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JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2020 - July 31, 2020

Precision Agriculture for Development

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JOE ID Number: 2020-01_111464709
Date Posted: 02/03/2020
Date Inactive: 07/31/2020
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Researcher
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Locations: Boston, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: O1 -- Economic Development
Agriculture Economics,
Development Economics,
Full Text of JOE Listing:

PAD is a rapidly scaling global non-profit that harnesses the power of technology, data science and behavioral economics to provide targeted information to farmers in developing countries.

PAD Researcher will:
- Work closely with PAD scientific advisors, PAD researchers, and other affiliated researchers to coauthor journal articles, working papers, and policy briefs based on A/B tests and RCTs conducted by PAD and its partners

- Present research and represent PAD at relevant conferences and other outreach events.

- Develop new research ideas that support Precision Agriculture for Development (PAD)’s programs and partners across geographies through research projects.

- Oversee the lifecycle of research projects including development, proposal implementation, and review and management stages.

- Provide guidance to PAD’s field teams to design and carry out exploratory research, A/B tests, evaluations, and data analysis

- Provide oversight to Research Assistants, Research Managers, and Data Managers across PAD geographies.

- Ensure data quality remains high and that documentation for research projects is properly maintained.

- Develop or contribute substantially to proposal applications for prospective funders and partners, alongside other PAD team members.

- Contribute to grant and funder reporting requirements.

- Contribute to general management tasks important for PAD’s functioning and success

Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
Application deadline: 07/31/2020
Application Instructions:
Interested candidates should submit an updated CV, a cover letter and contact information for 3 references on our website’s job portal by February 15, 2020. Once your application is submitted, you will receive a confirmation email with a request to submit your job market paper or a recent publication (preferably single-authored) for consideration. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.