- Advanced university degree (Master’s or higher). Publications of research articles in peer reviewed journals is a plus.
- Minimum of eight years of experience in research related to conflict, peace-building, stabilization, and/or countering violent extremism.
- Experience giving presentations on research to a broad community of stakeholders.
- Experience in the design and dissemination of research.
- Strong familiarity with best practices, approaches, and methodology in programming related to countering violent extremism.
- Familiarity of working with government stakeholders and providing policy briefings tailored towards policy-makers.
- Fluency in English with full comprehension and a demonstrated capability to conduct advanced research, reporting, and analyses in English.
- French language skills preferred.
- Prior work experience in West Africa required.
Democracy International, Inc. (DI) provides technical assistance, analytical services, project implementation, and monitoring and evaluation for democracy, human rights, governance, conflict mitigation, and other programs worldwide for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the U.S. State Department, and other development partners. Since its founding in 2003, Democracy International has worked with civil society organizations, political parties, election-management bodies, government agencies, legislatures, justice-sector institutions, and others in 70 countries. DI is an equal opportunity employer.