Jobs & Opportunities

Research Fellow
The Growth Lab is currently seeking candidates to join its top-notch, policy-driven, and creative group of Research Fellows. This is an exciting and challenging role that offers a unique opportunity to work on a combination of research and the practical application of theories and concepts to economic development policy-oriented projects. Under the guidance of Professor Ricardo Hausmann, affiliated professors throughout Harvard and leading researchers at the Growth Lab, Research Fellows can contribute significantly to the core research agenda of the lab, including Economic Complexity, Growth Diagnostics, Inclusive Growth, Skills and Human Capital, and other emerging areas of interest. Research Fellows gain practical, hands-on experience by working in lower- and middle-income countries alongside colleagues and counterparts, such as government officials and local think tanks. Applications will be accepted until February 15th. [More]

Front End Developer
This is a great opportunity for an entry-level front-end developer. This position is in the Growth Lab and a representative of the Center for International Development’s (CID) commitment to building a robust pipeline of software and data visualization tools. If you’re excited about developing exploratory web applications from the ground up, you’ll find that here. If you’re excited about big data sets and exploring new technologies, you’ll find that here too. If you’re curious about new ways to dramatically improve the livelihoods of millions of people around the world, you’ll start finding answers here. [More]

Pre and Postdoctoral Fellowships (Non-Stipendiary only)
The Center for International Development accepts applications on a rolling basis for Pre or Postdoctoral Fellows who are interested in conducting research in the areas of economic development, growth, macroeconomics and trade as part of the Growth Lab. The Pre or Postdoctoral Fellows will conduct independent research, while contributing to the vibrant community of Growth Lab fellows. The Fellows will also have the opportunity to contribute to applications of the research in the policy arena. [More]

Spring 2019 Internship - Operations
We are looking for a creative and assertive intern that can consistently work 6-10 hours per week, negotiable. The ideal candidate will: provide operational support to office management functions including assisting the front desk; assist in events, workshop and conference planning; prepare material for key meetings including briefings and agendas; support with drafting and editing donor materials including reports, briefs and center materials; and conduct other miscellaneous tasks as needed. [More]