African Technology Policy Studies Network is seeking to hire Research Assistant
Application deadline: 27th September, 2021
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
Contribute to desk studies, literature reviews, data analysis and report writing as may be assigned by Supervisors;
Organize and undertake fieldwork and case studies as may be assigned by Supervisors;
Keep up to date with developments in STI policy issues, as well as qualitative and quantitative research methods;
Assist the research team to manage existing research programs and projects;
Assist in developing proposals and fundraising for projects/programs; Assist the Training and Research Manager to organize meetings, workshops, and seminars for the institution; Maintain accurate computerized and manual files and records for ATPS research programs/projects; and Participate in dissemination and training workshops organized by the ATPS.
Delegation of Responsibilities for this position will be as follows:
80% time to be spent in research and program activities
20% time to be spent in fundraising activities
Qualifications and Competencies:
A Master’s Degree in Science, Technology and Innovation Studies, Research and Development Studies, Economics, and other related disciplines;
At least two years relevant experience in research, project management, monitoring and evaluation;
Strong skills in research data analyses and report writing;
Strong skills in Statistical Computing; and
Fluency in English, written and spoken. Proficiency in French will be an added advantage.
A Self-starter with a strong desire to learn
Strong interpersonal skills and a good team player Ability to work as part of a team Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
How to apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send an application letter stating their motivation for the job and a detailed curriculum vitae with at least three (3) referees to email@example.com with a copy to firstname.lastname@example.org
The deadline for the submission of the application is on Monday, 27 September 2021. Use the job title “Research Assistant” as the subject of your email when submitting your applications.