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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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Kenya
Position Summary The group of Johannes Haushofer at Princeton University and the Busara Center for Behavioral Economics in Nairobi, Kenya is seeking applications for a research specialist. We study the relationship between poverty and its psychological and behavioral causes and consequences. We...
India
James Berry (University of Delaware), Rebecca Dizon-Ross (University of Chicago), and Maulik Jagnani (Cornell University) are seeking a qualified field research associate. The position will be based primarily in Hyderabad, India. The primary project the Research Associate will contribute to...
India
The HR Manager is an important role in the HR Management function at J-PAL South Asia. This role is critical to the foundation & growth of the strategic HR solutions at J-PAL South Asia. The incumbent will work closely with the Associate Director HR. The Incumbent’s portfolio will be primarily...
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-...
Congo (the Democratic Republic of the)
Overview: We are looking for qualified applications for the position of Research Associate to work on research projects in development economics and political economy in Kananga, Democratic Republic of Congo. This is an opportunity to gain field research management experience in the context of...
Rwanda
The Research Manager will directly oversee a portfolio of 3 to 6 rigorous research studies in Rwanda across multiple thematic areas including Education, Agriculture, Health and Financial Inclusion. In addition to directly overseeing studies, the Research Manager is the technical lead for the...
United States of America (the)
Postdoctoral Associate, Africa ID and Payments Initiative, Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), to conduct research involving J-PAL’s Africa ID, Payments, and Governance Initiative being carried out in collaboration with University of Cape Town and with funding from the Gates Foundation. ...