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Social scientist for gender-sensitive agricultural research – Ibadan / Nigeria, July 2020

Support for gender mainstreaming

We are looking for the location Ibadan / Nigeria: Social scientist for gender-sensitive agricultural research (m / f / d) as an integrated specialist


The Social scientist for gender-sensitive agricultural research will Systematically integrate all social science issues (gender, social inclusion) into agricultural research

Publication of gender-transformative research approaches and results for scientific and non-scientific target groups

Further training of colleagues and partners on gender analytical methods and approaches

Support for gender mainstreaming (planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting of research projects)

Further development of the research standards of IITA and its cooperation partners


Diverse work with personal responsibility in an international environment Cooperation with other development cooperation organizations Professional preparation for work abroad Placement to a local employer as an integrated specialist for an initial period of two years – an extension is possible Attractive monthly grants for local salary and social benefits Note: the job offer is current, there is no application deadline. Country-specific information can be obtained from the Federal Foreign Office and via the country information portal


The Center for International Migration and Development (CIM) is the ideal partner for you on the way to a responsible and developmentally relevant task. We provide highly qualified staff to employers in Asia, Africa, Latin America and Europe. You can use your knowledge and skills where they are needed most. As a working group of the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ) GmbH – – and the Federal Employment Agency (BA) – – the CIM has combined expertise in development and labor market policy since 1980.


Completed university studies in a relevant field, such as Social sciences, human geography; ideally with a doctorate Several years of research experience in the field of gender and / or social inclusion in agriculture Expertise in methods of empirical social research and the development and implementation of further training measures Willingness to interdisciplinary research Publication experience in specialist journals Very good English


Activity type: Integrated specialist

Area of ​​Expertise: Food security, agriculture

Open: 03.07.2020

Employer: International Institute for Tropical Agriculture (IITA)

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