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Deadline: Ongoing

Research Fellowship

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.

Applicants should:

 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: editors@republic.com.ng, 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.