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Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL)

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J-PAL MENA Post-Doctoral Fellow

JOE ID Number: 2020-02_111466328
Date Posted: 12/24/2020
Date Inactive: 01/31/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: J-PAL MENA Post-Doctoral Fellow
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: EGYPT
JEL Classifications:
A1 -- General Economics
O1 -- Economic Development
Development Economics
Randomized Controlled Trials
Public Policy
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab Middle East and North Africa (J-PAL MENA) regional office, based at The American University in Cairo (AUC) within the School of Business, is accepting applications for a post-doctoral fellowship position. The J-PAL MENA Post-Doctoral Fellowship, which is open to recent graduates of PhD programs and junior academics, will provide opportunities to conduct randomized evaluations on topics related to development, climate change, inclusive growth, human capital and labor, and other topics in Egypt and other MENA countries. The Fellow will work in partnership with the J-PAL MENA Scientific Directors, Bruno Crepon and Adam Osman, and with J-PAL affiliated professors, and will contribute to development of the J-PAL MENA Research team. The J-PAL MENA Post-Doctoral Fellow will work with J-PAL affiliates and co-PIs to develop research designs, participate in field activities, contribute to managing partner relationships, and conduct data analysis.

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Application Requirements:
  • Letters of Reference
  • Job Market Paper
  • Cover Letter
  • CV
Reference Instructions:
Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit at least three reference letters that should address the candidate’s ability to carry out their proposed research.
Application Instructions:
Interested applicants should submit all application materials through the JOE system.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Early application is strongly recommended. Please submit any questions that you may have to with the subject line: “J-PAL MENA at AUC Post Doc”.
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