The U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre (U4) at Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI) works to reduce the harmful impact of corruption on society. We share research and evidence to help international development actors get sustainable results. Since 2003, we have advanced the anti-corruption field together with global research networks and practitioners. We communicate practical entry-points for countering corruption – through dialogue, publicationsonline trainingworkshopshelpdesk, and innovation. Located in Bergen, Norway, CMI is a leading independent research institute on global development and human rights.


E-learning and communication adviser

CMI’s U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre seeks an experienced adviser to develop and manage a portfolio of online courses and enhance interaction and learning in our activities and communication products. U4 provides knowledge and training for people working to achieve international development goals.



  • Develop and manage U4’s online course portfolio which includes basic and specialised anti-corruption courses.
  • Enhance the learning and interaction components of U4’s other products, as our in-country workshops, meetings and webinars, and outreach and communication products.
  • Assist in general U4 reporting and operational activities.


The adviser reports to the U4 director and plans and carries out tasks with the course administrator, course content experts, and designers.


Experience and abilities:

We are seeking a candidate with a relevant master’s degree minimum three years of work experience, for example with:

  • Managing, designing and implementing e-learning and distance learning programmes.
  • Instructional and/or learning design and blended learning.
  • Writing and communication skills in English (French in addition is an advantage).
  • Operational digital learning platforms (we use Curatr) and related software and communication tools.
  • Research communication


We are looking for someone who is:

  • A self-starter, with the ability to complete tasks.
  • Systematic and structured, while creative and flexible.
  • User and solution-oriented, enjoying being in contact with diverse, international audiences.
  • A team-worker who can coordinate several processes at the same time.


What we offer:

  • An exciting opportunity to combine knowledge generation with policy influence, and a strong and inspiring working relationship with nine bilateral funding partners committed to reducing the harmful effects of corruption on society.
  • The opportunity to join Scandinavia’s leading multidisciplinary development research institute and work directly with development actors globally.
  • A positive work-life balance and great outdoors opportunities around Bergen.
  • A competitive salary, depending on education and experience.


To apply:

We only accept applications at, ID 177501. Application deadline is 25 November 2019.

Kindly include the following in your application:

  • A cover letter of maximum 2 pages, explaining how your experience matches the listed expectations for the position. Please feel free to include work examples.
  • Your CV.
  • Names and contact details of three references.
  • Dates when you are available to start.


For questions about the position, please contact U4 Director Arne Strand (

Interviews will take place in early December, and the position is available from January 2020.

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