Research Associate – Gender / Nutrition in Agriculture

at Laterite
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted June 10, 2021
Category Social Services & Nonprofit
Job Type FULL_TIME
Currency UGX

Description

Research Associate - Gender / Nutrition in Agriculture

Closing date: June 28, 2021
Laterite is looking for an experienced researcher to lead projects (from design to implementation) in our growing gender / nutrition portfolio.

Laterite is a data, research, and technical advisory firm specialized in development research and evaluations. We work with universities, global think tanks, international NGOs, multilateral donor organizations, and government ministries and agencies. Our clients include, for example, the World Bank, USAID, TechnoServe, Promundo, the Mastercard Foundation, and several UN agencies. For more information: https://www.laterite.com/

As a Research Associate, based out of any of our offices (remote work is a possibility we are willing to consider), you will:

Provide technical advice on the design of decision-focused research projects focusing on gender and/or nutrition sensitive agriculture programs in four African countries (Ethiopia, Nigeria, Burkina Faso, and Tanzania)

A master’s degree in Economics, Statistics, Public Health, Public Policy, Nutrition, Gender or a related field.
At least three years of professional experience in research (whether in a project, program or academic setting) with a focus on Gender or Nutrition
Experience conducting research with leading gender and/or nutrition methodologies (e.g., WEIA, pro-WEAI, time use studies, gender analyses, food environment analyses, surveys with dietary diversity measures, surveys looking at household decision-making)

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