Research Assistant

  Future Generations Afghanistan
  Afghanistan Unspecified 418
Date Posted:Sep 19, 2010
Closing Date:Oct 9, 2010
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Research/Survey
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Possibility of Contract Extension: Yes
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:Unspecified
Required Languages:

About Future Generations Afghanistan:


Job Summary:

Genuinely interested in obtaining solid skills in social science research methodologies.

Duties & Responsibilities:

- Willingness to learn new ways of conducting research and to critically evaluate prior knowledge on social science and of research methodologies.
- Genuinely interested in conducting and contributing to the production of reliable research on Afghanistan over a long –term period.
- High degree of self motivation.
- Good inter-personal communication skills.
- Excellent team worker with proven experience in working in team settings.
- Shares knowledge and experience and contributes to project.
- Actively works towards continuing personal learning and development and applies newly acquired skills.
- Committed to facilitating relationships between communities regarding their security and survival strategies.

Job Requirement:


University degree in social science or final year social science student and/ or three to five years minimum of work experience in Afghanistan.
Excellent and demonstrated analytical skills.

Language Requirements

Advanced written and spoken English and fluency in Pashto and / or Dari.
All research training will be conducted in English only thus must have high level of English to understand content of training.

Other Requirements

Knowledge of social structures (Family and community life) in Afghanistan.
Willing to travel to provinces to conduct research.

Job Location:

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