The Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Institute is an intergovernmental organization dedicated to promoting economic cooperation in Central Asia and along the Silk Road through knowledge generation and sharing. The Institute is headquartered in Urumqi, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, the People’s Republic of China (PRC).
The CAREC Institute is jointly shared, owned, and governed by eleven member countries: Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, the PRC, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. It is a knowledge support arm of the CAREC Program which is a proactive facilitator of practical, results-based regional projects, and policy initiatives critical to sustainable economic growth and shared prosperity in the region, guided by the overarching vision of “Good Neighbors, Good Partners, and Good Prospects.”
The Institute acts as a knowledge connector among the five CAREC clusters (Economic and Financial Stability, Trade, Tourism, and Economic Corridors, Infrastructure and Connectivity, Agriculture and Water, Human Development) to ensure coherence in design and implementation of policies, programs, and projects to promote regional economic cooperation and integration. CI’s main operational activities include research, capacity building, knowledge management, and networking and forging partnerships.
The CAREC Institute invites applications for the position of the Senior Research Specialist – Energy, an international staff in the Research Division and under the guidance of the Chief Economist/Chief of Research Division. Applicants should be nationals of the CAREC member countries and meet the qualifications and requirements stated in the Terms and Reference (TOR).
• Applications should be emailed to Ms. Jia Ni (firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com) by 7:00 p.m., 2 January 2024 (Tuesday), Beijing time. CAREC Institute is an equal opportunity employer, and women are encouraged to apply. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
• Candidates are required to certify that all information provided on any employment application form, resume, or CV is complete, true, and accurate to the best of their knowledge. Candidates should understand that information may be verified, and any misrepresentation of facts may be considered the cause for dismissal regardless of when it is discovered by the CAREC Institute.