The Presence is implementing the extra-budgetary project “Establishment of a Master’s Programme in Criminology.”
The project aims at establishing a multi-disciplinary Master’s Programme on Criminology in Albania, thus improving research capacities of professionals, academics and policy-makers in the country to identify root causes of crime. It also aims at promoting an increased involvement of the community in crime prevention and rehabilitation of offenders through the programme. The project entails the development of the structure and curricula for the Master’s Programme on Criminology at the Law Faculty of the University of Tirana, building capacities and resources of the University of Tirana to deliver and manage the programme, and supporting the roll out of the first two-year master’s course. In addition, the project will support the establishment of a fellowship programme to support Ministry of Justice and Ministry of Internal Affairs in the fight against crime, as well as offer academic conferences, workshops and seminars to further deepen the knowledge related to drivers of crime and enhance capacities and skills towards better crime prevention.
For this purpose, the Presence will hire an International Expert with extensive experience in both academic and Criminology studies, in co-operation with the another International Expert and upon the guidance of the Project Manager, the International Expert will design and deliver a 4 (four) day training of the academic staff of the master programme. The training will provide the trainees with the concepts and tools that are needed to deliver the core/basic courses planned in the programme and approved by the Ministry of Education, Sports and Youth of Albania. The training session will be organised on 22 – 25 September 2020 in Tirana.
The Presence’s Rule of Law and Human Rights Department is looking for one International Expert to design and deliver a four-day training session for the academic staff of the Master’s Programme in Criminology of the University of Tirana.
Under the guidance of the Project Manager, for the four-day training of the academic staff, the expert will be expected to:
• Compile a draft programme for the training of the academic staff of the Master Programme in Criminology in co-operation with another international expert; • Train the academic staff of the Master’s Programme in Criminology of the University of Tirana. The focus of the training will be on core courses, theoretical and methodological courses and on an overview of the functioning of such master programmes in foreign universities. • Prepare hand-out materials for training participants, including at least a case study; • Collect feedback and recommendations from participants in the training; • Prepare a report for the training with recommendations for future training needs of the Faculty of Law/University of Tirana in the field of Criminology. The report on the training should be at least 2 pages long, Times New Roman 12, 1.5 space, justify.
For the four-day training of the academic staff:
A four-day training programme of the academic staff on Master Programme in Criminology to take place on 22 – 25 September 2020 in Tirana. Deliver the training as per the programme approved by the Project Manager; Deliver a report on the training session as specified in the Tasks and Responsibilities section two weeks after the training session.
Location and duration
The expert will work from his/her office for the preparatory work, in total 2 (two) days of preparatory work and 4 (four) days of activity. The expert is required to arrive in Tirana for the four-day training, one day before the activity; the training session will be held on 22 – 25 September 2020 in Tirana. However, depending on the COVID-19 situation, the training might be organized online.
Travel logistics will be arranged by the Presence.
Necessary Qualifications: • Advanced university degree in Applied Criminology and/or Penology; • At least 10 years of professional experience as an academic in the educational system; • Professional experience in criminal justice and Rule of Law; • Professional experience as a researcher; • Very good knowledge of English including excellent communication and drafting skills.
The payment for this consultancy will be 2,400 Euro to be done into one instalment upon the delivery of the expected outputs on the training session as above detailed. DSA and travel cost for traveling to Albania and for delivering the activity will be covered by the OSCE as per regulation
All applications are due by 06 September 2020. If you wish to apply for this position, please use the OSCE's online application link found under https://jobs.osce.org/.
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