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JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2020 - July 31, 2020

Precision Agriculture for Development

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Post-Doctoral Researcher

JOE ID Number: 2020-01_111464710
Date Posted: 02/03/2020
Date Inactive: 07/31/2020
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Post-Doctoral Researcher
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Locations: Boston, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: O1 -- Economic Development
Development Economics,
Agriculture Economics,

Status Update: Listing has been Removed
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 Post-Doctoral Researcher will be responsible for the following main tasks:

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

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

- Provide guidance and supervision to PAD’s field teams on research implementation

- Develop journal articles, working papers, and policy briefs

- Participate in preparing grant proposals and donor reports

Locations: Boston, Ethiopia, India, Kenya, Pakistan, Rwanda

Start Date: July 2020

Expected length of Commitment: Two to three years

Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
Application deadline: 03/01/2020
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 for consideration. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.