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Post Doctoral Researcher in Evaluation of Complex Interventions

Salary:  £36,159 to £47,794 per annum pro rata
Post Type: Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Thursday 05 September 2019
Reference:  19-2019

The Participation and Social Change Team at IDS are seeking to recruit a Post Doctoral Researcher to work with teams innovating in evaluation methodologies that bridge participatory and  complexity-aware approaches to support evidence generation and learning for adaptive management. This is a unique position for someone who is centrally concerned with understanding how development outcomes and impact can be achieved for those living at the margins, and who wishes to contribute to new, intelligent evaluation research in international development

Applicants will have a PhD in Development Studies, Anthropology or Political Science along with a broad, varied and in-depth knowledge of the theoretical and practical literature on impact evaluation, contribution analysis, complexity-aware approaches, monitoring, evaluation and learning, evaluation of innovation, participatory action research, adaptive management. Excellent analytical, research methods and writing skills are essential and applicants should have strong interpersonal skills.

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