Africa Women Journalism Project seeks head researcher [Burkina Faso, Senegal, Togo]

Posted on Nov 30, 2023 in Data Journalism

Researchers in Burkina Faso, Senegal, Togo, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania and Uganda can apply for a remote position.

The Africa Women Journalism Project (AWJP) is hiring a head researcher to work on the Reporting Fellowship for Women Journalists in Francophone Africa project. The AWJP is supported by the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ).

The head researcher will work with a team of journalists, mentors, and data analysts in Burkina Faso, Senegal and Togo and play a pivotal role in designing the methodology for a research study that aims to contribute to the advancement of greater women representation, as well as increased reportage on gender and underreported issues in the region.

Applicants must have a PhD or master’s degree in journalism, communication, or gender studies with a specialization in data analysis or a related field or at least four years of working experience in those fields.

In addition, applicants must be fluent in English and French.

The deadline is Dec. 8.