Higher Education

Job: Tenure- track Assistant Professor in Latin American Development Planning


This job listing was shared with the Paysonite community by faculty member, Dr. Nathan Morrow.

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Assessment of national higher education and research capacity in Panama


The Payson Center is currently involved in an innovative and much needed research project for the Government of Panama. Funded by Panama's National Secretariat for Science, Technology and Innovation (SENACYT) and led by Dr.

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Tulane and the Louisiana Trade Mission to Panama


This week I have the privilege of representing Tulane University at a State of Louisiana trade mission to the Central American nation of Panama. Panama and New Orleans have long and strong ties, not least because of the importance of the ports and in New Orleans and Panama City — and the associated commercial trade through the Panama Canal.

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Digital Literacies and eResources under HRH

The Payson Center is providing technical support to the University of Rwanda College of Medicine and Health Sciences (CMHS) in Kigali, Rwanda to enhance their digital libraries and eResources.

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PROOF Project

Funding provided by the PROOF Network helps to increase the sustainability of in-country institutional partners by providing supplemental resources - both to the institutions and individuals - in order for institutions to be able to retain high quality technical or academic staff and faculty. PROOF will channel a mix of resources in a fully transparent manner to both the partner institution and directly to its individual professionals, in a manner consistent with the institution's policies and in strict adherence to ethical and conflict of interest guidelines.

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Apply by March 10th for Kansas State Director of Monitoring and Evaluation in Accra, Ghana


Position:  Kansas State University Director of Monitoring, Evaluation and Technical Support Services (METSS)

Location:  Accra, Ghana. 

Application Deadline:  March 10, 2014.

Expected Start Date:  May 1, 2014 ---Contract is for five years, but subject to continued availability of funding from USAID.

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Support to the American University of Nigeria (AUN)

The Payson Center for International Development is providing academic coordination and support to the American University of Nigeria (AUN). We are providing strategic support through development of strategic planning goals and objectives. We are providing academic support through academic reviews, faculty and administrative personnel searches and supporting the creation of an AUN PhD program.

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Careers in International Development Panel

Join us for an information and networking panel featuring development professionals sharing their insights on working in the field. Those who want to attend remotely can join at 6 PM CST by following this link:

Join Panel Online.

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Wednesday, November 14, 2012 - 6:00pm

Access to Higher Education in China

Visiting Chinese Scholar Yuxing Liang will discuss Gaokoa, China's college entrance examination.  Ms. Liang will explain how the Gaokoa system operates by analyzing its characteristics, discussing its pros and cons, and exploring its impact on access to higher education and contemporary Chinese society as a whole.

Yuxing Liang holds a Master's degree in International Communications from Peking University and currently works  for the Chinese People's Institute of Foreign Affairs in Beijing as Program Officer for the Department of North American and Oceania Affairs division.

Event Date: 
Monday, November 12, 2012 - 2:00pm

Payson Staff Featured in Idealist QA Article


The Payson Center's Kady Weingart and Rene Dugar are feautured in today's New Wave on tips for attending the Idealist Grad Fair!

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