Research and Policy Analyst — (PhD in Spatial Epidemiology or Statistics)

African Institute for Development Policy (AFIDEP)

Job Summary

AFIDEP is looking to recruit suitably qualified and experienced persons to fill the positions listed below. For more details about the positions, refer to:

  • Minimum Qualification: PHD
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description

AFIDEP is a regional non-profit research and policy Institute whose mission is to institutionalize a culture of consistent use of evidence in public policy formulation and implementation to address various development challenges in Africa. Our work focuses on five thematic areas namely: Population Dynamics and Demographic Dividend, Health and Wellbeing, Transformative Education and Skills Development, Environment and Climate Change, and Governance and Accountability. The Institute is registered as a Non-Governmental Organisation in Kenya and Malawi where it has offices and in the USA as a 501c3 non-profit organization.

5. Research and Policy Analyst — (PhD in Spatial Epidemiology or Statistics)

The Research and Policy Analyst will develop the Institute's work on conducting spatial analyses and contribute to ongoing work focused on producing heat maps by conducting spatial epidemiological analyses of key health indicators from various health surveys.

The suitable candidate should have a PhD in either Epidemiology, or Statistics or related field and a minimum of 3 years' postdoctoral experience in research and conducting complex quantitative analyses.

The candidate should also have demonstrable experience in qualitative analysis, policy analysis and policy engagement, and in writing quality research reports, policy-oriented products, and journal publications.

To apply: Please send a motivation letter indicating your suitability to the position you are applying for and a detailed CV which should include three relevant referees to not later than 14th August 2020. Applications should have the title of the position as the subject of the email. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. A

FIDEP is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

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