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Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary

  • PhD in educational psychology, sociology of education, education administration, education management, economics of education, test and measurement, linguistics, teaching methods in mathematics or a language, comparative and international education, technology education, special education, curriculum studies, policy studies with a focus on education, statistics with application in education, development studies, gender studies, or any other related discipline.
  • Experience working in a research institution, conducting research, leading research programs or managing research projects.
  • Experience with conducting impact evaluations of education interventions will be an added advantage.
  • Must be fluent in English; being multilingual (English and French) will be an added advantage.
  • Excellent scientific writing skills.
  • Good quantitative or qualitative skills; experience with mixed methods will be an added advantage provided one is very strong in quantitative or qualitative methods.
  • Strong proposal writing skills and track record of winning research grants.

Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership to scientific research team or project in an area related to education and/or youth empowerment;
  • Contribute to policy engagement and the unit’s strategic planning;
  • Lead and contribute to proposal development and fundraising for research projects in the unit;
  • Mentor junior researchers and facilitate in the Center’s training programs as needed;
  • Secure and manage the necessary human, financial and material resources in the unit, project or program;
  • Represent the Center at high level national, regional and international forums, including relevant technical working groups and expert committees;
  • Contribute to institutional publications including and not limited to lay dissemination materials such as policy/research briefs and fact sheets; and
  • Oversee data quality and analyses.

Job Requirements

Required education: Post-graduate education
Required relevant work experience: 2 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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