Professors Eric Verhoogen (Columbia University) and Giacomo De Giorgi (University of Geneva) and Aminur Rahman of the World Bank are looking for a project manager for a randomized trial of export promotion programs in Tunisia. The position will involve working closely with the Tunisian government export-promotion agency and the researchers on all aspects of the project, including supervision of data collection. French and English language ability required, Arabic preferred. Position requires residence in Tunis.
Strong quantitative background
Strong computer skills including programming
Ability to work independently
Long-term interest in pursuing a PhD in economics
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Background in economics and randomized evaluations a plus, but not necessary.
Prior research assistant experience strongly preferred
How to Apply
Complete the J-PAL/IPA Common Application. After completing a brief registration, choose the Research job category, then select “Project Manager - Tunisia”. Include resume, cover letter, transcripts, and two recommendation letters. Note that applications with incomplete submissions will not be considered.
Note that you are able to submit your application before your references complete their recommendation letters; however, you must include their contact information before submitting your application.
Given the volume of applications received, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.