The Volunteer Professor is an important partner in education at the Institute.
The Volunteer Professor is a board-certified professional who plays a significant role in advancing Institut’s mission to transform public diplomacy.
Being a Volunteer Professor is a valuable way to engage on a part-time, non-salaried, voluntary basis in the areas of teaching, system-change research and expertise.
Duties and responsibilities include:
Contribute to the development of the E-learning platform
Develop teaching materials
Prepare and conduct assessment tasks, including: Sustainable Development Diplomacy Diaspora Diplomacy Science diplomacy Parliamentary Diplomacy Cultural diplomacy Education Diplomacy Economic diplomacy Cyber diplomacy Health diplomacy Municipal diplomacy Human Rights diplomacy Environmental diplomacy Energy diplomacy Sports diplomacy Water diplomacy
Please refer to the Policy for Volunteer Professors.
The process of being considered for an affiliate or volunteer faculty appointment consists of submitting an appointment application which includes the following:
CV (Word or PDF format)
Once your application is submitted (firstname.lastname@example.org), the Institute will review the application for preliminary approval. If criteria is met, an appointment agreement letter will be generated for your review and signature. The agreement letter is contingent upon successful review and final approval from Director.
For frequently asked questions regarding the appointment process, check out our FAQ page.
RANKS AND RELATED CRITERIA
Appointment requires Ph.D. from an accredited institution with a demonstrated record of achievement at the national or international level in teaching or research.
Joining this initiative and volunteering would allow you to channel your expertise, showcase your commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals, have access to public diplomacy community by sharing your research or knowledge, and foster a circle of free e-learning resources.
All contributors will receive a Certificate of appreciation in recognition of their contribution to the platform.
An appointment may be terminated when, in the opinion of the Director, there is no longer a need for the appointee’s services, or when the conduct or performance of the appointee does not warrant continued appointment. The Director shall give the appointee 10 consecutive days prior written notice with a statement of the reason for the termination.
An appointee may present a written complaint about his/her appointment or early termination of the appointment to the Director for administrative review. The written response shall normally be made within 90 days of the receipt of the complaint.
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Guidelines for Lecturers - Recording and uploading e-Learning Videos
We do not recommend online lecturing through the zoom.
The Lecturer can record the lecture using a video recording application and upload it to our website.
Follow the following technical guidelines when you conduct lectures online.
Record your lectures using a video recorder.
If you use Microsoft Windows, you can use the default Windows Camera and QuickTime player gives apple users to record videos from the web camera.
Edit your videos by removing spaces and split those into small clips around 5-10 minutes.
You can use open-source video editing tools such as OpenShot, Shotcut to edit your videos.
Compress your videos before uploading to the website, using a video compression tool and keep the size of the video as small as possible.