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Three opportunities at Nordic Africa Institute

June 29, 2021

Nordic Africa Institute (NAI) offers three senior researcher positions in Economy and employment, Gender equality and Development economics.

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The Nordic Africa Institute’s African Scholar Program is targeted at researchers based in Africa who need time and a conducive environment for finishing and writing up their ongoing research. Two Senior Researcher positions are offered at the Nordic Africa Institute for the duration of 12 months:

Senior Researcher in Economy & employment

This position falls under the Institute’s African Scholar Program. The main aim will be to execute a research project that is oriented towards understanding the implications of Covid-19 for economy and employment on the African continent.

Senior Researcher in Gender equality & inclusion

This position falls under the Institute’s African Scholar Program. The main aim will be to execute a research project that is oriented towards understanding the societal implications of Covid-19 for society on the African continent.

Closing date for applications: 20 August 2021

Senior Researcher in Development economics

The Senior Researcher is expected to lead academic activities and other intellectual engagement, including empirical research, webinars, and policy dialogue. In addition, the Senior Researcher will participate in other activities as may be assigned by the Head of Research or members of the Management Group, such as review of proposals for NAI’s scholarship programmes, plan and organize seminars & conferences, facilitate networking, inform Nordic decision-makers, brief ambassadors, dissemination of research findings and media engagements. The Senior Researcher is expected to have professional relationship with researchers and research institutions working on African issues, particularly in Africa and the Nordic countries.

Closing date for applications: 3 September 2021