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 Campus


Responsibilities

  • 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.

    Requirements

  • 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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