Job opening: Educational Project Officer (Full-time position)
at the Association for Historical Dialogue and Research (AHDR)
Interested applicants need to submit their CV and relevant documentation along with a Letter of Interest by 10 November 2021.
The Association for Historical Dialogue and Research (AHDR)is a unique multi-communal, non-for-profit, non-governmental organization established in Nicosia in 2003. The AHDR envisions a society where dialogue on issues of history, historiography and history teaching and learning is considered a means for the advancement of understanding and critical thinking and is welcomed as an integral part of democracy and a culture of peace. Towards this end, the AHDR provides access access to learning opportunities for individuals of every ability and every ethnic, religious, cultural, and social background, based on the respect for diversity and the dialogue of ideas. Since its establishment, the AHDR has broadened its mission by promoting peace education in formal and non-formal settings and is currently bringing together school children, youth and teachers from all communities on the island; in this context, the AHDR has received acclaim from the UN Secretary General and international organizations for its role in promoting contact and cooperation between the future generations of Cyprus.
Background to AHDR’s work on History Education: The mission of the AHDR is to defend and promote productive dialogue and research into history teaching and, thereby, in strengthening peace, stability and democracy. In this manner, multiperspectivity and critical thinking form the two main components of AHDR’s work. In this framework, the AHDR’s work on History Education focuses on Research and Training. Since its establishment, the AHDR’s efforts have focused on providing opportunities for educators, historians, students and researchers to become better equipped to handle the complexities of history teaching in conflict and post-conflict environments. In this context, our history and history education activities focus on:
To support its work, the AHDR requires the services of a full-time Educational Project Officer with demonstrated experience in the field of History Education to assist in the implementation of the current and future educational project needs of the Association.
Required Qualifications & Competencies for Educational Project Officer
Applicants will be selected in accordance with their qualifications and demonstrated level of experience. An evaluation committee will review the expression of interests/ applications received and will shortlist the successful candidates who will be invited for an interview. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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