Duke University, Economics

Position ID:Duke-Econ-RESASSOCDEVLAB [#26841]
Position Title: Research Associate
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Economics
Appl Deadline:2024/06/30 11:59PMhelp popup withdrawn
Position Description:    

Job Title: Research Associate Length of Commitment: 12 months (renewable) Language Requirement: None required, Bangla or Urdu preferred • Occupational Summary: A Research Associate position is available at the Duke Development Economics Lab (DevLab@Duke) within the Duke University Department of Economics. The Research Associate will collaborate with Professor Erica Field and co-PIs on applied experimental micro-economic development research on child marriage in Bangladesh OR gender and labor in Pakistan and will also be expected to engage in unique independent research of high quality. The position typically lasts one year but may be extended based on mutual interest. This position will be in-person and based in DevLab@Duke. The Research Associate will be expected to participate in the academic and intellectual life of the department and lab and to contribute to lab activities, advancement, and community building.

• Desired Qualifications and Experience: Qualifying candidates will have recently completed their PhD in economics. Individuals from under-represented populations are particularly encouraged to apply. Experience living and working in Bangladesh and fluency in Bangla, or in Pakistan and fluency in Urdu, will be distinct advantages. Interested candidates should send a curriculum vitae, a writing sample, and three letters of reference. Applications can be submitted to our job posting at Academic Jobs Online: www.academicjobsonline.org. Those applications submitted by January 31st, 2024, will be guaranteed full consideration. The start date of the position is flexible according to the availability of the selected candidate. Duke University provides visa sponsorship for the chosen applicant if needed.

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