Fresher Research Analyst – Microeconomics Job Careers – Economic Policy Research Centre (EPRC)

Organization: Economic
Policy Research Centre (EPRC)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Senior
Research Fellow (SRF)
About US:
The Economic Policy
Research Centre (EPRC) is Uganda’s leading independent policy think tank with
an economics focus. Its mandate is to provide policy oriented research and
other forms of analytical support to inform policy processes in Uganda. The
Centre has repositioned itself as a Go-To Policy Think Tank within the wider
East Africa region. EPRC uses resources from Government of Uganda and Think
Tank Initiative (TTI) under the International Development Research Centre
Job Summary:  The Research Analyst- Microeconomics offers
career development opportunities to holders of masters in economics,
quantitative economics, development economics or related economic field.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Undertake empirical economic policy research and analysis
  • Engage in commissioned work for and on behalf of the Centre
  • Based on research findings and sound analysis, contribute to national
    policy discourse

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  The Candidates for the Research Analyst
program should be Ugandans and must have the following:-
  • A Minimum of Master’s degree by coursework & research in economics,
    quantitative economics or related economic field from a reputable
  • Strong training background in economic theory and methods
  • Abreast with current global and national economic issues
  • Demonstrated ability to use either STATA, EViews, GAMS or GAUSS for
    data analysis
  • At least two years of work experience in a reputable institution/
  • Excellent writing skills
  • High-level interpersonal skills and good communication skills
  • Willingness and ability to work to tight deadlines in a competitive
  • Unquestionable integrity
  • Self-driven and can work with minimal supervision

How to Apply:
All candidates are
encouraged to send an application letter, accompanied by a detailed curriculum
vitae (CV); names and addresses of three (3) referees (at least one of whom
must be a current/former employer), and copies of academic documents should be
sent to the email address:
NB: Only
shortlisted candidates shall be contacted. Late applications will not be
Applicants must indicate clearly in the
subject heading of both email and their application letter which position they
are applying for.
Deadline: 7th December 2018 by 4:00pm
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