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Organization: Center for Global Development
Job title: Senior Research Associate, Education
Location: London or Greater London, UK
Description: GD Europe, an independent, non-partisan research organization seeks a full-time Senior Research Associate for a fixed-term position with its global education program, to be based in London. The purpose of the role is to support CGD Europe to deliver on the objectives of its global education program and on a specific grant, which are to:  generate new evidence, influence global and national policy education policy, and strengthen the capacity of researchers in low and middle income countries to conduct high quality education policy research.
Qualifications: Among essential qualifications CGD is looking for someone with significant experience in a university, research institution, think tank or equivalent; Research and data analysis skills using Stata, Tableau and/or R ; Outstanding attention to detail; proven ability to advance research projects with hands-off supervision while being accountable for the accuracy of outputs; Strong communication and writing skills, including the ability to communicate complex messages to a wide audience; Willingness to undertake short- and long-haul travel; Confidence, flexibility, can-do attitude, and intellectual curiosity in a demanding and fast-paced environment. The successful candidate will have experience with research and policy analysis in economics, education, public policy, political science or a related field. The candidate must demonstrate outstanding analytical skills, both in academic research and applied policy analysis.
Application Deadline: October 10, 2020
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Organization: GOLDMAN SCHOOL OF PUBLIC POLICY AT UC BERKELEY
Job title: TENURE-TRACK or TENURED FACULTY POSITION
Location: California, USA
Description: The Goldman School of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley, invites applications for a tenure-track or tenured appointment to the faculty, with an expected start date of July 1, 2021. We seek applications from researchers and scholars who focus on issues, social changes, and public policies that affect young adults in the United States, and the ways in which public policy can support working and diverse populations who are young adults. We expect that the faculty member would be affiliated and do research with the Berkeley Institute for Young Americans at GSPP.
Qualifications: Candidates should hold a Ph.D. in political science, sociology, demography, psychology, public policy, public affairs, or another discipline relevant to the topical policy area under consideration. Preference will be given to scholars who have demonstrated the capacity to make significant research contributions and who have a clear interest in teaching in the core of the School’s Masters in Public Policy professional program. Prior policy experience is desirable. The Goldman School is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their research, teaching, and service.
Application Deadline: October 23, 2020
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Organization: Wesleyan University
Job title: Assistant Professor, Department of Economics - Behavioral and Experimental Economics
Location: Middletown, CT, USA
Description: The Wesleyan University Department of Economics invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position beginning July 1, 2021 from scholars with primary research and teaching interests in behavioral and experimental economics. The teaching load is four courses per year, typically with two courses in the indicated fields and two courses in the Department’s introductory and major core programs. Additional duties include advising and mentoring students, carrying on a sustained program of research, and participating in faculty governance at the departmental and university levels. Wesleyan values both scholarship and teaching very highly, has a strong, diverse undergraduate student body, and offers a generous sabbatical program and competitive salaries and benefits.
Qualifications: Candidates must have a Ph.D. in economics in hand by the time of appoint in order to be hired as an assistant professor, though a successful candidate may be hired as an Instructor if the candidate on track to complete the degree within one year of hire.
Application Deadline: November 15, 2020
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Organization: Inter-American Dialogue
Job title: Program and Database Assistant, Office of the Presidention
Location: Washington, DC
Description: The Office of the President is recruiting a Program Assistant to work under the direction of the organization’s President and Business Operations Manager. The ideal candidate will be reliable, have excellent organization and communication skills, be detail-oriented, and have an interest in Western Hemisphere affairs.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree; fluency in Spanish and English is required, Portuguese a plus; Outstanding communications and writing skills; Experience working with databases (preferably Raiser’s Edge); Strong IT skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office and social media platforms. Experience with Adobe InDesign a plus; Experience planning and organizing events; Strong organizational and interpersonal skills required, along with a willingness to work collaboratively as a team member, and an ability to meet competing deadlines; Experience living, working, and/or studying in Latin America and an abiding interest in the region.
Application Deadline: Until filled
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Organization: Center for Global Development
Job title: Program Coordinator - Gender Team
Location: Washington, DC
Description: The Center for Global Development, an independent, non-partisan research organization in Washington, DC seeks a Program Coordinator to support work on gender and development. CGD’s gender team works on topics related to economic empowerment, financial inclusion, social protection, unpaid care work, and health, among other issues. We strive to have our research and analysis inform the decisions of multilateral and bilateral donor institutions, policymakers, and civil society advocates, ensuring that their decisions are evidence-based and likely to have beneficial outcomes to advance global gender equality.
Qualifications: Experience working on issues related to gender and international development and strong management and organization skills are desired. The ideal candidate should demonstrate strong analytical, writing and communications skills, as well as a track-record and capacity for productivity and efficiency.
Application Deadline: Until filled
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