3 Research Analyst Job Placements – Economic Policy Research Centre (EPRC)


Job Title:    Research Analyst (3 Job

Organization: Economic Policy Research Centre (EPRC)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda


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 the Government of Uganda and from
other sources through its collaborative engagements with stakeholders.


Job Summary:  The Research Analyst position offers career
development opportunities to holders of master’s degree in economics,
quantitative economics, development economics or related economic field.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

empirical economic policy research and analysis

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 ideal candidates
for the Research Analyst program should be Ugandans and must have the

Minimum of Master’s degree by coursework & research in economics,
quantitative economics or related economic field from a reputable University

training background in economic theory and methods

with current global and national economic issues

ability to use either STATA, EViews, GAMS or GAUSS for data analysis

experience of at least 2 years in a reputable institution/ organization

writing skills

interpersonal and good communication skills

and ability to work to tight deadlines in a competitive environment


and can work with minimal supervision


How to Apply:

EPRC is an equal
opportunity employer. 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: jobs@eprcug.org. No hard copy applications
shall be accepted. Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted. Late
applications will not be accepted. Applicants must indicate clearly in the
subject heading of their email and on their application letter which position
they are applying for.


Deadline: 11th September 2020 by 4:00pm


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