JOE - April 2014

University of Southern California
Dornsife College
Center for Economic and Social Research
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Economist
Section: 5 -- Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Arlington, VA, USA
JEL Classifications:
00 -- Default: Any Field
D -- Microeconomics
F -- International Economics
H -- Public Economics
I -- Health, Education, and Welfare
O -- Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth
Keywords: Economics, International development, Impact evaluation, Public Health, Public Policy, Washington D.C.
Deadline Date: 06/2014

JOE ID Number: 201404_400342

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The Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR) of the University of Southern California is now accepting applications for the position of Research Scientist in the field of international development in its Washington, D.C. location. CESR is a new interdisciplinary institute in the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences.
The position requires excellent analytical skills, strong written and oral communication skills, significant knowledge of a specialized research area, experience leading projects and proposals and working as a member of a multi-disciplinary team, and a commitment to affecting change through empirical research.

CESR is seeking candidates with interest and expertise in the following technical areas: economic development, financial inclusion, gender, health economics, social protection, aging, labor, entrepreneurship, migration, and policy analysis.

* PhD in Economics, International Development, Public Policy or Public Health with a similar curriculum in microeconomic theory and econometrics.
* At least 5 years experience in research, higher education or international development institution.
* Demonstrated research skills, preferably in the form of peer review publications or similar.
* Demonstrated success initiating and leading research projects and proposals.
* Familiarity with international development donors and funders desirable.
* Experience collaborating with international partners in research projects desirable.
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Lila Rabinovich
3811 N. Fairfax Dr.
3rd Floor
Arlington, VA USA 22203

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Lila Rabinovich
3811 N. Fairfax Dr.
3rd Floor
Arlington , VA USA 22203

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