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.
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. 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