Interested candidates should submit the following documents in English:
- Full Curriculum Vitae (CV).
- A Statement of Purpose.
Statement of Purpose should be a minimum of 500 words and should not exceed 1,000 words. In drafting your statement of purpose, please focus on the following points:
- Explain your motivation for applying to the workshop. (Why are you interested in applying to the “Case Teaching and Case Study Writing for Public Policy: Training the Trainers” workshop? How will your participation contribute to your individual and professional growth?)
- Explain how your educational and professional background relates to the workshop you are applying to. (What makes you a good candidate for this workshop? What have you accomplished in the past? What knowledge, skills, and experiences do you have that are relevant to this workshop?)
- What problems or issues would you like to examine in more depth? What would be a possible topic for your case study paper?)
- The list and an example of a published papers in English (research study, policy report, policy brief, policy memo, working paper, discussion paper, article in research journal, or book chapter).
- Application form (Download).
Applications and inquiries should be sent to the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org by July 15, 2016 with “Training the Trainers” in the email subject line. You will receive a confirmation of receipt within 24 hours following the submission of the application. Should you not receive a confirmation email, please contact us immediately by phone +380673039195 or by email addresses email@example.com.
The final decision will be made after a phone or Skype interview. A phone or Skype interview will be scheduled during the week of July 18 – 24 and participants will be notified of their selection by July 31.
Participants will be selected based on the following criteria:
- experience in the field of political science, economics, social science, or international economic relations;
- currently affiliated with an academic institution (policy-focused universities, research institutes, think tanks and training institutions);
- good command of English;
- strong analytical skills;
- strong teaching skills, with an openness to participant-centered learning approaches to teaching, and use of cases as classroom teaching tools;
- strong writing skills (in orderto be involved in case-writing);
- ability to work in teams.