ACE is hiring a post-doctoral researcher

*Opportunity now closed*

Are you an economist/social scientist with an excellent post-doc research record who is interested in being part of an exciting research team working on anti-corruption in developing countries? We are seeking to appoint a Post-Doctoral Researcher to join the Anti-Corruption Evidence Research Consortium.

You will work directly with the SOAS ACE research core team led by Professor Mushtaq Khan to support the delivery of high quality and policy-relevant research in our three focus countries: Bangladesh, Tanzania and Nigeria.

Skills and experience 

The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and experience delivering innovative, high-quality and policy-relevant research as part of global partnership programme. The candidate will ideally have knowledge and experience in the application of one or more statistical techniques in applied micro-econometrics, such as quasi-experimental methods or evaluation methods. He/she would be able to build good working relationships with a wide range of partners across the ACE Research Consortium, and would have outstanding research organisational skills to manage deadlines and balance competing workload demands. The successful candidate should have a PhD in a relevant field, including economics and international development

About the SOAS Anti-Corruption Evidence Research Consortium (ACE)

The successful candidate will be part of the SOAS Anti-Corruption Evidence (ACE) Research Consortium which is led by Professor Mushtaq Khan in the Department of Economics at SOAS. The Consortium is a £6 million global partnership funded by the Department for International Development (DFID) of the UK Government. Together with its twelve international partner-organisations and a network of expert consultants, SOAS ACE conducts policy-oriented research on the content and effectiveness of anti-corruption strategies. SOAS ACE engages directly with DFID and other development partners to have an impact on anti-corruption policies and approaches. SOAS ACE research projects began in autumn 2017, the post-holder will join the Consortium at an exciting time of the implementation phase at a critical juncture of a high volume of sub-projects.
If you are interested in applying for this vacancy, please complete the short online application form available here. Further information can be found in the Job Description and Person Specification, along with a full list of duties and responsibilities.
Deadline to apply: 3 October 2018 at 23:59. Click here for more information and to apply.
Interviews will provisionally be held on: 16 October 2018