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Research Officer

Salary:  £26,464 to £37,991 per annum
Post Type: Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Wednesday 23 October 2019
Reference:  26-2019

The Institute of Development Studies (IDS) is a global research and learning organisation for equitable and sustainable change, based in Brighton

The Sanitation Learning Hub (previously the CLTS Knowledge Hub) at IDS aims to support the sanitation and hygiene (S&H) sector in tackling the complex challenges it faces in delivering universal safely managed sanitation by 2030 ensuring the human right to S&H for all. We are currently seeking to recruit two Research Officers to undertake desk and field based research, data collection and analysis, contribute to publications and other communication methods, and work effectively with project and cluster colleagues.

Applicants will have good knowledge and understanding of current issues and debates in the WASH/S&H sector and have a post graduate degree related to this subject area. The successful applicant will have experience of undertaking research in a developing country and working in a participatory action research based environment. A familiarity with participatory ways of working and facilitating workshops would be an advantage. The position is likely to require extensive travel. 

An overview of the Sanitation Learning Hubs vision, mission, niche and approach can be found here:

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Our vision is of equal and sustainable societies, locally and globally, where everyone can live secure, fulfilling lives free from poverty and injustice. 

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