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Organization: Universidad EAFIT
Job title: Director of the Research Center in Economics and Finance
Location: Medellin, Colombia
Description: The School of Economics and Finance at Universidad EAFIT is considering applicants for an Associate or Full Professor job opening (June 2019). The job title is Director of the Research Center in Economics and Finance (CIEF). Applicants from any field will be considered. This is a full-time tenure track position with salary and rank open, depending on the qualifications of the applicant. Main job responsibilities of the Director are: Develop a strong research agenda; Teach one graduate course per year (approximately 8 weeks); Develop a strategy to promote and oversee the quality, quantity and impact of research and consultancy projects by faculty from the Department of Economics and the Department of Finance; Mentor junior faculty and research assistants; Oversee and manage the research resources housed at the School of Economics and Finance; Organize academic events and policy debates.
Qualifications: Ph.D. in Economics, Econometrics, Statistics, or Finance. Degrees obtained abroad must be recognized by the Colombian Ministry of Education. This requirement can be met after the candidate has been hired and is already residing and working in Colombia; Full professor: At least eight years of teaching and research experience as full-time professor at a higher education institution. Otherwise, a minimum of ten years of professional or research experience. Associate professor: At least five years of teaching and research experience as full-time professor at a higher education institution. Otherwise, a minimum of seven years of professional or research experience; Full professor: At least nine publications in the last four years. At least four of such publications must be indexed on the WoS or SCOPUS databases on the Q1 or Q2 quartiles. Associate professor: At least seven publications in the last four years. At least three of such publications must be indexed on the WoS or SCOPUS databases on the Q1 or Q2 quartiles.
Application Deadline: December 7, 2018
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Organization: Universidad EAFIT
Job title: Assistant Professor
Location: Medellin, Colombia
Description: The School of Economics and Finance at Universidad EAFIT is considering applicants for two Assistant Professor job openings (June 2019). Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, developing a strong research agenda and university service.
Qualifications: Applicants from any field will be considered, but those with teaching and research interests in macroeconomics or applied econometrics will be given priority. Application Requirements: Cover Letter, CV, Job Market Paper and Letters of Reference.
Application Deadline: December 7, 2018
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Organization: Center for Global Development (CGD)
Job title: Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship
Location: Washington D.C., USA
Description: The Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship at the Center for Global Development is a one year term appointment that provides young scholars an opportunity to apply their research skills in an active policy environment. During their year at the Center post-doctoral fellows are encouraged to pursue  their individual research agendas’, while collaborating with and seeking feedback from CGD experts, participating in CGD seminars and events, and taking advantages of the research support of CGD research assistants. Our previous postdocs have subsequently gone on to tenure track appointments at Stanford, UPenn, U.N.C. Chapel Hill, Yale, Tufts, N.Y.U., Columbia, U.C. San Diego, the University of Maryland, Georgetown University, the University of Pittsburgh, and the University of Houston. 
Qualifications: Interested applicants should submit a CV, job market paper, and cover letter. Applications that do not include all three items will not be considered. Your cover letter should describe in some detail the research you would pursue during a year at CGD, and signal your willingness to move to Washington for one year (an important selection criterion). Preference will be given to candidates whose research interests align with CGD’s—which is to say that they should bear some connection, broadly interpreted, to the effect of high-income countries’ public or private sectors on low-income countries.
Application Deadline: December 7, 2018
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Organization: Marine Science Institute
Job title: Natural Resource Economics Postdoctoral Scholar 
Location: Santa Barbara, CA, USA
Description: The Environmental Market Solutions Lab (emLab) (http://emlab.msi.ucsb.edu/) is a new interdisciplinary team of economists and scientists based at UC Santa Barbara dedicated to bringing market-based solutions to the world's most pressing environmental problems. We deliver cutting-edge research and innovative policy solutions by combining economic principles, ecological insights, and big-data analytics. We seek 1-2 postdoctoral researchers to participate in the development and execution of applied and/or academic research projects in environmental and resource economics. The successful candidate(s) will gain academic mentorship and research training in one or more of emLab’s focus areas in climate solutions, poverty alleviation, land use, and sustainable fisheries.
Qualifications: The ideal candidate(s) will have excellent quantitative and modeling skills and an interest and track record in publishing in top science and economics journals. The scholar(s) will have the opportunity to work with emLab principals Christopher Costello, Olivier Deschenes, Kelsey Jack, Kyle Meng, and Andrew Plantinga, and will report directly to the principal who most closely aligns with their area of research. Under the academic mentorship of the emLab principals one candidate will gain research training in the analytics for a new emLab project focused on estimating supply and demand curves for existing and new marine food sources. Both candidates will have the flexibility to focus on areas of emLab's research portfolio in which they are most interested in obtaining training, and they will also be able to allocate a fraction of their time to their own research.
