JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
August 1, 2017 - January 31, 2018
Center for Global Development
Position Title/Short Description
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: O2 -- Development Planning and Policy
Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Center for Global Development (CGD) is now accepting applications for its Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship program. The Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship is a one year term appointment running from mid-2018 to mid-2019, with the precise dates flexible. The position is intended for new graduates or very recent graduates of PhD programs in the social sciences. CGD is an independent, non-partisan, Washington, DC think tank dedicated to reducing global poverty and inequality through policy-oriented research and active engagement on development issues with the policy community and the public. We invite you to learn more about the Center at http://www.cgdev.org.
CGD studies the policies of the US and other industrialized countries that affect development prospects in poor countries. The Center aims to provide young scholars an opportunity to apply their research skills in an active policy environment, collaborating with a world-renowned research staff of economists and political scientists and taking advantage of the research support of CGD research assistants. Staff work with policymakers seeking rigorous and independent advice on development-related issues.
Two Nobel Laureates currently serve on our Board and we have extensive links to top development researchers all over the world. Our previous postdocs have subsequently gone on to tenure track appointments at Stanford, U.N.C. Chapel Hill, Yale, Tufts, N.Y.U., U.C. San Diego, the University of Maryland, Georgetown University, University of Pittsburgh, and U.C. Davis. For more information about our former postdocs, please visit http://www.cgdev.org/page/postdoc.
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