Policy and Research Associate

Location
Massachusetts, United States
Posted
23 Jul 2020
End of advertisement period
23 Sep 2020
Ref
18790
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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 AND RESEARCH ASSOCIATE, Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL)-North America, to support J-PAL North America’s policy outreach activities, desk research, external relations, and fund-raising activities. Will support the executive director’s work with program partners, researchers, donors, and staff at J-PAL’s Global and regional offices; and the associate director of policy’s research projects, external presentations, media communications, grant proposals and policy briefs.  Will also support relationship management with J-PAL North America researchers and other key stakeholders.

A full job description is available at https://www.povertyactionlab.org/careers/policy-research-associate-j-pal-north-america-103357.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: bachelor’s degree in economics, public policy, statistics, or a closely related field; training in statistics and quantitative methods; and two years of experience (may include experience gained through relevant internships, part-time work, research, or teaching assistantship) involving research, social policy or data analysis. Seek someone who is committed to J-PAL North America’s mission and values.  Job #18790

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.

MIT considers equivalent combinations of experience and education for certain jobs. All candidates who believe they possess equivalent experience and education are encouraged to apply.

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