Current Open Positions

In this section you will find positions as a Research Assistant (RA) or Internships which are currently open on LEAP projects or other partner institutes and organizations. Information on how to apply is available in the description of each position.

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Research Assistant/Field Coordinator - attachment

We are looking for a project manager and up to 10 research assistants on the evaluation of a Tutoring Online Program in Italy. The project manager will work full-time from January to July 2022, while the research assistants will work full-time from January 15 to February 15 and from May 15 to the end of June. The project matches disadvantaged children with volunteer university tutors and it is aimed at mitigating gaps in education outcomes. Good social and quantitative skills and knowledge of Italian are required.

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Research Assistant/Field Coordinator - attachment

Prof. Lucia Corno is looking for a research assistant/field coordinator to mainly work on an RCT on breast ironing in Cameroon in Collaboration with IRESCO (INSTITUT POUR LA RECHERCHE, LE DEVELOPPEMENT SOCIO-ECONOMIQUE ET LA COMMUNICATION). The RA will have the main tasks of cleaning and analysing baseline data, preparing materials for the intervention, training and supervision of the enumerators, monitoring project implementation. If you are interested the position, write to lucia.corno@unicatt.it including (1) CV (2) Cover Letter (3) contact details of a reference (4) a do file you wrote for a previous work (thesis/course/RA job). Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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Internship Opportunity – “Meet Your Future” Project - attachment

The intern will primarily work on the “Meet Your Future” project. This is a Randomized Control Trial that seeks to investigate how career-coaching and job search assistance for young jobseekers entering job market can (i) increase the effectiveness of the job search process and entrepreneurial efforts, (ii) influence their aspirations and self-confidence while at school, (iii) reduce information gaps, (iv) align expectations with labor market conditions and (v) improve labor market performance. To apply, please send a CV, a short cover letter (one-page max) and a recently written sample STATA .do file to: livia.alfonsi@berkeley.edu. Please write “MYF-internship application” followed by your last name in the subject of your application
email.

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Evaluation Short Term Consultant - attachment

The World Bank is looking for a short-term consultant to support the impact evaluation implementation of the project as research assistant. The Consultant will work under the supervision of the M&E Specialist and the project’s Task Team Leader, working in close coordination with the whole Italy GMI project team. To submit your application, please write to Alessandra Marini (amarini@worldbank.org).

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Experienced Field Coordinator attachment

Lucia Corno (Cattolica University, LEAP and CEPR) and Selim Gulesci (Trinity College Dublin, LEAP, J-PAL and CEPR) are looking for an experienced field coordinator to supervise a baseline data collection and an intervention on Female Genital Cutting in Burkina Faso in collaboration with Innovation for Poverty Action (IPA) and a local NGO. The field coordinator will organize and supervise the data collection, data cleaning and data analysis. The ideal candidate should be able to start as soon as possible and work until May 2022. The potential candidate will be based at the IPA office in Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso).

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Research Assistant - attachment

The World Bank is seeking a short-term consultant (research assistant). The consultant will be hired for a total of 30 work days. The contract will start from November 1st 2021 and will end on 31st December 2021, most of the work will happen in December. The consultant will work under the supervision of Diego Ubfal (Economist, Thematic Lead on Entrepreneurship, Africa Gender Innovation Lab, World Bank). 

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Pre-doctoral Fellow in Economics - attachment

The Department of Economics of the University of Zurich invites applications for the position of a Predoctoral Fellow in Economics. The predoctoral fellow will work closely with Profs. Anne Brenøe and Alexia Delfino from Bocconi University on research projects in the fields of gender economics, child development, and labor economics. 

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Internship (+ RA position) - attachment

PIs: Anne Brenoe (UZH), Alexia Delfino (Bocconi University), Claudio Schilter (UZH) are looking for an intern working part-time from 1 st of October 2021 to 1 st February 2022 on the project “Trying out Counter-Stereotypical Jobs: Evidence from Apprenticeships”. Upon satisfactory completion of the internship, the position can be converted to a Research Assistant position from February until the end of 2022.