ILRI - Post-doctoral Scientist - Women’s Economic Empowerment Through Livestock Jobs in Nairobi and Addis Campus
ILRI - Post-doctoral Scientist - Women’s Economic Empowerment Through Livestock Jobs in Nairobi and Addis CampusResponsibilities The overall research questions the post-doc will address are: under what conditions can livestock (pigs, small ruminants and cattle) contribute to women’s economic empowerment and how?
The study will include a literature review, fieldwork in each of the three countries, and a cross-species and cross-country analysis of the findings.
More specifically the job holder will;
Analyse the role of different livestock species in endowing different women with some degree of financial autonomy;
Deliver evidence on how this financial autonomy contributes to women’s empowerment;
Support teams in the countries to deliver on their gender outputs
Develop recommendations for how the interventions developed by ILRI and the CRP on Livestock can support this.
A PhD in a social science (geography, anthropology, sociology, development studies, economics, political economy) with an emphasis on gender
Experience in gender research
Experience in livestock R&D in Africa
Experience in research design, use of quantitative and qualitative analytic methods
Strong English language skills, both written and spoken
Hands-on field experience in the developing world, particularly in difficult environments
Willingness to travel in different countries throughout Africa and Asia.
How to Apply
For more information and job application details, see; ILRI - Post-doctoral Scientist - Women’s Economic Empowerment Through Livestock Jobs in Nairobi and Addis Campus
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