JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2022 - July 31, 2022

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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J-PAL North America
Associate Director of Research

JOE ID Number: 2022-01_111469109
Date Posted: 03/07/2022
Date Inactive: 07/31/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Associate Director of Research
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
A1 -- General Economics
00 -- 00 - Default: Any Field
Y -- Miscellaneous Categories
Full Text of JOE Listing:

J-PAL North America, a research center within the Economics department at MIT, is seeking an Associate Director of Research to join its team and contribute to its mission to reduce poverty by ensuring that policy is informed by scientific evidence. J-PAL NA conducts randomized evaluations, builds partnerships for evidence-informed policymaking, and helps partners scale up effective programs. As a regional office of the global Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab, J-PAL NA leverages research by affiliated professors from universities across the world to generate and disseminate rigorous evidence about which anti-poverty social policies work and why.

The Associate Director of Research is a senior-level position that is a part of J-PAL North America’s senior leadership team. They report directly to a co-Executive Director, and will work closely with J-PAL NA’s co-Scientific Directors. They will maintains a standard of excellence and a culture of continuous learning, ensuring J-PAL NA’s research activities adhere to the latest standards and operate efficiently and effectively. They will also maintains a focus on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and advises on strategy for how to incorporate a racial equity lens into J-PAL NA’s research activities.

Please find a full job description and application instructions at:

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 03/31/2022