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Researcher / Senior Researcher in the Feminist Economics

We are looking for a Researcher / Senior Researcher to join the Feminist Economics programme. The Researcher / Senior Researcher will undertake research in a new project entitled “COVID-19 and Economies of Care Work in South African Urban Households” as well as play a leading role in organising the IEJ’s next Feminist Economics Summer School.

The Researcher / Senior Researcher is to fulfil some of the following responsibilities:

  • Participate in daily implementation of projects;
  • Undertake desktop literature reviews, statistical analysis, fieldwork, reporting writing, and partnership and advocacy work within the “COVID-19 and Economies of Care Work in South African Urban Households” project.
  • Actively participate in the feminist education and political education initiatives of the IEJ, including through leading the planning and implementation of the annual Feminist Economics Summer School and contributing to the REFA programme;
  • Implement existing and contribute to conceptualising new research;
  • Write, review, and publish relevant project outputs; and
  • Build and sustain networks with feminist organisations working in economic policy.

Requirements for the role

  • Masters’ Degree (Researcher) or PhD (Senior Researcher) in economics and/or any social science field (politics, political economy, and sociology preferable), with specialisations in gender, feminist studies, labour studies, or statistics.
  • At least 3-5 years (Researcher) or 5-10 years (Senior Researcher) of research experience;
  • Previous academic or non-academic publications; and
  • Experience working with feminist organisations/in feminist organising at country, regional, or continental level is desirable.

For more details on the job requirements and application process, view the job advert below.

Applications deadline: 18 July 2021.

Researcher on COVID-19 and Special Projects

We are looking for interested candidates to apply for this Researcher position. The Researcher will work on a range of cross-cutting themes within the Programme, including leading the Localisation of Medical Manufacturing in Africa project and other work on COVID-19.

The Researcher is to fulfil some of the following responsibilities:

  • Participate and lead the implementation of projects;
  • Undertake desktop literature reviews, statistical analysis, and report writing;
  • Actively participate in advocacy and policy outreach;
  • Contribute to conceptualising new research;
  • Write, review, and publish relevant project outputs; and
  • Lead stakeholder engagement and build and sustain networks relevant to the projects.

Requirements for the role

  • Masters’ Degree in economics and/or any social science field (politics, political economy, and sociology preferable). 
  • At least 3-5 years of research experience;
  • Previous academic or non-academic publications;
  • Experience working with research and activist networks at country, regional, or continental level is desirable.

For more details on the job requirements and application process, view the job advert below.

Applications deadline: 18 July 2021.

Internship Programme

Unfortunately, the IEJ is not hiring at the moment.