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Application Submissions Guideline: 

Applications should be submitted in English and have an attached CV, cover letter, contact details of 2 references. 

In the cover letter (of no more than one page in length) the candidate should briefly explain how their profile corresponds to the job requirements. 

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Please send applications to [email protected] by , including "Researcher" in the subject line.

Note that only candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted on a rolling basis. No phone calls please.

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About the centre

The Centre for Social Sciences Research and Action is an action-oriented, non-profit research centre for and about civil society.
We are a multidisciplinary space creating synergies and bridging between researchers, experts, civil society and NGO practitioners, and activists. The Centre for Social Sciences Research and Action aims to foster social change through innovative uses of social science, digital technologies, and publication and exchange of knowledge.

Main Tasks:

The Researcher produces scientific knowledge, contributes to the uptake of research results and underscoring their significance to diverse audiences, and disseminates scientific information in a variety of outputs.


Under the direct supervision of the Research & Projects Coordinator, the researcher’s main tasks include:

  • Develop, using a range of research methodologies (qualitative, quantitative, or mixed methods) a variety of research publications;
  • Undertake field research using a variety of methodologies and techniques;
  • Analyse findings, and publish them in a variety of knowledge products: scientific papers, short articles, reports, policy briefs, blog posts, infographic materials, etc.;
  • Disseminate research insights and findings in scientific, policy, and other knowledge sharing events and other media;
  • Contribute to  reviewing and / or editing centre’s content, and publications, for quality and consistency prior to dissemination;
  • Contribute to the visibility of the centre’s research and publications;
  • Identify synergies as well as opportunities across Lebanon, the region and globally,  to enhance opportunities for knowledge sharing as per the centre’s mandate, and liaise with research centres, universities, and think tanks. 


Masters degree in social sciences is required; PhD candidates are encouraged to apply.

Excellent research and analytical skills and academic record; 

At least 5 years of experience in related field. A more junior position might be considered when relevant;

Outstanding writing, editing and analytical skills, and ability to formulate well-targeted policy recommendations;

Excellent knowledge of qualitative research methods; familiarity with quantitative tools and mixed methods is highly desirable;

Excellent time management skills;

Fluency in English, Arabic and French is required.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including good public presentation skills, and a very strong capacity for effective teamwork.




Daleel Madani, the civil society network, serves as a platform for organisations to post their professional opportunities, but is not involved in the recruitment process. The hiring organisation is solely responsible for the job and candidate selection.

Last modified: 
19 Apr, 2023
Intervention Sector(s):
Research & Studies
Application Deadline:
Sunday, 14 May 2023
Contract Type:
Full Time
Period of Employment:
One year; with a possibility of renewal.
Commensurate with experience and education, as per the centre’s salary scale.
Salary Range:
> 3000 (USD)
Education Degree:
Masters Degree
Education Degree Details:
Master’s degree in social sciences (political science, sociology, anthropology) is a minimum requirement. PhD candidates or fresh PhD graduates can also apply.
Experience Requirements:
More than 10 years
Arabic Language:
English Language:
French Language:
  • Lebanon
  • Beirut
  • Beirut