Research Manager, J-PAL North America

Massachusetts, United States
27 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
27 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.

RESEARCH MANAGERAbdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL)-North America, to support project management with randomized evaluations led by co-scientific director Amy Finkelstein. Will contribute to the creation and dissemination of public goods such as resources for researchers and training materials, and provide short-term research management for new projects.

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Job Requirements

REQUIRED: a master’s degree in economics, public policy, or related field; a technical understanding of econometrics and/or impact evaluations; and four years of relevant work experience, including two years analyzing data and two years working on a quantitative research project focusing on impact evaluation (can be concurrent). Experience on a randomized evaluation is strongly desired.  Job #16767


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