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Research Assistant


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Ethiopian Development Research Institute (EDRI)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 


Economics-Development, Information Technology, Other

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Full time

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Job Description:

The Ethiopian Development Research Institute (EDRI) would like to hire a research assistant on contract basis. She/he will involve in various research activities.

Main duties and responsibilities
  • Assist the project leaders and data base programmer in managing the field work and data analysis
  • Ensure that the research protocol, sampling and experimental design is strictly followed by the survey team.
  • Prepare literature review and synthesis
  • Develop and implement appropriate monitoring and evaluation methodologies for various data collection, management and related processes, clean, analyze and prepare survey reports
  • Deal with issues related to contract preparation, signing and follow-up of progress of work and completion as well as reporting.
  • Prepare plans, activity reports and related mailers
  • Organize workshops, meetings and seminars that bring together researchers and policy makers
  • An excellent command of STATA
  • Carry out other assignments as required.
Required qualifications
  • Master’s Degree in statistics, computer science, economics or related fields.
  • At least one-year relevant experience
Preferred qualifications
  • Program the survey instruments for electronic data collection using appropriate CAPI software (Example CSPro, ODK, Survey CTO, Survey Solution).
  • Excellent personal communication and report-writing skills
Terms of employment: The initial contract wil be for 12 months beginning on July 1, 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter. The contract is potentially renewable depending on satisfactory performance and availability of funding. The Research Assistant is supposed to work full time for the duration of the service agreement. The contract is project based and renewable depending on the performance of the research associate/assistant.

Remuneration: Salary is competitive and attractive.

How To Apply:

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their application including cover letter and current CV by June 15, 2018 to
Human Resource and Procurement Department
Ethiopian Development Research Institute
Blue Building, Near National Stadium
Addis Ababa
Alternatively, applicants who resides outside of Addis Ababa con send their application package to the email address:  tetume@gmail.com with ‘EU_PARI_CMI Research assistant vacancy’ written on the subject line. Review of applications will begin immediately after the deadline. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for on Interview In the week of June 22, 2018.

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Ethiopian Development Research Institute (EDRI)
Addis Ababa

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