The IFJ (International Federation of Journalists) is recruiting an experienced researcher for 5 months for its new project on gender and media
As part of a project to update UNESCO’s Gender-Sensitive Indicators in media, the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) is looking to appoint a researcher to join its gender equality team for 5 months starting on 15th February 2021.
The description of the role and the minimum qualifications and desired experience of the expert are explained below.
Interested candidates are requested to send a covering letter, CV and evidence of research work on gender and media by
4th Ferbruary to pamela.moriniere[at]ifj.org
Description of the work
Under the supervision of the IFJ Gender Officer, the researcher will:
- Provide an evaluation of the performance of UNESCO 2010 Gender Sensitive Indicators
- Help revise UNESCO’s gender sensitive indicators in media
- Contribute to the development of an implementation methodology
Qualifications and competences
- Holder of a research degree in Journalism and/or Gender Equality
- Proven experience of research work on gender and media
- Strong knowledge of the news industry and journalism across the world
- Strong knowledge of gender equality challenges in media, including intersectionality
- Good understanding of social media’s role and impact on journalism
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- Excellent level of English (native speaker level), French and Spanish
- Flexibility, good soft skills and an attention to detail
- Good understanding of trade unionism is an asset
26 working days spread over 5 months
Salary: based on experience
The work can be done remotely
Timescale: The work will start on 15th February for a duration of 5 months.
How to apply
Send CV, application letter and evidence of research work on gender and media by 4th February 2021 to pamela.moriniere[at]ifj.org
Only selected candidates will be contacted. Interviews will be conducted on 8th February.