Domain : Natural Sciences
Post Number : 1ITSC0800TP
Grade : ADG
Recruitment open to : Internal and external candidates
Type of contract : Fixed Term
Salary : 182,616 USD
Deadline (Midnight Paris Time) : October 5, 2018
The Director is the chief academic and administrative officer of the ICTP, reporting through the Steering Committee to the Directors-General of UNESCO and IAEA, as well as to the Government of Italy. Administratively located within the Natural Sciences Sector (SC) of UNESCO and reporting to its Assistant Director-General, this is a key position of scientific leadership and management.
ICTP’s mandate is to
(1) foster the growth of advanced studies and research in physics and mathematics, especially among researchers from developing countries;
(2) provide an international forum for the exchange of information and ideas among scientists from the North and South; and
(3) maintain excellent research facilities for visitors, associates and fellows, principally from developing countries, who participate in the Centre’s research and training activities.
The annual ICTP operating budget is over EUR 23 million, with 150 regular staff and 200 temporary staff, visitors to ICTP programmes exceed 6,000 per year. Well over 100 Nobel laureates have participated in ICTP programmes.
The incumbent will specifically:
For further information on the specific above-mentioned programmes, candidates may consult our website:https://en.unesco.org/, and/or the following documents: 37 C/4 (UNESCO’s Medium-Term Strategy, 2014–2021) and 39 C/5(Approved UNESCO’s Programme and Budget for 2018–2019).
Candidates for this post should apply online, via the dedicated UNESCO website, Careers, as soon as possible and well before the closing date, and ensure that applications are well received in the system. They will receive an automatic acknowledgement of receipt by email confirming the registration of their applications.
It is important to note that all applications must be correctly submitted by 5 October 2018 at the latest. Should you have any queries, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
*For detailed information, please consult the : https://careers.unesco.org/careersection/2/joblist.ftl?lang=en
Exceptionally, candidates without access to the Internet shall submit their application, quoting the post number ‘‘1ITSC0800TP”, to the address below:
Bureau of Human Resources Management (HRM)
7 place de Fontenoy
75352 Paris 07-SP
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