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Organization: Escuela de Gobierno Alberto Lleras Camargo - Universidad de Los Andes
Job title: Profesor de planta en Evaluación de Políticas Públicas
Location: Bogota, Colombia
Description: La Escuela de Gobierno Alberto Lleras Camargo de la Universidad de los Andes, abre una convocatoria para seleccionar un profesor de planta en el área de Políticas Públicas, Gestión Pública, o Asuntos Públicos Internacionales, con énfasis en evaluación de políticas públicas. Se espera que la posición inicie a más tardar en Julio de 2019.
Qualifications: Los aspirantes deben cumplir con los siguientes requisitos: Título de doctorado en el momento de contratación (es decir, con fecha de graduación programada a más tardar en Junio de 2019); Evidenciar formación y experiencia en evaluación de políticas públicas, especialmente en metodologías experimentales y cuasi-experimentales de evaluación de impacto; Experiencia en investigación independiente de alta calidad; Evidenciar experiencia en docencia en temas afines a esta convocatoria (como profesor o como asistente de enseñanza). Esta evidencia puede incluir una carta de su supervisor inmediato o evaluaciones de los cursos; Preferiblemente, con habilidades de comunicación en español (hablado y escrito).
Application Deadline: October 16, 2018
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Organization: Wesleyan University
Job title: Assistant Professor of Economics
Location: Middletown, Connecticut, USA
Description: The Wesleyan University Economics Department invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship to begin July 1, 2019 from scholars with research interests that include financial economics. A successful candidate will be expected to teach financial economics electives, corporate and/or investment, as well as to contribute to the Department's introductory and major core programs.  The teaching load is four courses per year.  Additional duties include carrying on a program of research, advising and mentoring students, and participating in faculty governance at the departmental and university level.  Wesleyan is a highly selective liberal arts college that values both scholarship and teaching very highly, has a strong, diverse undergraduate student body, and offers a generous sabbatical program and competitive salaries and benefit.
Qualifications: Candidates must have a Ph.D. in economics in hand by the time of appointment to be hired as an Assistant Professor; a successful candidate may be hired as an Instructor if the candidate does not have a Ph.D. in hand at the time of appointment, but will complete the Ph.D. in economics within one year of hire.
Application Deadline: November 16, 2018
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Organization: Wesleyan University
Job title: Assistant Professor of Economics
Location: Middletown, Connecticut, USA
Description: The Wesleyan University Economics Department invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship to begin July 1, 2019 from scholars with research interests in environmental economics. Candidates will be expected to contribute to the Department's introductory and major core programs, and normally offer two elective courses in environmental economics per year that are cross-listed in Wesleyan’s interdisciplinary College of the Environment (COE).  The teaching load is four courses per year. Additional duties include carrying on a program of research, advising and mentoring students, and participating in faculty governance at the departmental and university level. The successful candidate will be invited to participate with colleagues in the COE.  Wesleyan is a highly selective liberal arts college that 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 appointment to be hired as an Assistant Professor; a successful candidate may be hired as an Instructor if the candidate does not have a Ph.D. in hand at the time of appointment, but will complete the Ph.D. in economics within one year of hire.
Application Deadline: November 16, 2018
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Organization: Universidad del Rosario
Job title: Assistant Professor
Location: Bogota, Colombia
Description: The School of Economics at Universidad del Rosario (Bogota, Colombia) invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor, starting in the fall of 2019. Applicants with expertise in any field of economics are invited. The School of Economics is one of the leading departments in Latin America and promotes a vibrant research environment. We offer a competitive 12-month salary, as well as non-salary research benefits including low teaching loads, an individual research budget, graduate research assistants, generous financial incentives for publications, and travel expenses to attend international conferences.
Qualifications: The successful candidate must provide evidence of his/her potential for publishing in top academic journals. For further information, please contact the chair of the hiring committee: Juan Vargas (juan.vargas@urosario.edu.co). Application Requirements: Cover Letter, CV, Job Market Paper  and three (3) Letters of Recommendation.
Application Deadline: December 2, 2018
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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: 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: he 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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