The President Gustavo Petro’s government is looking for Colombians with PhDs who “want to cooperate with the government’s leadership”According to what the head of state said on Twitter.
“The Presidency of the Republic invites all Colombians who have a doctorate degree, who are currently living in the country or abroad, and who wish to return to contribute their experience and knowledge to the Government of Change,” stated the form distributed to the Presidency of the Republic. .
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For any citizen with a doctorate degree in Colombia or abroad who would like to cooperate with the leadership of the government, we open this link so that you can register.https://t.co/SpMQpqpP3A
Gustavo Petro (@petrogustavo) August 10, 2022
In this form, many basic questions are asked to applicants such as Name, contact details, place of residence and the university you studied at and publications you have submitted so far.
In addition, he asks about the experience and the reasons why he sees that he should work in the so-called “government of change”.
“What do you think you can contribute to the government of change?” and “In what sector or entity do you think you could contribute your expertise and knowledge?” These are two of the questions that form part of the registration form.
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The country has about 16 doctors per million inhabitants, according to a study by the Foundation for Higher Education and Development (Fedesarrollo), which was funded by the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation.
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