54gene Nigeria Cultural Anthropologist Jobs
54gene Nigeria Cultural Anthropologist Jobs
Job Description We are searching for a passionately curious Anthropologist to join our growing team
The Anthropologist should be able to detect understudied subject matter, develop appropriate investigative procedures and then conduct these to obtain nuanced insights into everyday experiences
S/he should also be able to disseminate the results of these studies in a bid to promote the accessibility of social scientific information.
To be successful in this role, the Anthropologist should be culturally aware and adept at interacting with individuals, especially within the Nigerian and/or African context and landscape as well as have a solid grasp of the culture’s underpinnings
Ultimately, the Anthropologist should be able to create safe and interactive spaces that center participants' experiences.
Roles and Responsibilities
Create research plans that address underrepresented topics such as the impact of language, ethnicity, cultural norms and livelihoods in given African populations
Execute research protocols that adopt a holistic study design - must be familiar with anthropology research tools such as ethnography, survey writing, and interviewing
Communicate research findings to internal stakeholders
Be the internal knowledge expert on cultural anthropology and and seek to understand how cultural anthropology can improve 54gene’s products and services
Promote the co-creation of information by employing participatory approaches
Facilitate access to Anthropological concepts through demystification and open conversations
Follow new publications related to anthropology and participate in meaningful discussions both internally and externally that enables 54gene and the wider healthcare community to make an impact
Collaborate with local and international peers to generate and share knowledge on anthropological concepts in Africa and the African diaspora
Complete investigations and publish research papers and journal articles
Encourage respect for the observation and the sharing of human experiences.
Education & Certifications:
Advanced Degree in Anthropology, Medicine, Social Work, Psychology or similar field + internship / practicum experience; required
Ph.D in Anthropology, Medicine, Social Work, Psychology or similar field; desired
7 - 10 years of experience as an Anthropologist in
an organization with similar expectations
Familiarity with Anthropological insights, values, and research approaches
Proven record of completing investigations and publishing technical works research papers and journal articles and engaging in science communication
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Excellent primary and secondary research skills as well as specific anthropological research tools such as ethnography
Ability to craft and conduct large-scale, relevant studies
Knowledge of and the ability to train others in the application of ethnographic research methods to solve problems in organizational effectiveness, communications, technology development, policy-making, and program planning
Strong grasp of appropriate data analysis techniques
Clear and flexible verbal, written and telephonic communication skills
Ability to be flexible, versatile, adaptable and take initiative
Strong presentation skills, proven ability to communicate with diverse audiences, internally and externally
Ability to successfully collaborate cross-functionally with others of different skill sets, backgrounds and levels within and external to the organization, including researchers, clinicians and technical personnel
Cognizant and welcoming of differences in the human condition.
Willingness to travel if required.
How to Apply
For more information and job application details, see; 54gene Nigeria Cultural Anthropologist Jobs
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