Application Deadline: February 28, 2019
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Organization: IPADE Business School
Job title: Full-time Professors in Operations Management, Finance, Accounting and Management Control, Economics, Marketing and Organizational Behavior
Location: Mexico City, Monterrey and Guadalajara, Mexico
Description: IPADE Business School, one of the top ranked business schools in Mexico and Latin America,was founded in 1967 by a group of prominent businessmen with the aim of developing future leaderswith the ability to drive social and economic growth, rooted in personal integrity, social responsibility and a global vision. IPADE Business School is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and the Association of MBAs (AMBA). IPADE Business School is seeking candidates for Full-time Professors in Operations Management; Finance; Accounting and Management Control; Economics; Marketing and Organizational Behavior for the academic cycle 2019-2020, starting in August 2019.
Qualifications: uccessful candidates should have outstanding records in PhD or DBA programs. The candidates should have a strong interest in teaching and in doing research influencing both practitioners and academics. Candidates should have excellent communication skills, as well as a clear vocation for academia. The candidates should be able to teach in both English and Spanish for both graduate and executive education programs.
Application Deadline: Until filled
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Organization: United States Institute of Peace
Job title: Program Officer, Learning, Evaluation & Research
Location: Washington, DC, USA
Description: If you have a passion for making the world a better place and want to have a front row seat to the world stage, USIP is the place for you. We are a nonpartisan institute chartered by Congress to tackle the world’s toughest problems.  Working in conflict zones around the world, our staff advise and support the military, government officials and community leaders – to promote knowledge and practices that prevent, mitigate and resolve violent conflict.  To learn more about USIP programs and job openings go to https://www.usip.org/about/careers.  The Institute is headquartered in Washington DC with staff working in 22 different countries, at any given time up to 20% of the staff could be deployed working in the field.
Qualifications: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or nationals of countries listed in a U.S. Collective Defense Arrangement per the Department of State. To see a list of those countries, go to http://www.state.gov/s/l/treaty/collectivedefense/index.htm. A PhD. in political science, conflict resolution, public policy, or a related field preferred. 2+ years of experience (3+ years for GS-13) in supporting policy-relevant research projects. Ability to support or manage a complex policy-relevant research project. Ability to work independently and in teams and collaborate with others. Strong writing and presentational skills, including the ability to quickly assess and explain the quality of applied research products. Knowledge of best practices in research including ethics and the functions of the IRB. Knowledge of qualitative and quantitative research standards and methodologies. Evidence of the ability to publish. Experience in the design or implementation of field programs in conflict zones desirable. Strong computer and data analysis skills.
Application Deadline: Until filled
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Organization: Center for Public Policy Research (CPPR) at Universidad Mayor 
Job title: Four open-rank full-time tenure track positions
Location: Santiago, Chile
Description: The new Center for Public Policy Research (CPPR) at Universidad Mayor is seeking candidates for four open-rank full-time tenure track positions. Screening of applications will begin immediately and will remain open until all four positions are filled. The goals of the CPPR are to conduct high-quality, interdisciplinary, and collaborative policy-relevant research, as well as to train new researchers in a context of global change. Demographic, epidemiological, technological, and environmental changes are taking place around the globe, raising new questions and challenges for public policies in a number of areas across the life course, including redesigning work and retirement, preventing and treating chronic diseases, supporting families and caregivers, addressing immigration and multiculturalism, promoting sustainable urban environments, among many others. The CPPR will use mixed methods and embrace the new role that policy-relevant research must adopt in an era of big “cells to society” data. 
Qualifications: We seek candidates with a strong publication record that is appropriate to their rank, proven capacities to establish successful research collaborations, the ability to offer graduate courses and direct doctoral dissertations, and fluent in English. Above the rank of Assistant Professor, a record of funded research is also desirable. Applicants must have a Ph.D. by the time of appointment. We encourage applications from individuals of diverse backgrounds, including population, behavioral, and statistical sciences (sociology, economics, demography, gerontology, geography, epidemiology, sociomedical sciences, global health, health policy and management, psychology, biostatistics, statistical engineering, information statistics, applied statistics, among others). Priority will be given to candidates with the ability to conduct research using advanced statistics and to work collaboratively in an interdisciplinary setting. Applicants should submit by email: (1) a curriculum vitae, (2) letter of application, and (3) one or two samples of written work. Please also arrange for three references to email letters separately. All application materials should be emailed at both politicaspublicasumayor@gmail.com and cipp@umayor.cl.
Application Deadline: Until filled
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