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Caucasus Research Resource Center-Armenia Junior Fellowship

Publish Date: Apr 14, 2016

Deadline: May 02, 2016

Caucasus Research Resource Center-Armenia Junior Fellowship

Caucasus Research Resource Center-Armenia Foundation invites applications from recent graduates to participate in Junior Fellowship program 2016. It is designed to provide a substantive work experience for junior researchers who are interested in embarking first-hand policy-relevant research analysis careers as well as gain valuable professional insight under the guidance of experienced staff. The program runs for a maximum of 3 months. Junior fellows will receive a gross monthly stipend of 120.000 AMD.

Possible outcomes

  • Advanced proficiency in essential computer programs, including statistical data analysis software
  • High level of developing relational databases as well as presenting data in charts, graphs and tables
  • Experience in project management and develop leadership potential and other skills to succeed in future career
  • Wide range network of collaboration
  • Working with experienced and committed colleagues thus growing into an active member of the CRRC-Armenia team
  • Becoming users of CRRC-Armenia services (databases, library, network)

Duties and responsibilities

Research and program related line (60%)

  • Select a topic of their interest using  databases developed by CRRC-Armenia to produce a publication in the form of a working paper/report and/or policy briefs, which builds on their academic research
  • Deliver work-in-progress presentations on their research findings
  • Write blog posts to put at CRRC-Armenia webpage
  • Attend a series of small working group discussions/meetings, lectures, seminars and trainings
  • Provide monthly short progress reports and a final report

Project administration (30%)

  • Support in implementation of CRRC-Armenia’s ongoing projects and conduct research on them by preparing, drafting and editing reports, presentation materials, adjusting questionnaires if needed
  • Update the databases of different projects in SPSS (make presentations using Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Assist in project related administrative tasks, including communication with partners, occasional translations (English-Armenian-English) and alike

Other tasks (10%)

  • Perform other duties as may be assigned.

Desired qualifications

  • Be a citizen of Armenia between the age of 22 and 30 holding a minimum of a bachelor’s degree (PhD holders are not considered for this fellowship program)
  • Communicate fluently in English (in speaking & writing) as well as have excellent writing skills in Armenian
  • Commit minimum 32 working hours of work per week for whole contract period
  • Have computer literacy

The application process

Step 1: Fill out this application form and submit it no later than May 2, 2016, 10:00 a.m.

Step 2: If you are short listed, you will be asked to take an English language test on May 11, 2016.

Step 3: After the test, you will be invited for a two-day intensive training on data analysis using SPSS by the end of May, 2016.

Step 4: The best candidate, a junior fellow, will be selected to receive the Junior Fellowship and will be contracted starting from June 2016.  

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Other details

If you have any question about the application process, send an email to Armenuhi Vanoyan at

The Caucasus Research Resource Center (CRRC) -Armenia Foundation is a research center aimed at strengthening social science research and public policy analysis in Armenia by offering scholars and practitioners opportunities for research and training. Further details about CRRC-Armenia are available on our website at

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