Jul 28 2022
Job Summary: • The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) seeks a qualified candidate to serve as a Research Analyst I within the Markets, Trade, and Institutions Division (MTID). The position offers an opportunity to gain first-hand field and analysis experience in an international organization undertaking cutting-edge development research based in Washington D.C., with travel overseas. This is a one-year, exempt, renewable appointment.
• Organization, cleaning, management and statistical/econometric analysis of large household datasets • • Assisting with the development and implementation of quantitative surveys in developing countries, including questionnaire development and field team training and monitoring. • Conducting literature reviews, preparation of tables and graphs to contribute to initiative deliverables, briefs and papers. • Contributing to management of research projects and coordination with partners • Contributing to scaling readiness of initiative innovations • Other duties as assigned
• Bachelor’s degree plus two years of post-degree relevant professional experience or Master’s degree in a relevant discipline • • Excellent skills in programming in Stata and in managing household databases. • Familiarity with quantitative research methods used in behavioral and development economics, particularly randomized controlled trials, and laboratory experiments. • Excellent econometric skills on cross-section and panel data analysis. • Demonstrated ability to perform in-depth statistical analysis and report the results. • Demonstrated professional level of attention to detail evidenced by accurate and reproducible work. • Experienced in conducting literature reviews of academic publications, research reports, etc. • Demonstrated fluency in written and spoken English. • Demonstrated ability to multi-task as needed, consistently meet deadlines and manage time well • Excellent interpersonal skills and to work in a team-oriented multi-cultural environment • Ability to work independently, with initiative and minimal supervision. • Ability and willingness to travel. Preferred Qualifications:
Employee will sit in an upright position for a long period of time with little opportunity to move/stretch
Employee is required to have close visual acuity to perform activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing computer terminal; extensive reading.
At IFPRI, we prioritize the health, safety and wellbeing of our employees, families, and friends. In response to the increased transmissibility with recent COVID-19 variants, all US-based employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and provide proof thereof, as a condition of employment. Accommodations due to medical or religious exemptions will be considered.
IFPRI Washington D.C has a hybrid work environment that allows staff menbers a minimum of two days in-office work and three days remote work.
The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) is an equal employment opportunity employer – F/M/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity