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Organization: Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Job title: Programa de Investigadores Visitantes
Location: Washington, D.C. USA
Description: El Departamento de Investigación, en colaboración con el Departamento de Instituciones para el Desarrollo del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID), está aceptando postulaciones para formar parte del Programa de Investigadores Visitantes en temas de Seguridad Ciudadana y Justicia. El Programa fue creado para atender la creciente demanda por conocimiento que apoye el diseño de políticas públicas y operaciones de préstamos en las áreas de políticas públicas para prevenir y reducir la criminalidad urbana en los países de América Latina y el Caribe. Para alcanzar este objetivo, el programa procura promover una colaboración estrecha entre académicos, el personal del BID y funcionarios de los gobiernos a cargo de la concepción y aplicación de reformas enfocadas en mejorar la seguridad ciudadana. El Programa tiene como sede las oficinas del BID en Washington, D.C. Los investigadores visitantes deberán permanecer en Washington, D.C. por todo el período de su nombramiento, el cual puede ir de seis a nueve meses.
Qualifications: Los aspirantes pueden ser destacados jóvenes investigadores con interés en profundizar su agenda de investigación en un formato similar al de un posdoctorado, así como reconocidos académicos acreditados de entidades de educación superior y de investigación, por ejemplo, en un año sabático. Los aspirantes deberán tener un doctorado en Economía, Criminología, Ciencia Política o algún campo afín. También se aceptan postulaciones de candidatos próximos a obtener su doctorado.
Application Deadline: April 30, 2017
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Organization: Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Job title: Country Economist (Economics Sr. Specialist)
Location: Jamaica
Description: The Caribbean Country Department (CCB) of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) invites applications from highly qualified professionals to fill the position of EconomicsSenior Specialist in the Country Office of Jamaica. The Economics Senior Specialist is a member of the Country Management team and reports to the Regional Economic Advisor and the respective Country Representative. The Economist performs a wide range of functions that contribute to the achievement of economic growth and social development, providing monitoring and analysis of development needs and outcomes within the context of the Bank's mandate.
Qualifications: Master's degree or equivalent in Economics. Ph.D. preferred; Minimum of five (5) years of relevant experience in economic research, economic monitoring and economic data analysis. Proven knowledge of standard techniques of debt and current account of the balance of payments sustainability analysis is a requirement for this position.  Demonstrated expertise in policy issues and development problems in commodity countries is preferred as is experience in/with the Bank, including knowledge of its policies and procedures. Strong demonstrated command of econometric and quantitative software (STATA, MATLAB, etc.), e.g. via publications, is required; Excellent written and oral communication skills in English. Oral and written proficiency in a second Bank language (Spanish, French or Portuguese) is also required.  Language skills will be tested.
Application Deadline: April 30, 2017
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Organization: UNISINOS
Job title: Assistant Professor
Location: São Leopoldo, Brazil
Description: The Unisinos Graduate Program in Management – Master and Doctorate degree - invites applications for full-time assistant professor. The successful candidate will be able to teach undergraduate and graduate level courses in Organizational Strategies and Interorganizational Relations and Competitiveness areas, conduct and publish top-quality research in peer reviewed journals and work effectively as part of a collaborative team.
Qualifications: Candidates have to demonstrate research productivity, and have a proven track record of publications and teaching. The position requires a doctoral degree in Management (or other related field) and fluency in Portuguese (candidate will have to teach in Portuguese). The salary is commensurate with candidate´s experience and qualifications and in line with the Unisinos system of remuneration. Unisinos actively seeks to increase the number of international professors among its faculty. Candidates should submit a full curriculum vitae (including teaching description and current research in progress), one or two research papers). We encourage candidates to describe their experience with a variety of teaching methods and curricular perspectives. The evaluation committee may ask candidates for supplementary information. Applications should be received by May 22, 2017. Applicants should send supporting materials electronically to Dra Claudia Bitencourt (Associated Dean of Graduate Program in Management) by email: claudiacb@unisinos.br and ppgadm@unisinos.br
Application Deadline: May 22, 2017
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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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