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Deadline extended: UNFPA Fellowships on the Generations and Gender Survey



UNFPA jointly with the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection and Netherland Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (NIDI) are looking for academic and independent national or international researchers on demography, sociology, sexual and reproductive health and rights, economics, health and well-being, ageing, gender equality and other related research areas of GGS.

Fellows are expected to develop targeted analysis based on their proposed methodology and area of interest, by applying cross-national GGS data. This is to support national and international partners in better understanding the demographic changes and their short- and long- term impact on Moldovan society.

Duration: November 2021-September 2022

Qualifications of the candidates

  • Minimum 3 years of relevant professional experience in the field of demography, research and analysis, social development, gender equality, public policy or sociology. 
  • Good knowledge and understanding of demographic analysis, indicators, terms and social phenomena.
  • Data driven analytical approach with excellent writing and reporting skills.
  • Excellent computer skills (especially MS Office applications) and ability to use information technology as a tool and resource.
  • Proven experience in using SPSS/STATA or other data processing software

Application process

All candidates are welcomed to respond to the call by providing their expertise in research on requested area of expertise attested by a publications record.

Documents to be submitted in the email should include:

  • A detailed CV, including a list of publications; and
  • A technical proposal for the research analysis (max 3 pages), which has to include: title of the analysis, how the research is linked to demographic situation of the country, content and main chapters, the main indicators the analysis will be focused on, research assumptions, statistical methods to be used for the analysis, how this analysis will contribute to policy development in the area of demography.

Selection of researchers will be made on the basis of expertise, the relevance and quality of the proposed research. 

The application should be submitted with the mark “Fellowships on the Generations and Gender Survey” not later than 10 November 2021, 23:59 (GMT+2:00) to the following email

The United Nations Organization is committed to diversity and inclusion. Women, persons from vulnerable groups, such as persons with disabilities, Roma and other ethnic, linguistic or religious minorities, persons living with HIV, refugees and other noncitizens legally entitled to work in the Republic of Moldova, as well as persons from other underrepresented groups are particularly encouraged to apply.

Notice: There is no application, processing or other fee at any stage of the application process. UNFPA does not solicit or screen for information in respect of HIV or AIDS and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.