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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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Education
United States
Agricultural development remains one of the cornerstones of the fight against global poverty. A majority of the world’s poor work as farmers, and investments in the sector can significantly improve their lives. However, some of the most essential components of productive farming systems – access to...
United States
Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) is looking to hire a full-time Research Analyst to work with a team of Research Staff at the Global Poverty Research Lab (GPRL) base at Northwestern University, starting in September 2018 or earlier. This position offers an opportunity to gain first-hand...
Chile, France, India, Indonesia, South Africa, United States
Candidates are strongly encouraged to apply by May 31, 2018. The J-PAL Education Sector is recruiting an Education Measurement Fellow (Post-Doc or Junior Faculty on a Sabbatical). This position is based at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, MA. We are also open...
United States
Innovations for Poverty Action seeks a qualified Research Associate to join our Social Protection team. IPA’s Social Protection Program works with governments and other programs working to move households out of extreme poverty by creating economic opportunities for the poor. We have several...
United States
The Global Poverty Research Lab (GPRL) is a research center based at Northwestern University that uses empirical evidence to address the challenges of overcoming poverty and improve well-being in the developing world. Areas of interest include child health, gender equity, microfinance, conditional...
United States
IPA has a strong and expanding body of research––more than 100 randomized evaluations--on interventions that aim to improve access to quality health services, promote the use of health-promoting services and products, and encourage healthy behaviors, among other policy-relevant topics. With...
United States
J-PAL is recruiting a Research and Training Manager to contribute to its mission of promoting evidence-informed policy. This position is based at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, MA. This position is part of J-PAL’s Research, Education, and Training team -- a diverse and...