Senior Research Assistant/Research Analyst
IFPRI (International Food Policy Research Institute) - Washington, DC

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Job Summary:
The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) seeks 2 qualified candidates to serve as Senior Research Assistants or Research Analysts in its Poverty, Health and Nutrition Division (PHND). These are two-year, fixed-term, renewable appointments. The positions will be based in Washington DC with travel overseas. Final position title will be based on experience.

Essential Duties:
Specific duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

The organization, cleaning, manipulation and analysis of large household data sets

Assisting with the development and implementation of quantitative surveys in developing countries, as needed

Preparation of tables and graphs for reports

Assistance in the preparation of proposals, project deliverables, briefs and papers

Other duties as assigned

Required Skills:
Master’s degree in Economics, Agricultural Economics, Statistics, Public Policy, Epidemiology or equivalent

Demonstrated experience working with large quantitative data sets (data cleaning, management, analysis, etc.)

Advanced STATA skills, including programming

Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel

Fluency in written and spoken English

Demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision

Preferred skills

Fluency in one other language – preferably Spanish or French

Experience with Access, VBA

Experience with data entry and CAPI software packages (CSPro, Surveybe, Epi Info, etc)

Excellent SPSS skills

Knowledge of regression methods

Experience in developing countries

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