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Empatika is currently looking for:

1. Qualitative Lead Researcher (ongoing)​

If you are strong believer in research and projects that spend time to get to know the communities they work in and understand the local context, this is for you!

The Lead Researcher is to ensure the high-quality technical design and delivery of all aspects of a study, from the proposal stage until the final report. Lead Researcher also oversees studies and is not limited to participating in the studies by Empatika, also take on other roles as project directors and related work.

Please see the Terms of Reference below for more details. This is a long-term consultant position.

Skills and Background needed:

  • Demonstrated experience implementing and designing qualitative research, essential.

  • Experience designing or implementing participatory research approaches, preferred.

  • Experience engaging with quantitative research components or leading quantitative data collection exercises, desirable.

  • Experience managing research studies or projects, including team coordination and logistics, desirable.

  • Experience implementing studies or projects in an international context (outside Indonesia), desirable.

  • Education background in social sciences or humanities (S2 or above), preferred.

  • Experience working with bilateral or multi-lateral donors, preferred, and demonstrated client-management skills, essential.

  • Strong presentation and research communication skills, preferred.

Applicants must have eligibility to work and live in Indonesia. We welcome new applicants only, please.

To apply, please send your CV to, stating the position title on the subject of the email.

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