Vacancies

Vacancies for internships and positions within the Global Pulse network of Pulse Labs are periodically posted here:

CURRENT VACANCIES

Communications Expert 

Location: Home Based 

Application deadline: 22 August 2017 (Midnight New York, USA)

Post level: International Consultant 

Duration of initial contract: 120 days 

UN Global Pulse is looking for a Communications Expert to work with Pulse Lab Kampala. The selected applicant should have a minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience and is expected to perform activities related, but not limited to:

  • Design communications campaigns for the project including internal and external communications products.
  • Design strategy and gather testimonials to communicate project outputs.
  • Produce web-based innovative communications products for the Lab: articles, project briefs, project microsites, and blog posts. 
  • Produce communication products for project in handout format: fact sheet, sub-project fact sheet, story line and advocacy report.

Click here to view the full vacancy and apply online

User Experience Designer 

Location: Home Based 

Application deadline22 August 2017 (Midnight New York, USA)

Post level: International Consultant 

Duration of initial contract: 65 days

UN Global Pulse is looking for a User Experience Designer to work with Pulse Lab Kampala. The selected applicant should have a minimum of 2 years of relevant work experience and is expected to perform activities related, but not limited to:

  • Work with the technical team and drive product design process for data innovation projects and applications developed by the Lab.
  • Take broad, conceptual ideas and turn them into design guidelines for user-centered design.
  • Work closely with the team at the Lab to oversee the user experience of data innovation projects and applications. 
  • Produce design specifications, personas, storyboards, scenarios, flowcharts and design qualifications.
  • Provide design guidelines to inform wire frames for data visualizations.
  • Work closely with the technical team to ensure that design specifications are implemented.

Click here to view the full vacancy and apply online

ONGOING OPPORTUNITIES

Thanks for your interest in Global Pulse. Aside from applying to advertised vacancies, here are several other ways to express interest in getting involved:

PULSE LAB KAMPALA INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME

Pulse Lab Kampala is pleased to announce new internship opportunities!   We invite you to explore the opportunities of working with our Lab in Kampala. Please click here for more details and information on how to apply. 

PULSE LAB JAKARTA INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME

Pulse Lab Jakarta is pleased to announce an exciting new Internship Programme! The internship aimed at Indonesian nationals, but a small number of international interns are also accepted. Please click here for more details and information on how to apply.

RESEARCH FELLOWS

Global Pulse has a Fellowship Program for current Masters, PhD students or postdoctoral researchers to work with us on their own research question. Global Pulse hosts fellows in New York. The Pulse Labs in Kampala and Jakarta also host fellows. We actively open Fellowship vacancies a few times a year, but you can submit a research question and CV for consideration to roster@unglobalpulse.org with the subject line "Research Fellow Inquiry."

ROSTER

We welcome experienced data science and data engineers to email a CV for future consideration at roster@unglobalpulse.org

We welcome interested data privacy professionals to email a CV for future consideration at dataprivacy@unglobalpulse.org

Due to the high volume of interest, regretfully, all messages will not be responded to individually.

UN VOLUNTEERS

The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme is the UN organization that contributes to peace and development by mobilizing volunteers who serve on-site or online, advocating for volunteerism globally and encouraging partners to integrate volunteerism into development programming. Sign-up on UNV Online Volunteering service to support Global Pulse or other UN agencies and NGOs over the Internet. You can follow UNV on Twitter @unvolunteers or create an alert to receive a notification when an online volunteering opportunity matching your interest is available. Data scientists, data privacy professionals and data engineers are highly encouraged to do so as demand for such expertise is rapidly growing. Should you wish to volunteer on-site, you can also register your profile in UNV’s roster that is used to fill UN agencies volunteer requests.