The Ramat Institute, the research arm of the Murtala Muhammed Foundation, is seeking researchers for a security montoring project which involves data mining and collection on social issues in Nigeria. They are starting off with work on security events in the North East. Aspects of it include the production of a security report as well as consistent desk monitoring and reporting of data on the security situation (among other things). The information is to be provided to the public and also to be used to support humanitarian interventions by relief organisations. Researchers are also required to gather information on topical current affairs issues for dissemination to the public via their website and for use in infographics.
Hours of work – Flexible (to start with)
Qualifications – Interest in Political/Current Affairs. Ability to write and use the internet and social media is essential.
Remuneration – A negotiable, monthly stipend is available.
About the Ramat Institute
The Ramat institute was established to improve the generation and dissemination of data, research and information about government and its management of the public sector and the use of this information to influence policy formulation. The Ramat Institute implements its mission through systematic research; data collection, mining and collation; consistent dissemination and the conduct of public opinion research. Programme areas include: Social Cohesion, Security and Justice, Economic Access and Inclusive Government. The Ramat Institute is intended to be a thorough and rigorous research institution well-rooted in the country context and a nuanced understanding of the socio-political issues.
HOW TO APPLY
Step 1: Register at http://volunteers.volunteerinnigeria.org if you have not done so.
Step 2: Leave a comment just below this post indicating your interest
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