ILRI Post-Doctoral Fellow - Social Differentiation and Climate Change Jobs in Kenya

ILRI Post-Doctoral Fellow - Social Differentiation and Climate Change Jobs in Kenya

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop, design and coordinate a research project
  • Design a conceptual, theoretically robust framework
  • Develop research instruments
  • Conduct fieldwork and manage field teams
  • Conduct and analyse qualitative and/or quantitative social data and publish findings
  • Develop and contribute to the writing of scientific publications and outputs such as peer reviewed journal articles and policy briefs
  • Contribute to the development of proposals and resource mobilization efforts
  • Perform any other related duties as may be required


  • PhD in social science (geography, anthropology, sociology, youth studies or other relevant discipline) with an emphasis on gender and/or youth
  • Two to four years of completing PhD
  • Familiarity with gender and agriculture/livestock system issues and challenges in East African contexts; knowledge of youth issues is preferred
  • Background in drylands and pastoral contexts is a plus
  • Strong analytical skills – either qualitative or quantitative, both preferred
  • Prior experience managing field teams
  • Strong publication record, commensurate with career level
  • Ability to bridge theoretical rigor and applied significance
  • Capacity to work independently
  • Very good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively in teams and with partners from diverse backgrounds, nationalities, and scientific disciplines
  • Strong written and spoken English skills, knowledge of French would be good, knowledge of African languages a bonus
  • Willingness to travel to rural areas to supervise and manage fieldwork

    Post location: The position will be based in Nairobi, Kenya

    For more information and application details see;ILRI Post-Doctoral Fellow - Social Differentiation and Climate Change Jobs in Kenya

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