International Potato Center Research Associate Jobs in Kenya

International Potato Center Research Associate Jobs in Kenya


Job Description

The Research Associate will contribute to work conducted by the gender team in CIP. The selected candidate will be expected to support the gender team in data analysis and paper writing and conducting field work activities.

Key responsibilities:

  • Conduct literature reviews;
  • Develop study tools and participate in data collection and training of enumerators;
  • Contribute to the planning and implementation of field activities;
  • Maintain accurate records of interviews, safeguarding the confidentiality of subjects, as necessary;
  • Collect high quality quantitative and qualitative data;
  • Clean data sets from collected quantitative data and make data ready for open access;
  • Analyze data and write technical reports for projects;
  • Attend project meetings and other meetings and seminars as necessary;
  • Summarize project results and submitting high quality papers on gender to internationally peer reviewed journals.
    Requirements

  • At least a master’s degree in Agricultural Economics, Economics, Statistics, Sociology or related field;
  • At least 6 years of relevant experience;
  • Experience with STATA & SPSS and other quantitative data analysis software;
  • Understanding of gender issues in agriculture;
  • Demonstrable experience in data analysis and publication in reputable journals;
  • Experience implementing projects or data collection exercises related to agriculture and gender;
  • Demonstrated experience working in collaborative development projects involving multiple partners;
  • Good interpersonal, facilitation and communication skills;
  • Ability to work in multi-cultural environment and foster teamwork;
  • Ability to work with limited supervision and to take initiative;

    International Potato Center Research Associate Jobs in Kenya


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