This call is open to Canadians, permanent residents of Canada, and citizens of developing countries who have recently completed, or are pursuing, a master’s or doctoral degree at a recognized university. The selected candidates will be granted a one-year paid program to undertake research and gain hands-on experience in research and program management.
Positions are available at IDRC's head office in Ottawa, Canada AND there is one position available at IDRC’s Regional Office for Sub-Saharan Africa, in Nairobi, Kenya. Eligibility criteria differ for each location.
Research award recipients will join IDRC for a one-year paid program to undertake research on the topic they have submitted, and will receive hands-on experience in research and program management and support, grant administration, and the creation, dissemination, and use of knowledge from an international perspective.