October 22, 2020

Job Posting

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

Center for Global Development – Washington, DC, USA
Date added: October 22, 2020 Application deadline: December 1, 2020 Contract type: permanent Hours: full-time Salary: $75,000 USD

CGD is an independent, non-partisan, Washington, DC think tank dedicated to reducing global poverty and inequality through policy-oriented research and active engagement on development issues with the policy community and the public.

The role

The Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship is a one-year term appointment running from mid-2021 to mid-2022, with the precise dates flexible. The position is intended for new graduates or very recent graduates of PhD programs in the social sciences.

Key roles and responsibilities

The Center aims to provide young scholars an opportunity to apply their research skills in an active policy environment, collaborating with a world-renowned research staff of economists and political scientists and taking advantage of the research support of CGD research assistants. Staff work with policymakers seeking rigorous and independent advice on development-related issues.

Experience and skills

Recent PhD graduates