PROFESSIONALS AND RESEARCHERS NEEDED

Center for Policy Research and Dialogue (CPRD) is a think tank in private sector, established in 2012 for policy research and dialogue to find the Sharia’a based sustainable solutions to the problems faced by the society. Recently, CPRD has initiated some research projects in its five Focal Groups (FG), which include:
FG 1. Defense for Peace; D4P
FG 2. Education and Research; E&R
FG 3. Law and Justice; L&J
FG 4. Engineering and Technology; E&T
FG 5: Journalism and Media; J&M


CURRENT PROJECTS:
The policy research projects to be started by FG 2 and FG 4, respectively are:
i. Study of curricula of Higher Education Institutions including Universities and Madaris. (FG 2)
ii. Cyberethics, cybersafety, and cybersecurity (C3): Development of a C3-Model policy for digital citizenship in the cyber world. (FG 4)


For these two projects in particular and for the five Focal Groups in general, CPRD is looking for experienced, self-motivated, and dedicated researchers,
scientists/engineers/technologists, educationists, defense analysts, lawyers, journalist, media anchors, and related professionals. Interested professionals (male and females) from all over Pakistan or Pakistani nationals from other countries can apply if they are willing to contribute on volunteer basis to the research for developing sharia’a based policy recommendations to the addressed research topics.


STRUCTURE OF FOCAL GROUPS:
These volunteers will be working in their respective Focal Groups as the members of the respective Adjunct Research Resource Team (ARRT), in collaboration with the In-House Research Resource Teams (IRRT) and the members of the Professional Open Forum (POF) under the supervision of the Senior Advisory Panel (SAP).


NATURE OF THE WORK:
In any project the nature of work will primarily be policy studies, research and development of a research report and policy recommendations. In case of engineering and technology projects, additional responsibility will be the design, implementation, testing and validation of technical products (software/hardware).


HOW TO APPLY?
Interested individuals (male/female) are requested to send with a covering letter, an updated resume and a colored photograph (female exempted). In your cover letter you must mention the following item:
Full Name, Highest qualification, Years of professional experience, Current responsibilities, Field of specialization, Current place of living, Active contact number (mobile and land line), Skype, Facebook ID, and e-mail ID, Name of the Focal Group they want to join, Title of the project in which they want to contribute as a volunteer, and the Mode of availability (full time, part time, duration in weeks/months, etc.)

ONLINE SUBMISSION:
You can also fill up the following fields and press the submit button. This will record your basic data in our database of applicants.

 

AFTER ONLINE SUBMISSION:
After online submission, you are required to send only an updated resume with an attached colored photograph (female exempted) at any of the following e-mail IDs.
SEND DOCUMENTS TO:
Director, Operations and Research,
Center for Policy Research and Dialogue (CPRD),
Backend Office, Karachi
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OUR WEBSITE AND CONTACTS:
www.cprd.com.pk
+92-21-36881352, 354 (Karachi)
+92-51-2101888 (Islamabad)