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Job Description

The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is an African-led and Africa-based international research institute engaged in multidisciplinary, evidence-based policy research. Our researchers address important issues and challenges facing Africa in areas such as education, health, population, aging, urbanization and wellbeing. We engage with policymakers in the region to disseminate our research findings and influence policy decisions to improve the quality of life in Africa. APHRC seeks to recruit six Researchers to work within our Human Development Theme.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. ● Provide leadership to scientific research teams or projects in an area related to early childhood development (ECD), education and/or youth empowerment; ● Contribute to policy engagement and the theme’s strategic planning activities; ● Lead and contribute to proposal development and fundraising for research projects in the Theme; ● Mentor young researchers, and facilitate sessions in the Center’s training programs as needed; ● Secure and manage the necessary human, financial and material resources in the Theme, project or program; ● Represent the Center at high level national, regional and international forums, including relevant technical working groups and expert committees; ● Contribute to institutional publications including and not limited to lay dissemination materials such as policy/research briefs and fact sheets; and ● Oversee data quality and analyses

Education + Experience

  1. These positions are classified under Internationally Recruited Positions (IRP), Grades III to VI in our scales
  2. Interested candidates are invited to submit their application in English, and include: I
  3. A letter of application; II
  4. A statement of research interests and goals (1-2 pages); and III
  5. CV with contact details of three referees through our recruitment portal https://aphrc
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  7. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until the positions are filled
  8. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
  9. Shortlisted candidates will be required to have a Police Clearance Certificate
  10. Cover letters should be addressed to: The Human Resources Officer African Population and Health Research Center, Inc APHRC Campus, Manga Close, off Kirawa Road, Kitisuru P
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  12. Box 10787-GPO, Nairobi Website: www
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