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Children & Digital Technology Researcher


To support the digital research team, there is a need for a quantitative researcher with the skills to synthesize, analyze and present national/global data and indicators on children’s internet use, as well as conduct new cross-national data comparisons of Global Kids Online data or from other high-quality data sources how parental mediation influences outcomes of children’s internet use, the role support networks play when it comes to children and the internet, how internet use influences well-being, and the relationship between gender, inequality and internet access, or other areas of interest to UNICEF and for children. The research consultant would support survey development for Global Kids Online and other projects, to inform research that is continuously being rolled out around the world.

Specific activities to be completed to achieve the objectives:

  1. Leading on data mapping/synthesis/analysis, reviewing evidence, writing up results and dissemination for the digital research programme.

  2. Produce literature reviews, data analysis or short reports on new or emerging topics as requested by the supervisor.

  3. Support UNICEF offices with research expertise, training, implementation guidance and methodological development, including on-site.

  4. Assist with coordination of the Global Kids Online project and new projects.

  5. Support the organization of one global event with key actors, hosted at the Office of Research.

  6. Prepare periodic and final donor reports.

  7. Develop fundraising proposals for further research.

  8. Other related tasks as requested by the supervisor.

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