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. It offers a Senior Researcher position at the Nordic Africa Institute for the duration of 12 months. The Nordic Africa Institute is looking for a qualified researcher from African universities and research institutions with demonstrable research interest.
The Senior Researcher under the Institute’s African Scholar Program will develop and execute research projects within at least one of the institute’s research thematic areas, namely:
- Inclusive growth, poverty and inequality in urban and rural Africa
- Climate change and sustainable development
- Conflict, security and democratic transformation
- Mobility and migration
- Gender equaliy
The successful candidate might use the period of his/her employment at NAI to complete on-going research, develop new research projects, or complete articles, books or monograph manuscripts. The scholar-researcher should take advantage of the intellectual and logistical resources of the Nordic Africa Institute and expect to contribute meaningfully towards actualizing NAI’s vision and mandate in return.
Closing date for applications : 8 April 2019.
More information on the position here.