Development Impact Evaluation (DIME) department seeks to recruit 27 Research Assistants (RA), Field Coordinators (FC), Hybrid RAs-FCs and Junior Field Coordinators to support our global portfolio of impact evaluations.

About DIME

The objective of the World Bank’s Development Impact Evaluation (DIME) department is to increase the use of data analytics and impact evaluation research in the design and implementation of public policy, to increase the effectiveness of development investments, strengthen country institutions for evidence-based policy making, and generate knowledge in strategic development areas.

DIME’s diverse portfolio offers interns and consultant’s the opportunity to contribute to projects across all development sectors, including agriculture, public sector governance, climate change (energy, environment and water), financial & private sector, human development, entertainment education, transport, trade, gender, and fragility, conflict and violence.

DIME STC Recruitment Drive – October 2022

DIME is now hiring Short Term Consultants (STCs) to work as Research Assistants, Field Coordinators, and Junior Field Coordinators for 27 open positions.

These roles provide recent master’s level graduates and working professionals opportunities to improve public policy on the basis of better data and research.

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  • For Junior Field Coordinators (STT): A Bachelor’s degree in economics, public policy, statistics, computer science or related field, with strong quantitative research skills is essential
  • For Research Assistants and Field Coordinators (STC): A Master’s degree in economics, public policy, statistics, computer science or relatedfield, with strong quantitative research skills is essential

Important Links

How to Apply:

  • Qualified candidates should apply using this link no later than Wednesday, October 26, 2022 at 1pm ET. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. 
  • Applicants will be asked to upload a zipped folder which include the following:
    • Resume
    • Brief statement(s) of interest (SOI). Candidates have the option to include a specific SOI for eachposition they are applying to. At a minimum, we request that candidates to submit a separate EOI for each type of position (RA, FC, and Hybrid RA & FC). Each SOI should be no longer than 500 words, and the file title should clearly indicate the position of interest.
    • (If applicable) Sample code. Applicants are recommended to include sample files prepared by them that best indicate their level of experience in Stata, R, Python, and/or ODK. Candidates may submit multiple code samples (no more than one per programming language), if relevant to their position(s) of interest. If you prefer to point to code on GitHub rather than attaching code samples, please share, as a readme file, the link to individual scripts that best represent your skills in the language. If full repositories are linked, the code will not be considered.
  • Note: Shortlisted candidates might be invited to take a technical test based on the skills required by the hiring team and will be required to participate in interviews. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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