JOE - December 2013

Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Institutional Capacity of the State Division
Institutions for Development
Knowledge and Research Coordinator
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Knowledge and Research Coordinator
Section: 5 -- Full-Time Nonacademic
Locations: Washington, DC, USA
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Keywords: Research, Knowledge, Multilateral Organization, Citizen Security, Impact Evaluation, Crime, Violence, Latin America.
Deadline Date: 12/2013

JOE ID Number: 201312_399577

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For more than 50 years, the IDB has been the largest source of multilateral development financing for Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). The IDB works to identify and implement innovative, comprehensive, and effective approaches to the economic and social development challenges faced by LAC countries.

Within the IDB, the Institutional Capacity of the State Division (ICS) develops sector strategies and operational guidelines, provides financial and technical assistance, undertakes policy dialogue and fosters strategic partnerships in the area of citizen security and justice.

ICS is looking for a Research and Knowledge Coordinator to design and manage research projects, knowledge and capacity-building products, guide and carry out impact evaluations of interventions aimed at preventing crime and violence and identify areas of research.

The ideal candidate would have:
-Proven experience in conceptualizing, developing and implementing research projects.
-Interest in designing and carrying out impact evaluations related to IDB projects on crime prevention.
-Record of high-quality research outputs and skills in communicating research to diverse audiences, particularly to policy makers.

The IDB Citizen Security team will be interviewing at the annual AEA Meetings in Philadelphia, PA on January 3-5, 2014.
Application Instructions:

All applicants should use the IDB online application process to submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae.

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Inter-American Development Bank
Daniel Mejia
1300 New York Avenue, NW
Washington, DC United States 20577

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