|Date||23 Jun 2022|
Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) is a United States-based non-profit organization dedicated to discovering, and promoting effective solutions to global poverty problems. IPA designs, rigorously evaluate and refines these solutions and their applications together with decision-makers to ensure that the evidence created is used to improve opportunities for the world’s poor.
Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) is a United States-based non-profit organization dedicated to discovering and promoting effective solutions to global poverty problems. IPA designs, rigorously evaluates, and refines these solutions and their applications together with decision-makers to ensure that the evidence created is used to improve opportunities for the world’s poor.
IPA Ghana is seeking a Senior Research Associate to support IPA Ghana’s provision of technical assistance for the differentiated learning (DL) scale-up in Ghana. This is an exciting opportunity to drive effective education policy in Ghana, through providing evidence-based support to the Ghana Accountability for Learning Outcomes Project (GALOP), a US$219 million fund from the World Bank, Global Partnership for Education, and FCDO.
Ghana's Ministry of Education has incorporated findings from the Strengthening Teacher Accountability to Reach All Students (STARS) evaluation into GALOP. Through this opportunity, this role will support the scale up of evidence-based education in 10,000 of the lowest performing schools in Ghana, contributing critical knowledge for future innovation in Ghana and beyond.
The Senior Research Associate will support the RFE Coordinator, Principal Investigators, and other team members with routine monitoring and evaluation, nimble experiments, and capacity-building activities on data management and analysis. The Sr. RA will complete key tasks including: setting up a data management system for MEL which will be accessed by Ghana Education Service (GES) personnel; co-programming data collection instruments (i.e. Survey CTO, google forms) with GES personnel; co-analyzing survey data and providing advice on data quality controls; and generating key insights from data in the form of dashboards or reports. The Sr. RA will also help design and deliver MEL capacity building activities for GES personnel, specifically pertaining to data management and analysis. The Sr. RA will report to the Sr. Project Manager.
Team and Logistics Management (30%)
Survey Management (35%)
Data work and Reporting (35%)
Required Skills or Experience
How To Apply
Complete the J-PAL/IPA common application. After completing a brief registration, choose the Research job category, then select “Senior Research Associate, Ghana”. Most applications for research positions require you to include at minimum two letters of recommendation, a statement of purpose (cover letter), CV, and transcripts.
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