The Center for International Development occasionally posts employment opportunities within CID, our Research Programs, and affiliated organizations. To submit an opportunity for consideration, email us.

Director of Strategic Engagement and Development
CID has an immediate opening for a Director of Strategic Engagement and Development to support the Center Director. The role is an extremely exciting opportunity to help grow Harvard’s premier international development research center to further its vision of deploying the best talent available at Harvard and beyond to work on the most pressing problems facing the world today. [More]

Events Assistant – Temp
The Center for International Development (CID) at Harvard is looking for a temporary Events Assistant to start working immediately with our Events & Outreach team. The position begins with a three-month part-time assignment and increases to full-time for three-months on February 1st. Compensation is commensurate with experience. Priorities include the planning and execution of CID’s annual Global Empowerment Meeting taking place at Harvard on April 27-28, 2020. [More]

CID Podcast Editor – Student Only
The Center for International Development is looking for a student who would be interested in editing the weekly CID podcast. The podcast is an informal interview conversation with the presenter(s) from our weekly Speaker Series, which takes place every Friday 12-1pm and features seniors government officials, development practitioners, international NGOs, scholars from universities around the globe, social entrepreneurs, and others. We expect the time commitment to be 5-6 hours per week.  [More]

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
The Growth Lab program is seeking a Postdoctoral Research Fellow to join its dynamic, cross-disciplinary group of researchers working to understand economic growth and structural transformation from the perspective that these phenomena are functions of the acquisition and diffusion of productive capabilities. The current Postdoctoral researcher position is a one-year assignment (with a possibility of extension) that focuses on the future of work, using economic complexity analysis to understand changes in jobs and labor markets. [More]

Research Assistants
The Growth Lab program has immediate openings for two (2) full-time Research Assistants to help with a range of research responsibilities. As an important part of our research teams, Research Assistant(s) will gain valuable experience working with faculty and research fellows on international development research and policy. [More]

Pre and Postdoctoral Fellowships (Non-Stipendiary only)
The Growth Lab accepts applications on a rolling basis for Pre or Postdoctoral Fellows who are interested in conducting research in the areas of economic development, growth, macroeconomics, and trade as part of the Growth Lab. The Pre or Postdoctoral Fellows will conduct independent research while contributing to the vibrant community of Growth Lab fellows. The Fellows will also have the opportunity to contribute to applications of the research in the policy arena. [More]

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