The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) seeks an Associate Research Fellow or Research Fellow to join an established research team for a two-year, renewable appointment in its Poverty Health and Nutrition Division (PHND). The selected candidate will conduct policy-relevant, applied microeconomics research, including conducting impact evaluations, on development in low- and lower-middle-income countries. This research will address important topics related to social protection; poverty alleviation; gender equality and social inclusion; household resilience to climate change; and the impact of large-scale maternal and child health and nutrition programs. Researchers are expected to maintain an outstanding publication record and to contribute policy advice and high-quality research communication to governments, implementing partners, donors, and other stakeholders. This position is based at IFPRI headquarters in Washington, D.C., and will require international travel. We will consider requests for this position to be based at IFPRI offices in Bangladesh, Egypt, Ethiopia, or Kenya.
Please note that Associate Research Fellow appointments at IFPRI have a maximum term of three (3) years, inclusive of any approved appointment extensions. After the maximum appointment term, Associate Research Fellows are typically considered for promotion to Research Fellow based on peer-reviewed publications and other contributions to projects and the Institute.
Specific duties include but are not limited to:
At the Research Fellow Level:
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IFPRI Washington D.C has a hybrid work environment that allows staff members 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