Based at the International School of Economics at Tbilisi State University (ISET), the ISET Policy Institute (ISET-PI) is one of the first university-based think tanks in the South Caucasus. ISET-PI complements the educational mission of ISET by delivering training, conducting research and analysis, expressing views on policy, and providing a professional platform for policy discussions and debates.

ISET-PI is seeking a researcher with a graduate degree.

Title: Researcher

Application Deadline: June 30, 2020

Probation: 3 months

 The main responsibilities and tasks of the researcher include:

• Working with Lead Economists, senior researchers and other team members - participating in policy research projects and in producing publications (e.g., academic articles, policy briefs, blog posts, news items, etc.)

• Taking part in organizing events, conferences

• Taking part in developing policy project proposals

• Conducting literature reviews

• Conducting statistical analysis

• Contributing to Policy Institute’s regular products such as indexes and reviews, including data analysis and report writing.

Qualifications and skills:

• MA degree in economics or business administration

• Demonstrated ability to conduct both qualitative and quantitative research

• Excellent command of English and Georgian languages (both speaking and writing)

• Excellent written and spoken communication and presentation skills

• Experience using basic computer programs (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

• Experience using Stata would be considered an advantage.

To apply:

Please send your CV and a cover letter (in English) outlining your interest in the position to the following email address [email protected] Please indicate “Researcher” in the subject line of your email. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.

The deadline to apply is June 30, 2020.

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