Sociology, political science and demography consultants – Tunisia

Location: Tunis, Tunisia
Duration: 12 months
Start date: March 2019
Closing date: 20 January 2019

We are recruiting three experts in sociology, political science and demography to undertake quantitative and qualitative research on youth and urban violence in popular areas of greater Tunis.

This consultancy comes within the framework of a project aimed at strengthening the democratic transition in the country, through the promotion of human rights, the fight against institutional, physical and symbolic violence, as well as gender violence and all other inhuman treatment perpetrated against young adults between the ages of 18 and 34 living in poor areas of Tunis.

The two-year project covers the neighbourhoods of Ettadhamen and Douar Hicher, and involves quantitative and qualitative research as well as advocacy and dialogue components. The consultancy necessitates participation in field research, report writing, and dissemination activities arranged by Alert.

The consultants must hold an advanced degree in social sciences, preferably a PhD, and have at least five to ten years’ experience conducting research on issues related to youth and urban violence, and be fluent in written and spoken Arabic and French.

The assignment will be based in Tunis, with frequent visits to Ettadhamen and Douar Hicher.

For further details, please read the Job Description.

If you wish to be considered for this position, please send an ‘Expression of Interest’ letter indicating your current rate, along with an up-to-date CV, to our Tunisia office at jobs-tunisia@international-alert.org

The deadline for applications is Sunday 20 January 2019.

While International Alert will endeavour to acknowledge all submissions within a reasonable time, this may not always be possible due to limited resources. International Alert is an equal opportunities employer. All submissions will be judged strictly on the basis of merit.