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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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Congo, Democratic Republic of the
We are looking for qualified applications for the position of Research Associate to oversee data collection for a study on ethnicity, conflict, and politics in the city of Kananga, Democratic Republic of Congo. This is an opportunity to gain field research management experience in the context of...
India
The Policy team at J-PAL South Asia (J-PAL SA) at the Institute of Financial Management and Research (IFMR) disseminates findings of J-PAL’s research; develops relationships with government, civil society, and academic stakeholders; catalyses scale-ups and replications of effective projects; and...
Ghana
Innovations for Poverty Action seeks a qualified manager to provide overall technical leadership for IPA’s Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) advisory and technical support to partners in Ghana, with a particular emphasis on the education sector, especially the Ministry of Education and...
United States
This position is not eligible for any type of visa sponsorship through MIT. It is open to individuals with US work authorization, including those with OPT status. J-PAL is recruiting for a full-time, one-year Communications Fellow to contribute to its mission of reducing poverty by...
Peru
During the last decades there has been an increase in the number of children raised by their grandparents in the Central American region. In the Northern Triangle in Central America - El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras - this trend is particularly pronounced. Data from household surveys indicate...
United States
The Education group at J-PAL Global leads the development and implementation of innovative education programs aimed at building global capacity in program evaluation and development economics. It currently manages two of the organization’s latest initiatives, the MITx MicroMasters in Data,...
United States
The Wilson Sheehan Lab for Economic Opportunities (LEO) is a research center committed to reducing poverty and improving lives through evidence-based programs and policies. They are looking for an Executive Director who will provide strategic and operational support for LEO’s staff, programs, and...