APHRC careers

APHRC: Researcher Internship Programme 2021

APHRC: Researcher Internship Programme 2021

APHRC careers

APHRC: Researcher Internship Programme 2021

The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is an African-led and Africa-based international research institute engaged in multidisciplinary, evidence-based policy research. Our researchers address important issues and challenges facing Africa in areas such as education, health, population, aging, urbanization and wellbeing. We engage with policymakers in the region to disseminate our research findings and influence policy decisions to improve the quality of life in Africa.

APHRC seeks to recruit at least two researchers to work in its Education and Youth Empowerment Unit.


  • PhD in educational psychology, sociology of education, education administration, education management, economics of education, test and measurement, linguistics, teaching methods in mathematics or a language, comparative and international education, technology education, special education, curriculum studies, policy studies with a focus on education, statistics with application in education, development studies, gender studies, or any other related discipline.


  • Experience working in a research institution, conducting research, leading research programs or managing research projects.
  • Experience with conducting impact evaluations of education interventions will be an added advantage.
  • Must be fluent in English; being multilingual (English and French) will be an added advantage.
  • Excellent scientific writing skills.
  • Good quantitative or qualitative skills; experience with mixed methods will be an added advantage provided one is very strong in quantitative or qualitative methods.
  • Strong proposal writing skills and track record of winning research grants.


  • A letter of application;
  • A statement of research interests and goals (1-2 pages); and
  • CV with contact details of three referees


Closing date: 21 March 2021

How to apply:

To apply for APHRC researcher internship programme click here 

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