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.
NEW - Program Manager - Growth Lab
CID’s Growth Lab program is currently seeking an experienced Program Manager to support the management of Growth Lab projects and research initiatives in a fast-paced environment with an energetic team. This is a challenging and exciting position bridging work between Growth Lab research fellows, projects and CID administration. This is a temporary position with possibility of extension. [More]
NEW - Events & Outreach Assistant
Reporting to the Events and Outreach Manager, the Events and Outreach Assistant will be responsible for the successful logistical and administrative execution and follow up of a wide variety of events ranging from small meetings, weekly CID’s Speaker Series, workshops, and other CID marquee events, including the Global Empowerment Meeting. This person will work with both the Events and Outreach Manager and Communications Manager. [More]
NEW - Research Fellow - Growth Lab
The Growth Lab Research Fellow is a challenging and exciting position that includes both research and collaboration on activities related to Growth Lab country projects. The Fellow may contribute to research on industrial policy, growth diagnostics and The Product Space led by Prof. Ricardo Hausmann, while also helping to manage the programmatic aspects of the Growth Lab and other CID projects. Application deadline - Feb. 1, 2018. [More]
Pre and Postdoctoral Fellowships (Non-Stipendiary only)
CID 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]
UI/UX & Data Visualization Designer
The designer will collaborate with a small, fast-paced technology team working on the visualization of data and analysis from CID’s Growth Lab research. The designer will be expected to work closely with our current backend/data engineer, frontend developer, product manager and among an interdisciplinary group of researchers and academics to learn, solve, design, and deploy. In this role, a designer should enjoy toggling between visualization and UI/UX design on a regular basis. This role requires a designer to take the creative lead on the design of the Atlas, sub-national Atlases and other related research projects. To do so, a successful candidate will demonstrate adaptability, reliability and mature communication and collaboration skills. On this team, a designer must be comfortable self-directing their daily activities, without micromanagement, to meet ambitious roadmap deadlines. [More]
The Growth Lab at Harvard’s Center for International Development (CID) seeks to answer why some countries grow while others remain mired in poverty. Our team takes government data, combines it with our research methodology on growth and turns it into interactive data tools affecting citizens and policy at the highest international levels. This is a unique opportunity for a committed and enthusiastic software engineer to join CID’s Growth Lab to improve the livelihoods of millions of people. In this position you will make a meaningful contribution to the development and enhancement of our online platforms, including our flagship tool, the Atlas of Economic Complexity, produced by the Growth Lab. The Atlas is an innovative platform that allows users to visualize a country’s trade and explore growth opportunities for every country and over 900 products. [More]
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