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05 May, 2021
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Post-Doctoral Research Scientist

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Organization Name: The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC)

Job Title: Post-Doctoral Research Scientist

Job Type: Full Time

Job Category: Research

  • The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is a leading Africa-based, African-led, international research institution headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya.
  • APHRC conducts policy-relevant research on population, health, education, urbanization and related development issues in sub-Saharan Africa.
  • The APHRC seeks to recruit a Post-Doctoral Research Scientist to work in the Maternal and Child Wellbeing Unit within the Research Division.


  • Lead and contribute to the research under the Food System Transformative Integrated Policy (FS-TIP) project and other related projects tasks including: project design, protocol development and activities related to project management such as field work and data management;
  • Conduct desk reviews of published and grey literature;
  • Lead and contribute to proposal development;
  • Lead and contribute/ participate in the design of scientific research and training tasks;
  • Contribute to scientific writing and production of donor reports;
  • Supervise and mentor junior research staff at the Center;
  • Lead in policy engagement and dissemination of research findings to appropriate audiences. This will include creation of policy briefs on key food system integrated policy opportunities; and
  • Contribute to the Nairobi Food Systems Vision/Zero Hunger project and any other activity/ responsibility assigned by the MCW Unit Leader.

    Qualifications and Experience

  • PhD in Nutrition, Public Health; or closely related fields.
  • Expertise/experience in nutrition and food
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