The Faculty of Information and Communication Studies at the University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU-FICS) has an opening for a Research Assistant who will work with Dr. Diego Maranan, Associate Professor and Dean of the UPOU-FICS. This position is a contracted service, with the contract renewed annually or semi-annually. We offer:


The monthly compensation for this position is P24,904.66. For details about salary, please contact FICS Administrative Officer, Jennifer Pareja, at [email protected].

Submission of applications

To apply for this position, please see the FICS website.

The deadline for application is 15 June 2022. Preferred start date for the position is 1 July 2022 (negotiable)

About the UPOU-FICS

The UPOU-FICS has undergraduate (BA in Multimedia Studies) and graduate (Diploma in Computer Science, Master of Information Systems, Master of Development Communication, Doctor of Communication) programs with about 1,100 students and 11 full-time and 21 affiliate and adjunct faculty members. All programs are taught entirely online or in a hybrid format. For more information on the UPOU-FICS and its programs, please see Questions about this job opening can be directed to Diego Maranan ([email protected]).

Requirements of the position

Please note that this is a full-time contractual position. The successful candidate cannot hold any full-time work engagements outside of UPOU.

Minimum qualifications

Ideal qualifications