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Thursday, 06 February 2014 09:08

Research Specialist

The Translation and Interpreting Institute of Hamad bin Khalifa University is searching for a Research Specialist. 

Reports to: Director of Postgraduate Studies and Research
Closing date: Open until filled


Job Description/Summary:

The Research Specialist provides support to the Director and leaders of individual research projects, sets up and builds the projects for the Research Center, and also coordinates the logistical aspects of the Research Center’s work.
  • Assist the Director of Post Graduate Studies & Research Department in producing reports on individual projects and the overall activities of the Research Center and in producing an annual budget for the Research Center.
  • Receive and organize annual postdoctoral applications.
  • dentify external fellowships and assist with the preparation of funding applications.
  • Maintain records for individual projects and assist the Director in monitoring deadlines and progress.
  • Assist with the organization of meetings, workshops and other research events.
  • Deal with all correspondence relating to the Center.
  • Manage all processes relating to copyright clearance for data to be used in individual projects.
  • Assist with collating background information for individual research projects, as required by the Director of Post Graduate Studies & Research.
  • Oversee the production and printing of any literature associated with the Center and its activities.
  • Provide guidelines for external grants applications.
Knowledge, Expertise & Skills:
  • MA in translation or related field.
  • Three-five years of experience in research activities.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work with a wide range of intellectuals and academics from different disciplines.
  • Excellent oral and writing skills in Arabic and English and knowledge of French is an advantage.
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills.
  • A commitment to collegiality.

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