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The Department of Economics, in partnership with Nuffield College, offers Postdoctoral Research Fellowship openings for candidates who have recently been awarded a doctoral degree or equivalent from a major research university by 31 December 2017. The Fellowships offer early career researchers the opportunity to develop their research portfolio within one of the world’s leading Economics departments and so strengthen their future position in the academic job market.
Fellowships are full time and tenable for a fixed-term of 3 years from 1 October 2017. Fellows gain teaching experience via a minimal teaching load which will not exceed 30 hours annually. Consideration will be given to any field of specialisation. The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Monday 10 October 2016. Interviews for finalists will be held on 7 and 8 November 2016 Full details and link for applications.
LSHTM are seeking an enthusiastic Research Fellow in Health Economics / Impact Evaluation to join their Health Economics and Systems Analysis Group (HESA).
The Research Fellow will join a team evaluating an innovative approach developed by the international NGO PharmAccess that aims to improve quality of care in private facilities in low and middle income countries, using step-wise certification based on standards developed with international accreditation bodies. The evaluation involves a randomised controlled trial of the PharmAccess approach in Tanzania measuring the impact on quality of care, complemented by qualitative work in Tanzania and Kenya. The post-holder will contribute to the development of data collection tools; provide oversight of primary data collection in collaboration with local partners; take a lead role in quantitative data analysis using experimental and quasi-experimental methods; contribute to the analysis and interpretation of qualitative data; and contribute to several manuscripts for submission to peer-reviewed journals.
The successful applicant will have a Masters degree in economics, health economics, development economics, statistics, epidemiology or a related discipline; excellent skills in analytical reasoning and critical thinking; expertise in the application of econometric/statistical methods, using Stata to an advanced level; excellent written and oral communications skills in English; the ability to work effectively in a multicultural team; and a willingness to travel to Tanzania and Kenya.
For further details please see: https://jobs.lshtm.ac.uk/Vacancy.aspx?ref=PHP-GHD-17
Closing date for applications is Friday 30 September 2016
Government Economic Service (GES)
The GES is the UK’s largest recruiter of economists, with over 1400 professionals in more than 30 Departments and Agencies. We are involved in all aspects of Government policy. Joining the GES as a Fast Stream Economist can give you a wide range of career options, and allows you to make a visible impact on life in the UK and beyond. Read more about working for the GES here.
International Monetary Fund Economist Program (EP).
The EP is an entry-level program for talented macroeconomists interested in pursuing a career in international economics and finance. It is a 3-year program specifically designed to enable participants to quickly gain operational experience and further develop macroeconomics expertise. EPs are given full professional responsibilities to carry out operations-related analysis, and to apply their studies and research to policy work that impacts the Fund's member countries. Details here.
Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) Economists
Have you got what it takes to explain economics to foreign policy makers? The FCO recruits economists who can apply their skills to policy issues in international macroeconomics, financial markets and trade and development.