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J-PAL and its partner organizations recruit for hundreds of positions on a regular basis. Positions may be located at universities, research centers, and non-profit organizations connected to the work of our affiliated professors and partners around the world. They are available in field research, project management, and data analysis, as well as policy outreach, training, and finance & administration.

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United States
Professors Will Dobbie (Harvard Kennedy School) and Crystal Yang (Harvard Law School) are recruiting one full-time predoctoral research fellow to start in summer 2020. The fellow will support and collaborate on a series of applied microeconomics projects related to race and the criminal justice...
United States
Position Title: Research Manager for Professor Erica Field  Background: Professor Erica Field seeks a Research Manager to work with her academic research team at DevLab@Duke. DevLab@Duke connects social scientists at Duke University who work in international development with the community of...
Germany
The Chair of Econometrics at the University of Mannheim and the Center for Evaluation and Development (C4ED), Germany, are looking for a Post-Doc/ Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist to join the team of impact evaluators. An excellent command in English is a must, French, Spanish, and/or Russian...
United States
Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) seeks a highly motivated and qualified candidate to serve as a Research Economist, advancing our Consolidation Research initiative. This initiative has an ambitious research agenda to amass the evidence needed to scale the most effective programs and policies to...
Kenya
The group of Johannes Haushofer at the Busara Center for Behavioral Economics in Nairobi, Kenya is seeking applications for a research specialist. We study the relationship between poverty and its psychological and behavioral causes and consequences. We conduct lab and field experiments in both...
Uganda
Job Summary The Research Manager is required to provide assistance to Ichuli Institute’s Kampala-based Managing Director and the US-based Research Team of Principal Investigator and Co-Investigators to support survey and data entry activities of a longitudinal study evaluating the effects of an...
United Kingdom
The Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE) at the Blavatnik School of Government is looking to recruit a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Development Economics and Evidence-Based Practice for 3 years. The fellowship will be structured such that for the first 3 - 6 months you will spend...