NOVAFRICA Vacancy: Project Coordinator for Research Project on Immigrant Integration

Professors Catia Batista (Nova SBE), Jules Gazeaud (Nova SBE) and Julia Seither (U Rosario) seek qualified applicants for a position of Project Coordinator (PC) for the project Integrating Immigrants as a Tool for Broad Development: Experimental Evidence for Portugal and Cape Verde. The project aims at promoting integration of Cape Verdean immigrants in Portugal.

The Project Coordinator position offers an opportunity to gain first-hand field management experience and allows the opportunity to work closely with the researchers and other field staff to perform a variety of tasks including, but not limited to:

  • Managing relations with local partners;
  • Designing survey questionnaires;
  • Conducting qualitative research;
  • Managing large quantitative data collection, including multiple survey teams;
  • Data management, cleaning and analysis;
  • Managing partner relations and communications;
  • Undertaking preliminary data analysis and writing of project reports and policy memos;
  • Financial/Budget tracking and management.

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in economics, or related fields.
  • Training in development economics and statistics is required.
  • Experience living and conducting field research in both developed and developing countries is a strong plus.
  • Excellent management and organizational skills.
  • Knowledge of Stata and strong quantitative skills.
  • Fluency in reading and talking Portuguese.
  • Familiarity with randomized controlled trials.
  • Flexibility, self-motivation, the ability to manage multiple tasks efficiently as a team player.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage high-level relationships with partner organizations.

Start and Duration Date:

Immediate start, with an expected duration of 12 months, subject to renewal.

Salary and Benefits:

The salary will be determined according to qualifications.

If you are interested in this position, please submit your application to NOVAFRICA by emailing and including a letter of motivation, letters of recommendation and/or referee contacts (if available), and your curriculum vitae under the subject “NOVAFRICA PC Cabo Verde”. Applications will be reviewed as of January 4th, 2021, until the position is filled.