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Vacancy Announcement


Position: Junior Arabic Speaking Researcher

Location: Turkey

Part-time or Full-time

Deadline: June 14, 2019




1. Job Description/ Responsibilities:

Development Analytics is seeking a qualified junior Arabic speaking researcher to support their research projects related to the Syrian Refugee situation in Turkey on a part-time or full-time basis. The  researcher is expected to get involved in a  research and evaluation projects related to programs supporting refugees in the Turkey. This position requires flexibility regarding travel. 

2. Duties & Key Responsibilities

The following activities may be part of either or both aspects of the Qualitative Researcher’s roles:

(1) Conducting, coding, analysing, and reporting qualitative data,

(2) Coordinating the field activities,

(3) Managing survey field work, including planning, logistics, hiring, training, supervising daily survey activities and monitoring,

(4) Preparing grant and project proposals for potential projects

(5)  Maintaining records of project activities – where necessary – and write reports for donors and stakeholders

3. Qualifications, Experience & Competencies

Candidates should possess the following qualifications:

(1) A bachelor's degree or higher in  social policy, sociology, anthropology, social work, or related field

(2) High level of proficiency in English and Arabic, knowledge of Turkish is an asset

(3) Strong oral and written communication skills

(4) Ability and experience conducting in-depth interviews and focus group discussions with refugees

(5) Proficiency in using qualitative data analysis software such as NVivo is desirable

(6) Proven ability to assist in writing scientific manuscripts and outcomes research reports

(7) Excellent command of Microsoft Office tools

(8) The right candidate must be able to demonstrate the ability to work independently and as part of a larger team

4. How To Apply

Please submit your complete CV, cover letter by email to using the subject line: “Junior Arabic Speaking Researcher: First name- Last name” by June 14, 2019. All documents should be submitted as attachments, and the file names should include the name of the applicant. The documents may be submitted in Word document or PDF format. Applicants who are selected for an interview will be contacted by email or phone.

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