• Research Associates at The Center for Public Policy Alternatives(CPPA)

  • Posted on: 9 February, 2017 Deadline: 23 February, 2017
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  • The Center for Public Policy Alternatives(CPPA), is an independent, non-partisan public policy  think tank based in Lagos, Nigeria with a mission to ‘’ensure that government action fosters growth, economic well-being and freedom and individual responsibility”.

    Research Associate

     

    Job description

    The ideal candidate should possess a strong bachelors degree in one of the quantitative sciences; mathematics, economics, statistics,engineering and must possess a masters degree in one of the stated areas of specialization such as; health economics, energy economics/policy, financial economics, agric economics and statistics from a top tier university. The candidates should match the below profile:

    • Minimum of second class upper division
    • Aged between 22 and 35 years
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Outstanding analytical, research and problem solving skills
    • Ability to deliver results in different environments (especially in a developing world context)
    • Ability to work both independently and in a team
    • Broad world view
    • Ability to use statistical packages (such as SPSS) will be an added advantage.

    If you like the challenge of cutting though conventional thinking and working on complex development problems then our organisation is interested in you.

    We will in turn offer each candidate a stimulating and challenging work environment, a possibility to engage with frontier research, opportunities for world class, international training and an attractive salary package

    The selected candidate will ideally be expected to resume the post as soon as possible. The position will start with a three year contract with the option of renewal depending on performance.

    Method of Application

    Expression of interest in form of a cover letter accompanied by a CV should be sent electronically to careers@cpparesearch.org with “Research Associates” as the subject not later than two weeks from the date of this publication.

    Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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