Senior Research and Analysis Advisor

  • Posted on 3 March 2021

Job Description

ICF is seeking a Senior Research and Analysis Advisor for an upcoming project for USAID’s Bureau for Resilience and Food Security. This 5-year project will support population-based surveys for monitoring in resilience and food security. The Senior Research and Analysis Advisor will oversee all aspects of survey data analysis and will respond to the demand for and design protocols for ancillary analysis.

The ICF’s wider portfolio of food security and resilience activities include population-based household surveys and evaluations in Global Food Security Strategy target countries, resilience focus countries and BHA Development Food Security Activity countries. This is a full-time position based in Rockville, Maryland.


  • Lead the analytical component of this 5-year program that will deliver 25 population based and rapid monitoring surveys in over 20 countries.
  • Provide high-level technical support for a broad range of survey activities, including new survey question testing and validation
  • Lead all methodological developments, such as revisions and expansions of an existing Survey Methods Toolkit, and in-depth studies involving survey and other secondary data as required


  • PhD in public health, demography, sociology, economics, or related field
  • 15+ years experience analyzing multi-topic household survey data, conducting complex analyses and mentoring junior researchers.
  • Experience supporting research and analysis activities on USAID projects preferred
  • Strong interpersonal, writing, and oral presentation skills in English required; fluency and/or familiarity in a project-relevant language (including French/Spanish) greatly valued.
  • Ability to travel domestically or internationally as necessary (approximately 25% time)


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