ETH Zürich Is Looking for a Program Officer Working on Religion and Mediation
The Center for Security Studies (CSS) at ETH Zurich is a center of competence for Swiss and international security policy, and offers security policy expertise in research, teaching, and consultancy. The CSS is inviting applications for a Program Officer working on religion and mediation.
The Mediation Support Team of ETH Zürich supports efforts to mediate and transform violent political conflicts by conducting research, providing trainings and directly supporting those engaged in peace processes. The Program Officer will join the team working on the program titled “Culture and Religion in Mediation” (CARIM) which is conducted in partnership with the “Religion, Politics, Conflict” sector of activity of the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs.
Tasks of the Program Officer involve knowledge management and applied research related to transforming conflicts involving religiously inspired political actors as well as accompanying ongoing conflict transformation processes analytically and in direct contact with some of the involved actors. Organizing and taking care of the logistics of training workshops and carrying out administrative tasks related to the CARIM program are also part of the job description.
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