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Doctoral Research Program PhD / Fellowship Job

2024-06-05 08:41   NGO/Non-Profit Jobs   Abuja   28 views
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As an early career researcher, you will embark on an exciting professional development and growth journey in implementation science research.
This program will provide postdoctoral fellows with hands-on experience, training, and mentorship to progress in their research careers.
You will have the chance to work closely with experienced professionals, interact with large survey datasets, apply theories to real-life situations, contribute to the design of models, and implement projects.

Specific Tasks

Take the lead in developing knowledge products (manuscripts, conference abstracts, policy briefs, technical reports, etc.) at different levels in line with the thematic areas of SIRI (health, education, energy, climate change, and agriculture)
Actively participate in responding to request for proposals (RFPs) and grant applications
Collaborate with program teams in identifying, and designing relevant and suitable frameworks for successful project implementation
Support in developing and reviewing study tools (questionnaire, interview guide, etc.) field supervision, data management, and data analysis for projects
Initiate research ideas that could translate into a full project and attract grants for the institute

Our Ideal Candidate

Obtained a PhD degree from an accredited university within or outside Nigeria (Evidence of this will be requested) in any of the following fields; Statistics, Public Health, Economics, Epidemiology, Mathematics, Sociology, Demography and Social Statistics, Agriculture, Computer Science, and related courses
Within five years of completing the doctoral program
Possess strong knowledge and high proficiency in any of the following quantitative and qualitative research software: SPSS, SPSS AMOS, STATA, R, MATLAB, NVivo, and Atlas-ti. High proficiency in both quantitative and qualitative research software is an added advantage
Strong analytical and critical thinking skills with the ability to synthesize complex information
Have excellent communication and presentation skills, both written and verbal
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel and PowerPoint
Detail-oriented with a proactive and results-driven mindset
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and adapt to changing priorities
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to collaborate effectively in a team-oriented setting
Prior internship or relevant work experience is a plus

Company Description
Sydani Initiative for International Development is a management consulting firm based in Abuja, Nigeria. With our team of experienced management consultants, we design, deploy, monitor and evaluate impactful programs and interventions to improve the health and social sectors in Nigeria and globally.