Researcher on gender and media


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

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

Working conditions

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

Only selected candidates will be contacted. Interviews will be conducted on 8th February.