Now Hiring: Research Policy Manager

April 19, 2024

The Research Program in Development Economics (RPDE) part of the School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University seeks one experienced Professional Specialist/Research and Policy Manager who will support research and policy activities of senior faculty Pascaline Dupas, Seema Jayachandran, and other affiliated faculty. The center faculty conduct research in economics, with a strong policy focus. Current research interests of the group include health; education; gender inequality and gender-based violence; the environment; and how political and social institutions shape individual behavior.


Primary responsibilities include:

* Making RPDE research accessible for non-technical, policy-oriented audiences. This includes writing research briefs, op-eds, drafting slides decks; it can also involve writing proposals to foundations upstream of the research.

* Researching and writing briefing memos for RPDE faculty on specified topics, i.e., background research

* Mentoring RPDE pre-doctoral fellows

* Conducting scoping exercises to help identify new research opportunities and partnerships

* Creating case studies and other lecture materials as needed for training activities conducted by RPDE faculty


Candidates must submit a resume, transcripts, cover letter along with two references with their application for full consideration.


For more details, see job posting below! Applications are rolling.