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Careers

J-PAL and its partner organizations recruit for hundreds of positions on a regular basis. Positions may be located at universities, research centers, and non-profit organizations connected to the work of our affiliated professors and partners around the world. They are available in field research, project management, and data analysis, as well as policy outreach, training, and finance & administration.

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India
We are seeking a Research Intern for the project “Price Competition Amongst Market Vendors”. The intern will assist our Research Associate (RA) in running the field operations and will work closely with the 2 PIs (Harvard Business School and University of British Columbia). The intern will be based...
Kenya
Teaching at the Right Level Africa (TaRL Africa) seeks a Research Manager to join the TaRL Africa Central team. About TaRL Africa TaRL Africa is a new initiative jointly led by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) and the NGO Pratham....
Mexico
Innovations for Poverty Action seeks a Project Development Associate who will work closely with global and local teams to drive IPA’s evidence to impact agenda in Mexico and Central America. The role will primarily be responsible for leading IPA in policy engagement and starting new research...
South Africa
J-PAL Africa seeks a Policy Associate to support its mission of promoting evidence-based policymaking. We are looking for a driven self-starter with an eye for opportunity, a dedication to quality and a passion for helping people. The position will be based at J-PAL Africa, the Africa hub of J-PAL...
India
The Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) J-PAL was established in 2003 as a research center at the Economics Department at MIT. Since then, it has grown into a global network of researchers who use randomized evaluations to answer critical policy questions in the fight against poverty. J-...
Liberia
Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA), is an international non-profit research organization. Based in New Haven, CT, with offices in Washington, D.C., New York, NY, and worldwide, IPA works with development partners and academic researchers to create and evaluate approaches to solving development...
Malawi
IPA seeks a Country Representative to oversee its Malawi office. The Country Representative will be based in Lilongwe with travels across the country as required. The CR will work with IPA Global and key stakeholders to set the strategic direction for IPA in Malawi to develop and oversee multiple...