JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2018 - July 31, 2018

Duke University

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Field Development Lab
Economics
Post-Doctoral Fellow

JOE ID Number: 2018-01_111459826
Date Posted: 02/13/2018
Date Inactive: 07/31/2018
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Post-Doctoral Fellow
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Locations: Durham, North Carolina, UNITED STATES
Dhaka, BANGLADESH
JEL Classifications:
C9 -- Design of Experiments
I -- Health, Education, and Welfare
O -- Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth
Keywords:
Program Evaluation; Applied Development; Empowerment
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The successful candidate will collaborate with Professors Erica Field (Duke University) and Rachel Glennerster (MIT) on a follow-up survey evaluating the long-term impact of a large-scale intervention to delay marriage and empower girls in rural Bangladesh. (https://www.povertyactionlab.org/evaluation/empowering-girls-rural-bangladesh). This round of surveying will be the fourth, following the baseline in 2007, midline in 2011, and endline in 2015. The position will be funded by a five-year grant. During the first year of the project, the successful candidate will collaborate with Drs. Field and Glennerster in analyzing previous results, preparing manuscripts for publication, and conceptualizing, designing, and planning the field survey.

There is no deadline for applying to the opening, but applications will be considered on a rolling basis starting immediately. The start date is as soon as April 1, 2018, but ideally no later than January 1, 2018. The position comes with very competitive salary and benefits. The initial appointment is for one year, with options of renewal for up to another four years. For questions/information, please email lauren.faber@duke.edu.

Application Requirements:
  • Cover Letter
  • CV
  • Letters of Reference
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