Research Officers (multiple positions)

Applications are invited from qualified candidates for the position of Research Officer in Factchecknigeria

Research Officers will support Fact-check Volunteers in fact-finding, investigating and general research efforts required to conclusively fact-check assigned topics.

Skills and competencies:

Practical IT skills, including MS Word.

Ability to use the internet and other relevant sources effectively to find required information

Excellent attention to detail and ability to work speedily

Ability to think logically, in a balanced and analytical manner, critically evaluate ideas and interpret information from different sources

Strong research background, with the ability to distill complex information into simple facts.

Ability to communicate and present findings clearly in writing to research participants.

To apply:

Interested candidates should send their CV and cover letter (in PDF or Microsoft Word format) outlining their experience and suitability for the role, by email to with the subject APPLICATION: RESEARCH OFFICER latest by 7pm on Friday 15 December 2017.
Please do not send certificates or other attachments.

Applicants without separate cover letter will not be considered.