Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Location: Illinois: Chicago
Carries out mapping of evidence on innovation in agriculture.
Identifies evidence gaps.
Develops literature reviews.
Investigates making innovations âœshovel readyâ in specific contexts.
Performs general administrative support.
Maintains technical and administrative support for a research project on innovation in agriculture.
Prepares reports, manuscripts and other documents.
Solves complex problems relating to the administration of projects, including planning new procedures, adapting existing procedures to the needs of the project, and making significant contributions to methodology.
Guides data collection, evaluation and analysis. Designs and manages databases. Writes reports, articles and manuscripts.
Performs other related work as needed.
Masterâ™s degree in economics, public policy, or a related field.
Coursework in economics, econometrics, or statistics.
Coursework in development economics or international development.
A minimum of one year of relevant research experience, with proven analytical and quantitative skills.
Technical Skills or Knowledge:
Statistical analysis package such as Stata, Python, Matlab, and/or R.Â Â Â Â
Work both independently, in a self-directed manner, and as a team member.
Strong analytic skills.
Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to produce clear and compelling written materials geared towards technical and non-technical audiences.
Mature, self-directed individual with the ability to balance multiple tasks and prioritize effectively in order to meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced working environment.
Work efficiently with minimal supervision.
Excellent organizational skills and high attention to detail.
Strong interest in development economics.
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This position will perform tasks mostly indoors in an office setting.
Work independently for periods of eight (8) hours or more.
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