Apply: Senior Researcher (African Scholar Program) at the Nordic African Institute 

Brief Description The Nordic Africa Institute’s African Scholar Program is targeted at researchers based in Africa who need time and a conducive environment for finishing and writing up their ongoing research. It offers a Senior Researcher position at the Nordic Africa Institute for the duration of 12 months. The Nordic Africa Institute is looking for a qualified researcher from African universities and research institutions with demonstrable research interest. The Senior Researcher under the Institute’s African Scholar Program will develop and execute interdisciplinary research projects within at least one of the following thematic areas of the institute, namely: Climate change and sustainable development Conflict and security Mobility and migration Gender equality The successful candidate might use the period of her/his employment at NAI to complete on-going research, develop new research projects, or complete articles, books or monograph manuscripts. The scholar-researcher should take advantage of the intellectual and logistical resources of the Nordic Africa Institute and expect to contribute meaningfully towards actualizing NAI’s vision and mandate and its policy outreach activities in return. Eligibility A PhD degree in a social science or humanities disciplines. The applicant should have a considerable experience of work on Africa-related issues. A current research/teaching position in university or research institution in Africa. Strong writing ability and capacity to present complex issues in a readable form for both academic and non-academic audiences. Strong analytical skills. Strong communication skills and ability to work in a multi-cultural environment. Knowledge of Africa’s scientific community, policy environment, and other relevant stakeholders and actors in Africa. Excellent knowledge of spoken and written English. Deadline is 26th April, 2020 For more information, click here

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