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 Junior Researcher, preferably an MA graduate in economics/ business administration / public administration/ public policy/sociology.

Title: Junior Researcher

Job type: Full time


Application Deadline: October 23, 2020

Probation: 3 months (paid)

The main responsibilities and tasks of the researcher include:

• Working with senior researchers and other team members to produce publications (e.g., academic articles, policy briefs, blog posts, news items, etc.)

• Helping organize events, conferences and trainings

• Helping in writing project proposals and implementing projects

• Conducting literature reviews

• Conducting statistical analysis

• Contribute to implementing Center’s regular projects such as indexes and reviews, including data analysis and report writing

Qualifications and skills:

• MA degree in economics/ business administration / public administration/ public policy/sociology 

• Familiarity with one or more of these fields: energy, environment, gender issues, cost-benefit analysis, impact assessment

• Familiarity with 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 outlining your interest in the position to the following email address [email protected] Please indicate “Junior Researcher” in the subject line of your email. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.

The deadline to apply is October 23, 2020.

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