Vacancy Announcement

Research Associate Focusing on Egyptian Urbanism



Cairo, Egypt

Post Duration

1 Year (subject to renewal)

Post Type

Full Time


Takween Integrated Community Development (Takween ICD) is an urban development firm established in 2009 in Egypt by a young dynamic team in response to a foreseen growing demand for innovative urban solutions. Takween-ICD specializes in the development of integrated packages in urban development services and solutions to support and complement efforts of tackling urban challenges.

Job Description

Seeking a professional, experienced, energetic, and disciplined staff associate to supervise, conduct, and publish research and public policy analysis about Egyptian urbanism, the built environment, local politics, social justice, urban mobility and urban development.

This full-time position requires writing and editing skills, critical thinking, and analytical capabilities as well as the ability to closely supervise research and policy analysis, from an interdisciplinary perspective. Training in the social sciences (political science, public policy, sociology, and/or anthropology) is essential at least at the MA level or PhD level, but commensurate experience in this field will also be considered. Experience and knowledge with Local Administration and Local Government would be appreciated.

Please submit examples of publications and other professional experience (published authors will be preferred). Arabic and English language fluency is required, both in writing and speaking.

Salary & Benefits

Depends on the qualifications

How to Apply

Interested applicants should send their CVs to:

Subject:  Research Associate Focusing on Egyptian Urbansim

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview