Thursday, August 23, 2007
The Programme for Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS) is expanding its research programme and a number of exciting new projects are being launched and is looking to hire:
- Senior Researcher: Policy Dialogue (Five-year Contract Post)
PLAAS has initiated a five-year programme on Connecting Research to Policy on Land, Fisheries and Poverty in South Africa, with the aim to promote effective policies for theeduction of poverty and inequality and the realisation of socio-economic rights in South Africa, through enhancing the use of research findings to inform policy debates and the design of specific policies. The programme will be managed by a Senior Researcher: Policy Dialogue, who must be available to start as soon as possible.
- Researcher/Research Assistant/Research Partner (16- to 20-month Contract Post)
The successful candidate will be required to analyse the contribution of social movements to reducing poverty.
Closing date for applications to both vacancies is 14 September 2007.