Policy Associate, J-PAL North America

Massachusetts, United States
12 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
12 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.

POLICY ASSOCIATE, Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL)-North America (multiple openings), to support J-PAL North America’s ongoing partnerships with philanthropic foundations, policymakers, and implementing partners. Primary tasks will involve stakeholder engagement, evaluation support, managing the application and review process for research proposals, policy outreach, and general policy team coordination.  

A full job description is available at https://www.povertyactionlab.org/careers/policy-associate-j-pal-north-america.  

Job Requirements

REQUIRED:  a bachelor’s degree in economics, public policy, statistics, or a closely related field, including training in statistics and quantitative methods; two years of experience involving research, social policy, or data analysis (which may include relevant experience gained through internships, part-time work, research, or teaching assistantships).  Job #16762


MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.