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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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United States
Timeline: Application materials must be submitted for the Senior Policy Associate (North America) position by January 15, 2018The recruitment team will review application materials and reach out to shortlisted candidates beginning in mid-January, with the goal of making offers by mid-March....
Puerto Rico
The Puerto Rico Department of Education (PRDE), in partnership with J-PAL North America at MIT, is seeking to hire an Evaluation Manager to provide management support to the Secretary of Education and the department’s Chief Evaluation Officer. As part of its State and Local Innovation Initiative, J...
Switzerland
Dave Donaldson (MIT), Paul Carrillo (GWU), Dina Pomeranz (University of Zurich) and Monica Singhal (UC Davis) are looking for a full-time research assistant to work on a large project called “Tax Evasion in Developing Countries: the Role of Firm Networks”. The position is based in Zurich,...
France
CONTEXTE:J-PAL Europe de l’École d’économie de Paris, laboratoire d'action contre la pauvreté, est un réseau de chercheurs qui entendent lutter contre la pauvreté en évaluant de façon rigoureuse les programmes sociaux et les politiques publiques, afin de donner les moyens aux décideurs de choisir...
Cote d'Ivoire
Innovations for Poverty Action is seeking an engagement coordinator in the sector of Digital Finance to coordinate in-country activities for an anticipated 6-month research project aimed at testing ways to increase the shift towards digital payments in Côte d’Ivoire. The project requires a full-...
Chile
The Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL; povertyactionlab.org) is a global research center working to reduce poverty by ensuring that policy is informed by scientific evidence. Anchored by a network of more than 150 affiliated professors at universities around the world, J-PAL draws on...
Canada, Puerto Rico
Overview In recent years, numerous policy changes in the U.S. have sought to incentivize low-income households to work. These reforms have been in large part a response to a growing urgency among policymakers to adopt social assistance programs that ensure a suitable safety net for families in...