Research Associate

Recruitment Notice for (1) Full-time Research Associate


Mekong Development Research Institute (MDRI) is an established research institute in Vietnam, ranked No.1 among economic institutions in Vietnam by IDEAS: Economics and Finance Research. The Institute has conducted a number of large development economic projects for international aid agencies and government departments. We aspire to help bring successful policy reforms as well as challenges overcoming lessons in opening Vietnam economy to countries with similar socio-economic conditions.

We are looking for one (1) full-time Research Associate position to join our team.


  • The Research associate should have a PhD degree or a Master with first class honour in development economics, statistics, econometrics or related fields and at least 2 years of experience in the field and publications on international journals;

  • A strong quantitative background, including impact evaluation, mathematics, econometrics and statistics;

  • The Research associate will take lead in designing and implementing surveys and research studies, research proposals; process and analyze quantitative data and/or undertake qualitative analysis

  • The Research associate will provide guidance and support to the Research Analysts and Research Assistants in conducting research and consultancy projects.

Compensation: Competitive and based on candidate’s level of expertise.

How to apply

Interested candidates can visit: (Page Career – Current vacancy) for a full advertisement of the post or send a cover letter, CV including names of two referees, copies of relevant degrees, transcripts and publications to: Email: [email protected]

Deadline of submission: 5th October 2017

We regret that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Successful candidates are expected to start working as soon as possible.

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Thu, 2017-10-05