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Postdoctoral Research Fellows - Social Science and Impact Assessment Unit

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Fixed term

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Job Summary

§ PhD in agricultural/development economics/marketing, agribusiness, and gender development study from a recognized university
§ At least two published papers in the international mainstream economics journals.
§ Solid experience in the application of Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT) tool.
§ Demonstrated experience in Stata and GAMS software and advanced data collection tools such as CSPro and Kobo.
§ Experience in gender research analysis and gender mainstreaming work.
§ Practical knowledge and skills in meso and macro impact assessment tools.
§ Good understanding of the challenges of markets on technology adoption and impacts on agriculture and food security in developing countries.
§ Excellent oral and written English communication skills. Knowledge of French is a plus.
§ Good knowledge of the African landscape and ability to travel in remove rural villages.


Specific duties
The successful candidates are expected to:
§ Assess adoption patterns and drivers of technology adoption from a gender perspective;
§ Undertake ex-ante and ex-post impact assessments of icipe technologies and practices at micro-, meso-, and macro- levels;
§ Carry out gender analysis, including women’s empowerment impact assessment;
§ Conduct value chain and market research, and understand the impact of market participation on technology adoption and household welfare;
§ Design and program comprehensive gender disaggregated survey tools
§ Work with a team of biophysical and social scientists to develop and implement monitoring and evaluation frameworks at project and programme levels;
§ Strengthen the impact culture within the Centre through better articulation of impact pathways;
§ Publish and communicate research findings through internationally recognized forums, and contribute to disseminating research findings to stakeholders.

Job Requirements

Required education: Post-graduate education
Required relevant work experience: 12 months
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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