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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.

J-PAL and professors at affiliated research institutions around the world are now accepting applications for General Data Research AssociateApply for early consideration by October 22 >>

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Ghana
Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) Ghana seeks a Research Coordinator to oversee a portfolio of 2 to 3 research projects, most of which will be in the SME development, financial inclusion and agriculture sectors. This portfolio may include for example evaluations of a digital credit...
India
The Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) South Asia is pleased to announce a two-year Postdoctoral Fellowship supporting the Cash Transfers for Child Health (CaTCH) research initiative. The successful candidate will be based in India and work with the initiative’s co-chairs Pascaline...
India
J-PAL South Asia at the Institute for Financial Management and Research seeks an Intern in Groundwater Management for November 2018 – Feb 2019. The position offers an opportunity to gain first-hand field management experience in an organization undertaking cutting-edge development research. The...
India
The Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) J-PAL was established in 2003 as a research center at the Economics Department at MIT. Since then, it has grown into a global network of researchers who use randomized evaluations to answer critical policy questions in the fight against poverty. J-...
Malawi
Innovations for Poverty Action seeks a qualified Research Associate on a study exploring the impacts of digital credit on household savings, consumption and household welfare. Digital credit, in this case offered through a mobile network, is increasingly seen as a flexible alternative to formal...
United States
The Regional Director, West Africa will grow and strengthen IPA’s research portfolio and operational presence across IPA’s West Africa country offices to ensure that IPA’s work influences local and regional decision makers. The Regional Director is responsible for supporting new research...
Colombia
Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) seeks a qualified Senior Research Associate (SRA) based in Medellin, Colombia, to lead a research project which seeks to understand armed group governance, the market structure of urban gangs, and how, if possible, to transition from armed groups to state...