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Organization: School of Management - Universidad de Los Andes
Job title: Assistant or Associate Professor
Location: Bogota, Colombia
Description: The School of Management at the Universidad de los Andes (Bogotá, Colombia) seeks applications to fill several full time positions at the Assistant or Associate Professor levels in the fields of Organization Theory, Organizational Behavior, and Leadership. The School provides conference and research funding, a possible teaching load reduction, a vibrant cultural environment, and variety of other benefits that make these highly sought-after appointments.
Qualifications: Candidates are expected to show a clear commitment to research and actively contribute to the design, delivery, and assessment of courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Preference will be given to candidates with a record of publications in high-quality peer-reviewed journals and the desire to shape the development of a successful and fast-growing School of Management. Aspiring junior researchers seeking a position as Assistant Professor must have earned a PhD degree (or be near completion) in the fields stated above (or closely related) and have demonstrated their potential to publish in high quality peer reviewed journals. In Leadership, we are especially interested in applications from successful mid-career scholars who qualify for the level of Associate Professor.
Application Deadline: August 31, 2018
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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: The Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED)
Job title: Latin America Researchers
Location: USA
Description: The Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED) is a research project which records, publishes and analyses disaggregated data on violent political conflict. The data is publicly available along with information about the project at www.acleddata.com. The data is used for a range of purposes, from academic research on dynamics of conflict to informing diplomatic policy, and humanitarian and development work in conflict-affected contexts. ACLED is recruiting Latin America Researchers to assist in the collection, review and management of political violence and protest data across Latin America. Researchers will work 20+ hours a week.
Qualifications: ACLED is seeking applicants who have the following skills and experience: Familiarity with Excel (essential); Fluency in English (essential); Fluency in local languages, especially Spanish and Portuguese (strongly preferred); Experience conducting desk-based research; Experience working to deadlines with limited supervision; A high level of attention to detail and ability to receive and incorporate feedback; Research focus or professional experience in conflict research or peace-building in Latin America generally, or country-specific studies is a strong advantage; Skills to produce quantitative and qualitative analytical pieces and visualization of data (preferred); Familiarity with conflict and actors in the relevant countries.
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: International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Job title: Associate Research Fellow
Location: Washington, DC, USA
Description: The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) seeks a qualified candidate to serve as an Associate Research Fellow (ARF) in its Development Strategy and Governance Division. This is a two (2) year, fixed term, renewable, exempt appointment based at IFPRI’s Washington, DC Office. Please note that ARF appointments at IFPRI have a maximum term of three (3) years, inclusive of any approved appointment extensions. The Associate Research Fellow will conduct research on issues related to agricultural transformation and rural-urban linkages. The fellow will perform the research using a range of quantitative research methods, but with a strong focus on economywide computable general equilibrium (CGE) modeling conducted at country and/or subnational scales. The researcher will work with IFPRI’s Agricultural Transformation and Rural Development team to develop innovative methods for identifying policy and investment priorities to drive inclusive and sustainable development. Example innovations include risk-based approaches to evaluating policy options under climate and other uncertainty; capturing private sector behavior and interests in downstream agri-food system sectors; and enhancing survey-based microsimulation techniques to track changes in employment and household diets.
It is anticipated that about 80 percent of the job will be dedicated to applied research, and the remaining 20 percent will be allocated to capacity-building, policy engagement, and outreach activities supporting evidence-based policy analysis, particularly within IFPRI’s Country Strategy Support Programs (CSSP).
Qualifications: PhD in Economics, Agricultural Economics, Development Economics, Applied Economics, or closely related field; Significant expertise in using computable general equilibrium (CGE) models to evaluate agricultural and rural development policies; Demonstrated capabilities in quantitative analysis and ability to use economic theory and methods in innovative and policy-relevant ways to examine agricultural development issues; Expertise in the use of Stata to analyze large national-level household surveys; Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work well both with a team and independently; Ability to multi-task, work in a dynamic environment, take initiatives to resolve issues and effectively work with minimal supervision; Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English; Willingness to travel extensively (including internationally) as required.
Application Deadline: Until filled
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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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