Supports analysis of policy challenges such as climate change, food insecurity, and low agricultural productivity.
Reviews and maps academic and policy literatures.
Drafts research and policy-oriented materials under minimum supervision.
Supports economic appraisal, including cost-benefit analysis, of proposals.
Supports research and policy activities, including stakeholder engagements.
Maintains technical and administrative support for a research project.
Analyzes and maintains data and/or specimens. Conducts literature reviews. Assists with preparation of reports, manuscripts and other documents.
Performs other related work as needed.
Preferred Qualifications Â
Bachelorâ™s degree in economics, public policy, or related discipline.
Master's degree in economics, public policy, or a related field.
Minimum 2 years of relevant experience.
Academic and policy writing.
Translate technical ideas into non-technical content.
Working in the agriculture or climate space.
Technical Skills or Knowledge:
Project management skills; plan tasks for teams, monitor progress, make corrections to plans.
Proficiency with STATA and/or R data analysis software.
Data and spreadsheet skills, such as building models for economic and financial appraisal.
Team player with good problem-solving and time management skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills as well as written and oral communication skills.
Work under pressure and meet deadlines.
Develop strong partnerships with external collaborators.
Excellent analytical and critical-thinking skills.
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Stay organized on multiple projects simultaneously.
Curiosity and interest in climate change, biosecurity, including pandemic preparedness.
Careful understanding of economic incentives and an ability to creatively apply economic principles.
Perform tasks mostly indoors in an office setting.
Work independently for periods of eight (8) hours or more.
Some travel to low and middle income countries
Cover Letter (required)
Three Professional References Contact Information (required)
Writing Sample (required)
Academic Transcript (required)
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