Research Officer Job Vacancy at the Aga Khan University

Research Officer Job Vacancy at the Aga Khan University


The Aga Khan University is a pioneering institution of higher education whose mission is to improve the quality of life in the developing world and beyond, through world-class teaching, research and healthcare delivery. AKU educates students for local and global leadership from campuses and teaching hospitals in six countries, primarily in Asia and Africa. It generates new knowledge to solve problems that affect millions of people, especially the most vulnerable. The University is a private, not-for-profit institution and part of the Aga Khan Development Network. www.aku.eduThe Institute for Human Development is dedicated to the pursuit of knowledge with direct relevance for policies, programs, and practices that enhance life experiences at all stages of human development.  In its foundational years, the Institute seeks particularly to become a visible instrumental force, locally as well as globally, for advancing knowledge about the earliest years of children’s development and for harnessing such knowledge for the purpose of shaping policies and interventions that ensure a strong start in life for all children wherever they may live.

Entity: Institute for Human Development Location: Tanzania

Job Summary The successful candidate will support the implementation our research agenda in Tanzania and will support with all research activities within the project.


  • Actively participate in research development, management and implementation
  • Assist the M&E Consultant to implement longitudinal evaluation
  • Support Contribute in the development, implementation and evaluation of the various short courses offered by Aga Khan University ECD workforce hub
  • Documentation of all field implementation and community engagement processes
  • Support with data management and analysis

Research Officer Job Vacancy at the Aga Khan University


  • A Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education, Psychology, Education, Public Health, Nursing or other allied field
  • Strong background in mixed methods research
  • Advanced statistical analysis skills. Working knowledge of both qualitative and quantitative statistical software
  • Demonstrable ability to document research study processes
  • Any background in training and facilitation is desirable

To Apply

Candidates meeting the above requirements are invited to email their application, curriculum vitae, names of three referees and copies of certificates & testimonials to the email address below.

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Only short listed candidates will be contacted

Applications should be submitted latest by March 11, 2022

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