Opportunity to become a Research Associate on Consultancy Service Basis.

    The Economic and Social Research Foundation (ESRF) is an independent policy research institution based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. ESRF was established in 1994 to respond to the growing need for a research think tank with a mandate to conduct research for policy analysis and capacity building. The Foundationís primary objectives are therefore to undertake policy-enhancing research, to strengthen capabilities in policy analysis and decision making, as well as articulate and improve the understanding of policy options in government, the public sector, the donor community, and the growing private sector, and civil society.

    The key themes or core research areas at ESRF are informed by the Tanzania Development Vision 2025, the Five Year Development Plan and East African Community Development Strategies. The themes covered by ESRF are: Inclusive Growth, Employment and Industrialization; Governance and Accountability; Globalisation and Regional Integration; Social Service Delivery and Social Protection; Natural Resources and Environmental Management; and Knowledge Management and Innovation.

    The Foundation promotes public understanding of economic and social conditions as well as public policy issues. It carries out policy research, capacity building and promotes dialogue on policy issues by engaging both public and private sector stakeholders through online and offline discussions. It also widely disseminates the results of research and discussions through publications and posting on its websites: http://www.esrftz.org, www.tzonline.org and www.taknet.or.tz.

    Given the increased demand to research and articulate various policy and strategic issues, ESRF seeks to engage experienced, competent, self-motivated and dynamic applicants for Consultancy Services as Research Associates. best describes the field in which you received your highest degree?

    Required Qualifications and Experience

    • Holders of PhD degree in Economics, Agriculture Economics, Agribusiness, Sociology, Social Science or any other related disciplines with a minimum of 5 years experience of research in policy studies. They should have attained ten units of publications/consultancy reports of which at least two should have been published in a recognized scholarly fora.
    • Holders of Master's degree preferably in Economics or any other disciplines in Social Sciences with a minimum of 10 years experience of research in policy studies. They should have attained at least two units of publications/consultancy reports of which at least two should have been published in recognized scholarly fora.

    How to apply:

    ESRF is an equal opportunity employer. Click here to Send your application online

    Deadline:

    Applications should reach the Foundation on or before 24th November, 2017.


    Last updated on 2017-11-03




ESRFs activities are supported by the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF) and International Development Research Centre (IDRC)