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Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) - North America

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MIT Department of Economics
Research Manager - J-PAL North America

JOE ID Number: 2018-02_111461942
Date Posted: 11/25/2018
Date Inactive: 11/20/2018
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Research Manager - J-PAL North America
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Keywords:
Poverty
J-PAL
Health Economics
Randomized Evaluations
RCTs
Field Experiments
Full Text of JOE Listing:

This is a mid-level position based at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, MA.

J-PAL's mission is to reduce poverty by ensuring that policy is based on scientific evidence. The Research Manager would join the Research & Training team, which contributes to this mission by supporting researchers to produce rigorous, policy-relevant evidence. J-PAL North America actively welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds and from those with backgrounds that have been historically underrepresented in the field of economics.

The Research Manager’s time will be split between project management for randomized evaluations led by co-Scientific Director Amy Finkelstein (20%), contributing to the creation and dissemination of public goods, such as resources for researchers and training materials (40%), and providing Short-Term Research Management for new projects (40%).

Full job description and application instructions are available here: https://www.povertyactionlab.org/careers/research-manager-j-pal-north-america

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin. J-PAL North America actively welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds and from those with backgrounds that have been historically underrepresented in the field of economics.

This position is not eligible for any type of visa sponsorship.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 12/03/2018
Additional Information For Applicants:

Ready to join a team of collaborative, engaging, and fun colleagues? Apply now.

Submit a short application via MIT’s human resources system. Visit http://jobs.mit.edu/external, search for job ID 16767 (Research Manager - J-PAL North America), and complete an application. Please include:

Cover letter (outlining why you are interested in J-PAL North America and why you are qualified for this role)
Resume

We will begin reviewing applications on a rolling basis as we receive them. Short-listed applicants will be asked to complete a writing and technical exercise. Finalists will be called for an in-person interview.

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