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Reference: 74285

Date Added: 23 January 2020
Closing Date: 29 February 2020

Job Title: Research Lead

Working For: Busara Center for Behavioral Economics

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Salary: Competitive

Job Details


Busara Center for Behavioral Economics is a research and advisory organization that advances behavioral science in pursuit of poverty alleviation. We work with researchers, practitioners, and policy-makers to conduct rigorous field and laboratory-based experimental studies in behavioral economics in developing countries and apply research outcomes to real-world problems. We are headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya, with active project operations in Uganda, Tanzania, Ethiopia, and Nigeria.

Busara uses experimental research and data science to support clients to understand their customers, products, and internal workings. Combined with Busara’s behavioral science expertise, Busara’s techniques for data collection, analytics/machine learning, and visualization generate added value across client activities. Our foundation is based on decision science and data science tools, which are used to model complex human behavior.

About the Role:

We’re looking for a Research Lead at Busara to manage a portfolio of current Busara projects, ensuring high-quality work is delivered; manage our academic network, academic - advisory partnerships, and new collaboration opportunities; support on Busara’s international lab expansion; and line manage our team of managers and specialists with a growth mindset focused on mentoring and developing their expertise.

Closing Date: 29 February 2020

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Application Details

To apply for this role please visit https://apply.workable.com/busara/j/77138641F7/ 

Website: http://www.busaracenter.org/

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