Vacency at SDPI - Pakistan (fwd)

Patricia Clay (pclay@WHSUN1.WH.WHOI.EDU)
Fri, 18 Aug 1995 08:52:57 -0400

Apologies to those who may receive more than one copy of this message. It
appeared on DEVEL-L but looked to be of potential interest to both anthro-l
and fishfolk members.

Trish Clay

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> Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI)
> Islamabad Pakistan
> The Sustainable Development Policy Institute invites applications for
> the position of Executive Director, to succeed Dr. Tariq Banuri, who
> has announced his intention to step down at the end of 1995. The
> Executive Director, who is the chief executive officer of the
> institute, is appointed for a term of five years, renewable once with
> mutual agreement. SDPI offers an attractive salary package,
> commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the successful
> candidate.
> SDPI is an independent, non-profit, research institute, established
> to provide policy advice to the government as well as non-governmental
> organisations on sustainable development-- namely development that is
> environmentally as well as socially sustainable-- with a specific
> foucs on Pakistan's National Conservation Strategy. SDPI has a staff
> of over 20 full time professionals and an additional 20 part time or
> administrative staff members. Overall governance is in the hands of
> a 12-member Board of Governors, chaired by Mr. V. A. Jafarey,
> currently Advisor to the Prime Minister of Pakistan on Finance and
> Economic Affairs. Internal decision making is based on a strong
> tradition of collective management, involving all senior faculty
> members in a committee structure.
> SDPI's research programme is divided into three broad areas: support
> to government and NGOs, policy research in sustainable development
> issues, and contirbution to the development of research infra-
> structure in the country.
> The ideal applicant would be in her/his forties, with a PhD in a
> discipline related to sustainable development; extensive experience
> in Pakistan as well as the international level in research,
> education, or government; excellent written and oral communication
> skills; sensitivity to linkages between environment and development
> especially in a southern context; an ability to guide the multi-
> disciplinary research programme of the Institute; a willingness and
> ability to enhance the Institute's funding and its reserch
> reputation; and a desire to work in an environment with an
> established tradition of collective facutly governance. Qualified
> women are especially encouraged to apply.
> Short-listed candidates will be interviewed by the Board of Governors
> at or before the next Board meeting on October 25, 1995; and will be
> expected to join as soon as possible thereafter, but no later than
> December 1, 1995.
> Applications and cvs with three references should be sent before
> September 14, 1995, to the
> The Executive Director Search Committee,
> PO BOX 2342, Islamabad;
> Fax: ++(92-51) 218135;
> email:

Dr. Patricia M. Clay, Anthropologist
National Marine Fisheries Service
166 Water St.
Woods Hole, MA 02543 USA