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Mathematica Policy Research

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Senior Researcher

JOE ID Number: 2014-02_111452441
Date Posted: 12/11/2014
Date Inactive: 01/31/2015
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Senior Researcher
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Princeton, New Jersey, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Mathematica Policy Research
Search for Senior Researcher,
Center for International Policy Research and Evaluation
Princeton, NJ, Ann Arbor, MI, Cambridge, MA, Chicago, IL, Oakland, CA or Washington, DC

Mathematica Policy Research, a highly respected research organization, is dedicated to improving public well-being by bringing the highest standards of quality, objectivity and excellence to bear on information collection and analysis for its partners and clients. Mathematica works around the globe serving federal agencies, state and local governments, universities, multilateral and bilateral donor agencies and foundations. Mathematica’s studies and analyses guide decision making in policy areas that include health, education, early childhood, family support, nutrition, employment, disability and international development.

Mathematica is seeking a Senior Researcher to join its international team as part of the Center for International Policy Research and Evaluation (CIPRE). CIPRE oversees all of Mathematica’s impact evaluations and other research of complex social programs designed to alleviate the economic, health, and social consequences of poverty globally. In the last five years alone Mathematica has conducted randomized and quasi-experimental studies in over 20 countries. The selected candidate will be part of the CIPRE senior leadership team and will work closely with staff to respond to calls for proposals, actively explore ways to expand the client base, lead interdisciplinary teams of researchers and play an active role in disseminating research findings.

S/he will have a track record of securing projects from government, foundations and/or aid organizations; substantial experience in international development research, with a focus on leading impact evaluations in Asia, Africa or Latin America; and a proven commitment to improving public well-being in developing countries. An advanced degree in economics or a related social science is required. This position can be based in any of Mathematica’s six offices.

Mathematica offers a collaborative and entrepreneurial culture that is intellectually stimulating and grounded in practical application. It is an organization that invests in its employees and strongly encourages professional development and growth. Mathematica has retained the national executive search firm Isaacson, Miller, to conduct this search. Direct confidential inquiries, nominations, and applications to:

Jane Gruenebaum or Gail Gregory
Isaacson, Miller
1300 19th Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20036
Phone: (202) 682-1504 Fax: (202) 296-7271
To submit nominations or applications, please visit:

Mathematica is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes a diverse pool of candidates in this search.

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