NOVAFRICA Vacancy for full-time PREDOC Research Assistant to work with Prof Catia Batista (Portugal)

NOVAFRICA is accepting applications for a full-time PREDOC Research Assistant position to work with Prof Catia Batista.

Start date: October 2023 or as soon as possible.

Duration: 9 months with the possibility of extension.

Location: Lisbon, Portugal.

What you can expect:

The Predoc Research Assistant will be responsible for providing support in the implementation and analysis of results of large scale randomized controlled trials related to education, migration and entrepreneurship.

Their primary tasks will involve coordinating data collection activities, communicating with partners, data cleaning, preliminary econometric analysis and presenting results.

Your profile:

  • A bachelor’s or master’s degree in economics or related field.
  • Strong microeconometric skills.
  • Knowledge of experimental impact evaluation methods.
  • Programming skills.
  • Ability to work independently.

If you are interested, please contact NOVAFRICA by sending an email with the subject “PREDOC_OCT2023” to by the 8th of October, including a letter of motivation that explains why you would like to take this position and your curriculum vitae. Transcripts and letters of recommendation are valued but optional.

For any additional information or clarification, please contact us via email.