Career Opportunity for the Post of Research Assistant at SANEM

SANEM is one of the leading think-tanks in South Asia initiated to build a network of economists and policymakers in South Asia. Established in 2007, SANEM aims to promote the production, exchange and dissemination of basic research knowledge with a special focus on economic modeling in the areas of international trade and regional integration, poverty, inequality and growth, labor market, environment and climate change, political economy and governance, human capital development, sustainable development goals and financial economics. SANEM contributes in governments’ policy-making by providing research support both at individual and organizational capacities. Since its inception, SANEM has maintained strong research collaboration with global, regional and local think-tanks, research and development organizations, universities and individual researchers. SANEM promotes young researchers from Economics, Business and Social Sciences to undertake independent research works on contemporary issues through its Annual Economists Conference and regular internship program for fresh university graduates. Also, it arranges regular training and workshops through its capacity building programs on economic modeling and contemporary economic issues for participants of South Asia.

SANEM is looking for Economics graduates with strong motivation in academic research for the position of Research Assistant. Candidates who have completed the final examination of Master’s but the result is yet to be published can also apply. The candidate must have the following qualifications:

1) Strong background in microeconomics, macroeconomics, and international economics.
2) Applicant must complete final examination of Master’s degree in Economics (with minimum CGPA 3.50 in Honors and expected minimum CGPA 3.50 in Master’s).
3) Quantitative and analytical knowledge.
4) Ability to handle datasets and basic knowledge about using different statistical software packages (i.e. Microsoft Office, STATA, SPSS etc.) will be an added advantage.
5) Having Advanced Econometrics courses in Honors and Master’s will be preferred.

SANEM offers a competitive salary and immaculate working environment that promote learning and knowledge sharing. SANEM is an equal opportunity employer.

Interested candidates are requested to send application along with detailed CV by December 31, 2017 to sanemcareer@gmail.com. Detail information on courses studied in Honors and Master’s should be provided in the CV.

Selected candidates will be asked to appear for the interview.