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Organization: Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Job title: 2 positions Economics Specialist / Senior Specialist, Strategic Planning and Monitoring Division (SPD/SMO) 
Location: Washington DC
Description: The Office of Strategic Planning and Development Effectiveness –SPD, is responsible for designing and monitoring the Bank’s Institutional Strategy and other corporate priorities aimed at improving the effectiveness and efficiency of the Bank, fostering a culture of results and promoting innovation in the Bank’s core business. 
To strengthen its strategic role, SPD’s priorities in the coming years are: define the strategic role of the IDB given the region’s current economic context; increase the relevance of the Bank’s products and services; support other areas of the Bank with resource mobilization and leverage and improve coordination with Multilateral and Regional development Banks. SPD is seeking to fill 2 positions for economists in the Strategic Planning and Monitoring Division (SMO). With a corporate focus, SMO leads strategic initiatives that contribute to defining the way the IDB satisfies its mandate to improve lives in Latin America and the Caribbean. Efforts are organized around 3 main areas: 1) Design of lending and non-lending instruments by ensuring that the menu of lending and non-lending instruments is appropriate for the changing needs of the IDB’s client countries; 2) Develop Strategic Projects to enhance the Bank’s role in the region; 3) Monitor and Report on the Bank’s results and main initiatives based on rigorous data analysis to guide strategic decision making. .
Qualifications: Minimum of five (5) years of relevant experience. Expertise in policy issues and development problems in Latin America and the Caribbean. Demonstrated ability to conduct applied research on economic and development issues and/or on corporate topics. Track record of economic research and analysis on broad economic issues and other areas of relevance to the development field. Track record of mastery of econometric methods. Familiarity with the economic and social policy problems of Latin America and the Caribbean. Familiarity with of multilateral institutions and with corporate reporting. Expertise in writing reports on development policy issues and economic situation in both Spanish and English. 
Command of econometric and quantitative software, (STATA, MATLAB, etc.) Familiarity with major economic and data bases such as the WDI, IMF/IFS, etc. The selected candidate will provide analytical and quantitative support to the division chief of SMO and the General Manager of SPD in a series of key projects that include those that will guide the Bank’s strategic thinking as well as those that will support strategic reporting and monitoring. tThe candidate must show a very strong analytical background as well as evidence of strong econometric skills, both at the time series and cross section level. The selected candidate will also engage with several partners from different organizations and backgrounds. Previous experience in multilateral organizations and/or governments is desired.
Application Deadline: May 31, 2017
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Organization: Universidad Icesi, Center for Entrepreneurship Development
Job title: Full-time Appointments
Location: Cali, Colombia
Description: With more than 3,000 students enrolled in undergraduate and masters programs, highly qualified faculty, cutting-edge physical and technological infrastructure, an international strategic orientation, and the highest academic standards, the AACSB and AMBA accredited School of Business and Economic Studies at Universidad Icesi is one of the leading business schools in Colombia. We are located in Cali, the third largest Colombian city, in a semi-tropical inter-Andean valley close to the Colombian Pacific Coast. With a great climate all year round, the city is known for its warm, friendly and cheerful people, its festive nature, and its dynamic economy. Cali is home to some of the most important agro-industrial, pharmaceutical, health, and consumer products clusters in the country, and it is the strategic, administrative and logistics hub for international trade via the Pacific ocean.
Qualifications: We invite applications for full-time appointments in business disciplines. Applications will be considered in all areas of management, marketing, finance and economics. Expertise in strategy and organizations’ theory, consumer behavior, international business, international accounting, auditing, behavioral economics, or quantitative methods is preferred. Candidates must show promise of outstanding scholarly achievement and either have or expect to receive a Ph.D. within the first year of appointment. The Ph.D. title should be in business, management, marketing, finance, accounting, economics or a closely related field. Applicants should possess the commitment and ability to be productive scholars and excellent teachers. Salary will be commensurate with the academic credentials and history of intellectual contribution. Applicants should propose a research agenda, show willingness to teach, and be proficient in Spanish. An established research program and history of successful teaching experiences will be expected for more senior faculty candidates. Preference will be given to candidates with evidence of continued scholarly research.
Application Deadline: Until filled
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Organization: Graduate Business School - Universidad del Pacifico
Job title: Full-time Professors
Location: Lima, Peru
Description: Universidad del Pacífico, Lima – Peru, it is a nonprofit academic organization, focused on excellence and international projection, specialized in economy, business administration and organization management. It is recognized as the best specialized university in Peru in the economic and business areas. The Graduate Business School calls for applications for four full- time professors job opening in the areas of: Finance; Marketing; Strategy and General Management and Operations.
Qualifications: Be completely fluent, with excellent command of writing and speaking skills in English and Spanish; Possess a doctoral degree from a foreign university or recognized Peruvian university. Outstanding candidates who are close to obtaining a Doctor's degree can apply; Aptitude for research, demonstrated by recent publications; Ability to teach successfully master’s degree and executive education programs; Experience in the business world (having experience as a consultant; member of boards; executive committees or top manager); Talent to succeed in a professional competitive environment; Spirit of service.
Application Deadline: Until filled
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