JOE - August 2012

International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Postdoctoral/Research Fellow (#12-152)
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Postdoctoral/Research Fellow (#12-152)
Section: 5 -- Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Washington, DC, USA
JEL Classifications:
A1 -- General Economics
C1 -- Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General
D -- Microeconomics
O1 -- Economic Development
Deadline Information: Open until filled.

JOE ID Number: 201208_397239

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The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) seeks a Postdoctoral/Research Fellow for its Development Strategy and Governance Division. The successful candidate will conduct research on issues related to impact evaluation of public investments and policy changes and on applied microeconomics.

The position is a two-year, fixed-term, exempt appointment, and is renewable depending on performance and funding. Please note that Postdoctoral Fellow appointments at IFPRI have a maximum term of 3 years, inclusive of approved appointment extensions. This position is based in Washington, D.C.


--Work on impact evaluation, including design of household, farmer and trader surveys, empirical micro econometric modeling, and household and production analysis.
--Support work of IFPRI's Country Strategy Support Programs through participation in training and outreach activities.

--Ph.D. in Economics or closely related field;
--Significant applied econometric skills,
--Experience in state of the art impact evaluation methods;
--Strong capabilities in quantitative analysis;
--Experience in collecting and analyzing primary survey data;
--Excellent communication skills in written & spoken English
--Ability to travel extensively;
--Goal-oriented and creative team player.
Application Instructions:

Go to . Click on "Careers" and "Research" to link you to Position # 12-152. Please complete on-line application, including a CV, cover letter and 3 references.

Online Application URL:;jsessionid=569F3F603EC5EEA9F0085ED9118E10CA.SJ1_primary_jvm?org=IFPRI&cws=37&rid=1237

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