Who can work with AfIRI?

Anyone with a quest for Africa-related research under various disciplines from any institution or country.

Who can become a research fellow at AfIRI?

An early-career researcher with a terminal degree from a recognized institution interested in Africa-related research.

Who can become an associate research fellow at AfIRI?

A promising researcher without a terminal degree who is interested in Africa-related research.

How do I join AfIRI as a research fellow or an associate research fellow?

Interested candidates may send their CV along with a two-page research statement explaining their area(s) of research interest, future goals, how their research interest fits into that of AfIRI and how AfIRI can support them achieve their research goal to info.africaresearchinstitute@gmail.com whenever there is a call for applications. Shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview. The selection process shall be through reference of expertise and approved by the advisory board. Selected candidates will receive an official invitation via email.

What are some of the benefits of AfIRI fellows?

Be a part of a network of vibrant researchers from various parts of the world
Take advantage of the mentoring programmes and resources provided by AfIRI
Opportunity to work on bigger projects in your research interest focusing on Africa

What can I do as an AfIRI fellow?

As an AfIRI fellow, you can take individual projects funded by AfIRI or can take part in projects under the auspices of AfIRI.

What are the services provided by AfIRI

Services provided by AfIRI include: 

  • Research training (seminars and workshops)
  • Research project management
  • Research consultancy
  • Award of scholarships and grants
  • Data collection
  • Data analysis
  • Translation
  • Transcription
  • Professional editing
  • Host/Co-host mentoring programmes
  • Networking events/activities