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Job Title:Research Assistants (Several Vacancies)
 
African Energy is a respected source of independent analysis on the continent’s energy industries, produced by Cross-border Information (CbI), a globally recognised business intelligence company with a long established research focus on the politics, energy and financial sector trends of Africa and the Middle East.
First published in 1998 under the FT brand and bought by CbI in 2003, African Energy’s work is based on the foundation of experienced staff analysts – African Energy has been produced by the same lead team since its launch in 1998 – and a network of correspondents and sources across more than 40 African countries.
Through continual monitoring of developments, African Energy has established itself at the forefront of informed commentary and analysis on this most vital of sectors for the continent’s future and as a leading provider of cartographical resources.
African Energy has a strong focus on emerging energy trends and the political risk issues that concern established operators, new entrants and the finance sector. Clients come to us for incisive and informed analysis on the issues, events, people and organisations that affect their businesses and interests.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Carry out literature reviews
  • Collect and analyze data
  • Compile and prepare materials for submission to granting agencies and foundations
  • Prepare materials for UW Human Subjects Committee review
  • Prepare interview questions
  • Recruit and/or interview subjects
  • Maintain accurate records of interviews, safeguarding the confidentiality of subjects, as necessary
  • Summarize interviews
  • Provide ready access to all experimental data for the faculty researcher and/or supervisor
  • Request or acquire equipment or supplies necessary for the project
  • Manage and respond to project related email
  • Prepare, maintain, and update website materials
  • Manage undergraduate students working on the research project (maintaining records on assignment completion, acting as liaison/mediator between the undergraduate students and the faculty researcher)
  • Attend project meetings
  • Attend area seminars and other meetings as necessary
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must also hold a Good Bachelor’s degree
  • The applicant should be highly proficient in both spoken and written English
  • Possess good computer literacy skills i.e. competency in the use of Microsoft Office (in general)
  • The candidate should preferably hold a year’s experience
How to apply for the job: 
If you are interested in being one of the Research Assistants, please E-mail your CV and cover letter to: energyprojectsafrica@gmail.com
Deadline: August 18, 2014 by 11am
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