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We are looking for Senior Experts on Quantitative Research Methodology in Social Science

November 17, 2016 Print Share on Facebook


CRRC Azerbaijan – in line with its new ambitions and vision for the future – is in the process of designing several new projects. As part of this work, the organisation is seeking individuals who can join a 'stand-by roster' for consultancy services in order to advise the CRRC team on project design. This will entail the provision of methodological expertise in order to boost the methodological rigour of our projects and proposals. For this purpose, the team is seeking the services of a senior expert in  quantitative research methodology in social sciences, who would be available for periodic consultancy on research-based projects.

The details of the contract and payment will be on a per-hour consultancy basis, and will be negotiated with CRRC management following the application process.



  • PhD Degree in a social sciences field, preferably in the sphere of Public Policy and Political Science, from prestigious universities in the US or Europe or other prominent global universities;
  • At least 5 years of experience in carrying out quantitative research in the social sciences;
  • Proven field research experience in Azerbaijan;
  • Capacity for developing and implementing complex quantitative models, statistical analysis and use of  statistical software programs;
  • English language skills are essential, Russian is desirable;
  • Flexible schedule to provide consultancy upon request, either at distance or on-site;
  • For those residing in Azerbaijan, existing TIN certificate (VÖEN) and affiliated bank account, or willingness to obtain one.



Depending on the specific requirements of the situation, services are likely to include:


  • Advisory to, and close consultation with, the EPF/CRRC team in the methodological design and development of relevant sections of project proposals;
  • Participation in project development meetings and discussions upon request of EPC/CRRC Azerbaijan;
  • Methodological supervision of research projects, in  particular in preparation of survey samples and selection of survey items;
  • Quantitative modeling and data analysis;
  • Any other responsibilities or tasks related to project needs, from a methodological standpoint.



How to apply

Interested candidates are invited to send their CV, a cover letter justifying alignment with the qualification, skills, knowledge  and experience detailed above. The application should also suggest an hourly rate of payment  and should be sent to by 06.00 PM AZT, 2 December 2016. Only successful candidate will be contacted. 

For further information or clarification, please write to the same e-mail address by 06.00 PM AZT, 27 November 2016. Any inquiry after that date may not be able to be answered.


The call is also open to international experts. 

To download the Terms of Reference, pleasce, click here



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