Call for Expression of Interest (EoI) - Roster of Researchers

Background
To support the work of the Cyprus Dialogue and the stakeholders, the Secretariat of the Cyprus Dialogue Forum requires the services of specialist Researchers and Experts (contracted as consultants) to complete specific research assignments dedicated to the advancement of shared knowledge in the Forum’s Task Groups with the aim to support the needs of the dialogue. The areas of work include (1) Human Rights, (2) Education, (3) Political & Legal (4) Labour Market and (5) Economic Development.

Expression of Interest & Roster of Consultants
The overall objective of this call for expression of interest is to create a roster of researchers in specific thematic areas to support the knowledge needs of the Forum. Qualified researchers will be placed in the roster for the next 3 years in order to expedite hiring processes for various consultancy assignments. The Roster establishes a framework agreement for services when needed. The inclusion of an individual in the roster does not guarantee a contract, nor does it entail any commitment on the part of the employer, either financial or otherwise.

Scope of Work & Responsibilities
The researchers will be required to conclude short-term research assignments in the areas listed below. Whereas every research assignment will be developed to meet specific knowledge needs and deliverables that will be detailed in a separate Terms of Reference, the descriptions provided below are indicative of the general areas, context and direction on which the research will be required. When submitting their application, applicants are encouraged to indicate their relevant area/field as appropriate. Applicants may apply for more than one area if they have the required qualifications and professional skills.

Submission Details
Interested applicants need to submit their CV along with an Expression of Interest letter via email to info@cydialogue.org by Monday, 6pm 21st January 2019. Once an application is submitted, the applicant will receive a confirmation of submission within 48 hours.