The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) was established in the United Kingdom in 1997 and registered in Nigeria in 1999 as an independent, not-for-profit, research training, advocacy and capacity building organization. The organization aims at mobilizing global opinion for democratic development and provides an independent space to reflect critically on the challenges posed to the democratization and development process in West Africa. CDD envisions a West Africa that is democratically governed, economically integrated - promoting human security and people centered development.
Since its inception, the Centre has remained focused on capacity building work, policy advocacy, and as a research reference point on democratic governance, human security, people-centered development and human rights. The Centre is making a request for expression of interest of the position below: Researchers and Consultants
Applicants must possess the following:
At least a post-graduate degree (Masters and/or PhD) in Social Science and Arts, Humanities, Law and other relevant fields from a recognized university or research institution.
At least 5 years experience in qualitative and quantitative research with evidence of authorship (at least one scholarly book, or two academic papers either published or accepted for publication in a reputable journal or in a scholarly edited volume).
Required Application Materials
To apply for the above positions, applicants must submit the following:
A comprehensive curriculum vitae (CV) / company profile as the case may be
A copy/ies of recent publication(s) (for researchers and consultants only)
Two letters of recommendation (This could either be sent directly by your referees or attached to the application package)
Applications will be evaluated on the following factors:
Compliance with eligibility requirements and application procedures
Demonstrated interest and experience relating to West Africa and African Development
Interested and qualified candidates should submit all required documents to: CDD's Head of Administration,
Or Send to Esther Yusuf, through email: firstname.lastname@example.org
All materials should be submitted either in English or French
The position applied for should be used as the title of the email
No phone calls please. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted