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7 May 2013
5 July 2013
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Job Title:
Research Intern
Working For:
Cytora
Location:
London
Salary:
Compensation to be discussed based on experience (part-time)

Job Details:

Cytora is leading the way in providing a real time analytics platform to change the way we understand conflict. We have exciting positions available for research interns. If you have an interest in international relations, development, conflict or security then this a great opportunity to contribute to the development of a new innovative company. The role will see you have serious responsibilities and gain hard skills quickly.

As a research intern your responsibilities will be:

-Producing research papers examining the underlying and structural causes of conflict in a number of sub-Saharan African countries

-Research and collection of relevant datasets (democracy indexes, climate and terrain data, natural resource data etc)

-Research into the digital landscape of specified sub-Saharan African countries (future trends, media consumption by demographic, urban vs rural divide)

-Helping coordinate international research team

In addition we will be looking for researchers who:

-Have the ability to work independently and as part of a team.

-Are keen to be involved in product development and business development

- Want to be involved in setting the high-level strategy and product development

- Able to engage with external advisors and mentors in the development of the product

 Please see www.cytora.com for company details.

W4MP Note:

The role being advertised is a voluntary one. As such, there are no set hours and responsibilities and you should be free to come and go as you wish. If the post demands set hours and/or has a specific job description you may be deemed to be a ‘worker’ and be covered by National Minimum Wage legislation. See http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Employment/Employees/
TheNationalMinimumWage/index.htm
for more information about National Minimum Wage.

Please read our guide to National Minimum Wage and Volunteers here: www.w4mp.org/jobs-listings-events/jobs/volunteers/

Closing Date:
5 July 2013

Interview/Start Dates:

Start date in late May/early June.

How to apply:

Please send a cover letter and CV to joshua.wallace@cytora.com.

Additional Notes:

4 June 2013: this ad has been removed early as the position has now been filled.