Call for Applications: 2 Research Associates at Global TIES for Children for Sesame Seeds

The Center for Global TIES for Children in the Research Institute at New York University Abu Dhabi seeks to appoint two Research Associates starting September 2018. The successful applicants will provide research and project management support to achieve the mandate of Sesame Seeds. More specifically, the incumbent will be responsible for developing project reports and concept notes; supporting the […]

Call for Applications: Continuous Quality Improvement Consultant with the International Rescue Committee

Period: January 15, 2018 – September 14, 2018, with a full time commitment required January 17th – April 30th, 2018. Background The Syrian conflict and ensuing instability in the region has caused 12.3 million displaced Syrians since 2011. Five million Syrians have fled to neighboring countries such as Lebanon, which is currently host to over […]

Early Childhood Development in Syrian Refugee Communities: Hope for a Future of Peace and Stability

Trying to solve some of the world’s most challenging problems is by all means no cake walk. It requires patience, humility, creativity, and hope. The Syrian conflict has displaced millions of people; many have lost everything: loved ones, their homes, and their livelihoods. Countless families are trying to rebuild a life and provide a future […]

Call for Applications: Clinical Psychologist / Psychotherapist (Lebanon)

We are seeking an ambitious, talented, and highly motivated clinical psychologist/psychotherapist for a new and exciting clinical research project in Lebanon with Médecins du Monde (http://daleel-madani.org/job/mdmf/research-project-manager-psychotherapist-professionnal-mf). This person is to provide psychotherapy to Syrian refugee children (as part of the research) and contribute to the management of the R2HC-funded research project which is led by […]

LOOKING FOR: Mental health/self-esteem scales for youth (18-25) in Marocco

By Kevin Hempel:   I am looking for advice regarding appropriate scales/survey questions to assess youth mental health and self-esteem in developing countries. This is in the context of an impact evaluation of a youth employment program in Morocco for youth 18-25. The youth tend to be from a low-income background but do not necessarily […]