Job Description

Job Title: Associate Research Fellow/Research Fellow   Application Deadline: Open until filled
Job Category: Research   Department: MTID
Location: Washington, DC   Appointment Duration: 2 Year
Job Code: 13-182   Position Type: Renewable
Recruitment Type: International   US FLSA Status: Exempt


The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) seeks a qualified candidate to serve as an Associate Research Fellow/Research Fellow for its Markets, Trade and Institutions Division.


The position is a two-year, fixed-term appointment, and is renewable depending on performance and funding. Please note that Associate Research Fellow appointments at IFPRI have a maximum term of three (3) years, inclusive of any approved appointment extensions. This position is based at IFPRI headquarters located in Washington, D.C.


Essential Duties:


The Fellow will conduct research on financial econometrics with a special focus on empirical modeling of various markets associated with agricultural commodities.


Required Qualifications:


  • Ph.D. in Economics or Finance;
  • Field in Econometrics and a research focus in Time Series methods and Financial Econometrics;
  • Three or more years of experience and important publications will be preferred for the research level position
  • Strong theoretical background and an interest in empirical modeling of financial markets;
  • Excellent communication skills in written and spoken English;
  • Ability to travel extensively.

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