Job Vacancy: Senior Research Analyst (Closing Date: 19 January 2024)

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Job Vacancy: Job title: Senior Research Analyst (Closing Date: 19 January 2024)

Job description: Position: Senior Research Analyst

Contract: 3-year renewable contract

Location: Ibadan


  • Contribute to the design, implementation, and report on the technical, environmental, and economic aspects of Integrated Multi Trophic Aquaculture (IMTA).
  • Support data collection and analysis in Nigeria.
  • Support the design and implementation of research and development activities in Africa, Asia, and the Pacific.
  • Contribute to the achievement of the research deliverables of work package 2 of the BlueTech Superhighway project.
  • Publish technical and outreach articles and support the publication of technical briefs and scientific articles.
  • Collaborate and integrate with scientists for database development, data validation, data cleaning, and data quality checks (STATA/ SPSS and Ms. Excel) in support of work package 2 research.
  • Work collaboratively with the Work package lead, Scientists, and Project Leader of the BlueTech Superhighway project.
  • Mentor BSc students and interns from national and international universities and organizations based in Nigeria.
  • Organize training for students and partners on data collection, curation, data quality, archiving & sharing.
  • Plan, organize, execute, and report on project progress in support and collaboration with senior as well as junior staff/employees, MEL staff, and external partners.




Masters in Aquaculture, Aquaculture Production Systems, Sustainable Aquaculture, Aquaculture Economics, or related fields with a minimum of five (5) years’ experience in the design and implementation of research activities, including several years in the development and execution of surveys and related data analysis, preferably within a research organization or international NGO.


The ideal candidate must:

  • Be experienced in aquaculture science, development, management and curation of biological and social science data.
  • Be experienced with working in the field with rural communities.
  • Have knowledge and be experienced in working on the field in Africa, Asia or the Pacific.
  • Be experience in interacting with the local or international aquaculture industry.
  • Have proven proficiency in the use of Microsoft Excel to extract, combine, analyze, and refine large data sets.
  • Be experienced in writing research reports.
  • Demonstrate background in developing and implementing data analysis and in the publication of technical briefs and outreach articles.
  • Have the ability to work within interdisciplinary research teams, linking own expertise to other fields, including human nutrition, value chains, climate change, scaling, and gender research fields.
  • Have proven ability to develop and maintain a professional network in the field of IMTA research.
  • Possess good logical thinking, strong analytical and mathematical skills with excellent attention to detail.
  • Have motivation for high-quality science and delivery of impact from research.
  • Have excellent proficiency in spoken and written English.


We offer highly competitive salaries with equally attractive benefits and excellent working conditions in a pleasant campus environment.

Location: Ibadan, Oyo State

Job date: Sun, 07 Jan 2024 23:06:39 GMT

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