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[ecrea] Research Associate - University of Sheffield

Wed May 23 14:37:38 GMT 2018

*Research Assistant – Dept of Journalism Studies, University of Sheffield*

We are looking to recruit a full-time Research Associate (for 4 months starting on 20th August 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter) to work with us on an impact assessment project entitled Studio Kalangou: the impact of radio in Niger on women’s rights and empowerment.

Since 2016, Studio Kalangou, a news-providing radio initiative run by Fondation Hirondelle, a Swiss-based INGO registered in Niger, has been producing and broadcasting a daily two-hour news and information programme in Niger in five languages (French, Hausa, Zama, Tamashek, and Peulh). Its aim is to provide independent information to all sectors of society, raise awareness and contribute to the development of one of the poorest countries in the world. Studio Kalangou starts broadcasting women-themed programmes in May 2018 on a series of topics to raise awareness of women’s rights and empowerment.

Working in collaboration with Fondation Hirondelle in Lausanne and Studio Kalangou in Niger, you will be based in the Department of Journalism Studies in the University of Sheffield. You will be involved in the quantitative and qualitative analysis of data, radio programmes and radio generally in Niger. Fluent French is essential.

Key areas of investigation will be radio, women, politics, and Niger. Experience in these areas will be beneficial. You will have a good honours degree and be near completion of a research-led Masters or working on or hold a PhD in a relevant area.

The deadline is 11^th June 2018.

To apply, please click here <>

For informal enquiries about this job, contact: Dr Emma Heywood - (e.heywood /at/ <mailto:(e.heywood /at/>

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