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Organization: Research Institute for Equitable Development (EQUIDE) at Universidad Iberoamericana
Job title: Tenure-track position in public health
Location: Mexico City, Mexico
Description: The Research Institute for Equitable Development (EQUIDE) at Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City, invites applications for a tenure-track position in public health. The appointment will be at the rank of Associate Professor and will begin in Summer 2018. 
Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Public Health, Public Policy, Economics, Psychology or Sociology (or closely related fields); Fluent in English and with good Spanish abilities; With knowledge and 2 years of experience in at least 2 of the following areas: Nutrition and health in early stages of life (i.e. breastfeeding, early child development); Aging and pensions; Food insecurity; Community programs targeting chronic conditions (i.e. diabetes, hypertension); Psychosocial determinants of health; Use of technology for community health interventions (i.e. mHealth); Health and nutrition program evaluation. A record of excellence in collaborative research, supported by academic publications, fieldwork, etc. Applicants should send by email to Dr. Mireya Vilar-Compte (mireya.vilar@ibero.mx) their CV, a cover letter, 2 letters of recommendations, and an academic paper (preferably already published).
Application Deadline: April 27, 2018
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Organization: Universidad EAFIT
Job title: Director, Center for Research in Economics and Finance (CIEF)
Location: Medellin, Colombia
Description:Universidad EAFIT invites applications for a Director for the Center for Research in Economics and Finance (CIEF), a full-time tenure track professor with salary and rank open, dependent on the qualifications of the applicant. The Director will report to the Dean and be part of the School’s senior management team. The duties of the Director will be combined with those of an academic member of faculty. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Developing a strategy to manage and oversee the quality, quantity and impact of research and consultancy; Mentoring junior professors and researchers; Supporting Universidad EAFIT’s international cooperation projects; Overseeing the School’s research resources, as well as their impact; Organizing academic and policy events. The candidate should be able to develop a strong research agenda and may teach Master´s and Ph.D. level courses.
Qualifications: Graduate degree: Ph.D. in Economics, Econometrics, Statistics, or Finance. Degrees obtained abroad must be recognized under the current Colombian regulations (Ministry of National Education Resolution 06950 of May 2015). This requirement can be met after the candidate has been hired and is already residing and working in Colombia. Five-year teaching experience as full-time professor at a higher education institution of national or international recognition; otherwise, a minimum of seven (7) years of professional or research experience. Demonstrate the development of at least seven (7) products in Economics or Finances in the last four (4) years. These developments must have been indexed and published on the ISI or SCOPUS databases. All interested applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three references to be contacted to the email address: jfmejia@eafit.edu.co.
Application Deadline: April 30, 2018
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Organization: School of Economics and Finance at Universidad Privada Boliviana (Bolivia)
Job title: Two Postdoctoral Positions
Location: La Paz and Cochabamba, Bolivia
Description: The School of Economics and Finance at Universidad Privada Boliviana (Bolivia) invites applications for two Postdoctoral Positions. These positions last two (2) years and shall commence on September 1, 2018. Applicants must either have received their doctorate or being close to obtain it (i.e. in possession of the certification for admission to the final examination to complete the PhD) by the deadline of the application, which is April 30, 2018. The School of Economics and Finance is located in La Paz and Cochabamba, Bolivia.  It is one of the fastest growing academic and research institutions in the country and it is endowed with two research centers in economics.
Qualifications: The successful applicants will have a demonstrated expertise in economics (theory, empirics or experiments) and will be able to teach at the undergraduate (BA) and graduate levels (MA) in their field of specialization. The candidates appointed to these positions are expected to be actively involved in the daily life of the School and to carry out high-quality research projects. The preferred lines of research are: The Economics of Development and Microfinance and Financial Inclusion. Fluency in Spanish is not mandatory. These Postdoctoral Positions carry a full-time salary of  US$21.500 per annum, this amount is exempt of withholding tax. This amount includes health insurance but does not include social security. Applications must include a full CV, a complete list of publications, degrees and qualifications and must be submitted on-line at the web page http://www.upb.edu/postdoceconomics.
Application Deadline: April 30, 2018
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Organization: Bank for International Settlements (BIS)
Job title: Senior Economist for Latin America and the Caribbean
Location: Mexico City, Mexico
Description: The BIS seeks an experienced economist to join its Representative Office for the Americas. You will conduct research and in-depth analysis on financial stability, monetary and macroeconomic issues, and support the BIS’s cooperative activities with the region’s central banks through conferences, meetings and joint projects.
Qualifications: We would like to meet candidates with a PhD and/or equivalent working experience at a central bank, ministry of finance, international policy institution or academia. You will have a track record in policy-oriented research as well as excellent drafting and communication skills in English. Knowledge of Latin American economies and an expertise in financial stability issues, financial market structure, monetary policy operations or payment systems would be additional advantages.
Application Deadline: May 6, 2018
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Organization: Aarhus University
Job title: Postdoctoral positions in Consumer Behavior and Behavioral Economics at the Department of Management
Location: Denmark
Description: The Department of Management at Aarhus BSS, Aarhus University, invites applications for 2-year postdoctoral positions offering applicants an exciting opportunity to join a new research project focused on decision making, consumer behavior, behavioral economics, and social influence. The starting date is September 1st, 2018 or subject to mutual agreement.
Qualifications: Candidates must hold a PhD relevant to the academic areas of the Department of Management, preferably within one or more of the following areas: Social or Consumer Psychology, Marketing, Behavioral Economics, or another relevant field.
Application Deadline: May 14, 2018
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Organization: ILO Research Department 
Job title: Managing Editor
Location: Geneva
Description: The position is located in the International Labour Review Section (REVUE) of the ILO Research Department (RESEARCH). REVUE has overall responsibility for the production, publication and dissemination of the International Labour Review (ILR), which is a peer-reviewed multidisciplinary journal of international scope in labour and employment studies. Published quarterly since 1921, in English, French and Spanish by decision of the ILO Governing Body and under the responsibility of the ILO Research Department, the ILR aims to advance academic research and inform policy debate and decision-making in all fields related to the world of work (economics, law, industrial relations, social policy, sociology, development studies, etc.) by publishing and bringing together the original thinking of academics and experts in those fields. The ILR also features concise reports on current developments considered to be of particular interest to those working in these fields and reviews of recent major publications. It is committed to an editorial policy that combines accessibility with rigorous, insightful analysis and the highest scholarly standards. The position reports to the Director of RESEARCH.
Qualifications: The following are eligible to apply: ILO Internal candidates in accordance with paragraphs 31 and 32 of Annex I of the Staff Regulations; and External candidates. Staff members with at least five years of continuous service with the Office are encouraged to apply and will be given special consideration at the screening and evaluation stage. Applications from officials who have reached, or will reach their age of retirement as defined in Article 11.3 of the Staff Regulations on or before 31 December 2017, or who have already separated from ILO service upon retirement or early retirement, will not be considered.
Application Deadline: May 14, 2018
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Organization: ILADES-Universidad Alberto Hurtado
Job title: Assistant or Associate Professor
Location: Santiago, Chile
Description: ILADES-Universidad Alberto Hurtado invites applications for a full-time position in Economics. We welcome applications from candidates with strong research potential in any field of Economics. We currently offer a Master Program in Economics, a Master in Economic Policy (with Fordham University) and an undergraduate program in Economics and Business.
Qualifications: Full proficiency in Spanish is required for this position. Applicants should have a Ph.D. by August 2018. Review of applications will start immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Wages are competitive.
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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