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International Food Policy Research Institute

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Markets, Trade and Institutions
Associate Research Fellow – MTID #21-144

JOE ID Number: 2021-02_111468525
Date Posted: 11/26/2021
Date Inactive: 01/31/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Associate Research Fellow – MTID #21-144
Section: International: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Locations: Nairobi, KENYA
District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
A1 -- General Economics
O1 -- Economic Development
Agricultural Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) seeks an Associate Research Fellow for its Markets, Trade and Institutions Division. The position is a two-year, appointment, and is renewable depending on performance and funding. This position is based in Nairobi, Kenya or in Washington, D.C.

Essential Duties:
• Collaborate on research related to climate information services, insurance and other innovations to help improve climate adaptation, incomes, nutrition and gender equity for rural households.
• Execute innovative, policy-relevant economics research using data on rural households in developing countries to work to reduce poverty and/or malnutrition and improve adaptation to climate change.
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Required Qualifications:

• PhD in Economics, Agricultural Economics or closely related fields
• Excellent econometric/statistical skills
• Demonstrated knowledge of state-of-the-art techniques used in microeconomic and panel data analysis
• Demonstrated ability to use economic theory in innovative and policy relevant ways
• Demonstrated capacity to produce high-quality research for publication in top, peer- reviewed journals
• Strong team player, self-motivated and ability to work with people from different social and cultural backgrounds
• Excellent communication skills in written and spoken English
• Willingness to travel for projects and/or team meetings

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 01/31/2022