Organisational Unit: UNU Institute for Integrated Management of Material Fluxes and of Resources (UNU-FLORES)
The United Nations University (UNU) is an international community of scholars engaged in research, postgraduate teaching and capacity development, and dissemination of knowledge in furtherance of the purposes and principles of the Charter of the United Nations. The mission of UNU is to contribute, through research and capacity building, to efforts to resolve the pressing global problems that are the concern of the United Nations and its member states.
The mission of UNU-FLORES is to contribute, through research, capacity development and dissemination of knowledge, to the resolution of pressing challenges in the area of sustainable use and integrated management of environmental resources (water, soil and waste), particularly in developing and transitional countries. It aims to serve within the UN as the think tank on resources management and be internationally recognized as a major hub and intellectual focal point promoting integrated management strategies addressing in particular the needs of developing and emerging countries. The Institute is located in Dresden, Federal Republic of Germany. For more information please visit http://flores.unu.edu.
Under the authority of the Director of UNU-FLORES and the direct supervision of the Finance and Administrative Officer, the successful candidate shall carry out the following tasks:
Remuneration will be commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.
This position is offered as either part-time or full-time employment under a one (1) year Personnel Service Agreement (PSA) contract with UNU-FLORES, with the possibility of renewal subject to fund availability and satisfactory work performance. The combined duration of appointments shall not exceed six (6) years.
The successful candidate will be employed under a PSA, based in Dresden, Germany, and will not hold international civil servant status nor be a staff member as defined in the United Nations Staff Rules and Regulations.
Applications from suitably qualified woman candidates and those from developing countries are particularly encouraged.
As soon as possible
Interested applicants should submit their applications by email to email@example.com and must include:
Please indicate the reference number of the vacancy announcement (2019/UNU/FLORES/PSA/HRA/28)
Please note that only short-listed candidates will be notified.
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The United Nations shall place no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs. (Charter of the United Nations – Chapter 3, article 8)
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