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Located in Kabul, Afghanistan, CAPS is an independent, research centre that strives to conduct action-oriented research which will influence policy-makers. It works diligently towards building local capacity to produce conflict and threat assessments that will influence the safety and security of the people serving the governments, and international aid organizations.
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Latest Development
Sep 04, 2013

Vacancy Announcement


Gender:  Male/Female


Job Type:
Full Time 

Duration: 6 Months, renewable (three months probation)

Closing Date:

Apply: Email CV and Cover Letter to: or

Darul Aman Main Road, House No: 577, Street No: 09, Phase No:06, Kate Sae Kabul, Afghanistan

Duties & Responsibilities:
* Conduct field research for major upcoming research projects
* Translation, transcribing, background research in various conflict related topics
* Write weekly commentaries and articles for our newsletters
* Collect daily political and security updates
* Coordinate with research team in implementation of research tasks


* Currently pursuing or completed a (bachelors or masters) degree in the broad social sciences.
* Ability to speak and write fluently in English, and converse in and comprehend Dari/Pashto.
* Ability and willingness to travel outside Kabul for research work (all expenses covered by CAPS).
* Decent understanding of conflict and development issues related to Afghanistan.

* Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
* Good sense of humour.
* Previous work experience a plus, but not mandatory.
* Qualified female candidates are highly encouraged to apply!

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