Senior researcher
Tuesday, 02 May, 2023

Title: Senior Researcher

Application Deadline: May 23, 2023

The main responsibilities and tasks of the Senior Researcher include:

  • Working with the Head of Agricultural and Rural Development Practice and other team members to implement research projects;
  • Producing research publications (e.g., research reports, academic articles, policy briefs, blogs, newspaper columns, and comments on policies affecting agricultural and rural development in Georgia, etc.);
  • Developing and publishing relevant indices and reviews;
  • Developing project/research proposals;
  • Contributing to managing and monitoring the implementation of research projects;
  • Taking part in organizing project events (presentations, roundtable discussions, conferences, etc.);
  • Monitoring relevant developments across various sectors of the Georgian economy with a focus on agriculture and rural development;
  • Monitoring relevant changes in legal and regulatory frameworks across various sectors of the Georgian economy with a focus on agriculture and rural development;
  • Representing ISET Policy Institute at external seminars, conferences, and meetings, as requested;
  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Required qualifications and skills:

  • Master’s degree in economics, business administration, or public policy;
  • At least 5 years of relevant working experience;
  • Demonstrated ability and experience in conducting both qualitative and quantitative research;
  • Experience in writing project/research proposals;
  • Excellent command of English and Georgian languages (both speaking and writing) is a must;
  • Experience in managing and/or monitoring the project implementation would be an advantage;
  • Experience in analysis of agricultural and rural development policy would be an advantage;
  • Experience using Stata or other statistical software for data analysis would be an advantage;
  • Excellent written and spoken communication and presentation skills.

How to apply:

The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Send a letter of interest and resume to: [email protected] with “Senior researcher” in the subject. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.

The application deadline is May 23, 2023