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Organization: Instituto Colombiano para la Evaluación de la Educación – ICFES
Job title: Jefe de oficina de Gestión de Proyectos de Investigación
Location: Bogota, Colombia
Description: (ES) La persona que ejerza el rol tendrá como misión principal promover el uso de los resultados de las evaluaciones nacionales e internacionales, propiciar el vínculo entre investigación y política pública mediante el desarrollo de una agenda de investigación propia y de una estrategia de divulgación de los resultados, y ofrecer espacios para que estudiantes y grupos de investigación adelanten estudios sobre la calidad de la educación, a través de las convocatorias anuales para financiar proyectos. (EN) The main purpose of this position is to promote the use of national and international assessments results, to foster the link between research and public policy through a research agenda and a disclosure strategy.
Qualifications: (ES) Se busca una persona con mínimo 6 años de experiencia laboral, con experiencia en gestión de equipos de trabajo, gerencia de proyectos de investigación, conocimientos solidos en metodología de la investigación, estadística y gestión de bases de datos. Por favor enviar sus hojas de vida a Adriana Moreno Roa al correo electrónico amoreno@icfes.gov.co(EN) We are looking for a person with at least 6 years of work experience in research project management, team management, sound knowledge in research methodology, statistics and data management. Please send you complete CV to Adriana Moreno Roa at amoreno@icfes.gov.co
Application Deadline: February 28, 2021
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Organization: IDB
Job title: Impact Evaluation Support Consultants - SPD/SDV
Location: Washington DC, USA
Description: The Strategy Development Division (SDV) of the Office of Strategic Planning and Development Effectiveness (SPD) is looking for Applied Economists to work in Washington DC. The Consultants will (i) provide support to the design and implementation of impact evaluations of IDB’s operations; (ii) participate in the preparation of the Development Effectiveness Overview (DEO), project completion reports, evaluation guidelines, working papers, and other SPD reports related to development effectiveness; (iii) support quality at entry review of projects to be presented to the IDB Board; and (iv) contribute in a range of technical and sector topics.
Qualifications: Applied Economists (or professionals in related areas) to work in Washington DC, with expertise in at least one of the following areas: social protection, health, education, gender and diversity, firms, technology, capital markets, transport, agriculture, rural development, climate, environment and natural resource management, energy, citizen security, reform of the state and fiscal management.
Application Deadline: March 12, 2021
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Organization: IDB
Job title: Impact Evaluation Consultants - SPD/SDV
Location: Washington DC, USA
Description: The Strategy Development Division (SDV) of the Office of Strategic Planning and Development Effectiveness (SPD) is looking for Applied Economists (or professionals in related areas) to work in Washington DC. The Consultants will (i) provide support to the design and implementation of impact evaluations of IDB’s operations; (ii) participate in the preparation of the Development Effectiveness Overview (DEO), project completion reports, evaluation guidelines, working papers, and other SPD reports related to development effectiveness; (iii) support quality at entry review of projects to be presented to the IDB Board; and (iv) contribute in a range of technical and sector topics. The SPD Office reports to the Office of the President and the Executive Vice-President and is charged with providing technical guidance to the Executive team in order to develop a culture of results within the Bank and to help the Bank innovate its core business, the effectiveness and efficiency of its products and methods over time. The SDV Division is charged with elaborating and proposing strategic directions and analyzing the effectiveness of the operational and strategic choices made by the institution.
Qualifications: Applied Economists (or professionals in related areas) to work in Washington DC, with expertise in at least one of the following areas: social protection, health, education, gender and diversity, firms, technology, capital markets, transport, agriculture, rural development, climate, environment and natural resource management, energy, citizen security, reform of the state and fiscal management.
Application Deadline: March 12, 2021
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Organization: Torcuato Di Tella University School of Government
Job title: Assistant Professor
Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Description: The School of Government of Universidad Torcuato Di Tella is seeking candidates for two tenure-track faculty positions in the areas of Education and Labor Economics at the Assistant Professor level with flexible starting date between March 1st, 2021 and August 1st, 2021. 
Qualifications: Applicants must hold or be in the process of completing a PhD in Education or Economics, or a related field, at the time of application. Candidates should have a record of research and teaching commensurate with experience. Applicants are expected to teach three undergraduate courses per year, or its equivalent at the graduate level. Research and teaching at the School of Government focuses on a broad groups of topics including education, labor economics, empirical and applied macro and microeconomics, economic and social development, city planning, urban economics, data science, and public policy design and implementation.
Application Deadline: Flexible starting date between March 1st, 2021 and August 1st, 2021.
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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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