JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2019 - July 31, 2019

University of California, Berkeley

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The Center for Effective Global Action (CEGA)
Director of Research

JOE ID Number: 2019-01_111462330
Date Posted: 02/11/2019
Date Inactive: 07/31/2019
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Director of Research
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Berkeley, California, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Randomized Evaluations
Randomized Controlled Trials
Economic Development
Global Development
Capacity Building
Proposal Development
Policy Impact
Development Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Director of Research, Center for Effective Global Action (CEGA)

CEGA is a hub for research on global development, with a network of 100+ academic researchers who measure and maximize the impacts of development programs. The Director of Research (DoR) is a core member of the leadership team, reporting to the Faculty Director, Edward Miguel. S/he is responsible for driving the intellectual agenda for the Center, working closely with Faculty Director(s), Executive Director, faculty investigators, and program managers to identify and proactively pursue high-value research, capacity building, and related proposal development opportunities. S/he will develop timely and innovative academic research portfolios; encourage the growth of existing portfolios; bolster efforts to build rigorous research and research uptake capacity in low-income countries; and expand CEGA’s policy impact. In addition to facilitating cutting-edge research and resource development for the Center, s/he is encouraged to stay abreast of new research in development economics, regularly present at conferences, and publish blogs, position papers, and journal articles that advance CEGA’s mission and vision. This is an exciting opportunity for an innovative program manager and expert in the development economics field who is interested in contributing to the success of a dynamic research network. To apply:

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 03/31/2019