The Republic is currently looking for researchers to join its all-volunteer staff. Such persons should have interests that cut across African history and modern media, and with special focus on the multiple ways in which history is relevant to modern/contemporary life. Successful candidates will lead The Republic‘s research arm, working closely with our Editor-in-Chief, Wale Lawal and our Executive Editor, Tukeni Obasi, in designing projects and mapping out The Republic‘s research objectives for the editorial year.
⎈ Currently be enrolled in a graduate programme or in the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) with a graduate degree in History, African Studies, Development or a related field;
⎈ Have strong writing skills and attention to detail;
⎈ Be able to work remotely and as part of a fast-paced team;
⎈ Be up to date with global, African and Nigerian affairs;
⎈ Be able to commit 8 hours a week
Prospective candidates should send a CV, covering letter and a writing sample to: firstname.lastname@example.org, with the subject, “Research Fellowship”.
Please note, the fellowship is unpaid. However, feeding and travel expenses within Lagos for team meetings and work-related activities will be covered.