OPHI seeks a Research Officer in Multidimensional Poverty

Applications are invited for a full-time postdoctoral Research Officer position, starting as soon as possible and tenable for one year in the first instance. Working closely with the OPHI Director, Sabina Alkire, and the research team, the successful candidate will contribute substantially to multidimensional poverty measurement by preparing statistical outputs and documentation.

These may include 2015 Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) updates for developing countries, and empirical trials towards a post-2015 MPI. In addition, the postholder will undertake academic research on multidimensional poverty analysis, and will also support partners who are implementing OPHI methodologies, to help troubleshoot and direct them to resources. The Research Officer will also participate in OPHI dissemination activities such as research workshops, conferences, seminars, and collaborative work. The post requires overseas travel of approximately 60 days a year.

For further particulars and how to apply, please click here.

All applications must be received by midday UK time on Thursday 19 June.

Informal enquiries about the post may be directed to the OPHI Project Coordinator, Laura O’Mahony (laura.omahony@qeh.ox.ac.uk).